Operational Requirements Analyst

Location: Crystal City, VA
Date Posted: 06-05-2017

Operational Requirements Analyst

Job Title: Operational Requirements Analyst
Job Category: Research and Analytics
Job Type: Regular
Primary Location: USA-VA: VIRGINIA-ARLINGTON
Schedule: Full-time
Remote Work Authorized: No
Relocation Assistance: Not Available
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Clearance Level: MBI
Employee Status: Regular
 
Description
Our client recently was awarded a contract to support the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Capabilities and Requirements Division. The team provides subject matter experts in the areas of mission analysis, capability analysis and planning, operational requirements development and management, and system engineering. The team helps CBP operational components (US Border Patrol, Office of Field Operations, Air and Marine Operations) define needed capability requirements that align with both current and future missions to secure the border and ensure the safety of the American public.
Currently, they are seeking an Operational Analyst in Arlington, Virginia. The selected candidate must currently hold or be able to obtain a CBP Background Investigation Suitability clearance, per contract requirements.
So what is required of an Operational Analyst on a day to day basis? There are quite a myriad of tasks and responsibilities, such as:
· Plans, conducts and consults on mission analysis to identify, define and prioritize the organization’s mission, essential tasks, and supporting tasks required to accomplish the mission.
· Plans, conducts and consults on capability analysis to identify, define and prioritize required capabilities, identify and define capability shortfalls (gaps) and develop recommended non-materiel and materiel solutions.
· Organizes, plans, and facilitates multifunctional requirement workshops to develop and define required capabilities and potential solutions (materiel and non-materiel) to close or mitigate defined capability gaps.
· Develops, documents, and gains organizational approval of capability requirement documents in accordance with DHS process requirements.
· Identifies and develops the initial resourcing strategies to support development of recommended solution approaches.
· Develops and maintains working relationships with supported organizations (customers or users) and with other capability development team members (i.e. system developers, system engineers, acquisition analysts, resource analysts, operational and system evaluators/testers, and external review and validation authorities).
· Conducts critical review of proposed and developed capability analysis and related products from CBP and other DHS component capability development experts.
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