Program Analyst

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Aug 08, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Function
Analyst
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities The primary objective of this Intelligence Community contract is to provide integration and closure; foundational system engineering processes; mission assurance; service management; Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE); & Verification, Validation and Transition (VV&T) systems engineering and technical support services to an Intelligence Community customer that will enable it to execute its responsibilities efficiently and effectively while ensuring mission success.The team is responsible for overseeing the acquisition-level closure of requirements; overseeing system level readiness events in support of enterprise, system and acquisition-level milestones; leading and supporting project planning; assessing schedule and risk; maintaining the document configuration management baseline; providing technical support for the planning and execution of enterprise and system-level verification, validation and transition activities for national assets; generating and presenting engineering briefings; and interfacing with numerous customers. Additionally, Perspecta is responsible for configuring, operating, and maintaining the customer's Systems Engineering business process tools as well as developing an integrated approach to implement Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). As part of the Schedule team, you will be responsible for conducting the Schedule Management Process for Milestone/Activity Level 0 and 1 and any schedule milestone elevated to the System and Enterprise level. This Intelligence Community contract is responsible for maintaining the Integrated Master Schedule with integrated milestones and linked dependencies across Infrastructure Services as well as System and Enterprise level Domain milestones. We monitor performance against this schedule to ensure that contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met and facilitate modifications as required. Schedule analysis is performed to identify risks as well as providing mitigation recommendations. Candidates will be aligned to one or more projects based on both assessing candidates' skills and experience, and by understanding candidates' career aspirations to ensure they are supporting a project that aligns to their career path. Key Responsibilities Include:Compiling, updating, and delivering the Integrated Master Schedule with integrated milestones and linked dependencies.Strong communication skills to reach and develop a cross organization network to help to gather requested data for each schedule productGather and consolidate schedule data from staff meetings, engineering boards, readiness events, engineering artifacts, board approved Request for Change (RFC) documentation, etc.Assess impacts of new info against planned and baseline dates, calculate critical path, calculate slack & margin, and identify risks/issues/opportunities.Format Microsoft Project documentation in presentable form to include call out boxes, graphics etc. in support of product delivery milestones.Operate the Enterprise Schedule Server Tool, input data, produce reports, and generate schedule artifactsMay train new team members in the use of Schedule tools/Processes and the implementation of quality standards.Develop new process metrics for process improvement that help determine how well the overall process is working Experience required: Minimum of 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.Must have and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearanceStrong System Engineering or Systems Integration experienceDemonstrated ability to communicate with senior government customers, keep all stakeholders informed, prioritize tasks, and vet prioritiesWorking knowledge of, and demonstrated experience with change management processes (eg, RFC process)Strong analytical skills and ability to develop and recommend solutions for problems/issuesAbility to work independently and within a team environmentGood customer teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teamsStrong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skillsResponsible and reliable; follow up on actions and the ability to multi taskExtensive experience with Microsoft Project DESIRED-Experience with GEOINT, SIGINT and/or COMM systems and overall space and ground architectureExperience with core Systems Engineering Disciplines (Requirements, Schedule, Risk, Readiness, System Closure, VV&T, etc.)Familiarity with the Intelligence Community, and associated government agenciesExcellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forumsExperience using Microsoft Office ToolsA passion for learning, helping others, sharing team knowledge, and contributing value to the mission in any way possible

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