• Data Analyst

  • Overview

    We are looking for an expert in Data Analysis and technical consulting to join our data community which is driven to deliver valuable customer experiences. Our data analysts are team-oriented, collaborative, and focus on delivering value in everything we do. We use data analysis methods to answer business questions and drive business results. We support our clients in their data and analytics needs – from vision to roadmap to execution.  


    • Generate business insights using data, connecting dots and shaping business questions.
    • Apply technical expertise along the data and analytics process, proficient in handling the ingestion, transformation and analysis of data.
    • Able to navigate across different data landscapes such as relational databases or flat files.
    • Apply (complex) SQL statements to extract and transform data.
    • Transform, reshape and analyze data using scripting languages such as R or Python.
    • Experience designing conceptual data models, entity relationship diagrams.
    • Able to interpret, understand, and explain data to clients using statistical methods.
    • Working understanding of dashboard products, such as Tableau or PowerBI, to analyze data.
    • Apply different techniques to facilitate meetings and workshops, create a shared understanding with stakeholders, and engage team-members.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to engage team members, clients, and stakeholders and communicate business expectations.
    • Build trust and respect, establish relationships, and develop rapport with data team as well as business stakeholders.
    • Industry or subject matter expertise, preferably Digital Analytics/ Web Analytics.


    • B.A. or B.S. (focus in Information Systems, Business Management, Social Sciences, or related area of study is a plus).
    • 2+ years’ experience in IT or related industry.
    • Prior consulting or client management experience.
    • Intermediate/Advanced SQL skill, working understanding of R or Python for data analysis.
    • Experience working with Data Visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI.
    • Experience with Google or Adobe Analytics preferred.
    • Basic statistical knowledge.
    • Strong analytical aptitude and able to structure complex or undefined business problems.
    • Hands-on experience using tools to help clients make data-driven decisions. 
    • Knowledge and practice of core Agile values and principles a plus.
    • Initiative to learn new strategies and trends to continue to educate self analytically, technically, and technologically.

    About Excella

    Excella is a leading provider of Agile software development and data and analytics solutions to clients in the federal, commercial and non-profit sectors. We believe that great work leads to great things –- our experts measure success by the positive impact we make on our clients, community, and colleagues. We are growing fast and need passionate, innovative people who love working with technology and are ready to make an impact.


    Here's what you can expect from us:

    • We care about our employees. In fact, The Washington Post and The Washington Business Journal consistently rank us as a "Best Place to Work."
    • You'll work with great people who love what they do: our team includes published authors, certified trainers, and internationally renowned speakers.
    • We have a "bring your own device" workplace and will share the cost of a new computer of your choice -- Mac or PC. It's up to you.
    • We'll invest in your career by providing 3 days of paid professional development every year, including travel and registration fees to attend classes and conferences, in addition to tuition assistance for degrees and certifications.
    • Starting day one, every employee is bonus eligible and receives 15 days of paid vacation, 6 federal holidays, and 4 floating holidays.
    • You can bike, drive, or metro to work -- our commute reimbursement plan has you covered.
    • You'll have fun! We hold monthly social events all year long, including a summer event for you and your family.


    Excella is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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