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Cloud Data Technology and Architecture Analyst

Overview

Drives Logic is helping our growing client add a full time Cloud Data Technology and Architecture Analyst to support Enterprise Optimization and Transformation engagements for the federal government. Our client is looking for experienced Architects and Technology Analysts to support government executives’ strategic data initiatives. The ideal candidate will have experience working with executives and senior leaders to improve Data Management culture, systems, and practices. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience with enterprise architecture, cloud computing environments, data architecture and governance, and related technology trends.

Our client is a proud Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business based in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area providing management consulting services to Federal agencies and organizations supporting the public sector. With many years of public sector expertise, they offer exceptional client services in the areas of Strategic Communications and Integrated Marketing (SCIM), Information Technology (IT), Human Capital Management, Organizational Development, and Enterprise Optimization.  They are team oriented, continuous learners, hard-working, creative thinkers, and most of all, kind people. They are a different kind of company with a truly unique culture, one that values their employees and shares a passion for serving their clients. If that sounds like you too, then they would really like to meet you.

Essential Duties

Working as part of an integrated team, the Cloud Data Technology and Architecture Analyst will take part in engagements that assess current governance approach, including structure, policy, systems, architectures, and technologies, then help agency teams implement data strategy approaches that improve maturity and yield better results. Specific activities include:

  • Working individually and/or collaboratively to analyze data management issues and provide quantitative and qualitative insights
  • Bringing and exchanging ideas with team members about analysis, trends, and problem-solving methods for specific client situations
  • Working as a part of a team supporting or conducting specific tasks such as leading interviews, conducting surveys, analyzing emerging tools and technologies, and facilitating focus groups and governance bodies
  • Supporting or leading facilitated workshops with key stakeholders to validate, expand, and reach consensus on strengths, weaknesses, risks, and opportunities, which may include defining target state objectives and key results (OKRs)
  • Analyzing performance gaps between current and desired states and explaining data architecture tradeoffs considering emerging data technology solutions
  • Documenting and delivering findings and recommendations in oral and written presentation formats

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in data analytics, business administration, systems analysis, public administration/policy, information technology or a related field
  • Experience with the Federal Data Strategy and Cloud Computing guidance, including reviewing policy, directives, standards, processes, and lessons learned from federal agencies
  • Experience analyzing architecture status and trends, then developing recommendations to improve accountability, quality, and adherence to data policies, standards, and quality improvement efforts
  • Demonstrated successful history of participation in team environments including a variety of skills and knowledge in a rapidly evolving or strategic initiative setting
  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills, with the ability to distill complex information into compelling messages
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience, with emphasis on Data Architecture, Governance, and technologies for Cloud computing data management, Business Intelligence, and/or Data Analysis
  • Intuitive, collaborative team player with balanced analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Strong oral communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with clients with limited supervision
  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in the U.S. for any employer as sponsorship is not available for this position
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. government security clearance
  • Preference will be given to qualified Veteran candidates

Preferred Experience & Qualifications

  • Advanced certification or master’s degree in data and analytics, business administration, systems analysis, public administration/policy, information technology or a related field
  • Prefer experience working on Veterans Affairs, Defense Department or other Federal agency data strategy or transformation initiatives for a consulting organization, government agency, and/or a government contractor
  • Ideal candidate has relevant certifications

*Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment may request such accommodation(s).

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