Functional Analyst, Junior

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/9/2022 10:16 AM)
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ProSphere is seeking a Functional Analyst, Jr as an integral member of the project team responsible for planning, analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of programs of varying size and complexity. This is a full time position located in Arlington , Virginia. Veterans are encouraged to apply.


  • Conduct independent research on the features, functions, and components of commercial and open source software products to draft empirical, technical assessments on their suitability for use on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) network

  • Consult technical documentation, vendor website information, common security vulnerabilities, and VA policy and practices

  • Analyze actual and predictable interacting operational activities of business to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision making

  • Use source data to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and business processes
  • Use qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to assess the effectiveness of the operations
  • Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
  • Ensure clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and for developing this attitude in others
  • Keep the Project Manager (PM) and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations
  • Position will report to the Functional Analyst, Sr. 


  • Bachelor's degree in a business or IT discipline (6 years of additional experience may be substituted for education)
  • Knowledge of technical and policy analysis, online research, SharePoint customization, document writing, metrics development and reporting, and business process modeling notation

  • Ability to provide administrative, research, process facilitation, and management assistance support to the TRM and governance processes

  • Ability to support VA subject matter experts (SMEs) and analyze draft products for each stage of the TRM process

  • Ability to create executive presentations, perform technical assessments of tools and products, create or reengineer business processes, business rules, and workflows, and develop training for the authoring research roles

  • Ability to draft technical assessment reports, draft policy response memos and reports, provide analysis, and develop reports for ad hoc requests

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion

Physical Demands

  • Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift 5-20 lbs.

Benefits of Working at ProSphere:

ProSphere offers full-time employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, and paid military leave. Our insurance benefit plans include options for medical, dental, vision, company paid short-term and long-term disability, and company paid life insurance with options to buy additional life, AD&D, pet insurance, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance at group negotiated rates. Flexible spending accounts and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has a matched employer contribution that is immediately vested. ProSphere invests in the professional growth of our employees through professional certifications and tuition reimbursement programs.


Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer:

It is ProSphere’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decision, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing or by dialing 703-810-3007.

Please see the Equal Employment Opportunity and OFCCP notices for additional information: ProSphere’s EEO Statement, EEO is the LawEEO Poster Supplement, and the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.


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