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Position Description: Metrics Analyst


GRA, Incorporated—one of the nation’s most experienced and well-respected aviation consulting firms—seeks a qualified candidate to provide metrics analysis and documentation in support of our Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Organization (ATO) customer. Successful candidate must pass background investigation to work on-site as a contractor for the FAA in the Washington DC metro area, although telework opportunities will be considered.


Illustrative Tasks:

Metrics Analysis

  • Review and develop metrics related to the operation and/or modernization of the U.S. National Airspace System
  • Work with large aviation data sets and implement error checking, data quality assessments, queries and related activities using automation to the extent feasible
  • Support development of new metrics and dashboards

Metrics and Dashboard Documentation

  • Develop written documentation and user guides for ATO metrics dashboards
  • Upload documentation to team Confluence page for collaboration


  • Prepare information, presentations, or written reports for internal FAA management team and other FAA and industry groups as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Either a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree plus one year of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated experience in interfacing with a database using SQL or PL/SQL
  • Proficiency with standard Microsoft analytical software such as Excel or Access
  • Ability to assess and verify operational data and communicate analytical results
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including experience in writing documentation for SQL queries
  • Team player who works effectively in a collaborative environment

Position Preferences:

  • Oracle or PostgreSQL database experience
  • Experience with version control using Git
  • Experience with the Atlassian product suite or other similar project management and collaboration tools
  • Familiarity with data visualization software such as Tableau
  • Experience in programming languages such as R or Python
  • Work or academic experience in aviation

Competitive compensation package with full benefits. Please submit resume and transcript(s)