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Senior Business Analyst

Location: Fairfax, VA
Date Posted: 01-09-2018
SBD is seeking a motivated Senior Business Analyst to join an exciting modernization project for our client working in a fast-paced and forward-thinking agile environment. The project team will be responsible for developing and supporting a custom developed web-enabled system. This includes the user story development, architectural design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance of new functionalities as well as enhancements to existing ones. Data Analytics support is a critical function of the system and will provide users the ability to analyze and use the health insurance and related information. This includes a data repository and analytics solution to act as a cloud-based data platform for capturing, sharing, aggregating, and analyzing health insurance and related information to support improved decision making, improved business practices and improved services to states and federal agencies. This includes the user story development, design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance of new functionalities as well as enhancements to existing ones. The BA confirms the project team has a full understanding of business goals, business context, and business processes. The BA analyzes and suggests opportunities for process or standards improvement outside the system itself.
 

Business Analyst tasks include:
  • Defines and documents customer business functions and processes.
  • Consults with users and client to identify, define and document business needs and objectives, current operational procedures, problems, input and output requirements, and levels of systems access.
  • Acts as a liaison between end-users, Agile development teams
  • Analyzes the feasibility of, and develops requirements for, new systems and enhancements to existing systems; ensures the system design fits the needs of the users.
  • Tracks and fully documents changes for functional and business specifications;
  • Identifies opportunities for improving business processes through information systems and/or non-system driver changes.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts business process definition and/or reengineering/improvement projects
  • Recommend solutions that should be developed in consultation with impacted internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assists in developing an overall change management strategy through software development lifecycle
  • Participates in user acceptance testing and testing of new system functionality.
  • Provides technical assistance in training, mentoring, and coaching professional and technical staff.
  • Provides work direction to one or more technical or clerical staff or acts as a team lead on designated projects or assignments.
  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by organizing resources and information; openly sharing information, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date expertise in subject area; leveraging an understanding of policies, data, and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating cross-functionally to solve business problems; identifying and monitoring priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying, recommending, and implementing ways to address improvement opportunities.
 
 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Technology or related field or 4 years of comparable experience without a degree
  • Fast Learner
  • Strong business analytical skills including workflow modeling
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Client management
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including formal presentations
  • Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Experience working on an Agile development team
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in a large group
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Experience and familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices in a Microservices environment.
  • Must be able to pass background investigation
  • Must be forward thinking and passionate problem solver able to work in a group environment that contributes to global client and company mission and culture
  • Able to take on new challenges and professionally communicate and collaborate with peers and executive client and corporate leadership
  • Works well with ambiguous requirements and unknowns.
  • Works well under pressure and with tight (fixed) timelines
  • Experience working on a team consisting of 50+ FTEs
  • Understands and has experience with federal government contracts
 
 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • SQL Knowledge
  • Experience with MS SharePoint 2013
  • Experience using the JIRA (application lifecycle management tool)
 
 
 
Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SBD will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SBD does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, IWDs, Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status").
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