Business Systems Anl, Lead - IT Portfolio Manager - 36059 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/5/2021

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Job Description

Job Description:

Position Requirements

Alion Science and Technology has an opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Policy and Portfolio Management services team. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for supporting the development, deployment and maintenance of an IT governance automation project that will transform logistically and procedurally how IT is managed within our client’s DoD environment.  S/he will conduct/collect requirements, communicate with stakeholders, support process improvement and business process reengineering, develop procedures, and complete tasks as needed that support the overall coordination of project activities.  Assist in representing federal client and coordinate with stakeholders in an agile environment to gather, log, and map requirements, and promote the creation of accurate business processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the enhancement of DSCA/IM&T’s web presence for IT Management activities within a SharePoint environment.
  • Assist with development of IT governance processes captured within SharePoint.
    • Support the analysis of key business processes, flow chart development, and mapping business processes to customer requirements.
    • Identify opportunities to improve operational efficiency.
  • Project management and coordination.
    • Manage big picture and timelines and coordinate activities when needed.
    • Draft, track and submit deliverables.
    • Analyze and resolve issues related to the IT Governance SharePoint site under development, its workflows, and content.
    • Assist in facilitation and coordination of meetings; draft summary reports of meetings, and action items.
  • Facilitate testing.
    • Design, development, implementation, and maintenance of test plans, test cases, test scripts, and test or defect reports.
    • Identify and create test data to support execution of test scripts and cases that exercise business cases.
    • Review user and business requirements to ensure that requirements are testable.
    • Perform testing, creating, maintaining and executing test plans in accordance with QA standards and procedures.
    • Document test case and test script execution details. Document and report system defects to the team.
    • Identify and communicate business risks relative to testing and implementation for evaluation by product teams and management.
    • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to client and subcontractor.
  • Manage adoption strategy with the client and the subcontractor.
    • Develop and manage a communication strategy that generates awareness, promotes understanding, and identifies roles.
    • Develop a training strategy, and play a strong role in the development of training requirements based on stakeholder feedback and survey response.
    • Contribute to the development of work instructions, job aids, and work instructions as required.
  • SharePoint site management. 
    • Develop, track and maintain user guides archives, content, for managing governance through SharePoint.
    • Develop training materials of all kinds to stakeholders, managers, and end users.
    • Provide business support to SharePoint site users. 


  • Ability to work with agile development methodologies.
  • Strong understanding and experience in requirements management.
  • Ability to work directly with client staff and in a team environment.
  • Understanding of project issue management, risk management, reporting, change control, communication management, stakeholder management, and requirements/specifications management.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
  • ITIL Foundations v4 certification

Security Clearance: Secret

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