Technical Business Analyst

North Bethesda, MD
Work Type: Remote
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-11052


Job Summary:

This technical business analyst (BA) will work with a variety of stakeholders, including senior IT leaders, Subject Matter Experts and Product/Business Owners. This BA will be responsible for stakeholder management, requirement elicitation, preparing estimations for business analysis tasks and deliverables, systems analysis, preparing functional specifications using user stories, acceptance criteria and use case narration.

This BA will be ensuring that unique business needs are properly translated to functional specifications and provide a system solution, assessing options for process improvement, leading cross functional team collaboration, assisting with the maintenance of project schedules and developing various status reports.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans out business analysis efforts, including stakeholder analysis, communication planning, and elicitation techniques.

  • Facilitates requirements meetings, interview sessions, brainstorming, documentation analysis, and other techniques as necessary.

  • Supports customer meetings to understand current client business practices and business needs supporting requirements analysis.

  • Ensure that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.

  • Understands, extracts and documents user requirements from existing systems, including interactions and interfaces, to support user experience.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders and team members regarding requirements development and translation into software specifications.

  • Support traceability efforts from high-level business needs through functional validation.

  • Leads/participates in requirements prioritization and product backlog grooming sessions.

  • Writes detailed descriptions of user needs, program functions and dependencies required to develop or modify applications.

  • Manages changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.

  • Coordinates the stage gate review process including assembling document packages and working with team members to complete required documentation.

  • Works closely with developers and testers to ensure all requirements are understood and have corresponding test scripts.

  • Assists Project Manager in maintaining concurrent project schedules and perform other work as tasked.

  • Document sweekly and monthly status reports.

  • Facilitates development of technical requirements, user stories, and mockups to address business needs and work with engineers, developers and testers to ensure solutions meet expectations.

  • Updates and maintains content management system containing project documentation.

  • Be responsible for monitoring Help Desk queue and assist with Level 1 priority tickets, or when necessary, triage and escalate tickets to Tier 2 and 3 engineers.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of work experience in Information Technology as a Business Analyst and/or Tester in an Agile environment.

  • Green Card Holder or US Citizen.

  • Must be able to pass Public Trust clearance.

  • CSM.

  • Excellent experience with Agile development practices.

  • Prior experience with HHS agencies is a plus.

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: ADM - Akima Data Management

Clearance: Public Trust

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-11052