Functional Analyst

Employer
ASM Research
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jan 20, 2022
Closes
Jan 22, 2022
Ref
323465674
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Functional AnalystFairfax, VASeeking a Functional Analyst withknowledge and experience on a broad cross section of tasks related to the Army'sTraining Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) to perform specializedtechnical tasks, and provide technical advice on projects or tasks which arehighly complex related to the ATRRS suite of applications/systems. Analyst will apply expertise to the development, execution, and improvement ofactions plans; monitor and status various project tasks, configuration actionsand risks. Successful candidates will have prior experience with theATRRS system to include training requirements, requirements modeling, trainingstrategy, course schedules, and quota utilization, and, though not required,ideally have a military background. Knowledge: Contributes to high-level systemsanalysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and implementation ofvery complex applications that require a thorough knowledge of technical andadministrative skills. Applies expert functional knowledge and experienceto significant business projects or processes Problem Solving: Utilize creativeproblem-solving and communication - oral and written skills, emphasizing theability to articulate, explain, and deliver technical concepts and issues tonon-technical business leadership. Develops solutions to a variety ofproblems of moderate scope and complexity. Consults with and advises otherpersonnel regarding areas of expertise.Leadership: Works under minimalsupervision but may have general project oversight in the absence of theProject/Program Manager. Must represent the company and ATRRS in front ofGovernment clients and other contractors when required. . May lead a small team ofcapable technical/functional staff members and advises/mentors developingtechnical/functional staff, does not have direct management responsibilities. Teamwork: Frequent internal companyand external contacts. Analyst works closely with multiple project managers anda program manager on various project process improvement plans, and must beable to obtain data via email, interviews, and phone conferences. Coordinates resolution ofcomplex problems and tasks, presenting new ideas and concepts in support ofoperational goals and objectives. Partners with various stakeholderorganizations to lead planning and business process improvement efforts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Provides Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to clients in one or more functional areas of the system.* Consults with clients to determine optimum requirements and design for assigned projects.* Analyzes common user needs to determine functional requirements for client projects. * Serves as functional advisor to clients in assigned subject areas, recommends small to mid-scale functional changes, and identifies areas for further investigation* Serves as the SME in various meetings between client(s) and project team. * End-to-end ownership of assigned initiatives through implementation. * Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas. * Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and provide inputs to training materials. Minimum Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Operations Research/Systems Analysis or related field. Recent, relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of education.* Minimum of 4+ year of work experience * Familiarity with training requirements, modeling of training requirements with a minimum of 2-3 years' experience working with the Army's training and requirements process.* Experience and a good functional understanding of the ATRRS system is preferred.* Military experience as a Sr NCO or Jr Officer is highly desirable. Experience in working under a DOD contract is a plus.* "Must be able toobtain and hold a current secret security clearance or higher; current or pastclearance holder preferred."Certifications/LicensuresProfessional Certification or License in functional area of expertise preferred.Other Job Specific Skills * Proficient in Microsoft Office applications to include WORD, EXCEL, and POWER POINT. * Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate complex ideas and concepts in a clear and concise manner. * Proven ability to interact with customers, senior leadership, and program managers in a highly matrixed environment. * Demonstrable strong customer service background and possess the ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.* Self-starter, process oriented, conceptually driven with experience having primary responsibility for individual projects and systems.* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, which at times could be stressful, and demonstrate independent thinking, problem resolution and responsible actions with minimal direct oversight by senior management.* Ability to think strategically and work collaboratively in a highly technical setting.* Excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills and ability to discern impact to baseline changes/upgrades. * Proven ability to develop and extend social network of working level contacts to facilitate communication and coordination. * Experience with the ATRRS system preferred. US Citizenship Required: YesCOVID-19 Vaccination Required: YesPhysicalDemandsLight office dutieswhich may include sitting for prolonged periods of time, viewing digitalscreens for prolonged periods of time, lifting up to 10 pounds, use of a deskor mobile phone, typing on a keyboard, writing with a pen, pencil, or stylus, etc. EEO RequirementsIt is the policyof ASM that an individual's race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexualorientation or national origin are not and will not be considered in anypersonnel or management decisions. We affirm our commitment to thesefundamental policies.All recruiting, hiring, training, andpromoting for all job classifications is done without regard to race, color,religion, sex, disability, or age. All decisions on employment aremade to abide by the principle of equalemployment.PhysicalRequirementsThe physical requirements described in"Knowledge, Skills and Abilities" above are representative of those which mustbe met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of thisjob. (For example, "light office duties' or "lifting up to 50 pounds"or "some travel" required.) Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with qualifying disabilities, who are otherwise qualified,to perform the primary functions.DisclaimerThe preceding jobdescription has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of workperformed by employees within this classification. It is not designedto contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to thisjob.

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