Data Analyst in DHS, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    DHS, VA
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Are you interested in a 6 month contract as a Data Analyst?  

Basic Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a Risk related field (Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Math/Stat, Operations Research, etc.) with 1 to 3 years of applicable experience
  • Strong programming skills with the ability conduct research utilizing SAS, R, and Python to manipulate data and conduct statistical analysis
  • Strong SQL skills and experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Willingness to travel to client locations as needed

Essential Responsibilities

  • Engage clients with the D&B colleagues to identify their business needs and develop, implement, and manage solutions
  • Participate in all aspects of a modeling engagement, including design, development, validation, calibration, documentation, approval, implementation, monitoring, and reporting
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on predictive models within the Advanced Analytic Services team and with business users; consult with the business, as appropriate, on predictive modeling solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, many of which with challenging timelines
  • Strong understanding of NLP and text mining techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with very large datasets 
  • Experience working with outside clients on statistical engagements
  • Ability to program in other statistical analysis languages
  • Experience applying modern machine learning techniques
  • Located in Washington DC 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer