Economic Analyst - Washington, D.C.

Location: 
Washington DC
Level/Salary Range: 
TBD
HR Contact: 
Cindy Seidel
Job Category: 
Exempt
Security Clearance Required: 
Secret
Position Type: 
Full Time
Summary: 

This position is for an Economics Analyst who is a subject matter expert on data analysis and using data to support policy arguments, illustrate success and failure, and assist in strategic planning.

Duties/Requirements/Qualifications: 

Candidates must have the ability to:

• Provide analysis of visa-related data and information for day to day use as well as in formal presentations.
• Compile and comprehend visa metrics and provide specialized advice based on statistical theory and knowledge.
• Recognize indicators that affect the visa process and forecast trends and understand relationships to uncover and report trends.
• Provide various analyses that affect allocation of resources within VO.
• Provide expert knowledge of statistical concepts, principles and practices to develop, recommend, and assist in implementing programs across VO.
• Study data and statistics to produce reporting based on historical information and trends.
• Perform a considerable amount of research and amass large amounts of information.
• Examine data in order to assess the feasibility of various scenarios.
• Communicate the implications of analysis and findings through formal reports and dashboards.
• Provide in-depth technical expertise on impact of short-term and long-term issues.
• Make recommendations of ways to improve and use data in VO’s decision-making process.
• Prepare complex data reports, letters, and briefings using specialized software, including R, Python, MS PowerBI, Tableau, MS Excel.
• Use advanced data analysis, visualization, and statistical software such as MS Excel, R, Python, SPSS, SAS, SAP BusinessObjects, Tableau, and MS PowerBI and other mainstream data related software, to present future analyses that include sophisticated, valuable visual displays of data for improved decision-making about allocation of resources.
• Advise CA, VO, and other government agencies.
• Assist with other duties as assigned.
• Be self-motivated to propose innovation solutions and projects to achieve VO’s desired goals.

Education / Experience Required: 

• Bachelor’s Degree (advanced degree preferred), and;
• At least 9 years of experience in analysis, including, interpreting economic, geographical, and socioeconomic trends and data, including:
• At least 4 years of specialized experience utilizing specialized business intelligence and analytics software such as Qlik and/or Tableau, including:
• Experience utilizing a variety of office software, including: Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel, MS Share Point, and MS Outlook.

To apply, send your resume to HR@qualitysupport.com. Please include the position title in the subject line.
Quality Support, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
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