Responsibilities/Duties: May work directly with Government staff and/or under the direction of the Contract IT Manager, Systems Manager, Senior Systems Analyst, or Lead Project Manager. Based on information gathered from the COR, Government Case Managers, and trial staff, defines system and project requirements. Designs entire system to meet defined requirements Works out the details of functional and design requirements, systems design, programming specifications, data elements, data validation specifications, data capture mechanisms, and data conversion procedures through discussions with Government staff and own superiors. Translates the functional requirements into systems designs suitable for development of appropriate computer programs. Tests software, including preparation and use of sample data for testing purposes. Makes presentations of findings, recommendations, and specifications in formal reports and in oral presentations. Develops systems documentation required in the task orders. Consults with Government staff and with other Contractor staff to assure understanding of task objectives, identifies problems and suggests improvements. Provides technical expertise, direction and supervision to lower level personnel. May sometimes function as a technical supervisor or team leader for a project. Reports on progress to Government staff and to superiors. Provides user and technical documentation and training for systems developed. Qualifications: Must demonstrate substantial, hands-on, successful experience in actually doing the work on the systems being used, usually at least three years of such experience. For example, if the work requires setting up interconnected Oracle databases in a UNIX environment, the Systems Analyst must have substantial experience in actually doing the work of setting up Oracle databases in a UNIX environment, including designing, implementing, troubleshooting, populating, maintaining, documenting, and training users on such systems. Other systems environments and specific project requirements will call for other specific sets of technical skills. Must demonstrate ability to analyze system requirements and translate those requirements into a coherent system design. Requires broad knowledge of the Government's IT environments, including office automation networks, and PC and server based databases and applications. Supervisory or team leader experience very useful. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in automated litigation support very helpful. Undergraduate degree strongly preferred; preferably in the computer science or information management/technology disciplines.