The MITRE Corporation Data Analyst in McLean, Virginia

JobTitle Data Analyst

Job Highlights MITRE is seeking a data analyst for the Office of the Chief Security Officer who can turn knowledge into information, and information into insights to facilitate informed business decisions. This position is responsible for activities including requirements gathering, data analysis, report/visualization design and creation, data verification and testing, and continuous monitoring for quality improvements. Tableau will be the tool used for implementation.

Why Should I Consider MITRE?

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Key Functions

  • Engage with end users and technical leaders to understand reporting and visualization needs

  • Interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques

  • Create user-friendly enterprise dashboards and visualizations for audiences ranging from executive managers, to project leaders to end users

  • Identify and establish access points to data from primary or secondary data sources, working in collaboration with the data warehouse team; maintain databases/data systems

  • Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets using statistical techniques

  • Develop visualizations and dashboards in Tableau based on technical requirements. This data will help inform the Chief Security Officer on cyber work, priorities and differentiation enterprise wide.

Location VA: McLean Campus

Required Skills:

Selected candidate should have:

  • Data analyst skills

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Requirements gathering, prototyping, and implementation to address key business challenges

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work closely with business and technical units for relationship building

  • Multi-criteria decision analysis skills

  • Advanced excel skills

  • Experience with data warehousing, ETL and data modeling principles

  • Experience working with data from log analyzers and database platforms including Oracle and SQL Server, open source databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL and NoSQL databases

  • Data transformation and modeling skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree with a specialty in Research, Math, Statistics, Data Analysis or Computer Science

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written an oral

  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to deal with ambiguous situations

  • Tableau experience

  • Experience as a data analyst in an IT environment

  • Experience with Tableau and modeling

  • Experience with big data is a plus.

Minimum Education/ Experience BS

Travel Statement *This position will require overnight travel up to 10 % of the time as well as some local travel.

Clearance Not Required

Clearance Statement

Security Clearance is not required for this initial assignment. However for future opportunities a government security investigation may be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided No

Career Level Entry Level

Professional Area Information Technology

Req ID 28509BR