Compliance Analyst

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 10-22-2018
Fitara Compliance Analyst
Clearance - Secret or higher clearance is preferred
Location: Crystal City/Arlington Area
To implement FITARA, the Agency has made a number of changes to the Agency acquisition policy and processes. As a result, the Office of CIO now has broadened responsibilities in the areas of IT planning, budgeting, and acquisition. To fulfill the CIO’s increased responsibilities, this candidate will support the IT acquisition review policies and processes and other activities as part of the FITARA implementation.

Key Responsibilities:
-       Experience working with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for both the Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
-       Perform process assessments to identify process gaps in current state processes, provide analysis and recommendations to improve current processes and to address process gaps, and define and document processes consistent with applicable aspects of the COBIT, ITIL, SAFe, IEEE and CMMI frameworks.
-       During these process assessments, develop and maintain a complete understanding of the process and its constituent elements including interdependencies that may exist with other processes. These process mappings should also capture processes within and between organizational entities.
-       Maintain the overarching Agency IT governance framework that integrates all of the processes that control IT execution within CIO and the Agency.
-       Document policies, standards, processes, practices and templates to govern systems engineering and IT project governance framework.
-       Perform audits of IT projects within the Agency for compliance with Agency IT governance framework.
-       Experience working with Process Asset Library (PAL) as a sustainable mechanism to version control, manage, govern and provide privileged access to process resources and related artifacts.
-       Experienced with gathering and capturing stakeholders’ feedback on processes via surveys and assessments.
-       Provide training, support, and monitoring/assessment for effective implementation of Agency IT processes.
-       Experience with administering and facilitating CIO’s role in Electronic Government (also known as E-Government and/or E-Gov/eGov)
-       Ensure the Agency’s compliance with FITARA to improve the Agency-wide information technology management.
-       Experience with assisting agencies to comply with the FITARA mandate.
-       Facilitating and reviewing IT acquisition requests and conducting preliminary IT acquisition reviews and triage.
-       Performing architectural and engineering review of proposed IT acquisitions to determine the strategic alignment and technical soundness.
-       Supporting the agency IT Acquisition Appeal Board in evaluating requests to review the CIO’s initial decisions on proposed IT acquisitions.
-       Identifying issues and potential risks and proposing mitigation measures to the management and the customers.
-       Performing trade studies, analysis of alternatives, brief results to senior executives in support of the IT acquisition decisions.
-       Conducting periodic audits of non-CIO projects to ensure compliance with M/CIO guidance
Qualification Requirements:
-          BA/BS and 3+ years’ experience
-          Industry certifications in one or more of the following: COBIT, ITIL, SAFe is desirable
-          Experience in Software Engineering and/or IT networking and infrastructure engineering with both Waterfall and Agile, Agile/SAFe certifications is a plus.
-          Experience working with Federal Enterprise Architectures Framework (FEAF 2.0) and associated BRM and TRM is a plus.
-          Understanding of Agile development methodologies, COTS analysis and selection.
-          Understanding of Web servers and tiered architectures, business intelligence, and cloud computing.
-          Understanding of IT security processes and requirements in the Federal government and security design considerations.
-          Excellent skills in communication and customer services.
-          Broad technical knowledge of software engineering and architecture.
-          Understanding of IT policy and governance process.
-          General knowledge of IT security and standards.
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