• Systems Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    2018-1243
    Clearance Level
    No Clearance Required
  • Overview

    Aveshka is seeking Systems Analyst to support our team at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. PSPD is charged with vetting every person who comes to the U.S. through a legal port of entry (airports, land border crossings, on foot, by cars, trucks, buses, and on cruise ships). Preventing the entry of unwanted individuals, while at the same time expediting the processing of those who are entitled to enter the U.S., is a critical part of the nation’s efforts against crime and terrorism. The applications we are supporting are on the front lines of securing our nation’s borders. (Required U.S. Citizenship) 

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Roles and Responsibilities:

     

    • Meets with applicable components to identify, assess, document, and review business requirements

    • Works with the development team to ensure that they understand the requirements

    • Participates in data analysis as it pertains to issues and gaps

    • Creates and maintains all applicable documentation

    • Communicates changes to various levels

    • Provides technical and business support of system end users

    • Creates Requirements Documents

    • Maintains Requirement traceability

    • Translates business requirement to functional requirement and support IT design questions against the requirements

    • Enters project issues and keeps status current, as related to requirements and overall scope

    Qualifications

    Required Education: 

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 6+ years experience (4 years with Master's Degree). Four

    additional years of related experience is accepted in lieu of degree.

     

    Required Experience:

     

    • Business Analyst experience.

    • Experience with agile, waterfall and incremental lifecycles.

    • Ability to translate requirement concepts between business and technical personnel

    • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

    • Good communication skills - clear and concise writing and oral skills are crucial to the ability to obtain and disseminate

    information Finish

    • Ability to work independently and multi-task / managing multiple projects simultaneously

    • Self motivated with a proactive approach to problem solving

    • Experience creating detailed test cases / scripts

    • Proven experience writing Business Requirements and Functional Requirements on a large enterprise-wide project

    • Proven experience working with both IT and Business users in the development of a new process/functionality

    • Proven experience developing Business Process Maps

    • Proven experience facilitating a Business Requirements session with at least 12 participants, with at least 6 from a non-

    IT department

    • Experience using VISIO, the MS Office set of tools

    • Ability to test project requirement

    • Ability to analyze and write Scope Change requests as related to changes to requirements

    • Experience using MS Project to define and track the Requirements Gathering part of a project

    • Must be able to obtain a DHS/CBP security clearance -US Citizenship Required

    • Good communication skills - clear and concise writing and oral skills are crucial to the ability to obtain and disseminate information

     

    Required Clearance:

     

    • Must be able to obtain a DHS/CBP security clearance -US Citizenship Required

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

    • Have an active or ability to qualify for a DHS/CBP security clearance.

    • Prior experience with CBP desired.

    • Experience on an Earned Value Management program.

     

     

     

     

    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.

     

    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:

     

    Extensive training programs
    Gym membership reimbursement
    Education reimbursement
    Technology benefits
    Commuter benefits
    Generous paid time off and much more!
     

    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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