Planning, Policy and Business Analyst

Location: St. Louis, MO

Req#: 474853
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Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting has an exciting opportunity for a Planning, Policy and Business Analyst. In this position you will supporting the development of mission and vision statements, policy or requirements statements or documents, or operating concepts. In this role, you will assist with strategic planning, policy and business analysis: Supporting the development of government mission and vision statements; performing trade studies and assessing trades between functionality and security risk management; developing process improvement recommendations and facilitating quality improvement efforts; translating operational requirements and mission needs into technical terminology and specifications; formulating internal and/or external policy; and providing assessment and recommendations of new policy or changes. 

This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits and compensation package.

Skills & Requirements
  • Minimum 7 years of experience supporting high visibility programs with a focus on stakeholder management, policy development and organizational aspects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience within related field.
  • Support studies and assessments, and gather information to synthesize functional requirements.
  • Develop, apply, and validate operational metrics and performance risk assessments.
  • Advise on planning, design, reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, buildings, and facilities dedicated to the geospatial intelligence enterprise.
  • Assist the Government in establishing goal and objectives.
  • Assist the government in establishing goal and objectives, mission and vision statements, policy or requirements statements and documents, or operating concepts.
  • Support studies and assessments, and gather information to synthesize needs.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skill and can interact with department heads and managers.

Preferred Education/Experience Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience supporting high visibility programs with a focus on stakeholder management, policy development and organizational aspects.
  • Excellent communication skills (writing, speaking, and listening)
  • Federal Government and/or consulting experience; National Geospatial Intelligence Agency experience preferred
  • ITIL/Cisco Certification/ Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Knowledgeable regarding Program Management Office (PMO) project management methodology
  • Graduate Degree within a related field.

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice. 

http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role
  • US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation