• Data Analytics SME - Army Property Accountability Systems

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/27/2018 10:24 AM)
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  • Overview

    This position is located Acquisition Logistics Policy and Programs Directorate for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition Policy and Logistics. The incumbent will be physically located in the Arlington, VA office supporting accountable property within the Army Program Executive Offices (PEOs).


    The incumbent is responsible for providing fast responses to emergent issues of high interest to the DASA(APL). The issues will require data analytics to provide information as it pertains to accountable property and its utilization within the ASA(ALT) community.

    The incumbent will be required to conduct data analysis and gathering on data throughout the Army Enterprise (to include GCSS-Army, LMP, GFEBS, AESIP, DPAS, DST, AE2S, LIW, and such).

    The incumbent will serve in a supporting role to the Government leads for Accountable Property Systems of Record (APSR) and Property Accountability - Audit.

    The position of Analyst within the DASA(APL) crosses a number of functional requirements in its role to support the development, implementation, and identification of techniques to improve data reporting and quality.

    The Analyst will advise and support the development and implementation of programs and projects that concentrate on business practices that result in improving data reliability, validity, and timeliness from all levels. Other activities include planning and conducting analysis and studies concerning the trends and impact of changes as the ASA(ALT) organizations transition into an APSR.

    The Analyst will support the organization in its data quality improvement initiatives. Throughout the implementation of the APSRs, a Data Quality Program for tracking, measuring, and monitoring information flow may be required. The program should be designed to improve the uniformity and standardization of information being obtained and provided by the ASA(ALT) community in support of accountability and audit.


    Scope & Effort: This work requires coordination of extensive and substantive initiative actions, resolution of critical issues and anticipation of opportunities for change. The work affects the work of other experts and development of policies, procedures, and system changes to support a critical ASA(ALT) objectives.


    Major Duties:

    Conduct research and analysis on assigned issues. Work within the office, sharing information that has been gathered from their research. The incumbent must be resourceful in the references and research venues used to ascertain information that is germane to the subject under review.

    Coordinate and liaison with organizations that have pertinent information in support of the assigned issues. Must be able to work closely in a team environment while under deadline pressures to produce a product on the assigned task, to standard and on time.

    Reviews analyzes, and evaluates data on various topics and develops recommendations, reports, and assessments based on the analysis.

    Reviews transactions and records for double reporting, utilization, discrepancies, inconsistencies, misalignment, and errors.

    Develops processes and procedures to support ASA(ALT) implementation of APSR use, data requirements and needs to support proper reporting (accountability, transparency, and visibility) throughout the accountable property’s life.

    Develops and conducts automated queries and data calls to examine information to assist in identifying gaps within established procedures and processes.

    Provides logistics support to issues, such as review of property records for compliance, data issues (Army Enterprise systems), guidance on interpreting logistical regulations.

    Develops a score card for data reporting to be used to evaluate accuracy, completeness, and compliance.

    Analyzes ASA(ALT) inventory (accountable property) and recommends reporting formats, policy changes, and system information to facilitate better accountability and accuracy.

    Compile Army major end item DD-250 data to identify assets not yet recorded within the Army Enterprise. Provide data reconciliation expertise to manage and manipulate the data from WAWF, SALE, DPAS, and OLS to provide a complete picture of ASA(ALT) inventory.

    Independently develops graphical presentations of statistical data, as well as composite material involving data and other types of material for briefings, publications, and routine reports. Independently or working with others, develops methods and process to assist the DASA(APL) with improving its data quality and business practices.

    Functions as a review specialist and coordinator for newly developed or modified data systems. Serves as a technical advisor on matters related to data, inventory, and design interfaces.




    Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to complex projects.

    Experience managing multiple efforts and achieving stated goals and requirements.

    Ability to use interpersonal techniques to meet and deal effectively with others at all levels of authority.

    Experience communicating technical information orally and in writing in preparation of required reports.

    Must have an understanding of audit requirements and the interrelated efforts of finance, logistics, accountability, and data systems.

    Must have the ability to create data queries and analyze information using Microsoft products.

    Understanding of the ASA(ALT) organizational structure and the Program Executive Offices (PEOs)


    Expertise in at least two of the following systems: GCSS-A, LMP, AESIP BI/BW, GFEBS, PADDS/SPS, DST, DPAS, AE2S.

    Understanding of the Single Army Logistics Enterprise (SALE) and the purpose of the Army Enterprise.

    Familiarity with policies, regulations, and governance as it pertains to data, cataloging, provisioning, and accountability.


    The incumbent will be involved in broad assignments which span the Army’s End-to-End business process, with focus on of Acquire to Retire – Equipment (A2R-E) and its influence on other E2E processes.

    TRAVEL (30-40%)

    Work is performed primarily in an office setting; however, the incumbent is expected to visit many sites within the PEOs and may be required to attend required conferences, meetings, and events to support assigned actions.

    Active Secret Clearance is required.

    Educational Requirements:

    • Required -- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

    Experience Requirements:

    • Prefer 10 years experience in logistics, supply and property management in support of U.S. Army systems and equipment.
    • Prefer 10 years experience as a property book officer/manager using APSRs.
    • Required Must be expert in use of Microsoft Excel and Power Point applications



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