IT Consultant/Business Analyst

Location: Sterling, VA
Date Posted: 12-07-2017
Recruiting Associates (www.recruitingassociates.net) has been retained by a firm of results-oriented professionals with deep, practical expertise and a passion for helping their clients do business better—period. They are problem solvers and trusted business advisors to public and private sector organizations. They combine their expertise with theory, proven approaches, and understanding their clients’ needs to solve management problems that involve people, processes, programs, information, and technology. They design, build, and operate governance for programs, departments, and the enterprise; to formulate, execute, and monitor strategies and plans; and to support enterprise and program operations.

General Description:

Our client is seeking an assertive professional to serve as a Consultant to support a Federal engagement who will:
  • Serve as the technical point of contact on the IT Governance Support Team reporting to the Engagement Manager
  • Lead the team's business process modeling, architecture (business, enterprise and system), IT strategy, and other IT support efforts
  • Serve as the key point of contact to the CIO, Deputy CIO and other members of the client's IT department
  • Engage the appropriate stakeholders regarding enterprise architecture and technical matters
  • Support the client's IT and data management efforts
  • Participate in IT department meetings and activities involving the client's technical initiatives as appropriate
  • Provide both strategic/advisory as well as tactical support to the client (e.g. audits, data calls, meeting logistics, etc.)
  • Assist with other IT governance and engagement efforts as required
 
Required Education/Experience/Certifications/Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related discipline. If the applicant does not have an IT-related degree, he/she must have at least four (4) years of IT-related experience.
  • Four (4) or more years of professional experience; two (2) of which must be in the federal sector
  • Three (3) or more years of federal enterprise experience
  • Experience in and knowledge of federal enterprise architecture requirements
  • Experience supporting IT strategic efforts (e.g. modernization efforts, IT strategic planning, etc.)
  • Knowledge of federal IT management policies, guidance and requirements
  • Business and architecture modeling experience (including experience supporting business process improvement efforts)
  • Understanding of IT lifecycle management and software development lifecycle methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall, etc.)
  • Understanding of IT policy and planning 
  • Experience using Visio and other business process modeling tools
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to work in dynamic/fast paced and moderately paced environments
  • Ability to effectively engage and communicate with senior executives
  • Effective leadership experience and ability to foster trusted partnerships with stakeholders
  • Exceptional written and oral communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills 
  • Passionate, driven, quality-focused team player and individual contributor
  • Ability to work in the U.S. and obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance
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