ReliaSource

Computer Systems Analyst/Programmer

US-MD-Baltimore
2 months ago
Job ID
2016-1266
# of Openings
3
Category
Information Technology

Overview

A career at ReliaSource is much more than a consulting opportunity. People who join our organization are joining one of the fastest growing providers of technology consulting services and solutions in the region, and have the opportunity to apply their experience to challenging and rewarding opportunities where their contributions will be appreciated.

 

ReliaSource is looking for CSA Analysts at entry (level 1), journeyman (level 2), and advanced levels (level 3-4).

 

The Computer Systems Analyst/Programmer performs analysis, design, and new construction of next generation IT applications. Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products, and creating systems requirements that will allow implementation by the development team and COTS products. Provides application design (including systems requirements), development, testing, and maintenance support for agency programmatic, administrative, business intelligence, and strategic analysis software applications. Knowledge and skills in identifying/fixing problems within existing software, designing/implementing new systems, and enhancing existing applications. Identifies best practices and provide technical support for the following activities: establishing and supporting development environments, which include, but are not limited to, server installation, configuration, maintenance, and trouble-shooting; providing technical briefing and reports; participating in meetings and walkthroughs; analyzing problems and providing solutions; providing user support; and conducting research. Provides recommendations and solutions for complex problems throughout all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Performs configuration management, software integration, and interpretation of software test results, as well as recommending solutions for unsatisfactory test results.

 

We anticipate positions within (not limited to) the following locations: Baltimore MD, Woodlawn MD, Northern VA, Washington DC, and Durham NC.

Responsibilities

The following applies to Level 3 of this position (CSA3):

 

Demonstrates the experience and ability to work with senior Agency technical managers and staff to provide expert-level support for Agency application design (including systems requirements), development, testing, and maintenance support efforts. Possesses experience in identifying and recommending best practices.

  • Ensures that information security risks are managed throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Serve as the key coordinator among multiple project teams and/or components to ensure enterprise-wide consistency of application development efforts. Must demonstrate experience in managing technical application development projects and systems analysis projects for medium to large scale projects, and project management experience specific to the full SDLC.
  • Work without technical oversight and lead and/or supervise a team of specialists.
  • Directs the development and maintenance of applications, and provide technical oversight for major projects.

 

 The following applies to Level 2 of this position (CSA2):

 

 Manage and maintain utility programs, job control language, macros, subroutines and other control modules.

  • Support multi-phases of software systems/application programming. Accountability for technical efforts on major projects and will develop systems requirements, code, test, and/or implement proposed systems.
  • Maintains active liaison with user personnel to ensure continuing responsiveness of applicable system software user requirements.
  • Possesses strong oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables to agency counterparts.
  • Assures software and systems quality and functionality.
  • Ensures that information security risks are managed throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

 

The following applies to Level 1 of this position (CSA1):

 

Develop, maintain, and support applications, computer/network operating systems, and other system software, through design,  coding, unit testing, benchmark testing, modeling, simulation, debugging and documentation.

  • Work with some technical oversight and/or as a member of a team in a variety of roles ranging from providing assistance to assuming limited leadership.
  • Demonstrate oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables to agency counterparts.

 

Qualifications

Level 1 requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher AND one year entry level IT experience (basic/Entry level IT certifications may substitute for experience)

Level 2 requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher AND three years intermediate level IT experience (intermediate level IT certifications may substitute for experience)

Level 3 requires a Master’s degree or higher AND five years advanced level IT experience, including experience in emerging technologies (advanced level IT certifications may substitute for experience.

 

The following applies to Level 3 of this position (CSA3):

 

  • Possesses knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards and guidance so that requirements ensure for security and privacy compliance. This is critical to prevent delays later in the SDLC.
  • Possesses knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
  • Possesses superior oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables to agency counterparts.
  • Provides guidance and direction across components and acts in a consulting and/or advisory capacity.
  • Oversees the entire systems development lifecycle, including systems requirements, coding, testing, and implementation of proposed systems and provides critical recommendations and solutions for complex problems.
  • Ability to Identify and addresses barriers and risks to successful implementation.
  • Masters’ degree or higher AND Five years advanced level IT experience, including experience in emerging technologies OR Professional level IT certifications

 

The following applies to Level 2 of this position (CSA2):

 

  • Possesses knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards and guidance so that requirements ensure for security and privacy compliance. This is critical to prevent delays later in the SDLC.
  • Possesses knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
  • Experience leading and directing the efforts of specialists on project(s).
  • Experience serving as primary point of contact between agency user communities and the contractors in compiling specifications for information systems development.
  • Provides technical direction for performing software development tasks and reviewing work products for correctness and adherence to design standards.
  • Provides technical assistance to less experienced personnel in the resolution of systems-related problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher AND Three years journeyman level IT experience OR Intermediate level IT certifications.

 

The following applies to Level 1 of this position (CSA1):

 

  • Possesses knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards and guidance so that requirements ensure for security and privacy compliance. This is critical to prevent delays later in the SDLC
  • Possesses knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
  • Participates in all phases of the systems development life cycle, with emphasis on systems requirements, design, development/programming, documentation, testing, and implementation.
  • Develops, maintains, and uses applications in mainframe and individual workstation/local area network (IWS/LAN) environments.
  • Maintains and supports Agency applications, computer and/or network operating systems, and other system software.
  • Performs activities such as: system software installation, configuration, testing, optimization, evaluation, maintenance, documentation, and user support.
  • Prepares test data, tests, debugs, and refines applications software.
  • Identifies, evaluates, customizes, and implements vendor-supplied software packages.
  • Ensures accurate translation of technical specifications into programming specifications.
  • Develops systems requirements, codes, tests, and/or implements proposed systems.
  • Ensures that information security risks are managed throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Assists in translating technical specifications into programming specifications.
  • Designs and prepares technical reports and documentation.
  • Prepares status reports and presentations.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher AND One year entry level IT experience OR Basic/Entry level IT certifications

 

Applicants selected for this position will require an Public Trust clearance and background screening. Applicants selected for a security clearance will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirement for access to classified information.

 

ReliaSource is an IT services company specializing in information assurance, cyber security solutions, systems engineering, and relocation services for government and private sectors. We provide program management, management consulting, technical engineering, infrastructure management and operation, and advanced data architecture solutions. We serve U.S. federal government (DOD, Civilian and Intel), state, local and commercial sectors, as well as large government integrators. ReliaSource was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.


DISCLAIMER:

 

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

Unlike other company’s ReliaSource believes in our employees, our most valuable resource! Our employees are able to participate in a variety of ReliaSource paid premium benefits.

ReliaSource is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. ReliaSource provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. ReliaSource maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, and need a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, please contact us on our home page www.ReliaSource.net

 

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