The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc.

  • Program Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2018-1432
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Active
  • Overview

    Mayvin® is currently seeking experienced applicants for a Program Analyst position which will serve on a team supporting a range of technical, engineering, analytical, and program management support activities with a focus on development, testing, and deployment of high technology equipment. The position requires the flexibility to travel to other localities including, but not limited to, seaports, international airports, and land ports of entry. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Program Managers to provide support for a variety of programs. Activities include, but are not limited to: site surveys; drawing reviews; construction monitoring; acceptance testing; general administrative duties; periodic programmatic system and documentation reviews; requirements analysis and development; operational evaluation, financial data tracking; and other ancillary activities required to acquire and deploy U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) equipment.

    Responsibilities

    • Possesses basic knowledge of technology deployment, operational evaluation, requirements definition, requirement gap analysis, operations, and regulations
    • Performs government acceptance testing to ensure CBP requirements are met by preparing site specific documentation and verifying that the approved installation design and production requirements have been met
    • Participates in programmatic system, operational evaluation and documentation reviews to ensure CBP processes are being followed
    • Reviews and provides technical comments to PM for technical system specifications for completeness and technical accuracy to meet CBP mission requirements
    • Coordinates and actively participates in site surveys for equipment installations with local Customs and Border Protection representatives and other government agencies
    • Coordinates site visits with system installation site (e.g. Ports of Entry (POE) to ensure schedule, personnel and logistical requirements are known by all parties (POE), CBP team and System Contractor)
    • Performs planning, strategizing, organizing, and market research in support of procurement of goods or services including creation of acquisition packages
    • Prepares, reviews, and assesses acquisition documents including SOWs, specifications, Contract Data Requirements List, Data Item Description, and deliverable schedules
    • Performs emerging technology assessments by observing vendor equipment demonstrations, researching products, and providing technical reports to leadership to identify requirements for emerging technology and support long-term procurement planning
    • Assists in the procurement of a desired mix of technologies based on the results of the studies and evaluation conducted
    • Assists team with developing programmatic and technical documentation required for equipment acquisition and management of resources
    • Assists team with executing inventory management process including recording and tracking inventory
    • Assists with administrative duties including developing required documentation for SAP (CBP’s Financial Management System) (e.g., Business Objects) for Procurement Requests (PR’s), Delivery Orders, Contracts, and modifications for ITB Director and Contracting Officer Representatives
    • Assists with gathering information, creating and maintaining spreadsheets and tracking data for the entire lifecycle of ITB programs
    • Assists with researching financial payments to confirm payments, confirms deliverables as received and accepted and drafts required documentation for completed contracts and delivery orders
    • Assists in the conduct of strategic, long-range planning for improving effectiveness and efficiency of ITB products and processes
    • Assists with producing the appropriate project management and process documentation to facilitate CBP-ITB initiatives to ensure adequate documentation in support of programs
    • Monitors the progress of all actions which support project contract management accomplishment, and provide leadership accurate status of all ongoing initiatives
    • Assists with coordinating the necessary resources to support and adhere to directed schedules and project completion dates
    • Provides other services as needed by the client to include: product quality assurance, tailored writing, technical editing, administrative support and research

    Qualifications

    Education

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study from a fully accredited institution (Advanced degree preferred but not required). A degree in Engineering or in a technical/scientific field is highly desirable.
    • Ten years of related experience will satisfy the education requirement.

    Clearance:

    • Applicants must undergo a Background Investigation (BI) or a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) to determine suitability for employment. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
    • Qualified applicants must be U.S. citizens.

    Experience:

    • At least seven (7) years of direct related experience
    • Familiarity with CBP operations and non-intrusive inspection or radiation detection equipment is highly desired
    • An understanding of Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/CBP processes and organizational structure
    • Shall possess excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work effectively with people at all levels
    • Shall possess ability to think strategically, communicate technically complex issues clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to a range of stakeholders
    • Shall possess ability to work both individually and in a team environment
    • Shall be proficient in the use of commercial software packages such as Microsoft Office including Word, Power Point, Project, Outlook, Excel and SharePoint
    • Experience in development of databases in Microsoft Access for technical and programmatic tracking of financial data, key deliverables and milestones highly desirable
    • Expert experience in Microsoft Word highly desirable
    • An understanding of DHS/CBP products, processes and organizational structure is highly desirable

     

    About Mayvin:

     

    Mayvin® is a dynamic small business created out of a commitment to deliver unparalleled service to our clients. Our team brings expert knowledge of project management services specializing in Streamlined Acquisition and Operations Management to government organizations. We create effective strategies for program design, execution, and sustainment while implementing action plans to provide our clients with maximum visibility, access, and an impact that serves the needs of the United States. Our team has a diverse array of credentials directly related to providing a comprehensive mission support plan for both military and civilian agencies.

     

    A "Mayvin" is a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others - a builder of networks, a communicator of knowledge.

     

    Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a dynamic corporate culture and supportive team environment. 

     

    Mayvin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

     

    Mayvin is a current participant in E-Verify and conducts internal I-9 audits at least once per year.

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