OSD- IT Reform Data Expert

  • Apertus Partners
  • Arlington, VA, Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • Jan 11, 2019
Contract to Hire Information Technology

Job Description

Apertus Partners is seeking a OSD- IT Reform Data Expert in Arlington, VA.

Clearance Level: Active Secret or Top Secret

Location: Pentagon

Minimum Years of Experience: 3

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Economics, or similar quantitative discipline. Graduate degree preferred.

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates significant experience working with analytical models or techniques and the ability to apply such methods to an applicable challenge within the public sector. This background should include:

  • Statistical analysis and techniques;
  • Advanced proficiency in at least one programming language, such as R, Python, or SAS;
  • Visualization techniques and tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or R Shiny;
  • Advanced analytics techniques such as predictive modelling, simulation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning;
  • Business and operations analysis using quantitative techniques;
  • Human capital analytics, financial management, or advanced data visualizations.
  • Knowledge of defense, national security, financial, healthcare, international development, or state and local government environment.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough skills and/or proven success in a role participating in projects including the following:

  • Analyzing large and complex data sets, including a thorough aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses;
  • Selecting and applying the appropriate analytical techniques in order to increase organizational efficiency;
  • Contributing as a team member: understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members;
  • Identifying and addressing client needs, building relationships with clients, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;
  • Communicating effectively to various audiences (including various levels of management and external clients) in a professional environment;
  • Coaching and collaborating with associates who assist with this work, including providing feedback and guidance on work performance.

Having programming experience (in R or Python preferred) and a quantitative background are minimum requirements.