Project Manager and Business Analyst

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Updated: March 30, 2019
Job ID: 214594
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

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HJF is seeking a Project Manager and Business Analyst to support the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Office of the Vice President for Information and Education Technology/CIO, BPIPM located in Bethesda, MD. The work of the position involves the development of requirements documentation in support of software development or acquisition decisions. The individual will work with functional proponents, developers, other analysts and the project management team to create documentation..


  1. Creates documentation is support of Software Development, Requirements analysts and Acquisition decisions.
  2. Works with multiple CIO personnel, University functional proponents and Military Health System stakeholders to elucidate requirements. The position requirements exceptional writing, organization, communication skills and a broad background in information technology.

  3. Support the USU IT development and acquisition process from requirements identification to architecture review through the USU Business, Academic and Research Computing Committee (BARC). Works with functional system proponents, who are typically senior military and academic personnel,by gathering requirements, vetting those with the CTO/CCB.

  4. Participates in the requirements development process. Meets with other USU requirements analyst, functional Project Manager, and development team to document requirements, requirements traceability matrices, JIRAs and Confluence entries.

  5. Support the team in the development of “stories” around sets of functional requirements to enable the software development team to work on a list of requirements and move through the software development process; Accesses projects.

  6. Works as a member of an overall team supporting requirements elucidation, documentation, analysis, software development process or monitoring of external vendor performance under the direction of a COTR. Participates in reliable testing of code and continued validation that systems operate as designed. Monitors the test program and ensures that issues are tracked and resolved. Develops milestones for test planning and execution and oversees accomplishment of these activities. Uses JIRA and Confluence to support requirements development and issue tracking.

  7. Reviews documentation to ensure that all requirements are included such as functional descriptions, maintenance manuals, user manuals, test and implementation plans, specification documents and/or database feasibility studies. Ensures that documentation reflects the interface with data collections, scheduling production, and productions, and product distributions procedures.

  8. Project Manager for Academic Systems. Lead PM to for all academic systems development & requirements. Management responsibility includes Sakai, ePortfolio, faculty reporting, Education Technology & Innovation support, and other projects assigned by the Chief Knowledge Officer.

  9. Work directly with the functional, PM, Requirements Analyst and Development Team to develop user documentation, guides, tips and tricks, FAQs and other associated guides.

  10. Performs staff functions in a command headquarters, component staff or equivalent major policy-making organization involved in systems life cycle functions. Serves as the functional expert in assigned functional areas.

  11. Participates with decision makers in setting program goals and establishing priorities to support the organization mission.

  12. Develops organizational policy and procedures for implementation of guidance from higher level authority and provides advantages and disadvantages of different approaches. Support CIO efforts to implement Capability Maturity Model III.

  13. Develops policies and standards related to the scope and extent of service provided. Applies expert knowledge of issues to ensure that policies are relevant to actual operating environments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Experience with GSuite, requirements development, business process analysis, project management and knowledge of the Department of Defense/USUs IT environment.  Applicant should be competent in the use of Confluence and JIRA.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree

Minimum Experience: Minimum of two years experience in requirements analysis, project management and/or software development life cycle processes.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.  

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.