Business Analyst
 Arlington, VA


Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Arlington, VA (Crystal City, VA)

Security Clearance: Secret Clearance

Overview / Job Responsibilities:

USAFMCOM System Support Operations (SSO) is the proponent for functional sustainment of the Army Financial Management Domain Computer Information Systems. They are responsible for ensuring the Army financial management systems and processes are maintained, modernized and integrated to provide a complete range of efficiently engineered financial and cost information systems needed for the Army to conduct business transactions, provide accountability to the public, and to support performance reporting and decision making. USAFMCOM SSO is seeking support in the development and sustainment of the functional system development lifecycle for GFEBS, GCSS-A, and FM BI to include identification of new system enhancements, supporting new deployments andsustainment operations.

The Business Analyst will provide analysis of new and existing GFEBS business case and enhancement requirements within case management application with supporting documentation. At a minimum, analysis shall include impacts on SAP, impacts specific to GFEBS business processes areas, designs, both in/outbound interface system partners impact, complexity of the proposed enhancement, SAP access design/controls, and alternate solutions to meet the requirement. Meet with Government stakeholders to refine requirements based on business cases requesting GFEBS enhancements when submitted to the System Focus Group (SFG).

Additionally, they will review functional designs, business process designs, configuration rationale and design, technical designs, testing defects, and provide recommendations for approval of test results for GFEBS systems enhancements, customer care/minor enhancements and break-fix monthly patches. Support and make recommendations for concurrence/nonconcurrence of critical and major/minor enhancement release IMS gate reviews, including System Requirements Review (SRR), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Test Readiness Review (TRR), and Operational Readiness Review (ORR). Provide recommended system changes, fixes, and priorities to GFEBS and GRC based on analysis of incoming and processed users support tickets. Provide over the shoulder, ad-hoc, video tele-conference, and classroom training related to user support tickets or government identified focus areas related to GFEBS. Support the review process for new and updated training aids such as user procedures and job aids provided by GFEBS PMO for end-user reference. Maintain a tracking mechanism for open issues within designated functional process areas of support and report those issues to the process area leads for awareness and prioritization. Proactively review business processes for defects and continuous improvement, and submit to process area leads. Review functional design documents and technical design documents; during such reviews, advise if discrepancies exist within the documentation. Execute functional maintenance activities and tasks as directed within business processes, which contribute to sustainment and well-being of system functionality and integrity. Support Plan/Analyze blueprinting sessions with the System Integrator for new capability deployments. This includes providing expertise from functional and technical perspectives pertaining to requirements, compliance with regulatory and statutory mandates within the business process design, coordinating among functional stakeholders, and reviewing key materials (meetings minutes, workshop presentation materials, blueprinting workshop schedules, post workshop analysis, and other related activities that support the government in ensuring key deliverables are met to the standard set forth by government), etc.

The Business Analyst will review functional designs, review test plans, and provide recommendations for approval of test results for FM BI-related systems enhancements, customer care enhancements and break-fix monthly patches IAW the SSO BI SDLC SOPs for updated and new reports and toolsets. Support and make recommendations for concurrence or non-concurrence of critical and major/minor enhancement release IMS gate reviews, including SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, and ORR. Develop government approved variants to reports using FM BI tools based on defined requirements from users via user support tickets and government approval.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in analysis of financial business functions and operations on a system development project.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Related Area
  • Certifications to include: CPA, DoD Financial Management Level 2 or higher and/or Certified Defense Financial Management (CDFM)
  • Army ERP expertise
  • GFEBS expertise
  • SAP expertise

Additional Information:

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