This position is located Acquisition Logistics Policy and Programs Directorate for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition Policy and Logistics. The incumbent will be physically located in the Arlington, VA office supporting accountable property within the Army Program Executive Offices (PEOs).
The incumbent is responsible for providing fast responses to emergent issues of high interest to the DASA(APL). The issues will require the ability to analyze current business processes and evaluate current technical tools available to support accountable property and its utilization within the ASA(ALT) community.
The incumbent will be required to evaluate current use of Army Enterprise Systems (to include GCSS-Army, LMP, GFEBS, AESIP, DPAS, DST, AE2S, LIW, and such) and analyze capability gaps, customer requests, and overarching ASA(ALT) objectives.
The incumbent will serve in a supporting role to the Government leads for Accountable Property Systems of Record (APSR) and Property Accountability - Audit.
The position of Analyst within the DASA(APL) crosses a number of functional requirements in its role to support the development, implementation, and identification of requirements for the Army Enterprise data systems. Evaluation of customer
The Requirements Specialist will provide technical assistance and advice in the planning and evaluation of customer requirements for system changes, assessing the value to the ASA(ALT) objective for prioritization, determining realism and achievability.
The requirements specialist will be a technical advisor to help develop policy, standards, and objectives to be incorporated into system design changes.
Scope & Effort: This work requires coordination of extensive and substantive initiative actions, resolution of critical issues and anticipation of opportunities for change. The work affects the work of other experts and development of policies, procedures, and system changes to support a critical ASA(ALT) objectives.
Conduct research and analysis on assigned issues. Work within the office, sharing information that has been gathered from their research. The incumbent must be resourceful in the references and research venues used to ascertain information that is germane to the subject under review.
Coordinate and liaison with organizations that have pertinent information in support of the assigned issues. Must be able to work closely in a team environment while under deadline pressures to produce a product on the assigned task, to standard and on time.
Responsible for coordinating solutions for accountable property systems that address all program needs (operations, training, assessments, and logistics) to support audit and accountability objectives.
Collects, documents, reviews, analyzes, and evaluates requirements for systems within the Army Enterprise as well as those inputs and outputs to external systems.
Develops recommendations, reports, and assessments for system needs; provides authoritative advice and recommendations in situations where guidelines and procedures do not exist and where there are difference of opinions and approaches within or among organizations.
Response to ensure required capabilities are identified, documented, processed and tracked through the appropriate requirements process. Obtains cost estimates, timelines, and develops Courses of Actions and POAMs for proposed solutions; monitors implementation and success of system changes.
Maintains continual oversight of changes to the Army Enterprise systems, upcoming software implementations, releases, and Defense Logistics Management Standard (DLMS) requirements to provide subject matter knowledge and recommendations.
Develops processes and procedures to support ASA(ALT) implementation of APSR use, system exchanges and interfaces, and needs to support proper reporting (accountability, transparency, and visibility) throughout the accountable property’s life.
Provides logistics support to issues, such as review of property records for compliance, data issues (Army Enterprise systems), guidance on interpreting logistical regulations.
Develops process maps, business rules, and checklists to document system changes and recommendations to policy, procedures, or documentation.
Analyzes ASA(ALT) system utilization and recommends reporting formats, policy changes, and system information to facilitate better accountability and accuracy.
Creates, formulates, analyzes, evaluates, and critiques existing or proposed system changes. Assist in the development of new requirements studies. Serves as a subject matter expert for requirement integration issues.
Manage coordination for pilots, roll-out, and implementation activities associated with system utilization.
Functions as a review specialist and coordinator for newly developed or modified data systems. Serves as a technical advisor on matters related to DLMS, system communication, and design interfaces.
Additional knowledge required:
Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to complex projects.
Experience managing multiple efforts and achieving stated goals and requirements.
Ability to use interpersonal techniques to meet and deal effectively with others at all levels of authority.
Experience communicating technical information orally and in writing in preparation of required reports.
Must have an understanding of audit requirements and the interrelated efforts of finance, logistics, accountability, and data systems.
Must have the ability to write change requests, evaluate functional design documentation, and provide recommendations for adjustments.
Understanding of the ASA(ALT) organizational structure and the Program Executive Offices (PEOs)
Expertise in at least two of the following systems: GCSS-A, LMP, AESIP BI/BW, GFEBS, PADDS/SPS, DST, DPAS, AE2S.
Understanding of the Single Army Logistics Enterprise (SALE) and the purpose of the Army Enterprise.
Familiarity with policies, regulations, and governance as it pertains to data, cataloging, provisioning, and accountability.
Understand the Defense Logistics Management Standards (DLMS) and standardization initiatives across the Department of Defense.
The incumbent will be involved in broad assignments which span the Army’s End-to-End business process, with focus on of Acquire to Retire – Equipment (A2R-E) and its influence on other E2E processes.