Veterans Affairs Program Analyst - Remote - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-04
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee




United States

Description

 

SAIC and its Veterans Affairs (VA) Practice is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of consulting services to the Federal market.  SAIC is creating professional opportunities for those seeking a growth oriented business environment. Our professionals work with Government agencies and organizations to create efficiencies, increase organizational and human performance, reduce costs, improve operating results, and achieve mission success.

 

 SAIC is deploying a multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals to provide technical management and support services that will assist in delivering effective, consistent and timely project management execution throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).  SAIC is seeking a Program Analyst to support project management activities across a broad spectrum of Office of Information & Technology (OI&T) projects.

 

Duties to include:

 

  • Support project and related adherence and compliance with Veteran-focused Integration Process (VIP) processes, procedures, and related artifacts and documentation (for example populate VIP document templates, Critical Decision (CD) PowerPoint’s, VIP and Reporting Dashboards entries and updates). 
  • Project meeting support: facilitation, agendas, minutes and action items.
  • Data calls (receive, analyze, coordinate response).
  • Support preparation of briefings and reporting, including coordinating with Office of Information Technology (OIT) and Business stakeholders and preparing briefings to Enterprise Portfolio Management Division (EPMD) Portfolio level and senior OIT leadership. 
  • Manage project’s compliance with governance bodies (example: Authority to Operate (ATO), Section 508) and coordinate with appropriate staff (Information Security Officer (ISO), Privacy Officer (PO), project team, etc.).
  • Risk Management  
  • Experience working with customers, users and project leads in analyzing, designing, implementing and supporting a wide variety of IT business systems covering many diverse applications such as healthcare and financial systems.
  • Support management of IBM Jazz Rational Tools as necessary.

Qualifications

 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a business discipline, with at least 5 years of experience in related field is required. Note that 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.
  • Experience with Agile methodology and providing program/project management support to a government client.
  • Knowledge in how to plan, analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of operating programs.
  • Comfort acting in a trusted advisor, objective third-party capacity to federal clients, providing consultative services and thought leadership.
  • Ability to provide oversight and guidance to VIP/project management process compliance specialists on Critical Decision (CD) project management accountability activities and procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate a high degree of organization in order to support multiple concurrent projects.
  • Microsoft Office suite of tools and Microsoft SharePoint.
  • US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

Desired Qualifications

 
  • Experience supporting the VA.
  • Experience with IBM Rational Tools Suite.
  • Familiarity with VA OIT EPMO Veteran-Focused Integration Process (VIP).
  • Knowledge of and success performing in a role within a Project Management Office for large programs in the federal government environment.