Senior Analyst - Washington, D.C. in Washington, DC at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 1/20/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16924

RCS has an immediate need for a Senior Analyst located in Washington, D.C. This is a full-time four year contract assignment supporting a project with the Department of Homeland Security. Local candidates are preferred.

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Job Summary

Contributes to the evaluation, analysis, and development of recommended solutions. Resolves complex problems, which require an in-depth knowledge of subject matter related to the designated field or discipline. Applies principles and methods of the subject matter to specialized solutions. Areas of expertise may include economic and behavioral analysis, data analytics, biometric analysis, communication and network systems, business process re-engineering, performance management, statistical process control, individual and organizational assessment and evaluation, process modeling and simulation, strategic and business planning, change management, organizational development, quality assurance, regulatory compliance, and situational awareness and decision support.


  • Monitor and maintain Director and OSAI calendar, coordinate meetings and conference calls (to include scheduling with internal and external stakeholders, conference rooms, and foreign national visitor clearances (as appropriate).
  • Arrange travel and submit vouchers for OSAI Director/Deputy Director to include domestic, international and invitational travel.
  • Provide OSAI applicant support line services to include but not limited, answering and responding to calls, retrieving and responding to voicemail messages during business hours (Mon-Fri, 0830-1730 ET, excluding holidays).
  • Provide responses to help tickets with 24-72 hours sent via the SAFETY Act Help Desk and coordinate with appropriate personnel to help close outstanding tickets.
  • Review and prepare pre-application and full application letters for signature, to include, but not limited to memoranda, final document packages, briefings, and other correspondence for technical accuracy.
  • Provide application approval to the appropriate OSAI case manager, to include, but not limited to, saving appropriate documents in the SAFETY Act Management System, providing quality assurance reviews to all OSAI documents and complete special projects related to OSAI applications.
  • Ensure documents/materials are assembled, prepared, reviewed and approved by the Director/Deputy Director/Case Manager for applications, upcoming meetings, site visits. Ensures that text is well written, grammatically correct, and appropriate for the target audience.
  • Coordinate the development of presentation materials, to include the preparation of webinars, PowerPoint slides, teleconference media, and other meetings as requested.
  • Provide expert ability to provide a high degree of writing skills, ability to work cooperatively with all audiences within the congressionally mandated application review timeline.
  • Use a variety of software programs including word processing, and project management applications, as well as other custom applications to perform agency-specific administrative tasks.
  • Provide thorough quality assurance reviews for all correspondence and documentation relating to OSAI.
  • Coordinate and execute drop off and pick up of OSAI binders with OSAI IT Support and the Institute for Defense Analysis.
  • Work with applicants throughout the pre-application and application processes to facilitate their understanding of the qualifications needed for SAFETY Act protection.
  • Provide stellar customer service to applicants on behalf of OSAI; ensuring high-quality customer service is provided and maintained as it is essential to OSAI's mission.
  • Establish and maintain positive communication channels between OSAI, S&T Exec Sec, S&T leadership, and other OSAI stakeholders to include but not limited to all offices within and outside of S&T.
  • Develop and maintain reports to track evaluations to ensure completion of all evaluations within the time frames set forth in the Final Rule.
  • Maintain documentation for all formal evaluation processes; assess evaluation process and make recommendations to improve the speed and efficiency of the awards given to Anti terrorism technologies; implement recommendations approved by the program manager.
  • Perform outreach to government procurement officials to help integrate the SAFETY Act into the procurement process.
  • Inform potential applicants and the private sector about the benefits of the SAFETY Act by preparing and giving fact sheets, briefings, and delivering information in person, by phone and online.
  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of all sensitive and proprietary information submitted by applicants.

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS + 5 years of relevant experience
  • Master’s + 3 years of relevant experience

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.