• Systems Analyst, Principal (Enterprise Architecture)

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 5 months ago(8/14/2018 10:15 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    GCIO is seeking a well-qualified Systems Analyst for the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) division of the Department of Justice. Under general direction, formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems. Exercises analytical techniques when gathering information from users, defining work problems, designing a system of computer programs, and developing procedures to resolve the problems. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Develops and modifies complex systems and develops subsystems to enhance the overall operational system. Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary. Analyzes methods of approach. Reviews task proposal requirements, gathers information, analyzes data, prepares project synopses, compares alternatives, prepares specifications for programs, resolves processing problems, coordinates work with programmers, and orients users to new systems. Competent to work on routine systems analysis activities.


    The primary responsibility of the Systems Analyst is to support the tasks that provide the COPS Office with fully documented software applications that effectively meet business needs, provide accurate and reliable results, and are cost-effectively maintained. The System Analyst will contribute to the efforts focused on maintaining an enterprise architecture that is reliable, current with modern technological advances, cost effective to maintain, fully documented, and effectively meets COPS Office business needs. The System Analyst will support analyzation, design, and implementation infrastructure architecture tools and solutions to meet the technical and business requirements for new development, mission critical applications, and infrastructure technology as COPS migrates to the cloud. The Systems Analyst will support software application development teams for new and current projects as well as legacy applications. The System Analyst will advise on sizing, capacity planning, and design of the configuration and related procedures for virtual environments with focus on the ability to expand and incorporate security controls in compliance with DOJ and federal information security standards. The Business Analyst will work to ensure appropriate IT practices, maintaining standards, leading major programs and strategic initiatives, and support business requirements. The Business Analyst will assist federal IT staff, application project teams, infrastructure/ operations staff, Justice Management Division (JMD) staff, and outsourced partners and vendors in the implementation of critical business solutions. The Systems Analyst will provide expert support of application development and support to include (but not limited to):

    • Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding
    • Assist in development and modification moderately complex information systems
    • Exercise analytical techniques when gathering information from users
    • Define work problems
    • Assist in the design of various computer programs
    • Develop procedures to resolve the problems encountered on the project
    • Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written
    • Develop and modify complex systems and develop subsystems to enhance the overall operational system
    • Analyze and revise existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary
    • Analyze approach methodologies
    • Review task proposal requirements
    • Gather information, analyze data, prepare project synopses
    • Compare alternatives, prepare specifications for programs, resolve processing problems
    • Coordinate work with programmers and orient users to new systems
    • Work on complex systems analysis activities



    • At least 7 Years of experience and an Advanced degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or a scientific or technical discipline related to a specific field, as well as additional applicable certifications related to the position



    • Document Management System experience (i.e. IBM FileNet P8)
    • Electronic Forms (IBM Forms)
    • Workflow Management Systems (i.e. IBM Workplace XT)
    • Scrum, eXtreme, Lean experience


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