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CACI International Data Analytics Specialist in Ashburn, Virginia

Data Analytics Specialist

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

General Description:

Are you tired of wasting your skills working to patch legacy applications and ready for a new challenge? Apply your knowledge, skills and experience to building a truly modern application that is new development and cloud native, and work in a SecDevOps environment that includes continuous integration/continuous deployment, test automation, in a consistent agile software development framework? Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting best practices in agile software development for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a member of the BECN Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the nation’s safety and security. CBP agents and officers are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity. ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

We are looking for Data Analytics Specialist who have worked with or have a strong interest in agile software development practices and delivering deployable software in short sprints.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Help shape the future of how some of the nation’s most complex and challenging data are used to enhance national security and protect the lives of Agents, Officers, and those entering the country.

  • Provide high-level architectural guidance, technical innovation, and analytical expertise to teams across CBP.

  • Champion all aspects of data architecture, analytic methodology, and visualization functions including engineering standards, governance processes, and providing vision and context to explore and effectively utilize emerging technologies.

  • Serve as a data and technology expert across a broad and diverse set of mission critical applications.

  • Actively participate in Agile Scrum sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations, retrospectives and solution releases.

  • Analyze project-related problems and create innovative solutions involving technology, analytic methodologies, and advanced solution components.

You have:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria will include but not limited to:

  • 3-year check for felony convictions

  • 1-year check for illegal drug use

  • 1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

  • Typically has 7+ years of professional and/or academic experience working on complex data challenges in the areas of data architecture and engineering, data science, data analysis and visualization, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or related discipline.

  • Tool preferences of Qlik Sense, Qlik Data Integrator, Cognos, SAP Business Objects, and Informatica

  • Database skillset for Oracle RDBMS, AWS Redshift, and PostgreSQL

  • Strong software development background using Agile or DevOps methods and deep familiarity with cloud-native technologies.

  • College degree (B.S.) in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related discipline. (Industry and/or Academic experience is acceptable in lieu of degree.)

You are good at:

  • Working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting creativity and resourcefulness.

  • Helping customers and mission users conceptualize and prioritize their data analysis and visualization needs.

  • Evaluating existing data sets and reporting architectures to identify strategic gaps and apply modern technologies to creatively achieve superior mission outcomes.

  • Applying your skills in development languages such as SQL, Sparks, Perl, Python and R to create or augment business and operational intelligence tools to detect trends, patterns, and non-obvious relationships in large, complex, and disparate data sets.

  • Collaborating with teams across the organization to help prioritize competing analytic needs and incrementally develop new and optimized capabilities.

  • Leading across teams and organizations as a responsible, team-oriented individual with outstanding written and verbal communication skills and work ethic.

Bonus would be having:

  • 5-10 years of DHS, DoD, or IC experience working in complex data environments, including the architecture and optimization of data schemas, terabyte-scale ETL, etc.

  • 5-10 years of experience applying a range of analytical techniques including statistical, geospatial, link, temporal, and predictive analysis, for DHS, DoD, or IC agencies.

  • 3-5 years of experience building and implementing artificial intelligence, neural networks, deep learning, or machine learning capabilities in software applications in a national security or academic environment.

  • Exposure to Continuous integration, Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) and DevOps processes and tools

  • Exposure to implementing or migrating to Cloud environments like Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure.

  • Previous experience as an Enterprise-level Data Architect, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, or Data Analyst.

  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $79,000-$161,900. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.