Data Planning Architect
- Job Category: Information Technology
- Travel: No
- Clearance: TS
- Shift: Day Job
- Req ID: SYS00108
We have immediate positions open to support the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), Construction, Facility, and Security Management Directorate (CFSM). OBO/CFSM is responsible for all aspects of construction security and physical security for new construction, rehabilitation, and renovation projects conducted at overseas diplomatic posts, including the preparation of Construction Security Plans (CSPs); the review of architectural and engineering designs relating to physical and technical security systems; The United States Government (USG), Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) requires project support services including investigations, data collection, analysis, and documentation, and technical support in meeting the OBO's requirements for Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM)/Facility Performance Evaluation (FPE) that produces a Total Cost of Facility Ownership (TCFO). LCAM/FPE process through a Sustainability Management System (SMS) applies metrics that can demonstrate long-term term Asset Management effectiveness and sustainability for OBO projects and legacy facilities. Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) through the project delivery process; providing benchmarks to measure facilities performance; the continued evaluation of key performance indicators (KPIs) during the facilities operation and maintenance stage; and lessons learned data captured for future improvements.
Provide professional services in support of the implementation process that guides how and when the LCAM/FPE deliverables are developed and by whom to establish a Total Cost of Facility Ownership (TCFO), Facility Performance Evaluations (FPE), Annual Facility Condition Survey (AFCS), hardware, SMS BUILDER and other support software. Provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials,
supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to implement LCAM/FPE inclusive of SMS BUILDER. The Contractor shall perform to the standards of the BUILDER USER MANUAL and the BUILDER Condition Assessment Manual.
Functional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the day-to-day activities associated with the operational support services of this office.
Manages the inventory and assessment data ensuring proper file management of TCFO, BRED and AFCS files and 100% accountability of the data.
Performs quality control and data integrity checks on all inspection data to ensure all necessary areas of a facility have been inspected.
Performs importing all data into the OBO instance of the BUILDER web interface.
Updates and maintains the dashboards containing KPI data and relevant condition survey results.
Facilitates the development of information system architecture, develop and maintain project plan, and monitor the control of the project throughout the project lifecycle.
Works collaboratively with business users and management team to capture business requirements and processes to support technical solutions based upon comprehensive enterprise application solution sets.
Collaborates with individuals across departments (IT, corporate and lines of business) to gain an understanding of business objectives, develop approaches, deliver solutions, and define deliverables required to implement complex business processes and solutions.
Monitors workflows and tasks ensuring correctness, perform ongoing research to determine current and future capabilities and liaise with cross functional teams on enterprise system and process transformation initiatives in area of process expertise, delivering defined objectives and business value.
Provides end-user support and encourages user adoption. Acts as Tier 1 support for end-users and site designers. Train end-users on basic functionality. Directs users to training material and available resources. Assists in writing manuals for users to describe installation and operating procedures.
Provides support for the creation, testing, migration, documentation, maintenance.
Active Top Secret Clearance.
Excellent customer interfacing and service skills to support effective interaction with staff, management, customers (internal and external), and others.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Strong organization and time-management skills.
Ability to prioritize many complex tasks simultaneously.
Ability to research, interpret and implement bureau policies and procedures about application function and service delivery.
Experience and Skills:
A demonstrated experience in Computer Aided-Design (CAD).
Progressive experience in the design, construction and facility management fields.
Five or more years of experience in application development, application support, and application solution delivery.
Demonstrated ability to solve challenging technical issues.
Translate business requirements into specifications that will be used to drive data store/data warehouse/data mart design and configuration.
Evaluate existing data-collecting and analytics systems.
Analyze big data to discover trends and patterns.
Establish procedures for data sharing with internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure accurate use and secure methods to extract data.
Use data visualization techniques to present information.
Technical proficiency is required in the following programming languages and tools:
SP Online SharePoint Office 365.
Data Modeling tools.
Azure Power Platform (Apps, Automate, Bi).