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Data Research Analyst

Company: Department Of Justice
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties




The selectee of this position serves as a Data Research Analyst. You will be responsible for developing, and applying analytical and quantitative methods to assess performance, workload and efficiency. The incumbent serves as the division's data analytics subject matter expert and Data Steward. The incumbent also advises managers and stakeholders on analytical plans, processes.

This position is located in the Programs Operations Division, Arlington, VA.

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As a Data Research Analyst at the GS-1501-13 level, some of your typical work assignments may include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design data-gathering efforts, comprehensive data analytic studies, and initiatives for the identification of inefficiencies, cross-cutting issues, and similar risk indicators.
  • Utilize relevant modeling information, probability data, frequency data, and other relevant data to characterize uncertainty through statistical methods.
  • Perform research to ensure study results are properly interpreted and documented.
  • Analyze designs to develop data visualization, data mining, and optimization tools and technologies in a variety of business functions.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

1501 General Mathematics And Statistics

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening.

This position is a Testing Designated Position and is subject to random drug testing.

May be required to successfully complete a trial/probationary period.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National

You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.


Applicants must meet the Basic Requirement for the series or multiple series in which they apply, described below. You must submit transcripts.


General Mathematics and Statistics - 1501 Series

Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.


Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major field of study as shown in paragraph A Above, plus additional education or appropriate experience.

In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement for the series or multiple series in which they apply, applicants must also meet the Minimum Qualifications for the GS-13 grade level in which they are applying, as described below.

You may qualify at the GS-1501-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications: 1) planning, designing, and developing critical integrity performance requirements and methods that are critical to the operations of an organization; 2) addressing specific program integrity issues through the complex analysis, evaluation and investigation of risk and decision analysis initiatives; 3) recommending practical ways to increase, integrate and reform program integrity; 4) recognizing, in mathematical and analytical findings, relationships that may significantly advance from the relationships identified by previous studies; and 5) identifies the best approach, methods and data to answer questions and resolve issues. (Must be reflected in resume.)

GS-13 TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 grade level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

In addition, when reviewing applicant's transcripts, assumptions will not be made. Applicants MUST state which coursework is relevant.

Keywords: Department Of Justice, Arlington , Data Research Analyst, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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