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Job #: R-00104119
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

The Consultant provides expertise including an understanding of current survey best practices and appropriate implementation of the latest survey techniques and tools. Delivers presentations, leads client meetings, and performs assessments. Applies expertise and experience to execute Office of People Analytics (OPA) clients’ initiatives and lead efforts toward positive change.

The Analytical Support for OPA contract provides analytical and IT support to plan and analyze Department of Defense (DoD)-wide surveys, interviews, and focus groups and to conduct in depth analysis using various data sources.  OPA is part of the Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA), a DoD Field Activity tasked with enabling DoD policy offices to make decisions based on sound administrative/personnel record data and survey data. OPA Health & Resilience (H&R) and Retention & Readiness (R&R) focus on providing these offices with scientific survey data and related focus group and interview data.  Data is related to attitudes and opinions on a wide range of personnel issues across the entire DoD community or specific topics or populations of interest to policymakers (e.g., financial issues, sexual assault responders, military chaplains).  The data is used to formulate, monitor, and refine policies and programs affecting the morale, health, well-being compensation, benefits, training, selection, assignments, readiness, and retention of DoD personnel and their families.

** The Analytical Support for OPA job posting is in anticipation of future work.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contribute to written reports and team projects

  • Assist with complex analyses of data

  • Provide advice on survey design, construction, and execution of survey studies

  • Assist with quick turn ad hoc analyses and requests for information (RFIs)

  • Provide advice and programming for performing analyses, technical notes or memorandum documenting the statistical issues considered, and recommendations made

  • Identify trends and make recommendations for improvements

  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization

  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports

  • Create charts, graphs, and presentations for OPA leadership and external clients

  • Develop recommendations to improve operations going forward

  • Produce ad hoc reports as requested

  • Ensure full compliance with all contract requirements, schedules, and provisions

  • All other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Must possess at least a PhD or MA/MS (or equivalent) in area of specialty

  • At least 8 years of professional experience including at least 4 years leading projects

  • Has mastery to provide advice in a particular area of expertise

  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office® software applications (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and Project) and SharePoint®

  • Possess strong writing and analytic skills

  • Communication skills to collaborate with colleagues and clients

  • Problem-solving skills to find multiple viable solutions for a challenge

  • Critical thinking skills to determine what data and information is useful for the task

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to pass a National Agency Check and Law Credit (NACLAC) and obtain/maintain a favorable FBI National Criminal History Check (contract requirement)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience working in a military environment performing in a similar subject area

  • Former Military/Veteran/Wounded Warrior

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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