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Predictive Analyst

Department: Engineering
Location: Falls Church, VA

As a Predictive Analyst at NIKA, you’ll be embedded with our Data Analytics practice in leveraging your curiosity and problem-solving skills to explore, discover, and predict patterns contained within data sets for a wide range of government clients.  This includes the derivation of clear narratives that help our clients understand their data and how those insights address research questions. 

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post in 2017, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We are revolutionizing how businesses and governments design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof. When you become part of the NIKA team, you join an organization that encourages collaboration, vision and personal development.

If you’re excited about a position that provides you the opportunity grow your career in a fast-paced environment and work alongside some of the most innovative and eclectic professionals in the industry, apply today!

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in data science, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, engineering, or a related business or quantitative discipline

Job Responsibilities

  • Frame and scale data problems to analyze, visualize, and find data solutions.
  • Manipulate common data formats, including comma-delimited, text files, and JSON.
  • Transform data and analysis into informative visualizations and interactive dashboards
  • Knowledge of statistics, data modeling, and simulation
  • Knowledge of creating tools or dashboards using R, Tableau, or SAS
  • Knowledge of designing and organizing data based on design and methods that are conducive to analysis and reporting
  • Advanced skill interpreting, extrapolating and interpolating data for statistical research and modeling
  •  Advanced skill using innovative thinking to solve problems and facilitate the decision-making process

Position Requirements

  • 0-2 years of working experience
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL;
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written
  • Experience in managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals
  • Experience in statistical software (e.g., SPSS Modeler and/or SAS) to manage large data sets
  • Experience in using more than two of the following statistical methods to solve business problems: linear and logistic regression, neural networks, decision trees, experimental design, time-series
  • have them with familiarity with a statistical software package. Particularly R, STATA, SPSS, and SAS.
  • Knowledge of linear regression and/or time-series regression
  • Must have Familiarity with SQL
  • The new DMLSS system is going to be on Mongo DB, so that would be an extra skill that would be great, but not essential.
  • MS Office familiarity is needed; there will be things done in Excel.

Other Qualifications

  • Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and holding a Department of Defense security clearance

About NIKA

NIKA is revolutionizing how businesses and governments design, build and manage real property. By combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture, services all under one roof, we are able to provide unparalleled value to our clients. With nearly two decades of experience serving organizations across the world, NIKA provides exceptional client service that is designed to enhance operational excellence and readiness while meeting mission objectives.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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