Galorath Federal is seeking a highly motivated Function Point Analyst with:
A minimum of 5 years prior experience in Function Point counting, preferably for defense in fields directly applicable to the projects and programmes of the Service Lines and Program Offices
A university degree in a relevant field (e.g. engineering, math, Information Technology) or equivalent education from a recognized military academy or institute, supplemented by relevant postgraduate qualifications or certification;
Be a certified Function Point count specialist;
Expertise in the use of MS Excel software and be familiar with the use of other computer-based support tools including MS Word;
Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with good briefing skills.
NATO (or equal) clearance required.
Under general direction, you will:
Develop and maintain Function Point (FP) counting for SIPs through the lifecycle;
Collect, analyze and maintain FP and other data for SIPs throughout the lifecycle;
Support and deputize for senior cost professionals;
Performs other duties as may be required.
Competencies or Personal Attributes:
Independence and objectivity is crucial to the credibility of this post;
This post requires unquestionable integrity and trustworthiness;
The individual must be able to adapt quickly and work effectively in an environment with high stress as well as act and react with a high degree of flexibility;
The incumbent should possess the personal qualities of tact, judgment, and adaptability as well as good political awareness and motivational and listening skills.
A sense of diplomacy and propriety in order to work harmoniously with colleagues and other staff, both civilian and military, from NATO and the NATO nations, as well as with staff from private scientific/industrial organizations is needed.
The contractor is expected on site for 6 (or more) months assignment.