SAIC Program Analyst / Tester in Olympia, Washington
SAIC and its Veterans Affairs (VA) Practice is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of consulting services to the Federal market. SAIC is creating professional opportunities for those seeking a growth oriented business environment. Our professionals work with Government agencies and organizations to create efficiencies, increase organizational and human performance, reduce costs, improve operating results, and achieve mission success.
This is a 100% Remote / Work from home position.
SAIC is deploying a multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals to provide technical management and support services that will assist in delivering effective, consistent and timely project management execution throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). SAIC is seeking a Program Analyst to support project management activities across a broad spectrum of Office of Information & Technology (OI&T) projects.
Duties to include:
Support project and related adherence and compliance with Veteran-focused Integration Process (VIP) processes, procedures, and related artifacts and documentation (for example populate VIP document templates, Critical Decision (CD) PowerPoint’s, VIP and Reporting Dashboards entries and updates).
Project meeting support: facilitation, agendas, minutes and action items.
Data calls (receive, analyze, coordinate response).
Support preparation of briefings and reporting, including coordinating with Office of Information Technology (OIT) and Business stakeholders and preparing briefings to Enterprise Portfolio Management Division (EPMD) Portfolio level and senior OIT leadership.
Manage project’s compliance with governance bodies (example: Authority to Operate (ATO), Section 508) and coordinate with appropriate staff (Information Security Officer (ISO), Privacy Officer (PO), project team, etc.).
Experience working with customers, users and project leads in analyzing, designing, implementing and supporting a wide variety of IT business systems covering many diverse applications such as healthcare and financial systems
Support Software Quality Assurance(SQA) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and reporting through JIRA/X-Ray andother approved tools and methods
Support, maintain, and provideadministrative duties for the project SharePoint site to include testing ofO365 Tools and integration capabilities
Ensure all documents are 508compliant
Draft, Edit, and Review all VIPrequired documentation
Required Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree in a business discipline or related, with at least 3 years of relevant experience. May accept an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.
Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.
Experience with Agile methodology and providing program/project management support to a government client.
Knowledge in how to plan, analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of operating programs.
Comfort acting in a trusted advisor, objective third-party capacity to federal clients, providing consultative services and thought leadership.
Ability to provide oversight and guidance to VIP/project management process compliance specialists on Critical Decision (CD) project management accountability activities and procedures.
Ability to multi-task and demonstrate a high degree of organization in order to support multiple concurrent projects.
Microsoft Office suite of tools and Microsoft SharePoint to include Microsoft SharePoint administration.
Experience with SQA and UATsupport.
Experience creating test plans,test cases, and test scripts and test reporting.
Experience with GitHub and JIRA.
Experience with X-Ray.
Experience as a technical writer.
Experience supporting the VA.
Familiarity with VA OIT EPMO Veteran-Focused Integration Process (VIP).
Knowledge of and success performing in a role within a Project Management Office for large programs in the federal government environment.
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