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Subject Matter Expert

Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst/Subject Matter Expert - (USAID)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: 2107 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22201 or 555 555 12th Street - -Washington, D.C. 20004
Work status: -U.S Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government-sponsored security clearance.

Position Summary
Great Falls Software Solutions (GFSS) is seeking a Senior Business Analyst/Subject Matter Expert to support the system development needs of USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) to be part of abacus business system development team. The position includes gathering requirements and helping design modifications to BHA's Abacus system. USAID's BHA is a fast-paced, exciting new bureau, and this position provides an opportunity to be part of an elite team on the cutting edge of emerging issues around the world.

Responsibilities include:
Learn, analyze, and understand how USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian assistance uses Abacus to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance-including food, water, shelter, emergency healthcare, sanitation and hygiene, and critical nutrition services
Liaise with key government stakeholders to gather, analyze, translate, and verify system requirements, identify system needs, and define scope and phases for new system development
Work closely with colleagues, developers, testers, and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
Work with technical team and key government stakeholders to demo new system changes, gather feedback, get final approvals to release changes, and coordinate releases
Lead and coordinate release planning with stakeholders to drive alignment on feature prioritization

Essential Skills
Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree preferred
Knowledge of U.S. government food aid and/or humanitarian assistance policies and procedures strongly preferred, not required
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior managers, key stakeholders, and general users
Excellent written and verbal communications skills with exceptional attention to detail
Analytical mindset and problem-solving aptitude; project management skills

GFSS offers a unique blend of long-term, successful client relationships with an entrepreneurial spirit focused on providing solutions tailored to each client's distinct needs and challenges. As trusted advisers to government and commercial clients, GFSS employees offer expert guidance on complex IT projects requiring keen insight, innovative thinking and commitment to performance. We are always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Since 2001, GFSS has supported several federal and state government projects through analysis, design, development, and maintenance of their internal systems. We have several new development requirements which include, but are not limited to, enhancements in existing modules, improved document capabilities, mapping capabilities, and modules tracking program results from external partners.

Keywords: GREAT FALLS SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS, INC., Arlington , Subject Matter Expert, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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