|Title:||Capital Planning Analyst|
Title: Capital Planning Analyst
Location: Washington, DC
Security Clearance: Yes
C2C: No, W-2 only!
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)
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Essential Job
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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