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PMO Business Analyst

Apex Systems Arlington Contractor
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IT Principal Consultant - PMO Business Analyst 

The IT Principal Consultant - PMO Business Analyst will assist with the development and maintenance of the SI IT Portfolio framework and IT Governance program.  These activities include project feasibility, performance measurement, project management, and organizational development. 

Required experience

  • Performing gap analysis and trend analysis
  • Determining operational objectives of business requirements
  • Evaluating existing or interfacing systems and provide analysis and recommendations on whether interfaces should be continued or be functionally subsumed
  • Identifying  modifications and improvements to enhance efficiencies and performance of existing system features
  • Identifying core business needs and decompose and document in concepts of operation, briefings and project schedules
  • Documenting business rules and construct use cases and workflow diagrams (as needed)
  • Facilitating meetings between senior level stakeholders, system developers, and product owners
  • Experience in IT Portfolio Management methodologies and processes, tools, strategic planning, trend analysis, organizational reporting and presentations, and identification of performance indicators for the purpose of performance measurements
  • Experience with the Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) process and other IT investment processes and requirements (OMB Exhibit 300, 53, etc.)
  • Experience in developing IT Governance artifacts, such as Business Cases, Project Management Plans, CONOPS, Risk Management Plans, and Functional Analysis artifacts (Cost Benefit Analysis and Alternative Analysis)
  • Supporting various Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) efforts
  • Supporting IT Strategic Planning, IT Business Roadmap development, and Data Collection
  • Understanding or experience with IT Governance/Oversight (FISMA, FITARA, etc.), Project Planning and Management concepts (Functional Analysis, SDLC, Agile, PMBOK, Requirements Traceability Matrix, etc.) is desired


  • MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Microsoft Office Visio 2016
  • Microsoft Office Project 2016
  • SharePoint 2016 User
  • eCPIC
  • ServiceNow
  • Business Intelligence Tools

General Skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to coordinate multiple work streams, multi-task and work well under tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven experience in building partnerships with business and technical stakeholders as applicable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in writing materials relevant to organization, project, and task goals and presenting material to Government officials
  • Self-starter with ability to perform and lead work independently
  • Flexibility is a must, as well as the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Participate in project planning and schedule development/maintenance activities
  • Providing Weekly and Monthly Status Reporting
  • Providing meeting support (facilitate meetings, prepare agenda, prepare project briefings, present to the stakeholders, document and distribute meeting minutes, and track actions)
  • Support other PMO tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Physical Science, or other technology)
  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant IT Portfolio Management experience.
  • Minimum 5 years in:
    • Analyzing management, business and technical issues related to program management and information systems
    • Requirements Gathering experience
    • Providing guidance to the business implications of various systems
    • Collaborating on feasibility studies and systems planning\
    • Assisting in formulating systems scope and objectives\
    • Devising and/or modifying procedures for managing complex programs
  • Must have a minimum of Secret Clearance

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


Skills required

Perform Statistical Analysis
Business Process Improvement
Financial Analysis
Data Analysis
Provide Analytic Consultation


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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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