Data Analyst

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18
Chantilly, VA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18

Job Description

The data analystfocuses on analysis and problem solving data challenges as they relate to types of data, and relationships among data elements within the portfolio.


  • Cleanse, curate and standardize data with quality to support sustainable and scalable data interaction, analysis and insight development
  • Understand, transform, and visualize large data sets from many sources using a variety of tools
  • Implement enterprise data governance model and actively promotes the concept of data sharing, data reuse, data quality and data standards across the portfolio
  • Perform any necessary data mapping, data lineage activities and document information flows
  • Build the metadata model and business glossary by gathering information from multiple sources: business users, existing data sources, databases and other relevant documents and systems
  • Serve as data subject matter expert and demonstrate an understanding of key data management principles and data use across the portfolio
  • Model and communicate findings to make data analysis actionable and understandable by business partners

Required Skills:

  • Strong problem formulation, analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and succinct manner
  • Change oriented, with the ability to actively generate process improvements, support and drive change, and confront difficult circumstances in creative ways
  • Five plus years of experience working with big data-related projects, and data operations experience compiling data for analytics, working with data analysis methodologies and supporting tools
  • Three plus years of experience in data design, data architecture and data modeling (both transactional and analytic)
  • Two plus years of experience in Big Data, NoSQL technologies
  • Knowledge of command line experience with loading and manipulating files within HDFS
  • Experience with data transfer and ingestion technologies  
  • Knowledge of data management standards, data governance practices and data quality

Desired Skills:

  • DoD IT Acquisition domain knowledge is preferred
  • Minimum of seven years of experience working with data; including running queries and compiling data for analytics
  • Experience in data design, data architecture or data modeling (both transactional and analytic)


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