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Business Analyst

Washington, DC
We are seeking a Business Analyst position in Washington, DC. All applicants must be USC with an active Top-Secret clearance. No exceptions.
 
ABOUT THE TEAM
You will work on a highly collaborative team of business analysts, software developers, and testers. We use a mature Scrum-based development process.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Analyze and translate business and user requirements into high-level features and detailed user stories with acceptance criteria added to the product backlog
  • Break-down and prioritize delivery of product features by maintaining the product backlog and user stories
  • Participate in meetings to clarify requirements, formulate design approaches, and confirm business needs met
  • Represent the stakeholder and customer needs for a given feature or product
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define and communicate the product roadmap
  • Serve as the conduit between the user community and the software development team
  • Lead Sprint backlog grooming meetings; explain feature priorities and requirements to the team
  • Lead Sprint Planning sessions as well as Sprint Reviews
  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups
  • Perform acceptance testing for user stories and features
 
Primary Skills Required:
  • A minimum of 5 years Business Analysis experience in Agile software development environment
  • US Citizenship Required (Applicants selected must be able to possess and maintain a government clearance as required for access to classified information.)
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills used in developing effective working relationships and listening skills
  • Able to communicate in a concise manner to both general and technical audiences
  • Proven experience in eliciting requirements and writing effective user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development methodologies and processes
  • Working knowledge of Agile tools such as JIRA or TFS, Confluence, SharePoint, Wikis
  • Strong experience in user testing
CLEARANCE:
Must possess an active TS clearance 
 
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