Business Analyst

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 09-28-2018
Sr. Business Analyst or Business Analyst
Clearance - Secret or higher clearance is preferred
5+ years of experience
Location: Washington DC Metro Area
  • Support the team in documenting business processes pertaining to performance monitoring, evaluations, budget formulation and execution, project design, procurement planning and various portfolio reporting functions.
  • Participate in planning, coordination and facilitation of collaborative workshops with key stakeholders to implement business process improvements and gather functional requirements for Information Technology (IT) systems and software applications. Document discussion and agreements.
  • Support the activities of capturing High-level functional requirements and decomposing them into traceable epics, capabilities, features and stories
  • Work with development teams to take responsibility for the development of high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, use case scenarios, and task flows to effectively communicate business processes with their components and related touch points in the IT enterprise
  • Work with development teams to refine requirements into development-ready user stories and to define user acceptance test criteria
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to document standardized processes, and map them in process flow charts as well as identify opportunities for process automations and improvements
  • Ensure system requirements are compliant with relevant current and evolving agency policies.
  • Participate in the documentation and refinement of requirements for different functionalities and apply best practices for effective communication and problem-solving
  • BA/BS with 5+ years’ experience of relevant experience
  • Ability to develop conceptual models of interactive dashboards pertaining to program data and information – such that users can drill down and visualize a variety of program data sets based on their interactions with the dashboard is a must
  • In this context experience from a business user perspective with Tableau and/or Power BI or similar related tools is very strongly desired
  • Experience in capturing/eliciting business requirements and associated documentation in fast-paced Agile development environments
  • Understanding of Agile development framework is a must
  • Experience drafting concept definition papers, analysis of alternatives, and business cases as necessary
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