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Posted Date 3 months ago(5/13/2020 12:37 PM)
  XLA is looking for a Senior Business Analyst/Business Process Engineer (BABPR) to work onsite at NARA in College Park, MD. The BABPR will lead the team of additional business analysts. The BABPR shall define, implement and maintain business processes and procedures to meet business objectives. Analyze and identify opportunities for business process improvements. Develop initiatives for continuous business process improvements. The candidate will be responsible for developing requirements specifications to support custom development solutions or COTS acquisitions. The candidate must be a Subject Matter Expert in requirements analysis, requirements management, and system configuration, for enterprise systems supporting mission critical records management and digital archiving. Must be a team player and be able to work effectively work with various stakeholders across the agency to ensure system requirement artifacts adhere to the agency Enterprise Business Analysis Model and IEEE Software Quality Assurance Guidance.   Principle Duties and Responsibilities - Eight (8) years or more of relevant hands-on experience in a predominantly Business Analyst (BA) role on one or more projects that utilized traditional requirements (i.e., "shall" statements) at business and stakeholder levels. - Four (4) years of hands-on (direct) experience participating in business process change initiatives (e.g., Business Process Improvement [BPI] or Business Process Reengineering [BPR]), performing business process modeling and analysis utilizing "best practices" analytical techniques. - Four (4) years or more hands-on experience as a Project Manager and manage day-to-day activities and ensuring deliverables are in compliance with terms and conditions. - Four (4) years or more hands-on experience facilitating requirements elicitation / discovery and review sessions with business stakeholders. - Over three (3) years or more hands-on experience in a predominantly BA role on one or more projects that followed the Agile Scrum framework. - Two (2) years or more hands-on experience documenting business processes based upon elicitation / discovery with business stakeholders. - Define, implement and maintain business processes and procedures to meet business objectives. - rive business process management (BPM) transformation to improve the customer experience, back-end efficiency and reduce total cost by leveraging improvements in the areas of people, process and technology. - Hands-on experience developing Software Requirement Specifications - Provide support for creating deliverables including Project documentation, Technical Implementation Plans, Project Management Plans, Lessons Learned, and Closeout artifacts for all assigned projects - Participate, advise, contribute, preparing and/or presenting briefings to government stakeholders - Experience conducting and documenting Fit-Gap Analyses for IT solutions. - Demonstrated ability to apply analytical / critical thinking skills. - Demonstrated ability to create clarity and work effectively in an ambiguous or changing environment. - Possesses interpersonal skills to maintain communications and positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, including in a virtual setting.
Job ID
2020-3241
Location
US-MD-College Park
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/28/2020 6:09 PM)
XLA is looking for a Mid-Level Requirements Analyst to work onsite at a federal agency in Washington, D.C.    - Participate with business users, business analyst team, and project team and supporting the requirements review and validation activities - Review and provide comments on requirements artifacts in support of the review and validation, including, but not limited to, Concept of Operations, Stakeholder Requirements, Systems Requirements, Use Cases, and Requirements Prioritization Worksheet - Able to resolve moderately complex requirements conflicts through effective stakeholder engagement. - Skilled at organizing and translating information into clear written documentation. - Able to present options and recommendations to stakeholders. - Experience with requirements management and analysis tools. - Significant experience as an RA on an IT contract for a Federal agency. - Experience with the quality assessment of business analysis work products against standards. - Foundational concepts of testing and testing practices throughout software development lifecycle (SDLC) - Some experience and understanding of testing procedures and performance tools - Experience with tools such as Selenium, JMeter, and JIRA - Understanding of CPIC is a plus
Job ID
2020-3235
Location
US-DC-
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/27/2020 12:02 PM)
XLA is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as a Mid-Level Acquisition Specialist performing the full range of acquisition services in support of the Department of State (DOS) Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Consular Systems and Technology. These services include, among other things, developing acquisition packages, supporting source selections and providing post-award contract support. