Project Analyst/Project Planner
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Systems Definition, Inc., (SDI) located in Alexandria, Virginia just south of 495, is currently seeking to add an experienced project analyst to our team. We are a growing small business providing software development and technical services to federal agencies, government contractors, public sector agencies, and commercial organizations.
Our activities support initiatives for Defense, First Responder safety/accountability, aerospace, custom applications, and web technologies. We have developed innovative software applications to support First Responder safety and accountability activities, including applications used daily by FDNY and other U.S. fire departments. SDI’s focus is always on meeting customer requirements to ensure that their goals, deliverables, and deadlines are satisfied.
We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated project analyst with understanding of all phases of the project management life cycle with a focus on project planning. These project planning elements include Work Breakdown Structure and project schedule development, project change control, issue and risk management practices, and project documentation control within a computer science, spacecraft development, or telecommunications environment. The ability to work independently is required and you must have previous experience interacting with scientists, engineers, and management personnel to analyze situations and issues, identify options, draw logical conclusions and sound inferences, determine and recommend practical courses of action using innovation, creativity, good judgment, and strategic thinking. A Bachelor Degree, or higher, in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, Public Administration, Communications or equivalent, is required.
The following attributes will lead to success in this position:
- Strong communications skills are extremely relevant to this position
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with clients
- Curiosity/initiative to work with technical personnel/technical subjects
- Ability to handle multiple projects with various priorities and deadlines
- Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment
- Expertise with MS Office applications including MS Project
- Existing DoD SCI security clearance a plus or eligibility for a security clearance
SDI provides a casual and flexible work environment with excellent benefits including a generous holiday and leave package, health and dental medical coverage, S-IRA retirement plan, performance bonuses, and more.
Systems Definition is an Equal Employment Employer. SDI provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or genetic information. Systems Definition is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons in all facets of employment including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, training, benefits, transfers and working conditions.
The job requires occasional non-local travel and frequent local travel (with mileage reimbursement).
Please respond with resume and desired salary either to the craigslist link.