Senior Data Analyst

Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Title:  Senior Data Analyst 

Position Type: Exempt, Full-Time, Salary 

Location: Washington DC and Arlington, VA

Position Summary: 

The Senior Data Analyst works directly with customers and Agile project teams to implement an agency-wide Data Strategy.  This role will perform detailed analysis of data, workflows, policies, procedures, and offer solutions to execute project goals and objectives.  The Senior Product Analyst applies functional expertise and practical experience to identify and solve complex data problem and understands the value of a data driven culture.  

Embrace and demonstrate the VerticalApps Core Values: 

  1. Be Proactive 
  2. Lead by Service 
  3. Grow Through Learning 
  4. Trust Through Transparency 
  5. Think Big Picture 

Responsibilities & Duties:  


  • Support a data governance framework and implement agency-wide data standards. 
  • Support a data quality program and enhance Information sharing across the agency. 
  • Create and support a data quality intake process to effectively manage and deliver resolutions.  
  • Promote a data-driven culture by reducing manual and redundant entry and reporting of data. 
  • Deliver network analytics pilot and incorporatnetwork analytics into Operations to strengthen case adjudication and enhance risk identification.   
  • Deliver business Intelligence solutions that promote a data-driven culture.  
  • Support the development and delivery of a unified case complexity model, Intelligent automation, and machine learning to optimize data analyst/operator time. 
  • Analyze, refine, develop and facilitate the implementation of client methodologies and processes. 
  • Proactively interact with clients to set expectations for technical solutions. 
  • Communicate with technical and non-technical audiences effectively. 


  • Support thProduct Owner to define and prioritize the product backlog. 
  • Collaborate with the Agile team to create welldefined Product Backlog items. 
  • Ability to describe the business purpose and functionality of Product Backlog items. 
  • Support sprint and long-term release planning activities. 
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies such as daily stand-ups, grooming, planning, and retrospectives. 
  • Act as Scrum Master back-up when necessary. 
  • Build a culture of trust with stakeholders and within the agile team. 
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement within the team. 


  • Provide guidance to less experienced staff. 
  • Participate in technical challenges. 
  • Participate in business development & proposal activities.   


  • US citizenship required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or IT related field. 
  • 5+ years of experience in an analyst role. 
  • Previous federal government contracting experience preferred. 
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance or DHS Clearance preferred. 
  • Agile Certification preferred (CSM, CSPO). 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Manages small projects and understands how to apply technology to solve functional problems. 
  • Ability to work well with a team of diverse staff in a collaborative environment. 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, adjust quickly to changing priorities and execute while under pressure. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence, negotiate and resolve conflict. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including proven ability to communicate and explain complex issues in clear, concise and persuasive language. 
  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: 

VerticalApps is Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status. 

 NOTE:   This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. It is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by VerticalApps. 

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