System Analyst III

US - Washington DC


The GNS Systems Analyst III Analyzes and develops approaches, presiders and processes including business and records management functions for DHS  modernization efforts. Develops plans for ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures of information systems from project inception to conclusion. Analyzes the problem and the information to be processed. Defines the problem, and develops system requirements and program specifications, from which programmers prepare detailed flow charts, programs, and tests and may support the requirements gathering and development process. Provides technical and administrative direction for personnel performing software development tasks, including the review of work products for correctness, adherence to the design concept and to user standards, and for progress in accordance with schedules.  Coordinates with the Program Manager to ensure problem solution and user satisfaction. Makes recommendations, if needed, for approval of major systems installations.  Prepares milestone status reports and deliveries/presentations on the system concept to colleagues, subordinates, and end user representatives.  Provides daily supervision and direction to support staff.


Duties include but are not limited to::

  • Functions as a technical analyst across multiple project assignments in areas of Quality Assurance, Risk Management, ISO 9001 and Product/Process Auditing from a Financial Systems perspective;
  • Assists other project members with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts in the following specialties: Risk Management, software life-cycle management; software development methodologies; QA; defects tracking; requirements management, and configuration management;
  • Develops Project Plans, schedules, task updates and risk registry updates related to QA activities for the JPMO including attending meetings, presenting reports and findings, addressing corrective actions and making recommendations;
  • Provide a weekly status report to the Program Manager as directed;
  • Provide monthly progress report details to the Program Manager and participates in status meetings with the team as required; 
  • Will oversee the work of other team members and provide coaching, guidance, training, scheduling and conflict resolution as needed.




  • 5-10 years of experience in QA, Software Development environment, Auditing, IV&V with working knowledge of Agile to support clients with Agile transition, Change Management, Risk Management and CM.
  • 5 years’ experience as QA Specialist within Federal Application modernization with an agile/hybrid development environment.
  • Agile Development and Software Engineering lifecycle.
  • Master’s Degree and/or 5-15 years of experience.



·         Knowledge of DHS SELC and IV&V strategies coupling DHS/OCFO standards and processes with industry best practices and standards.

·         JIRA Agile tool along with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office suite.

·         Working knowledge of DHS Financial Management systems

·         Current DHS Security Clearance (Full Background Investigation).

·         Knowledge of IEEE 1012 for IV&V, CM Standards, ISO 9001, ITIL and Change Management

·         Relevant certifications in areas including: Agile, QA, Risk Management, Change Management, ISO 9001, etc.

·         DHS Clearance


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Company Profile:

GNS is an Information Technology solution provider with certified, experienced and cleared personnel who are eager to assist and make a difference in their community and business environment. Services cover the full range of IT/Cyber Security, Software testing/IV&V, and Infrastructure solutions.

At Global Network Systems our clients and employees have a clear understanding of our intention for a long-term relationship with their interests in mind. We believe in providing exceptional services and focusing on our tasks until completion.

Services cover the full range of information technologies with special emphasis on providing Information Assurance and Network-based computing solutions. We are a leading provider of Information and Communication Technology solutions and services to the E-business world; building futures for our clients, and our people.

If you're self-motivated and have a solid track record of success, then you should consider joining one of the fastest growing companies in the Information Technology field. To apply, e-mail your cover letter, resume to or contact us directly at 301.987.8750 #227.

An equal opportunity employer.


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