IT Governance Specialist, Arlington, VA

Full Time
Arlington, VA
Posted 1 month ago

NIS Solutions is currently seeking a Program Management-IT Governance Specialist – (Senior Level Expert/Team Lead) to join our team in Arlington, VA.  This position requires a Secret Security Clearance.

Responsible for IT Governance to include business requirements analysis, portfolio management, capital planning, change management, program management, organizational development, strategic planning, enterprise architecture, and performance management tasks.

The Program Management Specialist III – (Senior Level Expert/Team Lead) will assist our client’s Information Systems Division (TC) with experience in:

  • Experience in applying in an operational environment the principles of the nine primary knowledge areas and the five process groups defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • Performing gap analysis and trend analysis
  • 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in writing materials relevant to organization, project and task goals and presenting material to senior
  • Government officials and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting business and technical analysis by facilitating working group sessions and engaging working group members in order to understand and document customer stakeholder functional and technical needs
  • Experienced in Project and Portfolio Management best practices, solutions, associated tools; business process analysis and re-engineering methodologies and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in automating workflows, data management, and reporting in using an Enterprise Service Management (ESM) tool, i.e. ServiceNow ITSM and ITBM modules
  • Thorough knowledge of organizational development methodologies
  • Experience facilitating work sessions, mentoring project managers or other staff, and conducting training sessions
  • Experience developing or revising procedures, templates and other related documentation as a result of research, interviews, and work sessions
  • Experience in articulating functional and technical needs to provide support with the liaison between functional stakeholders and the engineering/development teams
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing customer current business processes and functions and make recommendations for improved functional services

Required Qualifications

  • Must have 15+ years’ experience in Federal consulting, which should include business analysis, business requirements, and investment management
  • A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer or Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field or technical discipline is desired; proven experience may be considered as an acceptable substitute
  • Active Secret Clearance

  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-BPA) credential is highly desirable


  • MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Microsoft Office Visio
  • Microsoft Office Project
  • MS SharePoint
  • MS Power BI
  • ServiceNow

General Skills

  • Key coordinator/team lead between multiple project teams.  May work independently and supervise junior staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in writing materials relevant to organization, project, and task goals and presenting material to senior Government officials
  • Experience facilitating work sessions, coaching/mentoring team members or other staff, and conducting training sessions
  • Providing meeting support (facilitate meetings, prepare agenda, prepare project briefings, present to the stakeholders, document and distribute meeting minutes, and track actions)
  • 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
  • Flexibility is a must, as well as the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Self-starter with ability to perform and lead work independently
  • Participate in project planning and schedule development/maintenance activities
  • Having the ability to working through a backlog of client requirements
  • Providing Weekly and Monthly Status Reporting
  • Support other PMO tasks as assigned

Job Features

Job CategoryIT Governance Specialist

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