Business Systems Analyst

Washington, D.C
Jan 25, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Full Time

Some major duties include:
  • Serves as an Agency representative and subject matter expert with OCIO for enterprise operational planning efforts. Works collaboratively with VETS stakeholders and managers. Ensures reporting complies with current policy, procedures, and directives: 1) Serves as Agency project manager for all business solution project initiatives, 2) Monitors schedules, milestones, and deadlines to ensure completion and timely delivery of IT projects, and 3) Conveys adjustments to project plans to OCIO as needed.
  • Serve as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) III. In that capacity, the incumbent ensures that Departmental contracting procedures and guidelines are followed and provides substantive recommendations to the contractor and customer on the quality of contract deliverables.
  • The incumbent prepares and reviews the development of SOW and PWS for IT and non-IT complex acquisition projects from end-to-end by working with program and office staff to gather requirements, seek contractual options in DOL or GSA best-in-class vehicles in support of VETS acquisition program.
  • Collaborates in VETS projects during the inception phase gathering requirements to ensure objectives are clear and subsequent efforts do not fail. Develops detailed project plans, tasks, schedules, and identifies milestone dates to ensure proper sequencing of events, work efforts, and resources to accomplish objectives. Identifies human capital resource requirements and funding to implement each project. Identifies and coordinates with stakeholders and private industry as required. Elicits customer support into the development of plans and finalizing project schedule.
  • Provides feedback to leadership and stakeholders through appropriate reports, meetings, briefings, and information papers, both formally and informally. Regularly briefs senior staff on project status and significant developments. Keeps all parties informed of project status, changes in requirements, changes in resources, and impacts on meeting established project timelines, tasks, milestones, and objectives.
  • Work with OASAM and various sub-agencies to meet VETS needs.
  • Provides high quality customer service to both internal and external VETS/DOL stakeholders. This service includes, but is not limited to, providing reports, responding to service request and tasking in a timely fashion. Providing pertinent and/or relevant information to requesting customers. Is knowledgeable and keeps abreast of of VETS programs and systems most current status, as to be readily able to assist and /or relay pertinent information to requesting customers.


Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
  • Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be able to attain and maintain COR III within one year of appointment.

Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.

Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

Notification Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations. As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit documentation of proof of vaccination or to be in the process of requesting an exception to the vaccination requirement before appointment or onboarding with the agency. The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request to be considered for a legally required exception from this requirement.

Currently, implementation and enforcement of Executive Order 14043 has been suspended pursuant to an injunction pending further litigation.


In order to qualify, applicants must demonstrate in their resume 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-13, in the Federal Service. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.

Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position.

Specialized experience includes performing the following:
  • Expert knowledge of COR responsibilities, methods, and terminology; and knowledge of acquisition regulations, policies, and procedures relative to contract management and acquisition.
  • Experience providing technical consultation on the integration of IT programs and services for an agency or organization.
  • Ability to apply IT/IM performance management tools and techniques sufficient to develop and implement performance criteria to ensure agency/organizational information system requirements are achieved.
  • Experience with project management principles, methods, and practices to develop plans and schedules, estimate resource requirements, defines milestones and deliverable products, monitor activities, and evaluate and report on projects.
  • Skill in organizing, leading, and coordinating the work efforts of project teams in the provision of IT support services; and ability to provide authoritative technical advice and assistance in the resolution of unusual or controversial problems.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to explain complex technical requirements to non-technical personnel; and prepare and present briefings to senior management officials.


There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at this grade level.

Additional information

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.


Position Telework eligibility is determined by management based on position duties during the recruitment process. Employee participation in telework on a routine or situational basis is determined by management primarily based on business needs. Employees participating in telework are subject to the terms and conditions of the Department of Labor's Telework Program.

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