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Leading acquisition efforts independently or with a team; - Working independently or lead a team in the development of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for a variety of products, services or solutions; - Completing minor acquisition actions and provides support as a team member on larger, more complex acquisitions for DOS; - Developing acquisition documentation, including requirements documents, acquisition strategies, independent government cost estimates, determination and findings, evaluation criteria, and milestone plans; - Advising Technical Evaluation Teams; - Assisting Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs) in ensuring their contracts comply with applicable laws and terms and conditions and that deliverables meet contractual requirements; - Assisting CORs with submitting timely Contractor Performance Assessment Reports (CPARs); - Assisting CORs with contract close-out; - Publishing Requests for Proposals (RFPs); - Analyzing proposals, applications, and/or quotes received; - Conducting cost analysis of acquisitions; - Reviewing contracts and preparing award modifications; - Maintaining contract files; - Interacting and communicating effectively and professionally with government officials; - Performing other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
Job ID
2020-3233
Location
US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 4 months ago(4/14/2020 5:25 PM)
  XLA is seeking experienced IT System Administrators to support the technology needs of our growing team in support of DHS/ICE. The ideal candidate shall be able to provide help desk for support requests, troubleshoot/diagnose, resolve to completion with proper follow up or escalate when necessary. The selected candidate should have excellent experience with maintaining servers, workstations, network configurations, and other electronic communication devices. The candidate will assist remote and field staff by phone and must have excellent communication skills.   Principle Duties and Responsibilities - Must have experience with Windows Server and Desktop Administration, and VMware Administration - Experience monitoring and reporting network usage, troubleshooting network problems - Troubleshoot general hardware, software, and network issues - Hands-on experience is required, with the ability to configure networking equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls - Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills. Take initiative and responsibility in exceeding customer expectations and manage time with competing priorities - Assist in the planning, support, and extension of future IT needs - Adding computer peripherals and new users, performing system backups and data recovery, resolving LAN/WAN communications problems - Making and receiving trouble calls via phone and email to provide assistance to the field resources. Creating and resetting user accounts and troubleshooting workstations in the field remotely - Good technical support skills to assist and troubleshoot non-technical users on a variety of operating systems, hardware, devices, software and environments - Manage, configure and maintain multi-tiered environment - Proactively monitor and address storage and backup alerts - Experience with inventory, testing, and shipping of systems - Hands-on experience with imaging of desktop computers - Performance tuning, configuring and upgrading of backup environment. - Assist with system disaster recovery requirements
Job ID
2020-3225
Location
US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 4 months ago(4/14/2020 5:23 PM)
  XLA is seeking experienced IT System Administrators to support the technology needs of our growing team in support of DHS/ICE. The ideal candidate shall be able to provide help desk for support requests, troubleshoot/diagnose, resolve to completion with proper follow up or escalate when necessary. The selected candidate should have excellent experience with maintaining servers, workstations, network configurations, and other electronic communication devices. The candidate will assist remote and field staff by phone and must have excellent communication skills.   Principle Duties and Responsibilities - Must have experience with Windows Server and Desktop Administration, and VMware Administration - Experience monitoring and reporting network usage, troubleshooting network problems - Troubleshoot general hardware, software, and network issues - Hands-on experience is required, with the ability to configure networking equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls - Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills. Take initiative and responsibility in exceeding customer expectations and manage time with competing priorities - Assist in the planning, support, and extension of future IT needs - Adding computer peripherals and new users, performing system backups and data recovery, resolving LAN/WAN communications problems - Making and receiving trouble calls via phone and email to provide assistance to the field resources. Creating and resetting user accounts and troubleshooting workstations in the field remotely - Good technical support skills to assist and troubleshoot non-technical users on a variety of operating systems, hardware, devices, software and environments - Manage, configure and maintain multi-tiered environment - Proactively monitor and address storage and backup alerts - Experience with inventory, testing, and shipping of systems - Hands-on experience with imaging of desktop computers - Performance tuning, configuring and upgrading of backup environment. - Assist with system disaster recovery requirements
Job ID
2020-3224
Location
US-MN-St. Paul
Posted Date 4 months ago(4/14/2020 5:21 PM)
