Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Data Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Data Science & Analytics
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Joint and Marine Corps Analysis Group (JMC) provides timely and objective assessments to the joint warfare community. These assessments integrate the technical, operational, programmatic, policy and business aspects across the various elements of defense department policy planning, capability development, warfare analysis and systems acquisition processes. The CMC CAG and OPNAV N95 support program’s mission is to support the identification, development, and demonstration of forward looking concepts encompassing multi-domain technologies to satisfy Multi-Service and Combatant Commands’ (COCOMs) priorities.



    Understands, uses, maintains, tests and develops data models to study complex systems. Demonstrates understanding of customer requirements to study appropriate parameters and metrics. Applies appropriate techniques (e.g., statistics, coding, data analysis, data visualization) to create and solve technical problems. Provides technical insight and interpretation to results provided by models and other analytic methodologies. Prepares technical documentation and presentations to explain associated assumptions and conclusions of analysis.



    • Requires bachelor’s degree in data science, operations research, mathematics, computer science, or another related technical field.
    • 0-4 years of relevant professional experience in a related technical field.
    • Must be self-motivated and able to multi-task across 2-3 projects.
    • Experience implementing analytical methodologies to address complex problems.
    • Desire to work with a team and support qualitative analysts on military or government projects.
    • Proficient with R, Python, MATLAB or C/C#/C++ to write custom scripts and applications—ideally for machine learning, network analysis or text mining.
    • Experience building relational data bases (SQL, MS Access or Excel) and schemas.
    • Proficient with Power BI, Tableau, Qlik or MS Excel for data analysis and visualization.
    • Desire to enhance the team’s data science capabilities.
    • Must be eligible for a DoD clearance; prefer secret clearance.


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