Business Consultant - Senior to Expert (Ft. Meade, MD)

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755
The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role through budgetary and contract activities that support our nation's security every day. We rely on the skills of our acquisition, finance, and accounting professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune 100 companies. You formulate and execute budget resources, develop and allocate manpower resources and even provide guidance on implementing policy on cost, finance, and accounting. Start a career where you become a steward of taxpayer dollars, seeking the greatest return that money can provide: a superior intelligence service for the safety and security of our nation.",

NSA Overview

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information.

In support of the Agency as a whole, the Business Analysis group leverages financial analytic tools to facilitate data collection management, data and cost analysis, advanced analytic studies, metrics, and forecasting. This organization provides cost/financial data and analyses to enable senior leader resource decision making.

Description of Position

As a Business Consultant, you will perform predictive and prescriptive data analyses to enable decision making by senior NSA leaders. Business Consultant responsibilities include:

- Evaluating the nature and quality of cost data sources and their relevance to analyses; recommending improvements to and use of data sources.
- Devising strategies for extracting meaning and value from requirements documentation and/or large datasets.
- Translating practical mission needs and analytic questions related to large datasets into technical requirements.
- Employing analytic tools, templates, and processes to provide management with viable alternatives for informed decision-making, including, but not limited to, trend and forecast analysis, cost analysis, and gap analysis.
- Supporting strategic business planning and decision-making, to include drawing appropriate conclusions, from detailed, data-based analyses.
- Effectively communicating complex technical information and analysis through varied visualization and presentation methods.

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Business Consultant - Senior to Expert (Ft. Meade, MD)

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755

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