System Analyst III
US - Washington DC
The GNS Systems Analyst III
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
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
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;
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
Working knowledge of DHS Financial Management systems
Current DHS Security Clearance (Full Background
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.
Company URL: http://www.gns-us.com
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
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
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.