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  • Senior Level Financial Management Analyst

    Security Clearance
    TS/SCI
    ID
    2019-1704
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Locations

    US-VA-Springfield

    A Day in the Life

    Knowledge Link is seeking a Senior Level Financial Management Analyst to provide support to CIO-T/TCF IT Portfolio Planning and Performance Management activities. In this position, you will be working as a flexible member of a diverse team of professionals focused on Financial Management, Lifecycle Management and Business Strategy. You will be supporting and developing processes for data analytics, cost benefit, cost estimating models, risk and sensitivity analysis to deliver data-driven IT investment recommendations for CIO-T and Open IT portfolio.

    Time Well Spent

    • Work as a part of an integrated IT Portfolio Management team to include direct interfacing with program offices.
    • Support CIO-T/TCFP and Open IT Portfolio Management capacity planning activities to forecast costs, develop performance measures, and identify opportunities to improve Portfolio operations and drive down costs.
    • Conduct cost benefit analysis of agency-wide and IC-wide IT investments and make recommendations to help the Deputy Director, CIO, Deputy CIO, Chief Financial Executive, and IT Portfolio Lead maximize NGA’s benefits while minimizing cost.
    • Strong understanding, familiarity, and experience with CIO-T and Open IT Portfolio processes, functions, and operations.
    • Analyze data to identify trends or relationships
    • Understands customer and user requirements their goals and mission.
    • Draft, review, and staff statutory and regulatory program planning documents as required in support of goals and objectives.
    • Based on best practices and lessons learned, update the program planning and execution processes to ensure they remain efficient.
    • Integrate various stakeholder inputs into comprehensive briefings, talking points, schedules, and other work products in support of Customer communication.
    • Support the Intelligence Community (IC) Program Planning and Execution efforts.
    • Attend meetings or discussions with/for NGA/TCF personnel and designated points of contact related to SETA support;
    • Support the government team lead by attending, hosting, and/or facilitating Meetings and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs
    • Gather information, provide analysis, advice, options, recommendations, or ideas to NGA/ leadership in the form of memoranda, briefings, design documents, or other artifacts to address issues or concerns;
    • Identify and introduce CIO-T and Open IT leadership to alternate and innovative ideas, approaches, and methods to issues and challenges.
    • Review, analyze and provide TCFP and Open IT Portfolio with recommendations on IT Portfolio Management Instructions, Manuals, and other Policy documentation.
    • Conduct program scenario analysis using Cost Forecasting Model to influence investment/divestment decisions for the Open IT Program Build.
    • Advise government leads, deliver project staff deliverables, conduct financial & data analysis, and participate in senior leadership presentations in support of investment/divestment, as well as unfunded request, decisions.
    • Research and work with TCF leadership, Program Managers, Capability Program Managers, Portfolio Leads, and FM resources to identify and coordinate solutions to funding gaps in CIO-T IT investments during Program Build efforts.
    • Conduct analysis of and develop briefings for the CIO assessing NGA’s IT budget against cost modeled scenarios.
    • Analyze Portfolio Programming Guidance tasks and coordinate actions across CIO-T to understand and track closure of each task.
    • Assist in the development of senior management level briefings and present briefings when necessary.
    • Coordinate and collaborate across CIO-T, FM, Portfolios, and KCs to obtain data and inputs required for external reporting and internal analysis in a manner that builds positive rapport and impressions of TCFP.
    • Demonstrate problem solving skills that demonstrate a broad understanding of NGA portfolio management, planning, programming, execution, cost analysis, acquisition, and program/project cost estimating principles.
    • Support and enable the establishment of working groups and/or Tiger Teams, the conduct of their work, and the development and delivery of their deliverable(s).
    • Make effective use of cost forecasting models, tools, and data to support Open IT Portfolio capacity planning.
    • Document business processes, and identify and collect requisite data to support the Open IT Portfolio capacity planning.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.

    Qualified Candidate

    • Bachelors degree or higher in business or finance, or equivalent work experience in business or finance.
    • Specialized experience of portfolio management, program management, governance, policy, and strategic planning experience.
    • Experience at NGA and/or in the DoD/IC.
    • Strong interpersonal skills at all levels.
    • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office tools to include Project and SharePoint.

    Exceptional Candidate

    • Demonstrated experience developing scenario and analysis of alternatives models.
    • Demonstrated experience in cost forecasting scenario analysis.
    • Experience building IT portfolio management analysis tools.
    • Demonstrated understanding of NGA IT Policy, Enterprise Architecture, Acquisition, IT Portfolio Management, IT Governance, PPBE processes, and NGA Strategy.
    • Familiarity with NGA’s 40+ IT Programs and fundamentals of AWS offerings.
    • S. degree in Economics, Business, related field or equivalent work experience.
    • Experience maturing CIO processes through the integration of IT portfolio management, enterprise architecture, IT governance, and IT strategy.
    • Experience analyzing and developing recommendations regarding the implementation and improvement of DoD policies
    • Background in data manipulation and developing data driven recommendations.

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