Program Analyst, Specialist


San Diego, California

24 days ago

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Program Analyst, Specialist
San Diego, California

24 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Program Analyst, Specialist
Location: San Diego, CA
Duration: 6 Months

Job Description Overview:
Assists with program development and implementation through managing processes, procedures, and tools that improve efficiencies. A Program Analyst coordinates across teams and monitors timelines, budgets, risks, and priorities to achieve program progress. Typically, a program needing a Program Analyst will be of significant size and will require expertise related to the development of project management mechanisms.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Regularly coordinates with third parties and/or internal customers for large, complex programs to identify and meet needs, track and communicate program status updates, and ensure compliance with processes and guidelines.
• Prepares and discusses agenda for review board meetings under guidance of the Program Manager and documents key discussion points, project plan changes, and stakeholder needs.
• Contributes to and updates project plans to support Program Managers or Leads on large programs that include priorities, timelines, critical tasks, stakeholder identification for each task, and forecasted resource allocation.
• Collects, compiles, monitors, and maintains budget data, identifies potential issues, and communicates to the Program Manager.
• Tracks the progress and execution of complex deliverables to ensure deadlines are met, and identifies and escalates issues that may impact deadlines.
• Coordinates schedules and task assignments for complex projects by following proper project management practices with some guidance from the Program Manager.
• Manages and communicates changes in program timelines, priorities, and deliverables to stakeholders.
• Identifies risks and issues in limited capacity that occur throughout the program lifecycle, communicates issues to the Program Manager, and identifies team members needed to determine a solution.
• Gathers, analyzes, and interprets data and program metrics using advanced tools (e.g., macros, pivot tables, charts, graphs) and resolves inconsistencies.
• Maintains and updates databases using advanced aspects of data management tools (e.g., Excel, agile).
• Synthesizes moderately complex data and metrics into a summary of key trends, risks, and changes, and presents results into a report that can be easily understood by key stakeholders.
• Gathers feedback and implements improvements to assigned planning processes, tools, and methods.

Level of Responsibility:
• Working under some supervision and providing some supervision/guidance to others.
• Making decisions that are moderate in impact; errors may have a relatively minor financial impact or affect projects, operations, or customer relationships; errors may require involvement beyond the immediate work group to correct.
• Using verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question. It may require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact, diplomacy, etc.
• Completing most tasks with multiple steps which can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in some rework.
• Exercising creativity to draft original documents, imagery, or work products within established guidelines.
• Using deductive problem-solving to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.

Education Requirement:
• AA degree and above. B.S. degree in technical engineering field preferred.

Required Years of Experience:
• 3-5 years of experience in an Engineering development environment.

Top 5 Required Skills:
1. Planning / Scheduling.
2. Ability to work independently.
3. Interpersonal Skills / Able to communicate effectively.
4. Critical thinking.
5. Proficient in MS Office.

• Semiconductor Chip development.
• SW development.

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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $40.85/hr.

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