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Systems Analyst - 27401 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Position Summary

Under general supervision, analyzes moderately complex systems processes and works with a team of 70 Programming Engineers, Program Managers, Designers and stakeholders to help identify and document systems requirements and to ensure the customers’ needs are addressed and fully documented.  Provides technical guidance in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and that are appropriate for users’ needs and consistent with the overall design of the systems architecture.

Duties and Responsibilities           

•         Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility, and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms     of existing and projected capacity and capabilities.

•         Analyzes systems factors, including input and output requirements, information flow, hardware and software requirements, and reliability characteristics.

•         Prepare flow charts, models, and procedures and conduct feasibility studies to design possible system solutions.

•         Estimates the costs of system solutions and prepare project plans to provide input into decisions about prioritizing projects and resources.

•         Prepare and maintain technical documentation to guide system users and to assist with the ongoing operation, maintenance, and development of the system.

•         Configures system settings and options; plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems to meet requirements.

•         Involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting systems and software compliance standards.

•         Facilitates user discussions and analyses to develop and refine system requirements. Analyzes system interface problems, data definitions and user interface design issues.

•         Creates logical data models based on functional requirements.

•         Performs quality assurance review of specifications.

•         Develops analytical tools for use in the design and redesign of systems.

•         Prepares or presents reports, formal briefings, business cases analyses and requirements documents.

•         May lead cross-functional linked teams to address systems issues.

•         Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

•         Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

•         Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics plus 2 or more years of relevant experience.

•         In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for comparable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or             uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

•         Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in systems analysis and design.

•         Proficiency in the use of one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.

•         Excellent technical and interpersonal skills required for individual and team success.

US Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level is required.





Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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