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Title:Capital Planning Analyst
Location:Washington, DC


Title: Capital Planning Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Duration: Permanent

Salary: $110K+

Security Clearance: Yes

C2C: No, W-2 only!


Job Description


Position is on the staff of a private, not-for-profit consulting firm located in Tysons, VA and provides technical and analytical expertise within a broad spectrum of public policy management. Work will be onsite at a Federal agency in the Washington, DC area. Current U.S. Government security clearance preferred; ability to obtain one is required. (See below)




Analyst will be responsible for assisting government agencies in planning and implementing large IT programs and systems, and helping them to develop, implement or optimize a portfolio management and capital planning program. Key responsibilities include:


Develop and implement IT capital planning and investment control (CPIC) policy, procedures, and guidance.

Develop and implement IT portfolio management policy, procedures and guidance.

Review and assess major IT investments for compliance with CPIC policy, procedures, and guidance.

Prepare, review, and score OMB Business Case (formerly Exhibit 300).

Assess impact of annual OMB policy and requirement changes on agency CPIC process, workflow, and tools.

Extract investment data from IT portfolio management tool (e.g., eCPIC, ProSight, HP-PPM) and tailor for presentation to governance councils and other stakeholders at varying levels.

Write and present briefings to clients on results. Prepare management reports and analysis as required.

Optimize the enterprise-wide investment information through the integration of EA and CPIC data.

Perform risk analysis to identify and evaluate risks and to recommend management techniques to mitigate risk exposure, incorporating earned value management models to forecast funding for future year procurements.

Facilitate governance meetings.

Develop and deliver CPIC training.

Develop IT strategic plans, analyze alternatives, and defend IT budgets.

Develop, implement, and assess earned value management system compliance for large IT programs and systems for Federal agencies.

Provide technology analysis, advice, and implementation solutions to help government agencies maximize IT investments.



Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related fields.

5-10 years of work experience with an emphasis on Federal Department-level IT portfolio management, information technology investment management, and information technology system development life cycle. Should be comfortable working in a client/consultant environment. Should show increasing levels of job responsibility, preferably to a level involving project management.

5-10 years of work experience supporting all phases of the CPIC life cycle (Select, Control, and Evaluate), OMB business case (Exhibit 300 and 53) development, governance board facilitation, and CPIC training. This position requires experience at the Department-level and strong knowledge of federal CPIC guidelines/practices (including baseline change requests, contract strategy, project execution, operational analyses, and risk management).

5-10 years of work experience performing analysis of alternatives. Should be able to identify viable investment alternatives, identify assumptions that frame the analysis, analyze the costs and benefits, and evaluate non-quantifiable factors to select the best alternative

Experience in earned value management. Should be able to assess an EVMS’s compliance with the ANSI 748 standard, establish an ANSI 748 compliant earned value management system (EVMS), perform monthly project-level earned value reporting, and perform monthly integrated program-level earned value reporting.

Strong knowledge of federal IT regulations and requirements such as Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), Clinger-Cohen Act, OMB Information Technology circulars, Federal Enterprise Architecture, and federal acquisition regulations.

Proficient in the use of a portfolio management tools, such as eCPIC, ProSight, WorkLenz, or HP-PPM.

Superior oral and written communications skills.

Experience developing and assisting in the development of presentations for senior client staff and managers.

Application and use of project management tools, such as Microsoft Project, and related software such as SharePoint, Word, VISIO and Excel.

Strong problem solving and analytical skills; must be self-directed and detail oriented.

Ability to work independently, as part of a team, as well act as a team leader.



Master’s degree in Information Systems or related fields.

Department-level CPIC experience is a plus.

PMP certification is a plus.


Security Clearance Statement:

Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, we will only consider applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

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