Junior IT Business Analyst

USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives

About the organization

In support of U.S. foreign policy, USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives seizes emerging windows of opportunity in the political landscape to promote stability, peace and democracy by catalyzing local initiatives through adaptive and agile programming. We work in critical crises at critical times to make critical differences that help countries transition from conflict and turmoil toward peace and democracy. Our programs put comparatively small amounts of money on small targets, stressing speed, calculated risk-taking and innovation, to strengthen the resilience of our partners and beneficiaries, keeping transitional countries on a positive trajectory.

Duties

The Junior IT Business Analyst position is a coordination role that requires teamwork in an agile
environment, as well as the exercise of discretion, judgment, and personal responsibility. The
incumbent should have excellent interpersonal skills, the willingness and the ability to perform a
wide range of functions to help advance the OTI efforts in software development and to ensure the
programmatic success of the Agency. As a member of a highly operational office, the ideal
candidate is a professional who pays attention to details, has a high level of integrity, is a strategic
thinker with the ability to articulate innovative ideas, analyze business problems and presents IT
systems-driven solutions.
The primary function of the Junior IT Business Analyst is to support the OTI’s IT Team in the
development and implementation of efficient and cost-effective IT systems as enablers of OTI
operations’ services and program delivery. This position requires a high level of flexibility and the
willingness to work under conditions of ongoing change while remaining professional and
respectful of colleagues and authority in a diverse workforce. To be successful, the incumbent
should be able to build positive relationships within the IT team, the IT systems’ users, irrespective
of their duty stations whether in Washington D.C. or in the field.
For a full list of duties, please see the solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.

Qualifications

At a minimum, the offeror must have:
At the GS-10 level:
(1) A Master’s Degree with a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience;
OR
A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience;
AND
(2) One (1) year of IT project management experience;
At the GS-11 level:
(1) A Master’s Degree with a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience;
OR
A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of four (4) years of related work experience;
AND
(2) Two (2) years of IT project management experience;

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please see the solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.

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