  XLA is seeking experienced IT System Administrators to support the technology needs of our growing team in support of DHS/ICE. The ideal candidate shall be able to provide help desk for support requests, troubleshoot/diagnose, resolve to completion with proper follow up or escalate when necessary. The selected candidate should have excellent experience with maintaining servers, workstations, network configurations, and other electronic communication devices. The candidate will assist remote and field staff by phone and must have excellent communication skills.   Principle Duties and Responsibilities - Must have experience with Windows Server and Desktop Administration, and VMware Administration - Experience monitoring and reporting network usage, troubleshooting network problems - Troubleshoot general hardware, software, and network issues - Hands-on experience is required, with the ability to configure networking equipment such as routers, switches, and firewalls - Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills. Take initiative and responsibility in exceeding customer expectations and manage time with competing priorities - Assist in the planning, support, and extension of future IT needs - Adding computer peripherals and new users, performing system backups and data recovery, resolving LAN/WAN communications problems - Making and receiving trouble calls via phone and email to provide assistance to the field resources. Creating and resetting user accounts and troubleshooting workstations in the field remotely - Good technical support skills to assist and troubleshoot non-technical users on a variety of operating systems, hardware, devices, software and environments - Manage, configure and maintain multi-tiered environment - Proactively monitor and address storage and backup alerts - Experience with inventory, testing, and shipping of systems - Hands-on experience with imaging of desktop computers - Performance tuning, configuring and upgrading of backup environment. - Assist with system disaster recovery requirements
Job ID
2020-3223
Location
US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/28/2020 11:53 AM)
  XLA is looking for a Budget Analyst to work onsite at a federal agency in Arlington, VA (metro accessible). The duties and responsibilities include, but not be limited to the following tasks:  - Assists with development of the agency's financial plans, including review, analysis, and recommendations of program offices’ base funding requirements via the annual Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) process. - Assists with development of the agency's annual Salaries & Expenses and Diversion Control Fee Account financial plans, including the bridge from the enacted budget to the financial plans. - Working under FR direction, collaborates regularly with program offices on historical funds utilization, current resource availability, and future programmatic requirements, including assisting with resolution of budgetary resource problems and issues. - Working under FR direction, assists with the coordination of the unfunded requirements process and monitors changes to the financial plans. - Assist FR in their collaboration with program offices and the Program Liaison and Analysis Section (FRP) in preparation of reprogramming requests that are submitted to the Department, OMB, and Congress. - Prepares quarterly financial reports on multi-year and no-year supplemental funding sources for submission to the Department.
Job ID
2020-3221
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/29/2020 2:29 PM)
  XLA is looking for a Finance Project Assistant to work onsite at a federal agency in Arlington, VA (metro accessible). The duties and responsibilities include, but not be limited to the following tasks:  - Perform programmatic analysis in support of the agency's financial plan and budget execution process. Develops analyzes, and revises budget planning documentation is in compliance with the agency, DOJ, and OMB congressional requirements. - Interacts with program managers to formulate budget documents, set funding priorities, and articulate the agency’s needs throughout all phases of the budget process. - Conducts liaison with the agency program managers to ensure full analytical and program/ resource support for assigned programs. - Assists in the formal training of other section analysts. - Preform other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2020-3220
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/14/2020 11:49 AM)
 XLA is looking for a Contract Specialist, with an active clearance, to support our client. The job site is in a niche area in Arlington, VA that is close to restaurants, shops, and public transportation.   Here is what you need to know about the responsibilities: - Develop acquisition plans and procurement  milestone schedules - Coordinate tasks and attend meetings related to the development of a procurement  package - Prepare procurement packages, including preparation  and review of requirements  documentation (e.g., Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), Statement of Need (SON), Performance  Work Statement (PWS)), market research documentation, independent  government cost estimates (IGCEs), draft evaluation factors, applicable pre-award determinations and findings, and applicable pre-award clearances  and reviews (e.g., Small Business  Set-Aside Review and Information  Technology  Checklist) - Provide recommendations concerning the selection of contract type and method of acquisition - Prepare and assist with the preparation of Justifications  for Other-Than-Full- and-Open-Competition (JOFOCs) - Prepare or assist with the preparation of Determinations and Findings - Draft or assist in drafting and issuing applicable pre-award synopses - Present or assist in presenting acquisition planning documentation for higher level reviews and approvals - Review of acquisition requirements documents - Review and improve customer statements of work and other pre-award documentation - Participate in working groups - Review and participate in training development and delivery - Develop briefings and position papers, review drafts, and finalize documentation  
