Configuration/Data Management Analyst, Intermediate

Clearance Level
None
Category
Configuration
Locations
Eagan, Minnesota
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: G2019-67169

For more than 50 years General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology,  

 

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Software Management Specialist will directly assist the USPS Director of IT Architecture and Strategy with the management and support of the Technology Initiative Prioritization Assessment (TIPA) program and the related compliance, management and support of the Infrastructure Toolkit (ITK) repository. The TIPA program is a governance process by which the USPS introduces and acquires new technology into the enterprise. Acquisition of new technology can be either hardware or software. The main activity of the TIPA program is mostly concerned with how the acquisition of new software and how it will mesh with current and future technology directions. It also concerned with whether the proposed use case can be accommodated with existing products that are already in place in the infrastructure. Another concern is can the acquisition be reasonably supported by USPS service providers. 

 

ICT Software management specialist will participate as well as occasionally host and facilitate meetings with IT Leadership Team on a periodic basis to approve and/or update proposed acquisitions of new or existing technology. This person will have responsibility to work as a subject matter expert for all USPS software that is licensed and/or approved for use within the enterprise and will work with auditors, developers, support organizations including USPS managers to assure that corporate policy is followed with all IT software acquisitions. In addition, the same individual will be responsible to administer the ITK website. The ITK website is the system of record for all approved software within USPS. When software is approved through the TIPA process the ITK repository is updated to reflect the condition of that approval which could include mainstream, niche restricted, proof of concept (POC) or other special conditions. Duties include granting access, performing updates, correcting errors and working with data management specialists to resolve data issues within the repository.

 

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Evaluates software products and identify service provisioning compliance issues that could potentially impact existing or planned future USPS technology objectives negatively or positively.
  • Collaborates USPS IT service providers to research and discover suitability software acquisition and integration into USPS IT infrastructure and communicate findings and recommendations to the IT leadership team.
  • Contact vendors, third parties, postal patrons and members of the public in general in regard to compliance aspects and issues pertinent to the acquisition new technology or the maintenance of the existing software assets.
  • Collect, organize, analyze and evaluate technical and non-technical information that is acquired though the software acquisition process.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to assist in identifying licensing, compliance, entitlements, vulnerability issues that crop up when corporate standards are not rigorously enforced.
  • Work with Security (CISO), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), auditors, USPS managers and other technicians when and where threats to USPS internal and external infrastructure and security exist.

This program only accepts US citizens and/or Green Card Holders. The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.

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Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

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Minimum qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in at least one of the following areas; software asset management, software license and entitlement management, IT software auditing, enterprise architecture processes.
  • Communicate effectively in writing or orally with technical staff as well as non-technical staff at all levels (from top management within the organization to the end user in the work environment)
  • Ability to effectively use a variety Microsoft Office 2013/2016 to communicate ideas and processes in a very large corporate setting.
  • Ability to conduct interviews with internal and external subject matter experts and create written technical and business documentation based on interview.
  • Willingness to travel as needed

Desired qualifications:

  • Previous federal, state or local governmental work related to software acquisition or software asset management experience.
  • Previous related software acquisition or software asset management experience with a major computer software and/or hardware company.
  • Training and/or certification is the areas of enterprise architecture, software asset management, software acquisition or software auditing

 

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