Sayres & Associates
  • Quantico, VA, USA
  • Contingent

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of security, management, technical and engineering services including Program Administration, Policy Analysis, Counterintelligence Cyber Security, Acquisition Management, Acquisition Logistics, Integrated Product Support, Production Management, Business Financial Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, System Test and Evaluation. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad.

Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services. We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Perhaps most importantly, Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, providing cost effective solutions and best value to our customers.

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development.   



In support of the Defense Security Service (DSS), the Data Analyst will conduct data mining, perform basic and advanced analytics, and leverage research best practices to support operational decision making. The Data Analyst will support DSS using complex data to better understand security risks and potential solutions. Duties will include:

  1. Independently perform a variety of qualitative and quantitative analyses related to risk management, industrial security operations, and program administration.
  2. Review and interpret a large volume of complex data from a variety of sources, analyze results using statistical techniques, and provide ongoing reports.
  3. Identify root causes and propose solutions.
  4. Develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize efficiency and data quality.
  5. Evaluate statistical information to determine risk or non-compliance.
  6. Conduct data mapping and extract, transform, and load (ETL) activities.

The position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description.  



Qualifications & Clearance Requirements 

Education, Work Experience, Skills, and Clearance Requirements:  

  1. Bachelor's degree in math, statistics, operations research, economics, or a related quantitative discipline.
  2. Minimum two (2) years of experience with statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R, or STATA).
  3. Minimum two (2) years of experience conducting quantitative analysis (e.g., regression, time series analyses, ANOVA, techniques for dealing with missing data).
  4. Minimum two (2) years of experience conducting research and design of business systems and processes.
  5. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple suspense dates for projects and communicate effectively with senior personnel.
  6. Ability to use Microsoft Office suite to develop point papers, briefs, and decision support products.
  7. Active SECRET clearance verifiable in JPAS.


  1. Experience with methods from operations research (e.g., decision and risk analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, sensitivity analysis, and optimization).
  2. Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  3. Skilled in managing multiple projects and stakeholder interests with timeliness, accuracy, and quality.
  4. DSS experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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