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  • Program Engineering Technical Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Minimum Clearance
  • Overview

    Metova is hiring a program level Technical Consultant to support the US Army’s Project Director (PD) Reserve Component Automation Systems (RCAS) Program. RCAS is an automated information system that provides the Army the capability to administer, manage, and mobilize Army Guard and Reserve forces. The position will be responsible for providing technical oversight and performance management to a full range of engineering activities within an agile software development environment (e.g., Application, Database, Release Management & Test Evaluation, Information Assurance, and Documentation support) for a variety of RCAS/FMS programmatic mission objectives.


    • Work closely with the PD on a myriad of tasks and activities.
    • Major tasks are to effectively monitor DoD and Army sites for new regulations, policies, etc.
    • Provide technical insight to the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) on any new Army policies, plans and documents that have been released and their impact.
    • Consultant will provide planning, implementation and sustainment of the PD’s local IT infrastructure.
    • Will serve and participate proactively with senior leadership to develop and execute strategic plans to optimize the use of information technology in support of the Army RCAS/FMS and Distributed Learning Program.
    • Provide technical knowledge and oversight to database, release management, and test evaluation support activities (e.g., task tracking, Information Exchange preparation and maintenance, database development, release planning throughout the lifecycle, and monitoring).
    • Support several software products in an Agile development environment.
    • Assist with trouble ticket tracking.
    • Ensure applications are properly baselined, developed, controlled, evaluated, validated, approved and fielded in order to satisfy customer requirements.
    • Identify the client’s desired end-state needs and translate their requests into feasible solutions. 
    • Provide oversight for validating results from requirements, design, development, and engineering reviews’.
    • Ensure all PD engineering CDRLS are reviewed in a timely manner.
    • Assist with the monitoring and administration of special projects assigned to the PD. 
    • Ensure all task related activities and suspense’s issued down from Army, PEO EIS are completed timely. 
    • Provide oversight and technical knowledge for planning, coordinating, scheduling, executing, recording, and reporting on on-site evaluation and validation activities.
    • Research and identify new state-of-the-art technologies to optimize current processes within the PD. 
    • Review and update process documents, user guides, installation instructions, meeting minutes, contract reviews, deliverable reviews, and other documentation as required.
    • Provide support and assistance to Information Assurance (IA) strategic and operational planning, and assessments. 
    • Provide technical/project briefings as required and presentation support for senior leadership. 
    • Evaluate and document key technical processes and products and recommend process improvements.
    • Consistently and proactively monitor DoD and Army sites for new regulations, policies, etc. that may impact RCAS. 

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or  7-10 years of recent equivalent experience
    • At least 4 years of related IT systems engineering experience
    • At least 4 years of programming/Web Service/development experience (specifically .NET)
    • At least 4 years of experience in an Agile Environment
    • Understanding of SDLC

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • MS Degree a Plus
    • Federal Government and/or consulting experience; Army Guard/Reserve experience preferred
    • SAFe/ITIL/MCSE preferred
    • Complex IT automated information systems and distributed learning technology experience

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Must have an active DOD Secret clearance
    • Able to travel to CONUS or OCONUS locations as needed to support job duties

    Physical Demands

    • Normal demands associated with an office environment.
    • Ability to work on a computer for long periods of time. 
    • Ability to communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.



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