Application System Analyst NF4

Marine Corps Community Services | Quantico, VA

Posted Date 7/31/2020


MCCS Job Opening Information

Position/Grade Application System Analyst NF4
Location Headquarters, Quantico, VA Type of Appointment Full-Time
Open Date 31 July 2020 Close Date 16 August 2020
Who May Apply All Sources Salary $50,000-$65,000
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday

Job Summary


Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.  

Major Duties


Responsible for Application System Analyst tasks.  Provides expertise and technical knowledge about applications or suite of applications both on premise and Cloud.  Answer queries and resolves issues with software applications, and escalates or closes tickets as necessary both internal and external with the software vendor.  Document process flows and develop/maintain application support documentation.  Provides Information System Security Engineering support to stakeholders and Information System Security Manager.  Plan, coordinate, implement and control user roles and account security rights and restrictions.  Works with internal and external Database Administrators, System Administrators on any system issues or requirements.  

Communicate technical concerns and solutions to a diverse community of people with varying degrees of technical knowledge as well as work with individuals in all department to help solve their technical issues.  Works with the functional users to develop and execute tests scripts within all functional testing cycles (unit, application, user acceptance, integration, capacity, and dress rehearsal capacity).  Reports and tracks testing processes and software related issues.  Analyzes and recommends fixes/enhancements to applications as well as support release management/upgrades.  Serves as a liaison between the help desk, system administrators, and functional users to assists in troubleshooting and resolving application issues.

The Application System Analyst will maintain, upgrade and provide support for all MCCS Applications. The individual must be familiar doing configuration in a virtual cloud instances or on premise (Development, Test, and Production). The Application Systems Analyst needs to be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly be available to respond to help desk requests and work with the application vendor where necessary. Develop scripts for automating client/server functions.

Perform upgrade system tasks as needed.  Run jobs to sync environments and batch processes.  Assist in integrating new applications and technologies into the current and projected system architecture.

The Applications Systems Analyst will: Create service instances with the vendor; Monitoring service status and usage; Configure alert rules to monitor metrics; Monitor notifications and set notification preferences; Export metrics data and download metric report;

Provides technical guidance on the procedural steps involved with the implementation of programs, policy procedures, system set up, user customization and system file maintenance.  Provides level 2 end user support.  Coordinates level 3 support with software vendors.  Identifies and, where possible, corrects problem.  Works with all team members, technical and functional, to meet organizational objectives.  Maintains communication with team members and team leaders. 

Plan, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies.  Monitors programs on a regular basis, and initiates corrective action to ensure support of operating programs of MCCS.  Assists in developing long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives.  Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs.  Maintains and enforces security of funds, merchandise, supplies and equipment to preclude or minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.  May travel to perform assigned duties.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy.  Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.  Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems.  Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services.  Takes action to solve problems quickly.  Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.  

Perform other related duties as assigned. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required



Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field appropriate to the work of position AND three years of progressive technical experience supporting Retail, Accounting and Financial applications from within a CIO’s organization, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above. 

Knowledge in the following is helpful: UNIX, Relational Database Management Systems, Java J2EE and middleware technologies.  Conversational understanding of retail, finance and accounting terms, business functions and processes.  Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.  Ability to act as project lead and advise on applications system design.  Knowledge of Oracle 9i/10g, Oracle PL/SQL, Oracle Developer 2000. 

Knowledge and experience with Oracle Government Cloud Fusion Financials and Hyperion Planning Service Administrator duties, and Software as a Service is helpful. Experience with Oracle Fusion environments and job scheduling is a plus.  Knowledge of system security concerns and vulnerabilities is also preferred.

As an authorized and privileged user of Department of Defense Information Systems must possess or receive Information Assurance awareness by completing the Security+ Certification as a condition of access within six months of employment, and thereafter must complete annual Information Assurance awareness training.

How To Apply


All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website:

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.  To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

Closing Statement


GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
Required Documents:
           *Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
           *If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.



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