CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Economic Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Economic Analyst

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Category:Consulting / Business / Functional

City:Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Position ID:J0916-0164

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

The Economic Analyst provides analysis for visa-related data and information for high-level Government staff. This position is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in data analysis

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Compile and comprehend a vast amount of visa metrics and provide specialized advice based on the application of economic theory and knowledge.

  • Prepare and present information on consular functions overseas, including workload and resource data, management controls, and staffing allocations.

  • Provide various analyses that affect allocation of resources at consular sections around the world.

  • Study data and statistics and use an understanding of economic relationships to uncover and report trends.

  • Perform a considerable amount of research and amass large amounts of information.

  • Recognize indicators that affect the visa process and forecast data.

  • Examine data in order to assess the feasibility of various scenarios.

  • Produce forecasts based on historical information and plausible trends.

  • Assist with determining the staffing needs of resources abroad.

  • Determine the implications of analysis and findings through formal reports.

  • Make recommendations of ways to improve the efficiency of the forecasting process.

  • Prepare complex data reports, letters, and briefings using specialized software.

  • Apply an advanced use of Microsoft (MS) Excel, including macros, advanced formulas, charting, and lists.

  • Use advanced business analysis and statistical software to present future analyses that include sophisticated, valuable visual displays of data for improved decision-making about allocation of resources.

  • Advise CA, VO, and other government agencies.

May be assigned special projects.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s Degree (advanced degree preferred), and,

• At least 9 years of experience in analysis, including, interpreting economic, geographical, and socioeconomic trends and data, including:

• At least 4 years of specialized experience utilizing specialized business intelligence and analytics software such as Qlik and/or Tableau, including:

• Experience utilizing a variety of office software, including: Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel, MS Share Point, and MS Outlook.

• Comfortable using and manipulating large data sets from various sources

• Good standard of written English

  • Successful completion of a CGI Background Investigation, including criminal, education, employment, credit and driving record checks

-An INTERIM SECRET security clearance is required to begin employment, and thereafter a SECRET security clearance must be maintained for the duration of employment (U.S. citizenship required).

-Positive attitude and self motivated.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-Ability to prioritize and organize workload.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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