Next Tier Concepts, Inc.

Strategic CI Planning Officer

US-VA-Springfield | US-VA-Springfield
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NT Concepts, a leading provider of business and technology solutions for the intelligence and national security communities, is looking for a Strategic CI Planning Officer to join our on-site team in Springfield, VA


  • Facilitates performance improvement projects using the generally accepted process improvement methodology: visualize, prioritize, realize framework. 
  • Inventories, evaluates and improves CI office programs, policies and procedures to achieve optimal work process efficiencies and effectiveness. 
  • Facilitates team meetings; project selection workshops; and value stream mapping, root cause analysis, failure-mode and effect analysis, and solution generation sessions. 
  • Uses Microsoft Visio to electronically document process maps. 
  • Prepare measurement and sampling plans and collect and analyze process and performance data using statistical analysis tools (Excel, R, and Minitab) and methods (data visualization, hypothesis testing, Analysis of Variance, and regression analysis). 
  • Support the design, development, and implementation of performance improvements such as changes to process steps, creation or updating templates and standard operating procedures (SOPs), and technological improvements. 
  • Create new process pilot plans, facilitate pilot, collect analyze and report on pilot results. 
  • Support design and delivery of training sessions for updated procedures.
  • Prepare and present to senior leadership in progress reviews, informational, and decision briefings. 
  • Provides Lean, Six Sigma, and Total Quality Management coaching. 
  • Examines four CI programs per year. 
  • Support development of the SharePoint based task-organization and tracking solution for the division. 
  • Facilitate process design sessions and create system process diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
    Collect, document, and refine system requirements. 
  • Create feature mockups and user interface designs. 
  • Gather, manage, and support implementation of user feedback. 
  • Create system documentation and standard operating procedures. 
  • Track project progress and schedule and provide status updates to senior leadership.            


  • Possess at least 7 years of established and verifiable experience in business process improvement 
  • Possess strong research, decision making, critical thinking and analytic skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Possess a Bachelor s Degree in Business Administration or related discipline. 
  • Clearance: TS/SCI   
  • Polygraph: Willing to take CI poly
  • Education: Bachelor s Degree
  • Experience: 7 years of experience 
  • CI Experience 
  • Master's Degree or greater in Business Administration or related discipline      

NT Concepts, Founded in 1998, NT Concepts is a woman-owned technology solutions company focused on data analytics, software engineering, investigative services, and geospatial information systems. We provide a broad range of Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Community customers with solutions for enterprise, cloud-based, and mobile environments.

NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V), making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.

NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.  

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.



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