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Engineer Computer Science

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
May 30, 2017

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Wanda Rice

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Wanda Rice has over 15 years of strong Program Analytical and Systems Engineering experience all in a Government environment (FAA and United States Navy). Wanda has been working with the GSA OSP Category Management since May of 2016 assisting in the development of the FY17 strategic plan for category management. In addition, she has performed program planning, data analysis, metrics on project progression to process milestones, and developing/implementing project material for multiple programs. While at the FAA, Wanda has written requirement documents, developed procedures and processes, and conducted data analysis. Wanda has a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (Minor in Computer Science).


Veteran Management Services, Inc. (VMSI), Sterling, VA 05/2016-Present

Senior Project Analyst (Contractor – GSA Office of Strategic Programs (OSP)

Provides program support for the Fed leads in PMO strategic plan and working group coordination, and facilitation.

Provides high-level analysis and expertise of medium/large data sets in Tableau clustering, identify level 2 (Outsourcing or Consulting) and level 3 sub-categories, and produce histograms.

Researches and updates GWAC and Open Market contracts information for comparison analysis.

Provides advance technical knowledge and analysis of a highly specialized area and operational environment, high-level functional analysis, documentation, training, and or implementation advice on complex problems which require a high level knowledge of the program.

Participates in all levels of development and provides insight and recommendations for the improvement, modification, and re-designing of business processes, policies and procedures.

Provides input to convergence model to identify Open spend and standard operations procedures (SOP) document

Tetra Tech ATMI, Arlington, VA 07/2010 – 5/2016

Senior Program Analyst (Contractor – FAA)

Developed, implemented and evaluated project material for establish and sustainment programs.

Managed and controlled specific categories of nationally furnished project material, revised/approved regional requests for recommitment, reassigned assets to meet regional priorities, and adjusted original requirements and schedules as required.

Verified Project Material Management System reflected current asset availability information.

Performed program planning, prepared and analyzed program related data, prepared reports, coordinated schedule and arranged meetings.

Provided metrics on projects progression according to equipment process milestones.

Aided in developing electronic equipment request form and the process flowchart

Prepared materials for program briefings and presentations.

SAIC, Washington, DC 04/2004 – 06/2010

Systems Engineer (Contractor - FAA)

Researched, collected, analyzed and documented data to strengthen planning model and identified gaps and recommended changes to the planning model.

Supported the New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia Airspace Redesign program collecting and analyzing data, maintaining schedules and actions items, and developing documents.

Assisted in the development of the Decision Point Action Plans (DPAP) by maintaining and updating Enterprise Architecture (EA) Roadmap, collecting data, maintaining action items and tools, and developing documents within service unit.

Collected data, identified gaps, and briefed program lead on Data Communication.

Supported Requirements Board collecting data by validating, analyzing and allocating requirements to internal and external programs while maintaining updating requirement tool.

Developed SOP, along with flowchart, on requesting a need/want submitted to Requirements Board.

Authored and developed requirements documents for FAA programs.

Developed necessary product schedules and definitions for assigned projects.

Orchestrated standard program/system integration tools and processes.

Supported program with the requirement management Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tool DOORS.

Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA 06/1999-04/2004


Mapped interfaces and relationships between SE efforts within department.

Mapped requirements to proper work breakdown structure (WBS) from Operational Requirements Document (ORD) in the requirement management CASE tool CRADLE.

Developed training materials, coordinated access, and trained employees on CRADLE.

Developed SOP that included inputting, mapping, and extracting requirements out of CRADLE

Performed reliability and maintainability analysis to identify quickest and safest destination route.

Monitored progress and communicated early indications of schedule, manpower, capability or budget issues.

Verified quality of end products and services with customers through requirement analysis.

Coordinated the implementation of computer-based applications to satisfy the functional requirements for selected nuclear propulsion engineering disciplines. Applications included Product Data Manager (PDM) and Integrate Data Environment (IDE) Shared Drive.

Assisted and supported the shipyard-wide Shared Data Environment (SDE) enterprise implementation.

Served as the Lead engineer responsible for the development and implementation of the training program and materials used by the propulsion plant design department to train over 500 users of the PDM document control tool.

Lead engineer responsible for the PDM administrative tasks within propulsion plant design department, which includes co-coordinating system access and maintaining the system to meet department needs.

Lead engineer responsible for the implementation of a requirements management program for the IDE group.

Central Texas College 01/2000-Present

Adjunct Mathematics Professor (Part Time)

Teaches eight week mathematics courses in class room setting at local campus and online for distance learning program.


Master’s Degree, Industrial Engineering, Concentration: Operation Research, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, 1999

Bachelor’s Degree, Mathematics, Minor: Computer Science, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, 1996


Microsoft Office and Outlook, Google Suite, Visio, Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS), SharePoint Knowledge Service Network (KSN), Tableau


GSA Public Trust: July 2016 (Active until September 2021)

DoD Secret: February 2004 (Inactive)


Available upon request

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