PMO Analyst

Jacobs Engineering Alexandria, VA
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation's most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster."

Jacobs is seeking a PMO Analyst for the Alexandria/Herndon, VA offices (split time between both offices with one day remote per week). Duties will include:

* Provide programmatic support for each task area and initiative that is part of the portfolio of Research.gov projects for which the Business Analyst has responsibility.

* As part of the Business Office's mission to identify and advocate for the business requirements, the Business Analyst will be responsible for assessing and updating existing timelines and roadmaps, drafting concept papers and justifications, conducting high-level scope assessments, identifying risks and constraints for new initiatives, and leading implementation activities.

* As initiatives progress toward implementation, provide support in planning and requirements activities, drafting communications and briefings, providing input on site redesign and usability efforts, and working with cross-functional stakeholders to drive consensus and concurrence with program priorities.

* US Citizenship or Green Card Required – Must be able to obtain public trust clearance

* BA or BS degree in the appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university, plus three (3) to five (5) years of appropriate and progressive experience; additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience.

* Minimum Qualifications:

* 3-7 years of General Management Consulting, Project/Digital Product Management and Business Requirements experience to frame new initiatives for the IT team and develop concept papers and discussion documents for Policy and other business stakeholders

* Experience gathering user input and conducting user research. Experience organizing and delivering webinars, including PowerPoint content creation, drafting execution timelines and invitations, survey development, arranging IT support, and communicating updates and deadlines to webinar stakeholders

* Experience developing business cases for IT initiatives, conducting business and IT stakeholder interviews, and collecting and analyzing data to generate recommendations based on business value

* Experience with data analysis to demonstrate needs and/or progress against stated objectives

* Experience in applying research, analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills towards understanding and evaluating issues and developing recommendations

* Strong background in the development of documentation such as: Concept Papers, progress reports, presentations, meeting agendas, high-level requirement overview documentation, user guides, marketing and training materials

* Experience serving as the liaison between the project manager and development team to clarify requirements on behalf of Policy and business stakeholders

* Experience communicating business requirements, issues, and questions effectively among cross-functional stakeholders from different organizations

* Experience facilitating meetings, presentations, requirements gathering sessions involving multiple stakeholders from various organizations

* Must be a self-starter, be able to manage competing priorities, multi-task, and continue to meet all deadlines, while remaining flexible with continually changing priorities

* Must be able to set realistic client expectations and deliver at or above those expectations

* Must be detail oriented and proactive and able to quickly come up to speed on new topics and client/stakeholder issues

* Must possess strong communication (verbal and written) skills

* Desired Qualifications:

* Experience with Agile methodology and Federal Grants Management a plus!

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance:

Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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