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Business Analyst

Baltimore, MD
Job Title:                  Business Analyst I
Job Location:           Washington D.C.
Salary:                      Competitive, Depends on Qualifications 
Clearance:                Unclassified
Travel:                      10%

Part Time:                Full Time

Provide Business analyst and ancillary program management support on an as needed basis in support of organizational requirements within the FHWA. Develop an understanding of FHWA's procurement requirements and processes, including appropriate Procurement Request (PR) routing requirements and required documentation for PR processing.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

The Business Analyst shall identify emerging information and methodologies relevant to improving the position's work's quality and efficiency, identify and encourage updated business practices when requested, promote open and collaborative transitions between various units, and help promote open real-time reporting of current operational status.
  • Assist the FHWA’s Office of Transportation Workforce Development and Technology Deployment (OTWDTDS) CORs and Task Managers (TM) with developing contract related notifications to the Federal Register, SAM.gov, and the Office of SmallDisadvantaged Business Utilization.
  • Gather required documents and develop PRs within FHWA's procurement system (currently ESC PRISM) on behalf of the OTWDTDS.
  • Become proficient with FHWA's procurement system in the PR preparation process and any new or updated requirements. Participate in procurement system user trainingand meetings. Provide coaching and assistance to other system users, including othercontractors, who support OTWDTDS.
  • Input lines of accounting, periods of performance, and other critical procurement information into the procurement system with 100 percent accuracy.
  • Maintain a log of all OTWDTDS released, active, or open PRs.
  • Research the status of PRs on behalf of OTWDTDS staff.
  • Assist federal staff with gathering and reporting information about grants through government systems.
  • Conduct research and monitoring to assist OTWDTDS with Undelivered Order Balances (UDOs) and contract closeouts. Assist with data gathering from OTWDTDSstaff and reporting closeout information to the FHWA Office of Acquisition and GrantsManagement and the Office of Budget and Finance.
  • Assist OTWDTDS CORs and TMs with entering contract information and financial data in any contract tracking systems with 100 percent accuracy.

Job Specific Knowledge/Requirements:
  • Four years of experience performing office administration duties without day-to-day direction
  • Accurate typing of at least 35 wpm
  • Proficient in the use of current Microsoft products such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, SQL, SharePoint, current web browsers (i.e., Internet Explorer, Edge,Google Chrome, etc.), Adobe Acrobat, and scheduling/navigating conferenceapplications (i.e., Adobe Connect, PolyCom VTC), automated administrative trackingmanagement systems (i.e., travel management, time and attendance), and other work relateddata entry systems
  • Proficient in grammar, spelling punctuation, and preparation of standard/executive level office documents
  • Familiarity with the Government Style Manual
  • Demonstrated experience communicating with individuals at all levels, both orally and in writing; and
  • Holds a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Experience with FHWA preferred
About Our Company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
  • Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
  • Set the Example - "Be out front"
  • Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
  • Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
  • Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employer-sponsored Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-sponsored Value Adds – FreshBenies
  • 401(k) with matching
Holidays and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 120 hours PTO accrual per year

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