Analyst, Program

Location
New Orleans, LA
Posted
Jun 29, 2017
Closes
Aug 03, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
General Dynamics IT has an opening for an Executive Assistant/Program Support Specialist in New Orleans, LA. Successful candidate must be able to pass a government background investigation. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US and a resident of the US for the previous 3 years with no longer than a 90 day absence. Seeking a motivated and energetic Program Support Specialist to join our superb team of software developers. We want a dedicated individual who wants to learn and expand their program support expertise.

 

Provides project management support to a software development project:

1.       Performs a variety of administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program.

2.       Prepares written technical summaries on IT project status and milestone completion

3.       Organizes and schedules various team and stakeholder meetings

4.       Develops Microsoft Power Point presentations

5.       Coordinates user acceptance testing of new software

6.       Coordinates internal and industry user training of new software

7.       Provides general Program Management support as assigned

8.       Provides updates to the Program Manager

Education Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications Requires at least three years’ program support experience. Also requires demonstrated organizational and communications skills, as well as a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications.

 Required Skills:

• Minimum three years of experience in the areas of program management support and office management.

• Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Sharepoint

• Strong administrative and organizational skills with fastidious attention to detail

• Proven ability to support multiple projects and tasks at once, and effectively prioritize in a fast-paced work environment to meet deadlines

• Ability to work professionally, effectively, and efficiently in a team environment with various stakeholders

• Experience in maintaining IT asset inventories

Desired Skills:

• Experience with Microsoft Project, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS), Confluence

• Experience working in a technical environment

• Ability to smoothly manage work assignments and excel in a stressful environment

• Must be comfortable with ambiguity and able to work well without close supervision

• Positive attitude and dedication

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.