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Power BI/Automate Business Analyst

Fully Remote, MD
Job Title:                  Business Analyst II
Job Location:           Washington DC
Salary:                      Competitive, Depends on Qualifications 
Clearance:                Unclassified
Travel:                      10%

Part Time:                Full Time

The BA II position shall provide analytical support to all FHWA elements including, Finance, Customer Service, and Business Operations Activities. They shall provide relevant technical knowledge and services for evaluating, recommending, and implementing process improvements to FHWA elements business practices when requested. They shall encourage, promote, and foster a work environment with various groups (contractors, federal employees, and other partners) that develops and executes office practices in a collaborative manner.

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 Small
Disadvantaged 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 training
and meetings. Provide coaching and assistance to other system users, including other
contractors, 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 OTWDTDS
staff and reporting closeout information to the FHWA Office of Acquisition and Grants
Management 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.
  • Assisting in OTWDTDS's reconciliation processes by using Oracle Business
Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Financial Management Information System
(FMIS), and Financial Management System (FMS).
  • Provide support to OTWDTDS in business analysis tasks.
  • Perform periodic process reviews to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of
current processes. Make recommendations that will result in better efficiency.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with new software technology, including but not
limited to various Microsoft Products such as Power B.I., SharePoint Online, and
other analytical reporting software. Must have experience with compiling
information, analyzing data, and developing reports. 

Job Specific Knowledge/Requirements:
  • Four years of experience performing office administration duties without day-to-day
  • Two years of experience in using government financial and accounting systems
  • Two years of experience and be proficient with Microsoft products including, but not
limited to, Power B.I. Applications (e.g., Checkbook, funds tracking, etc.), Microsoft
Office Suite, SharePoint
  • Two years of general knowledge of I.T. programming, and any other analytical reporting
  • Two years of experience with compiling information, analyzing data, and developing
  • 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 bachelor’s degree, or additional 4 years of experience performing business analyst support II duties, defined as performing duties similar to the business analyst support II services required.
  • 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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