Job ID
2020-3214
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 5 months ago(3/4/2020 2:58 PM)
XLA is looking for a Program Manager to oversee a large contract with a law enforcement agency in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The functional support will span multiple areas, including project management, engineering, software development and maintenance, data management, systems analysis and integration, program management assistance, daily operations, and customer service. Deployment of capabilities and support of systems at locations worldwide is required. The Program Manager is responsible for the team to be innovative, comprehensive, and executed as an integrated team with the Government.   Responsibilities: - Overall manager for the contractor effort who will serve as the Contractor's authorized point of contact with the Contracting Officer Representative. - Provide overall, on-site, day-to-day managements of the program and it inherent projects, personnel planning, and quality control necessary to ensure effective contract performance. - Ensure personnel accessing information systems meet the applicable training and certification requirements. - Responsible for managing scope, budget, schedule and performance. - Provides direction, prioritization, coordination, and conflict resolution while managing project teams that accomplish project objectives. - Routinely conduct in-depth reviews to identify progress, risks, and other issues that impact the success of the project. - Provide status reports and other deliverables as required. - Routinely identify and execute recommendations that are innovative ideas for process efficiencies that facilitate improved service delivery. - Develop, update and brief project plans as required. - Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team of technical and technical support staff for Government customers in the information technology domain.
Job ID
2020-3201
Location
US-VA-Quantico
Posted Date 6 months ago(1/24/2020 3:05 PM)
XLA is looking for a Sr. Acquisition and Assistance Specialist to support USAID in Washington, D.C.    Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: - Assist in the negotiation and administration of contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and interagency agreements  - Provide assistance in the development of solicitations and approval memos - Develop  and publish Requests for Applications (RFA) and Requests for Proposals (RFP) - Participate in the review of proposals, analysis of costs and recommendation of agreement conditions in accordance with current regulations and policies. - Respond to applicant/offeror questions - Facilitate the technical evaluation process - Prepare award documents - Notify unsuccessful applicants/offerors - Negotiation and award - Award administration
Job ID
2020-3171
Location
US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 6 months ago(2/11/2020 10:48 AM)
XLA is looking for a Technical Writer on a temporary basis to assist FEMA in a disaster recovery area (Mid-West/Texas Region). Responsibilities include: - The contractor shall provide technical recommendations, technical editing, graphic development, and formatting for PA documents.
Job ID
2019-3086
Location
US-
Posted Date 6 months ago(2/11/2020 10:47 AM)
XLA is looking for a Computer Specialist on a temporary basis to assist FEMA in a disaster recovery area (Mid-West/Texas Region). Responsibilities include: - Provide administrative, technical, and program management support for information technology services. - Recommend solutions that meet current and future Public Assistance requirements in support of FEMA’s missions and functions. - Assist in the creation and maintenance of database systems. - Assist with file migration, Information Management, and document review. - Develop data reports, reporting tools, and data analysis documents. - Assist with SharePoint and other programmatic system development systems and/or tools.
Job ID
2019-3085
Location
US-
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/4/2020 3:42 PM)
XLA is looking for a Financial Analyst for a period of one year to assist FEMA in a disaster recovery area (Mid-West/Texas Region). Responsibilities include: - Reviewing applicant labor policies, pay rates, and fringe benefit information Reviewing timesheets and employee work logs - Provide financial analysis and consulting services in support of the Public Assistance Division’s Community Disaster Loan Program. Specific tasks include: - Meet with local governmental officials with the purpose of evaluating the local governments’ eligibility for a Community Disaster Loan(s), assist the local governments with their Community Disaster Loan application(s), and make recommendation on Community Disaster Loan amounts  - Request yearly financial audit files and supporting documentation from each active loan applicant, provide governmental accounting expertise to perform financial evaluations and make recommendations on disbursement of funds based on eligibility regulations Evaluating the local governments’ financial conditions, and make recommendations to FEMA regarding Community Disaster Loan cancellation amounts  - Support FEMA’s pre-cancellation activities, which include outreach and planning  - Work with FEMA and local governments on financial reconciliation  - Provide support on appeal activities to include research, analyses, cost estimation, review, writing decision paper and providing recommendations based upon historical data
Job ID
2019-3084
Location
US-