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Human Resources Analyst (Performance/Awards Management)

Silver Spring, MD

MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business headquartered in Falls Church, VA. Since our beginning in 1987, we have provided technology solutions for Government and Commercial clients. Our company has a GREAT corporate culture, and we are committed to providing the very best to our clients and employees.

MSAG is seeking a Human Resources Analyst with experience in Performanace Awards Management to
provide project support and analysis within the Business Support Operations' Human Resources, Military & Manpower Team in our Silver Spring. MD office. This position may support a variety of functions, including staffing, performance management, awards, manpower, leave administration, employment processing, training and development, records management, and completing personnel transactions.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Performance management, time and attendance, awards management, telework reporting, and training management.
  • Assists in the development of human resources solutions by collecting and analyzing information, recommending courses of action.
  • Assists in the completion of special projects by clarifying project objective; meeting set timetables and schedules; conducting research; developing and organizing information; fulfilling transactions.
  • Manages client expectations by communicating project status and issues; resolving concerns; and preparing reports.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
Additional Detail:
  • Pay, Leave and Time & Attendance Support Services
  • Provide support to the management of the organization’s pay, leave and time and attendance program. 
  • Troubleshoot simple and complex pay and leave problems
  • Coordinate with the appropriate civilian personnel service centers or military personnel service branches/detachments to resolve questions or problems involving pay and leave accounts.
  • Provide pay and employee benefits advisory services.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the resolution of non-routine pay issues for all assigned personnel to include civilian, military and Public Health Services personnel.
  • Publish the results of research in these areas for guidance to the field.
  • Performance Management/Evaluations/Awards Support Services.
  • Provide overall advice and assistance on management-employee relations programs and its features, practices, and procedures as it relates to performance management and evaluations.
  • Research and provides advice and assistance on performance management and evaluations policies and procedures. 
  • Advise on awards and recognition policies and procedures and related functions. 
  • Provide training coordination for the organization with responsibility for researching and recommending professional development and enhancement training courses for the workforce.
Mandatory Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills):
  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 3-5 years working at a headquarter-level organization directed by  SES or Flag Officer (not necessarily a direct report, but within the environment).
    Public Trust or ability to obtain a Public Trust is required.

  • Federal HR experience a must.
  • Familiarity with other DoD HR Information Systems, structure, reporting requirements, and related protocols.
  • Highly motivated, exceptional writing, good critical thinking, and communication skills. 
  • Position will be interfacing with senior level, executive staff amongst others and needs to have the professionalism and confidence to do so successfully.
  • Advanced comprehension skills where candidate can interpret broad guidance and execute effective workflow plans. 
  • Experience analyzing and comprehending complex written regulations and processes.
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint.  Proficiency or the ability to become quickly proficient in Visio, SharePoint, or systems comparable.
  • Experience in performance management and awards processing for CIV, MIL and PHS staff.
Desired Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills):
  • Prior military service
  • Experience with DoD performance management tools such as Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) and timekeeping systems, such as ATAAPS.
Full-time employees are eligible for paid company benefits, paid time off, sick leave and federal /national holiday pay.

MSAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran

Interested candidates should apply to the position via our career portal at

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