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Job Title:  Functional Analyst – Human Resources Specialist (Air Force)(ID#15771)

Location: San Antonio, TX or Falls Church, VA



Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.


The services provided under this contract support the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) requirement for a strengthened and robust full-service Military Personnel Support Division (MPSD), equipped to provide the full array of human resources (HR) support services across multiple functional disciplines and programs. Specifically, this position advises on and performs all facets of the Air Force Human Resources program. 


CNSP is seeking a Functional Analyst to advises on and performs all facets of Air Force personnel management including (but not limited to) assignments, transfers, evaluations, promotions, separations, policies, procedures, in/out processing, and leave for all Air Force personnel assigned to the Defense Health Agency (DHA). This position provides on-site support for the DHA Military Personnel Support Division (MPSD).




  • Advises on and performs all facets of Air Force personnel assignments, transfers, evaluations, promotions, separations, policies, procedures, in/out processing, leave, performance evaluations, promotions, leave, requisition process, fitness, gains, losses, pay and allowances, transitions (assignments), metrics, urinalysis, records management and updates, strength management, process improvement, personnel accountability and executive administrative support, and other human resources (HR) related actions.
  • Assist with Air Force HR programs for the Resources and Management (J-1) Directorate, Military Personnel Support Division such as Air Force enlisted and officers promotions, enlisted and officers evaluations, in/out-processing; updating records; records management; and Air Force HR information systems (full list below).
  • Promotes the establishment and achievement of Air Force personnel management objectives throughout the DHA and assists in implementing Department of Defense (DoD) and applicable Air Force policies.
  • Provides staff level support services to various levels within the DHA. Advises the Chief, MPSD leadership on Air Force personnel issues; prepares division-level briefs; ensures the Agency’s human resources personnel database is updated.
  • Recognizes problem areas, coordinates with team to implement solutions to routine issues, and provides onsite assistance and recommendations in the areas of program compliance.
  • Maintains familiarity with career patterns and military specialties to ensure Directorates and Special Staff are authorized the proper personnel for mission accomplishment.
  • Provides Air Force HR automated system support including, but not limited to: data input and management, analysis/trending, and presentation of information gathered and accessed from systems utilized by DoD, DHA, and MPSD.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.



  • None.



  • High school diploma required, bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least four to six years of military human resources experience required.
  • Prior or current Air Force service preferred.
  • At least three years of experience in an on-site Department of Defense contracting environment required.



  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team consisting of contractor, civilian and military personnel.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while continuously communicating with team members.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of Air Force human resources systems, actions, processes and standards.
  • Must be proficient in:
    • Military Personnel Data Systems (MilPDS)
    • Virtual Military Personnel Flight (vMPF, VOP)
    • Defense Medical Human Resources System Internet (DMHRSi)
    • LeaveWeb Management
    • Base Level Service Delivery Model (BLSDM)
    • Personnel Records Display Application (PRDA)
    • Assignment Management System (Equal+, AFFMS)
    • Case Management System (CMS)
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Evaluation Management
    • Promotion Management
    • Service-specific/Joint Military Awards
  • Secret clearance desired, Public Trust required.



  • Climate-controlled office during normal business hours.



With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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