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PowerBi Developer

Company: Aitheras
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: PowerBi Developer Clearance Level Needed: Minimum of a Secret Location: DEA HQ Arlington (Hybrid Remote) Salary: 125K-135K (Negotiable) Travel: 3 days onsite (1 Floating) Job Description Scope The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice systems of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets. DEA has a significant requirement for analyzing large volumes of data as it enforces the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States. In carrying out its mission, DEA requires sophisticated and specialized data analytics support and tools to load, organize, assimilate, and summarize large amounts of data and information related to major investigations and other targets actively pursued by DEA. The wide range of data analytics services required by DEA include, but are not limited to, data analysis support, data sources and data collection, data displays and dashboards, and data standardization and data quality. Data Analytics Engineer (PowerBi Developer) The powerbase Developer will develop scheduled or real-time data import and scrape from multiple data sources to include Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DEA's Automation of Reports and Consolidated Orders System, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, National Forensic Laboratory Information System, U.S. Census Bureau, Poison Control, and other open data sources to ingest, extract, and centralize into visual dashboards that meet the mission. The Power BI Developer will review and provide input on solution architecture and guide decisions on most efficient data collection and transformation. Duties & Responsibilities Data Analysis Support You will demonstrate the value of advanced analytic capabilities applied to DEA data. You will conduct analytics that identify systems and capabilities available to DEA and how they would enhance the agency's current data analysis efforts. You shall have knowledge of advanced coding and the ability to write and execute custom queries against DEA systems and databases to identify patterns or trends. You will also develop and integrate new means of comparing and analyzing the various datasets, both structured and unstructured, to ensure that connections and associations are quickly and accurately identified. Further, development and implementation of new techniques, tools, queries, and processes should be thoroughly tested and documented for flexibility as data sets evolve. You shall have the flexibility to pivot from one project to another and the ability to work with a variety of data sources. You shall also have the capacity to perform research and development. Contract personnel may be tasked with developing innovative analytical techniques. Below summarizes an overview of expected activities (note, this is not an inclusive list and are only examples): Work closely with government employees and other contract personnel to review and analyze data, results, and findings. Collaborate on a daily basis to better focus analytic resources, tailor analysis to operational needs, and make useful recommendations to improve operations. Recommend actions to help DEA further mature its analytic capabilities. Design, develop, and assist with implementation of tools, techniques, processes, and queries that provide the capability to analyze multiple feeds of data simultaneously and produce results quickly for analysis. The goal being to efficiently and effectively analyze large sets of data in a reasonable amount of time. Analyze data using data-centric, objective algorithms based on risk factors harvested from the field to help generate targets. Develop Quick Reference Guides and style guides. Data Sources and Data Collection You shall work on data packaging to bring together separate but related datasets from within DEA and, as appropriate, complimentary external data sources. You shall assess the current applications, analytics, product line, and data sources, making recommendations to the Government for enhancing the analytic effort based on open-source information and participation in intra- and inter-government working groups DEA data sets can be found on open-source platforms. They will also be explained through work products like the National Drug Threat Assessments and through press releases like the recent "One Pill Can Kill" campaign. More specific data sets will be provided after award as an exhibit to our requirement. Below summarizes an overview of expected activities (note, this is not an inclusive list and are only examples): Conduct analysis to determine what data exist and what data are necessary to further DEA's analytical capabilities. Identify additional under-exploited uses of internal datasets, as well as bring in additional relevant external data to augment existing conventional sources with approval and guidance from DEA. Fuse open source, public record, commercial, and social media data with law enforcement data. Evaluate and create techniques and tools to ensure appropriate analysis of all DEA data sets in support of investigations and operations. Data Displays and Dashboards You shall develop summary reports and detailed reports of findings in written form and in graphical format to illustrate trends, outliers, and linkages using graphs, tables, and charts. You shall also work with DEA staff to develop data reports that productionize the data analytics produced during this contract. These reports must be user friendly. All reporting shall be validated for accuracy and sourcing and you shall provide explainable documentation for all reports as requested by DEA personnel. Below summarizes an overview of expected activities (note, this is not an inclusive list and are only examples): Provide visual interpretations of data, to include geographic and pattern of life analysis of applicable data. Visualize large, disparate data sets. Develop data visualization dashboards. Data Standardization and Data Quality You shall develop automated processes to receive, standardize, conduct quality assurance, and ensure appropriate loading of large sets of raw data from multiple sources into DEA systems and databases. The tools and technology used to meet these requirements should meet industry standards, be based on agile development, and be adaptable to changing requirements. You shall analyze data for accuracy, authenticity, expectancy, timeliness, relevancy, intelligence gaps, and viability. Below summarizes an overview of expected activities (note, this is not an inclusive list and are only examples): Participate in daily agile stand-up meetings. Review, analyze, and validate large data sets ensuring data quality. Provide analysis of data to identify discrepancies and mitigate any issues within the data. Perform entity resolution by leveraging data from third party providers to enhance DEA's ability to remove duplicates and provide accurate data analysis. Resolve data problems, communicating issues back to investigators. Develop and follow testing and quality assurance procedures. Requirements Must Possess a Minimum of a Secret Clearance Desired Skills & Experience PowerBi dashboard development experience

Keywords: Aitheras, Arlington , PowerBi Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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