Arabic-Enabled Data Analyst

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Full-Time  |  Cyber / Intelligence  |  Tampa, FL

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 13 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.
 
 
Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nations' most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.
 
Barbaricum is seeking a self-motivated Data Analyst with basic-intermediate Arabic language skills to provide support to assessments of a web-based social media program in Tampa, FL.  The Data Analyst is a key member of a team responsible for evaluating and executing assessment strategies requiring: 1) Collection of metrics to assess program effectiveness as it relates to both individual/team performance and the overall fulfillment of defined objectives; 2) Data management including parsing, sanitizing, & restructuring data from various sources and combining them into specific formats; 3) Use of operational details and intended outcomes to determine appropriate analyses and data requirements; and, 4) Conduct analyses, summarize results, and write reports and presentations able to provide actionable insights to a lay audience. The work environment is fast-paced, fluid and highly collaborative, but requires candidates with skillsets to complete projects with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Provide assessment through quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Evaluate and execute assessment strategies requiring collection metrics related to both individual and team performance and program objectives
  • Restructure data from various sources, and analyzing the data to provide actionable insights
  • Use Intermediate Excel skills to extract data from CSV & other delimited text formats, restructure data as needed (e.g., PivotTables, basic formulas), and update existing summary information (e.g., tables, graphics) for presentation to senior leadership
  • Collect and synthesize qualitative vignettes that provide support for data interpretations
  • Employ superior written communication to create meaningful stories by combining quantitative (e.g., correlation, trends over time) and qualitative data
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure assessment products have the appropriate focus and are providing an accurate representation of the environment
  • Conduct sentiment analysis and engage with the Arabic speaking teams on in-language apps/platforms

Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret clearance required (TS or above desired)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university with a major in the Social Sciences (Political Science, Economics, Sociology, etc.), Business/Marketing, Computer Sciences, Statistics, or a related field
  • Basic-intermediate Arabic language skills
  • Familiarity with basic statistical methods (e.g., GLM)
  • Intermediate Excel skills (e.g., PivotTables, formulas, create/update graphs)
  • Intermediate data analysis skills, including the ability to understand and work with structured data in standard (e.g., CSV, JSON) & nonstandard delimited formats and provide preliminary error checking (e.g., ensure correct parsing, missing values, valid data types)
  • Familiarity with sentiment analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience using SQL to manipulate & analyze data stored in relational databases (e.g., MS Access, PostgreSQL)
  • Ability to devise measurement strategy given a research question and existing data constraints
  • Familiarity with advanced analytics (e.g., SNA, NLP, ML)
  • Familiarity with data visualization including experience with common visualization software (e.g., R, Tableau)