21 hours

Data Analyst

Herndon, VA 20170
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta has an immediate need for a Data Analyst to support the Continuous Diagnostic & Mitigation (CDM) Program. The CDM Program is a high-profile, high-visibility, cybersecurity modernization and risk management program where you can contribute innovative solutions and consult with government agencies to enhance their Information Assurance (IA) programs and continuous monitoring capabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze and Review business requirement shared by the Client.
  • Lead data analytical evaluation of a large set of data across multiple COTS products.
  • Create visualizations and dashboards in Elasticsearchs Kibana web site based on requirements or customer needs.
  • Use query languages (KQL/JSON) to find data.
  • Lead the technical engagements to assess client business and technical objectives, determine deliverables, evaluate risk and execute projects effectively.
  • Understands and improves how data is modeled against the program Logical Data Model.
  • Ensures that enterprise architects are addressing all data requirements in their respective projects and solutions by reviewing data results.
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy.
  • Conduct Design Workshops with multiple stakeholders.
  • Respond to data call looking for a certain scenario requested by the customer.
  • Provide reporting and feedback to senior management as required.
  • Follow the data across various systems to suggest breakdowns in data flows.
  • Analyze and Review business requirement shared by the Client.
  • Create data mapping, identify any gaps in data mapping and Business Requirements Document and review with business team and close the gaps.
  • Support production deployments by working with the operation team to validate the data.
  • Participate in daily agile sprint meetings, set up review meetings, prepare status updates on periodic basis.
  • When applicable, prepare clear and concise application documentation for business users, train and support users on the applications and visualizations
  • Support other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum BA / BS degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 5+ years of enterprise data analytical experience and using technologies such as Tableau, Microsoft Power BI and the like, SQL, and query syntax
  • Experience with JSON and Unix commands a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience working in and/or dynamic cross-competency teams using a structured project development methodology.
  • Experience supporting technical solutions in complex and heterogeneous environments.
  • Experience remediating data issues, documenting Source to Target Mapping of Data Sources
  • Experience with conceptual Data Models Creation and Input; experience with Data Quality Research, Testing, Reporting; and experience in both Descriptive Analytic and Diagnostic Analytics.
  • Knowledge of database design techniques and advanced SQL and NoSSQL skills
  • Proven skills in Business Intelligence analysis
  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to listen, ask probing questions, and ensure accurate understanding of internal client needs; ability to function independently and within an agile team
  • Experience collaborating with US Government Agencies, state or local governments, or commercial entities to develop IT service program maturity in accordance with Federal IT mandates and best practices. Experience with DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) a plus
  • Strong experience in ensuring customer satisfaction, problem resolution, and risk management on several medium to large projects
  • US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience developing data models and the ability to present to senior leadership and the client
  • Created Visualization using, Kibana. Microsoft Power BI, Tableau
  • Experience in large data sets and evaluating trends and correlations.
  • Perform root cause analysis on data anomalies.
  • Knowledge of data engineering and data science with machine learning a plus.
  • Experience with Jira

Security/Clearance Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen and pass a background investigation.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability/Entry on Duty (EOD).
  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance desired.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-04-02 Expires: 2020-05-02

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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