Business Analyst III (Senior)

Rockville, MD
Work Type: Remote
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-11113


Job Summary:

The chosen candidate will work with a variety of stakeholders, including senior IT leaders & subject matter experts and will be responsible forstakeholder management, requirement elicitation, preparing estimations for business analysis tasks & deliverables, systems analysis, preparing functional specifications using user stories, acceptance criteria and use case narration.

Ensuring unique business needs are properly translated to functional specifications and provide a system solution, assessing options for process improvement, leading cross functional team collaborations, assisting with the maintenance of project schedules and developing various status reports. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Facilitates requirement 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.

  • Ensures 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.

  • Validates requirements with business stakeholders and team members.

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

  • Supports 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.

  • Manages the documentation for multiple applications and releases across more than one development team while meeting deadlines.

  • Assists Program Manager in maintaining concurrent project schedules.

  • Documents weekly and monthly status.

  • Facilitates meetings with business owners, technical leads, and other stakeholders.

  • Captures business needs and develops corresponding functional solutions.

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

  • Support UAT prep efforts in conjunction with business owners/ users.

  • Create and Maintain User Stories.

  • Gathers and documents requirements for tabular reports and dashboards.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of work experience in Information Technology as a Business Analyst and/or Tester in an agile environment.

  • Must be able to qualify for a Public Trust clearance.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools.

  • Proficient in formal software development life cycle processes.

  • Prior experience working on an Agile team.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in a government environment.

  • Agile development practices.

  • Experience with MS Visio.

  • Prior experience with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Business Analysis and regulatory process is a major plus.

  • Motivated self-starter and quick learner.

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: ADM - Akima Data Management

Clearance: Public Trust

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-11113