Job Description: Functional Analysts at the Refugee Processing Center (RPC) perform critical tasks essential to maintaining operational success for vulnerable refugees around the globe. Functional Analysts work daily with PRM, Refugee Operations Management, and the Software Delivery Team as well as domestic and overseas stakeholders to support the overall mission of the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). Participating in a collaborative environment, a willingness to learn and an ability to adapt to change quickly are essential to the position.
Functional Analysts are also expected to participate in the development of the Worldwide Refugee Admissions Processing System (WRAPS) to advocate for user functional needs as well as to increase their professional development. (WRAPS is a web-based case management system and reporting tool that assists in managing refugee processing activities.)
Responsibilities: The Functional Analyst will perform the following tasks in support of Refugee Processing:
- Analyze user needs to determine functional and cross-functional requirements. Perform functional allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships. Identify resources required for each.
- Meets deadlines and ensures products match customer requirements
- Participate in training activities both within and outside the Refugee Processing Center
- Conduct CLASS Name checks; resolve hits; and determine clearances
- Generate Security Advisory Opinions and determine clearances
- Manage the allocation of case and alien numbers within WRAPS
- Enter DHS denials into the CLASS system and track Fingerprint Clearances
- Produce relevant reports and facilitate communication with stakeholders
- Receive and process V-93 cases in conjunction with Embassies
- Process Special Immigrant Visa (SIV), I-130 cases and sensitive cases that cannot be processed by an RSC
- Work closely with International Organization for Migration (IOM) to arrange travel for cases not processed at RSCs; serve as an information resource on V-93 processing for Embassies
- Work closely with Resettlement Support Centers, USCIS and other stakeholders to process family reunification cases such as Affidavit of Relationship and Central American Minors
- Enter DNA results for applicable cases
- Prepare for weekly allocations meetings and oversee communication with Resettlement Agencies
- Process assurances, amended assurances, case transfers and waivers
- Verify IOM ABNs and Departure Notices with case data and resolve discrepancies in order to confirm arrivals
- Generate and process post arrival reports
- Reconcile WRAPS refugee arrival information with RA records and provide reports to PRM and other stakeholders
- Trouble-shoots system errors and works with the Help Desk and IT groups to resolve system problems
- Reviews and provides various weekly reports to our domestic and overseas partners
- Provides status updates regarding cases to partners as needed
- Reviews and researches related Help Desk tickets and Software Change Requests (SWCRs) as designated by Processing Team managers
- Participates in SOP and Processing Guide review on a quarterly basis to support releases and/or a quarterly basis for standard process support
- Provides training, supervision, and direction to Functional Analyst I staff
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- An equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience will be considered.
- Strong knowledge and previous international experience specifically with processing refugees preferred.
- Secret clearance
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.