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Business Analyst

Job ID: 2217424
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Data Scientist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Business Analyst to support the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD(R&E)).  The successful candidate will be responsible for researching, developing, and implementing the data science body of knowledge and adjusting to the Department’s alignment.  The candidate will support R&E leaders and Principal Directors (PD) in better understanding existing Department investments in Critical Technology Areas.  This position is located in Arlington, VA with a hybrid remote work option.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Budget analysis, modern business analytics, and advanced data science
  • Research, develop, and write policy and workforce training material
  • Utilize data science and combine with supporting business analytic principles and best practices from the DoD Community of Interest (CoI)  to provide improvements
  • Interact with R&E stakeholders to promote effective technical collaboration
  • Build specific products, as well as propose useful products to the Principal Directors for better enterprise management
  • Present the data and capability to DoD leadership

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and five (5) or more years' experience; Masters and three (3) years' experience
  • Degree in data science/data analytics preferred.  Will accept business degree with emphasis in data analytics.

Required Clearance:

  • Secret clearance required to start;  Ability to obtain TS/SCI required to maintain employment
  • US citizenship required

Required Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge and experience in business analytics, specifically as related to the DoD
  • Experience is pre-analytic areas of data collection and understanding, data cleansing and integration, data storage and retrieval
  • Ability to determine the appropriate analytics based on the data and the desired outcomes, using techniques including feature detection, statistics, data mining, predictive modeling, and business intelligence
  • Familiarity with data wrangling, analytics, and visualization software and programming languages, including analytics methods for big data
  • Proficient in various data analysis tools (SQL, R/Python, DataBricks, QlikSense)
  • Experience utilizing libraries and packages including extract, transform, and load (ETL) tools, data APIs, and data services

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience providing technical expertise working with DoD
  • Knowledge of Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) organizational structures, functions, and communication protocols
  • Knowledge of DoD acquisition life cycle, policy and guidance
  • Knowledge of the POM process and DOD Financial Management

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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