CACI International Sr. Business Analyst/Program Operations in Arlington, Virginia
Work with a purpose! Interested in steering your career in a meaningful direction where you will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative and dynamic environment? CACI is making a significant impact to the Army by developing and integrating the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A), the Army’s future Web-based Human Resources (HR) solution across all Army Components. Designed to alleviate the Army’s current reliance on over 60 stove-piped systems, IPPS-A will provide a centralized resource for Soldiers, Leaders, and HR Professionals to better manage personnel and pay information. CACI is looking for a talented and motivated Senior Business Analyst who is interested in making an impact with their work. Join us to be a part of this exciting and monumental effort – once complete, IPPS-A will be the largest integrated personnel and pay system in the world!
The candidate will report to the Program Control Manager and work with the Control Account Managers (CAMs) they support, alongside Program Analysts, Technical Managers, Cost / Earned Value Analysts, Financial Analysts, and Project Schedulers as a member of CACI’s Program Management Office (PMO). The Sr. Business Analyst will be a direct conduit with the CAMs in support of PMO teams, primarily the Earned Value and Schedule Teams. The PMO is responsible for executing CACI’s Performance Management and Earned Value Management System (EVMS), maintaining the program’s Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), monitoring invoices and projecting expenditures, proposing and executing contract modifications, and forecasting and reporting the program’s cost/schedule/performance status to both the customer and CACI executives. Work is performed at the customer site in Crystal City, VA.
What you'll get to do:
Provide on-site project and cost support and coordination to this complex program
Contribute to the creation and maintenance of basis of estimates for multiple project actions
Serve as primary POC with the pricing group for all pricing-related actions needed
Assist with the review and reporting of performance updates from the program’s CAMs in support of Business Team needs
Maintain the CWBS and Data Dictionary
Provide support with the financial side of processing Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) or other financial data needed to support CACI pricing of items requiring contract modifications
Lead effort to produce various CSDR reports, including Cost Data Summary Report (DD Form 1921), Functional Cost-Hour Report (DD Form 1921-1), Contractor Business Data Report (CBDR) (DD Form 1921-3). This includes submission to the CADE portal
Maintain rate information in coordination with Finance and Pricing and provide to the Cost / EV team
Assist with the development, maintenance, and tracking of the program's cost and schedule baseline
Monitor ongoing procedures (e.g., Baseline Change Requests (BCRs), Schedule Management, Variance Analysis) for efficiency/effectiveness, and coordinate with program control teams to recommend and implement process improvements
May be responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area
Assist the Cost / EV Analysts to develop program-specific standards and process instructions for planning, scheduling, baseline control, EVMS, financial controls, subcontract cost integration, and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) compilation and analysis
Qualifications that you'll bring:
Secret Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
University Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent experience and minimum 5-7 years of related work experience
Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel
Productive professional individual contributor
Ability to work independently with general supervision
Ability to identify, analyze and determine a resolution for problems/questions that may be challenging
Perform ad hoc analysis and prepare ad hoc performance reports
Advanced knowledge of Earned Value Management Methodology definitions and calculations
Advanced knowledge of Corporate Finance definitions, calculations, and procedures
Ensure compliance with internal procedures and government cost/schedule reporting regulations
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Proficiency with other MS Office products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and SharePoint)
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or a quantitative field (e.g., economics, mathematics, statistics, finance, or accounting) or a discipline that fosters problem solving, structured analysis and creativity
Qualifications that are nice to have:
The following skills and qualifications are not required but will enable candidates to become integrated with the team’s day-to-day operations at a faster rate.
Experience on large-scale software development projects and DoD Contracting environment
Experience with formulating forecast models using historical information to estimate future cost/performance
Secret Clearance: Current DoD Secret clearance
Project Management Professional Certification from PMI
Experience with Program Control software such as Deltek COBRA, Oracle Primavera, Deltek MPM, or Agile Lifecycle Manager
Advanced skill in Microsoft Project
What we can offer you:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on a computer for extended periods and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.