Policy Analyst Job at Information Technology Strategies, Springfield, VA

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  • Information Technology Strategies
  • Springfield, VA

Job Description

Information Technology Strategies, LLC. is a government IT solutions provider servicing commercial and government initiative in various parts of the United States. We are currently seeking a Policy Analyst to work for our company.

Summary:

  • A CURRENT U.S. Government TOP SECRET/SCI Clearance. Sponsorship will not be provided.
  • Client Agency is National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
  • Will be responsible for the execution of the agile release management lifecycle which includes daily scheduling, coordinating, and the management of releases every 8 weeks across the enterprise for all customer facing external websites on all domains (Top Secret, Secret and Unclassified). 
  • Will maintain and track Agile development schedule in an appropriate project management capability (e.g. Redmine, JIRA, etc.). 
  • Will manage and lead client software release leveraging Agile processes, tools and templates. 
  • Will define and document acceptance criteria for each story clearly and decompose customer requests into features. 
  • Will work closely with Government stakeholders to effectively manage customer expectations for all software releases. 
  • Will work directly with internal and external stakeholders, including senior staff and department managers, to ensure successful translation of requirements into high-quality product deliverables. 
  • Will track action items and actively identify and mitigate risks. 
  • Will conduct release readiness reviews, backlog grooming sessions, release planning events, milestone reviews, and business go/no-go decisions. 
  • Will formulate and translate user or functional requirements and mission needs into technical terminology and specifications. 
  • Will maintain the release schedule and program road map for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and programs. 
  • Will review test cases against stories' acceptance criteria. 
  • Will assist in maintaining configuration management of product backlog.

Requirements:

  • A CURRENT U.S. Government TOP SECRET/SCI Clearance. Sponsorship will not be provided.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from Project Management Institute.
  • The ability to work on-site in Springfield, VA.
  • Experience with Agile Release Management including planning or management of release schedule and activities.
  • Experience applying Agile software practices or software development lifecycle.
  • Experience leading teams handling customer feedback requirements, writing user stories and acceptance criteria, and developing capability/tools documentation.

Preferences:

  • Experience working with Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Experience working with Redmine and JIRA applications.

About Us

IT-Strat is a technology consulting company that holds various contract vehicles including best in class vehicles. IT-Strat has supported multiple clients including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE via both prime and meaningful subcontracts). Additionally, IT-Strat has prime contracts with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and many others. We maintain relationships with multiple large businesses.

IT-Strat was established in 2002. We are a certified Woman Owned Small Business. IT-Strat also successfully graduated as a SBA 8(A) company. It was an 8(a) company from 2008 through 2017 and currently still has 8(a) contract vehicles.

Benefits We Offer:

  • Four Medical/Vision options including an HSA plan.
  • Dental and Orthodontia plan
  • Vision Materials plan
  • Paid Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K Retirement Program with company contribution
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick Leave, Floating Holidays, Bereavement Leave
  • Semi-monthly pay cycle

Information Technology Strategies ("IT-Strat") is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and it is our policy to consider applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, and any other factors prohibited by law. Employment selections are based on company and client requirements and the qualifications and skills of the candidate. IT-Strat is committed to actively capitalizing on the diversity of skills, talents, and perspectives of our employees.

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