Sr. Program Analyst

Employer
Aptive
Location
Working from home
Posted
Oct 27, 2022
Closes
Nov 25, 2022
Ref
2022-1680
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Senior Program Analyst to support digital transformation within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center.

Within the FSC, the Financial Technology Service (FTS) is responsible for all Information Technology including requirements analysis and sizing, backlog management, scrum team governance, incremental/sprint planning, business value, dependency management, risk and impact analysis, scheduling, budget vs actual labor reporting, configuration management, testing, infrastructure operations, application modernization, cyber security, process improvement, and Agile Release Train orchestration.

FTS's IT products address a broad array of VA's enterprise requirements including timekeeping and payroll; accounting; financial reporting and auditing; healthcare claims processing; accounts payable and payment processing; employee travel and charge card; employee relocation; financial data analytics; and financial integration.

This role can be performed in Austin, TX or fully remote.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conducting research, analyzing data, identifying trends, and preparing reports.
  • Determining program requirements and making recommendations.
  • Analyzing programs, policies, procedures, and systems and making recommendations to optimize these.
  • Drafting new or revised policies and procedures.
  • Assisting program managers with the development of budgets and schedules as well as tracking metrics.
  • Identifying and resolving issues and problems.
  • Planning, analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of operations and programs.
  • Preparing and presenting reports and recommendations.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in A Business Discipline is required.
    (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.).
  • 10 years related experience required
  • Must have knowledge in how to plan, analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of operating programs.
  • Must be able to use source data to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and business processes.
  • Must be able to use qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to assess the effectiveness of the operations.
  • Must be able to effectively manipulate data to present program status and make recommendations on improving business processes.
  • Experience in creating new methods of gathering and analyzing source data to evaluate program effectiveness and analyze business processes.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Provide expert guidance to optimize systems, procedures, and processes, evaluate operational and program effectiveness and develop solutions to make improvements or address performance issuesStrong project management, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings.
  • Knowledge of military and Veteran populations.


About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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