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Jacobs Junior Systems Analyst in Bethesda, Maryland

Junior Systems Analyst


Jacobs Intelligence and Information Solutions (I2S) provides information technology solutions and services to a broad range of both Government and private industry, including Department of Defense, Federal Civilian agencies, healthcare, education, and small/medium business markets. Our analysts, engineers, and technicians are highly trained, qualified subject matter experts, understanding each segments specialized business processes, requirements, and functions. Combined with an extensive IT background, Information Solutions Group's enhanced IT services enable our clients to analyze existing business processes, identify process improvements, evaluate associated risks, and develop operational solutions.


The successful Jr. Systems Analyst will provide support for multiple government acquisition offices. The selected candidate will demonstrate an understanding of technical specifications based on business requirements and functional specifications. They will provide end-user help desk support to the government’s acquisition office and customer users for the following systems:

PRISM: A COTS contract-writing application developed by Unison (formerly Compusearch Software Systems)

  • UFMS: HHS’s Oracle Financials 12c-based finance system

  • FPDS: The Federal Procurement Data System – a reporting system used federal government-wide

  • PSC WorkSmarter ARS: The Acquisition Reporting System, an in-house system used for Workload tracking, custom reporting and dashboards, and incident ticket management

In addition, they will also assist in the development, testing, and debugging of web applications for ARS using the Appian Business Process Modelling platform and Oracle database.




This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a computer science/IT related field and/or 2 years of related experience. The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance. The successful candidate is required to have a working knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), Structured Query Language (SQL), and must demonstrate strong communication skills. The following skills are preferred:

Oracle Database 11g/12c, SQL, PL/SQL

Appian design experience

Experience with the project lifecycle development process (analysis, design, code, test, migrate)

Ability to work both independently as well as within a team.

Ability to follow directions, take ownership of work, and meet deliverables/deadlines.

Ability to adhere to Service Level Agreements (SLA)

Ability to understand complex federal acquisitions processes from a transactional point of view

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.

Work Environment

Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.


Attendance is critical. Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service. Work outside of normal duty hours may be required with as little as one hour advance notice. Overtime is infrequent, but important when required (1%).

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

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Job Information Technology

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Bethesda-20315-IWBT

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: INT0000LH