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Job #: R-00041586
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Business Process
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

The CIO Compliance Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Business Process Analyst to work in our Reston, VA office. In this role, you will develop and maintain standards and operational procedure documents for the IT Project Management and Delivery process. This position requires analyzing and measuring the effectiveness of existing business processes and developing sustainable, repeatable and quantifiable business process improvements.  

Please note: while we are still on 100% virtual work arrangement due to the pandemic, this position will return to 3 days' onsite support routine in Reston - VA when it's safe to do so.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify areas for improvement in the project lifecycle and develop and execute plans to implement those improvements. 

  • Identify and report on project metrics and perform trend analysis. 

  • Develop and document project implementation best practices within the OCIO organization, collect and analyze process data to initiate, develop and recommend best practices and procedures that focus on enhanced project compliance, increased productivity, and reduced cost.

  • Lead the reporting of project metrics, including ad hoc and monthly reporting. 

  • Develop plan and implement process to capture additional strategic metrics.

  • Support CIO Services Project Lifecycle activities, including obtaining a deep understanding of the process, from Demand Management (corporate project recommendations) through business case analysis, use case and requirements elicitation, design, implementation, testing, production and closure, to include both technical and business related considerations. 

  • Establish standards for measuring project performance against process requirements to include developing/maintaining metrics, which provide data for process management indicators for future improvement opportunities.

  • Establish end-to-end best practices for all project methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Blended, Operations Services).

  • Document operational procedures including deliverable templates, process guidance documents, reporting templates and controls supporting operational objectives.

  • Provide functional and process expertise to develop training material for project lifecycle processes.

  • Help align project lifecycle process improvements to better support CIO strategic objectives.

  • Provide guidance in all areas of the project lifecycle to ensure continuous improvements and operational excellence.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree with 4-8 years of applicable experience as a Business Analyst or Project Manager on IT projects (full lifecycle experience from demand through production roll out).

  • Solid understanding and experience in Waterfall, Scrum practices and SDLC.

  • Experience in establishing IT project governance processes and identifying process inefficiencies/areas for improvement.

  • Action oriented; ability to adapt to change and implement quickly based on overall direction and needs of the PLC Process team.

  • Excellent analytical, facilitation and process mapping skills.

  • Strong Excel skills.

  • Experience using Service Now.

  • Experience with issue management, risk management and scope management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Scrum Master or Development Team member on a scrum team.

  • Familiar with one or more of the following: Program and Project Metrics Collection, Sharepoint and/or Confluence, JIRA, ServiceNow Demand and Project and Portfolio Management.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Business Process

  

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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