Senior Functional Specialist Advisor

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Springfield, VA
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
USD 104,200.00 - 182,400.00 per year
Full Time


Policies and procedures
Business process
Test plans
Project management
Technical Support
Program management
Change management
End-user training
Continuous improvement
Life insurance
Value engineering
Security clearance

Job Details

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Functional Specialist Advisor to join our team!

  • Perform oversight and day to day management of overall MET project/program activities & resources.
  • Assess current business processes related to the system and recommend changes if needed.
  • Create/prepare test plans, integrated schedules, and resource estimates using established project management standards.
  • Provide direction and guidance in creation of plans, policies, and procedures in support of the program.
  • Provide technical support for meetings, conferences, teleconferences, video teleconferences, and multimedia projects supporting communication and strategic objectives of the office relating to publication of the MET tool.
  • Plan, execute, direct, and edit multimedia project productions in support of government customer task requirements and strategic objectives.
  • Provide program management expertise and assistance in creation/ implementation/maintenance of the MET program.
  • Assist in creating and implementing travel, training, and conference policies, processes, and procedures to enable new modules and ensure mission continuity.
  • Provide program management expertise to NGA key components for coordination of program reviews, facilitation of sessions with staff, and communication with stakeholders.
  • Assist in conducting outreach activities associated with travel, training, and conferences as well as any new modules.
  • Assist in directing the development of a set of communication tools to promote, educate, foster, and articulate the MET to the NGA workforce.
  • Assist in creating and providing a training plan for pertinent NGA personnel.
  • Assist in developing/implementing/maintaining a Change Management Board (CMB) for NGA key component.
  • Solicit Directorates for feedback on their requirements, suggestions, and ongoing issues and facilitate the CMB.
  • Manage all pre-work and post-work for the CMB. Gather actions items and prepare follow-up as needed.
  • Facilitate requirements meeting and technical exchanges with the client, developers, users, and stakeholders.
  • Gather, recommend and manage the requirements for MET collaboratively with the D KC MET Team.
  • Test MET to ensure requirements have been fulfilled. Work with developers to address inconsistencies with system and requirements. Continue to test functionality on an as-needed basis to ensure the integrity of the system.
  • Manage the Agency MET Team email box to troubleshoot issues, educate users on common questions, and conduct functions as an Agency MET Admin and/or KC MET Admin. Answer questions via phone and in person for technical support.
  • Conduct user training at NCE or NCW for all NGA personnel (basic, approvers, Directorate Administrators, Budget POC, etc.) and assist with maintenance and/or production of training guides. Provide ad-hoc desk side training as needed.
  • Gather system metrics, user metrics, and business process metrics as needed for continual improvement and efficiency assessment.

  • Top Secret clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information SCI eligibility
  • Bachelor's degree with at least 11 years of work-related experience
  • At least 24 months demonstrated experience in leading Agency-wide training and outreach programs.
  • At least 24 months demonstrated experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a change management process.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:
$104,200.00 - $182,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!