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Senior Program/Business Analyst

Northern, VA
Job Title:                  Senior Program/Business Analyst
Job Location:           Northern VA, Hybrid
Salary:                      Competitive, Depends on Qualifications 
Clearance:                Unclassified
Travel:                      None

Part Time:                Full Time

Supports the Federal Railroad Administration, Office of the Administrator with high quality operational program support in the areas of data input, trend analysis, tracking status of projects/programs, scheduling meetings and facilitation, as well as drafting and updating reports and correspondence. The contractor shall assist with tracking the myriad number of requests/inquiries, programs, and Executive Order initiatives overseen by the Office of the Administrator. Additional support in defining, researching, analyzing, documenting, and recommending best business practices with respect to process solutions, legislation, protocols, policies, and integrated tools may be required as well.  Any editorial and/or technical writing support shall focus on producing a variety of electronic and hardcopy documents in the proper format suitable for publication and distribution.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
  • Compile, write, revise, up-date, and edit various types of documents, templates, speeches, correspondence, and presentations, including web content.
  • Collect, research, and analyze information to prepare documentation
  • Update project/program plans and documentation; assist in the management of project information
  • Assist in the review and drafting of reports, correspondence, and other documentation
  • Prepare multi-media presentations and brief reference materials as required
  • Make necessary corrections in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and format to ensure all documents are up-dated, free of errors, and follow writing guidelines in FRA style guides and the United States Government Printing Office Style Manual
  • Utilize desktop publishing software to produce publication-ready materials in both hardcopy and electronic copy formats
  • Manage, route, and track correspondence and other documentation to ensure appropriate input and review.
  • Work with reviewers to ensure technical accuracy and overall quality of written materials
  • Attend and facilitate meetings/briefings.
  • Schedule, coordinate, facilitate, conduct, and communicate all logistics of meetings, workshops; Internet-based forums; webinars; video conferences; teleconferences; and training sessions, as well as provide assistance in various aspects of planning, designing, executing, and following-up of various events
  • Define, research, analyze, document, and recommend best business practices process solutions, guidance, legislation, protocols, policies, and integrated tools.
  • Collect, maintain, and analyze data for trends.
  • Prepare, maintain, update, and track task assignments, reports, and correspondence to ensure consistent information exchange and completion.
  • Collect, compile, input, and analyze information in systems and spreadsheets for complex administrative projects requiring technical analyses and input from various segments of the organization.
  • Organize, scan, and maintain documentation and files.
Job Specific Knowledge/Requirements:
  • BA/BS in Business Administration or other relevant discipline
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Problem solving, multi-tasking, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to utilize critical and creative thinking, as well as analyze, problem solve, and recommend solutions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, management
  • Ability to communicate with Project Managers and other staff with varying degrees of skill levels from a project management and controls perspective
  • High degree of initiative and technical ability for document management, organizing, presenting information
  • Understand project planning and scheduling and the effect these have on project budgets and forecasts.
  • Preparing complex data and comprehensive reports
  • Good understanding of data visualization and information design concepts
  • Strong command of Microsoft products, particularly Excel, Word, and Project.

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
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 120 hours PTO accrual per year
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