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Program Analyst - Infrastructure 

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Req Number TGS20-0016  
Category Business Analysis and Project Management  
Division Tuknik Government Services  
Location TGS Crystal City, VA  

Tuknik Government Services (TGS) is looking for a highly qualified Program Analyst with current Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and IT infrastructure experience to support TGS and our government client, the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), with its Joint Common Foundation National Mission Initiative (NMI). The JCF NMI supports the bulk of the JAICs Artificial Intelligence (AI) capability to support U.S. civil authorities by shrinking timelines for situational awareness and response using computer vision of satellite and aerial imagery. This is a direct, full time position with our company supporting our government client.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

This opportunity offers the chance to work with some of the best and brightest IT minds in the Department of Defense and US Industry to develop, implement, and transition Artificial Intelligence (AI) capability across the Department. The successful candidate will provide substantive administrative, business process, and programmatic support to the JCF systems development and technology transition efforts, bridging the gap between JAIC and NMI management, the DoD. This support requires a deep understanding of the full software development life-cycle as well as experience on Agile software development projects. Additionally, because of the nature of the required duties, this position also requires extensive knowledge of Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) organization as well as corresponding OSD-internal and external processes, and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and document standardized and scalable business processes, including processes for requirements gathering, leadership reporting, and knowledge management.
  • Conduct project planning activities, including updating timelines and roadmaps, drafting concept papers and justifications, conducting high-level scope assessments, and identifying/mitigating project risk.
  • Support implementation of the full software development life-cycle, including functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping, etc.), prototyping, user acceptance testing and deployment, training, and defining support procedures.
  • Develop appropriate documentation across the software development life-cycle in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation, and other Department of Defense (DoD) Policy.
  • Develop, organize, forecast, and maintain financial budgets and track JCF financial milestones.
  • Create and coordinate budget and acquisition documents, including Unfunded Requirements, and provide input to the JAIC’s yearly Budget Estimate and President’s Budget submission.
  • Assist JCF leadership with preparing congressional responses and briefings to White House staffers.
  • Develop communications, briefings, and customer training material related to the JCF for JAIC-internal and DoD-wide consumption.
  • Facilitate internal meetings, internal and external presentations, and requirements gathering sessions involving multiple stakeholders from different organizations.
  • Prioritize conflicting needs and handle matters expeditiously and proactively; follow-through on projects to successful completion often with deadline pressure.
  • Coordinate efforts with other JAIC groups and offices and maintain accountability of all assigned tasks.
  • Assist other team members in other specialties as needed to accomplish the overall mission.
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a relevant.
  • 8+ years related experience in emergency management activities, and program and business analysis, including process improvement, project management, and budget preparation activities.
  • Experience with a broad spectrum of Infrastructure, PaaS, SaaS, emerging technologies, with a focus on modern analytics support.
  • Experience planning, coordinating, and sequencing software/IT delivery tasks in an Agile software development environment.
  • Background in the creation of acquisition/budget documentation in accordance with the FAR, DFAR, and DoD Policy, including: President’s Budget submissions, spend plans, high-level requirements overviews, business cases, etc.
  • Understanding and knowledge of agile software development projects, including the creation and prioritization of user stories and epics, concept papers, agile testing requirements, as well as change management and project management methodologies, concepts, practices, procedures, and standards.
  • Highly-motivated professional capable of managing demanding workload while prioritizing and managing competing priorities
  • Excellent communication skills, a high level of integrity, critical thinking, and leadership courage.
  • Strong organizational management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities
  • Powerful analytical and problem solving skills – including the ability to develop solutions in new and creative ways.
  • Advanced MS Word and PowerPoint skills; proficient Excel and Outlook application skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion
  • Experience with navigating the Pentagon’s and White House processes and the military chain of command is desirable.
  • Experience with the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process is also desirable.
  • Must have a DoD Top Secret Clearance with SSBI and the ability to obtain an SCI.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move items that weigh up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

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Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance Must have an active Top Secret Clearance with SSBI and the ability to obtain an SCI  
About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting-edge IT, Environmental Resource Management and Professional Services solutions, Tuknik Government Services (TGS) is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace. An ANC 8(a)-certified program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.'s Government Services Sector, TGS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of TGS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners.


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