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PPBE Data Analyst - Clearance Required

Company: Logistics Management Institute
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


LMI is seeking an Operations Research Systems Analyst at Headquarters, Department of the Army, G-4 at the Pentagon with remote work options in accordance with CDC COVID-19 guidelines. The Data Analyst will support Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) activities and be part of a team that includes Sr. Data Analysts and Resource Management/PPBE specialists. The candidate will extract and analyze data from various databases and collaborative programs used within the G-4: Transparency Workbooks, and the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) Collaboration Tool, CPROBE, CSUSTAIN, APMS, and CAMS. The candidate should be able to extract relevant information from Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Business Operating System (PPB BOS). The candidate must be able to work autonomously, set high standards for personal performance, have strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, able to work with minimal guidance, and able to translate the data/information to recommendations at the strategic-level that may reach a 3-star/4-star GO/SES level. The position requires a DoD Secret clearance. LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers' unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.



  • Provide analysis of programming data for the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) build, program reviews and Enterprise Business System Reviews. Have the knowledge of Army fiscal data elements, the purpose and relationship of the data elements to conduct the data analysis, manipulation of data for analysis and the capability to use MS Office products to combine data, summarize and produce MS Excel products. This also includes the capability to pivot data, use basic formulas, transfer data tables, relate data tables based on common elements and develop presentations.
  • Extract data from Army systems and provide analysis of data and formulating displays of data. The Army sources include: cPROBE/cSUSTAIN, Congressional Budget Justification Documents, Business system review data, and the APMS. Data analysis includes combining data from different systems, matching records and values using Microsoft Access and Excel, assessing funding profiles against historical funding profiles, current profiles and identifying RDTE and Procurement profiles that are not executable.
  • Perform work set verification analysis at MDEP and root level to ensure balance in cPROBE. This includes ensuring work sets that require a zero balance and those that require meeting a target value in SS PEG guidance.
  • Perform bill payer analysis to balance bills against bill payers across portfolios. This includes ensuring the justifications and impacts are sufficiently detailed to provide what is supported by the additional funding and the impact of the reductions in terms of procurement quantities, acceleration impacts, reduction impacts and impact on the operational force.
  • Perform analysis to identify deltas at the KEY5 level in cPROBE/ cSUSTAIN. This includes assessing the audits for new positions and identifying unplanned decrements and increases not submitted by the SS PEG in previous work sets and validation that work sets submitted were posted to PROBE.
  • Provide draft taskers based on G-4 tasking guidance for SS PEG and the FYDP Review for approval by G-4 government lead.
  • Perform data integrity checks. This includes ensuring records are complete for fiscal code.
  • Assist with quality control of Director, Quarterback, Champion, Chair, and Co-Chair Reviews, and provide reports of analysis. The contractor shall attend all FYDP Review workbook kickoff meetings, document decisions/guidance and track thru the workbook process and provide independent analysis of issues to determine if issues is process or data related.
  • Applies working knowledge of data collection and analysis methods to prepare detailed financial information.
  • Rate and cost analysis to support organizational funding efforts.
  • Ability to train client on developed procedures.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.
  • Bachelors' Degree in business or public administration, management, economics, math, science, engineering.
  • 4 years of experience and expertise in DoD or Army logistics, funding or system development duties.
  • Must have experience at most senior levels of Army or DoD such as HQDA, Army Commands, Army Service Component Commands, or Defense Agencies.
  • Applies working knowledge of data collection and analysis methods
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills and attention to detail, with ability to analyze and forecast trends
  • Strong MS Excel, Tableau skills
  • Strong interpersonal, listening, and questioning skills able to interact effectively with senior Army Staff clients on a daily basis. Adaptable to flexible work styles, environments, and locations. Excellent customer relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrated comfort working in a dynamic, team-based environment with minimal supervision and direction. Must be self-directed, extremely detail oriented, and resourceful in completing assigned tasks and projects within assigned deadlines.

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity of processes and procedures found in Army PPBE process and DODI 5000.75, Business Systems Requirements and Acquisition process.
  • Relevant work experience in financial management


EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer" all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: Logistics Management Institute, Arlington , PPBE Data Analyst - Clearance Required, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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