- Project Management
- IT Experience
- Communication Skills
ECS is seeking a Program Analyst to work in our Fairfax, VA office.
ECS is seeking a Project Analyst to provide administrative and project management support for several ongoing efforts supporting development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions for the Department of Defense. This position assists with customer engagements including technical discussions and project monitoring and control. The Project Analyst reports directly to the Project Manager and provides analysis on current and planned activities daily. Specific responsibilities include; organizing/scheduling meetings, managing project plans, action items and risks; creating meeting agendas and publishing meeting minutes; organizing project kickoff and Technical Exchange Meetings; supporting contract actions and financial tasks such as tracking invoices.
Work closely with the Project Manager supporting daily activities
Schedule meetings, create agendas, publish minutes and track actions
Support creation of user accounts and track JIRA Tickets
Conduct financial analysis such as Estimate at Complete (EAC), Earned Value (EV) and Budget at Complete (BAC) calculations
Develop Risk Register and manage risks, mitigation actions and contingencies
Support weekly Program Meetings with Government Customers
Develop and deliver Weekly Activity Briefing (WAB)
Support development and maintenance of Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M)
Develop and maintain MS Project Plans and Schedule documents
Assist the Project Manager with estimating project cost
Assist the Project Manager with project initiation, planning, execution and closing
Provide operational support to Project Manager relating to procurement, staffing, and ongoing program initiatives
Must be a US Citizen
Must be Secret Clearance eligible
Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Computer Science, Project Management, Finance or Information Technology
Experience in developing and managing projects, to include project teams, prioritization of lines of effort, planning, scheduling and close out
1-2 years of relevant work experience
Proficient with technology such as MS office Suite, ticket tracking systems etc.
Excellent communication and writing skills
Must be a self-starter who can work independently
Experience with tracking and reporting project metrics.
Experience managing stakeholders and ability to quickly adjust to changing customer priorities.
Secret Clearance and eligible to obtain Top Secret
Knowledge of Agile, Kanban and/or JIRA
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Certification
Experience with government contracts and purchasing
Knowledge of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARs) and Government Procurement
ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 2300+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.