Senior Data Analyst
Digital Signal Corporation (DSC) - Chantilly, VA

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Job Description:

Senior Data Analysts work closely with a team of Analysts and Forward Deployed Engineers to analyze and solve the most challenging problems our customers have to offer. We are subject matter experts; we are problem solving experts; and when we’re not subject matter experts we become them.

Senior Data Analysts use DSC software and tools to analyze disparate data and stovepipe systems under tight time constraints, to detect patterns and exceptions, and to generate reports that provide our customers with relevant and targeted information for review and action. We are all very comfortable with technology. We thrive in high pressure, chaotic environments and know how to manage competing priorities to deliver high quality execution to our customers.

You have operated in highly analytical role in the past. You learn and adapt quickly to new technologies and they become your surgical instruments that you use to operate on large data sets.

Essential Duties: *
  • Data extraction, manipulation and analysis to derive key insights and drive data-based business decisions. *
  • Works on cross-functional teams with Forward Deployed Engineers, external vendors and customer analysts. *
  • Serves as a data analysis resource able to provide guidance and advice to the Project leader. *
  • Supports the customer and Project leadership at the customer site with analytic inquiries and ad-hoc requests. *
  • Drives innovation by staying current with industry trends.
Minimum Qualifications: *
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline and at least 3 years of experience performing large scale data analytics including SQL data extraction. *
  • A strong understanding of statistics and demonstrated capacity to interpret statistical results and determine their applicability to solving business problems. *
  • Intermediate skills with statistical analysis tools such as SAS for correlation/regression analysis and predictive modeling. *
  • Proven ability to understand the difference between results and insights as an outcome of data analytics, and a strong desire to extracting meaningful insights to solve business problems. *
  • Demonstrated aptitude to work concurrently on multiple projects and a strong capacity to organize one’s time to meet all commitments.
Preferred Qualifications: *
  • Master’s degree in a quantitative/analytics discipline a plus. *
  • Prior work experience in a results-oriented consulting environment. *
  • Experience with synthesizing results of raw data analysis and packaging insights into business-friendly presentations using tools such as MS-Powerpoint. *
  • Hands-on experience using data visualization software.
Physical Requirements: *
  • Frequently required to use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, etc. *
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and use of computer monitor screens. *
  • Ability to travel, utilizing varying modes of transportation.

Work Environment: *
  • Individual’s workstation will be divided between headquarters and the overseas client site. *
  • This position requires an individual who is flexible and capable of dealing with sudden changes (e.g. flight delays, clients schedule etc. ).

Digital Signal Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a friendly, business environment with a competitive salary and benefits package. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background and reference checks.