SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Business Process Analyst Advisor in Washington, District Of Columbia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required

Suitability:

Public Trust

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

CSRA seeks an Agile Business Systems Analyst with strong technical writing skills to provide requirements and business analysis along with modeling to an Agile development team. The candidate will analyze business and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified business information processing systems. The candidate will represents the business unit to define requirements and business cases for the technology developments. Coordinates with business and technology teams ascertaining system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition, execution of users acceptance and may coordinate testing, and system techniques and controls. This candidate requires knowledge of computer system capabilities, business processes, and workflow.

This candidate will work hand-in-hand with the development team and product owner to translate business value into technical requirements in the form of user stories. He/she will also work closely with test engineers to ensure user stories are testable upon conception. This candidate will provide services for a component of the Department of Justice (DOJ), United States Trustee Program. The program is designed to maintain the integrity of the Bankruptcy system. A suite of applications support the mission of the Trustees. CSRA maintains these applications with new development, enhancements and operational support. In order to more effectively achieve its mission objectives, the IT department of the trustees must ensure the agency’s information systems provide tangible business value to their users and stakeholders. The candidate will conduct business analysis and requirement definition activities to ensure applications are built to be strong, robust, and perform up to standard.

The Business Systems Analyst will work as part of a high-performing development team to create requirements. The candidate will support an Agile transformation on client-site by infusing behavior-driven design best practices, as well as promoting automated testing techniques and other Agile methodologies. The candidate will interact with other teams, users, and product stakeholders to ensure the applications provide tangible value to our client and users.

Responsibilities

Candidate will serve as an Agile Business Systems Analyst with responsibilities that include:

  • Build relationships and establish trust with Product Owners, client leadership, and all relevant stakeholders

  • Help identify all relevant stakeholders

  • Engage with Product Owners and client leadership to perform epic/feature prioritization

  • Work with relevant stakeholders to gather business requirements for improvements to current systems

  • Attend and participate in all agile ceremonies, including daily scrums

  • Plan and lead review sessions for product backlog grooming (requirements elicitation, analysis, verification, specification, validation, and prioritization). Sessions may include management of the needs of the stakeholders

  • Analyze the requirements and business processes using Agile methods to translate them into user stories

  • Collaborate with developers , testers, business intelligence developers, and other personnel to translate desired business value in user stories into acceptance criteria that are clear, testable, feasible and ready for development.

  • Work throughout the full development process to ensure systems are planned, developed, tested, and maintained to provide maximum value to stakeholders

  • Develop requirements that support a robust user experience

  • Provide application development process improvement recommendations using Agile techniques

  • Develop requirement analysis standards and processes

  • Conduct research and prepare presentation material for planning purposes

Qualifications

  • Working in an Agile environment—participating in Scrum stand-ups, sprint planning sessions, and team retrospectives (Scrum and Kanban)

  • Acting as an Agile advocate and change agent (transforming non-Agile teams to Agile or implementing Agile practices in non-conventional ways) is a major plus

  • Serving as Proxy Scrum Master

  • Analyzing requirements and business processes

  • Translating business value to technical requirements

  • Facilitating groups and identifying/interacting with stakeholders to gather relevant information

  • Reviewing process and engaging in continuous process improvement

  • Engaging in knowledge management/sharing and knowledge mapping

  • Creating information visualizations such as storyboards, use cases, context diagrams, sequence diagrams, wireframes, data dictionaries, stakeholder matrixes, and data flow diagrams

  • Reviewing/writing documentation and able to provide comments and recommendations for acceptance, correction, or improvements

  • Analyzing and summarizing complex information into simple elements

Ideal candidate has the following skills/characteristics:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to interact with multidisciplinary project team members and Government personnel

  • Highly organized, motivated, and self-directed (takes initiative)

  • Ability to formulate clear, concise questions to minimize time spent with SMEs while gathering details

  • Capability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines

  • Excellent technical writing skills

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office, Confluence and JIRA (or equivalent source code and project management software)

  • Proficiency in creating clear, simple, unambiguous and testable acceptance criteria

  • Ability to contribute to GUI design based on user requirements

  • Understanding of business process modeling/re-engineering

  • Knowledge of prototype development

  • Uncompromising focus on quality, while strongly considering other project success factors

  • Capability to translate complex subject matter into simple graphic representations that explain the concept

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA or equivalent + 10 yrs related experience, or MA + 8 yrs related experience

# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington - 441 G St NW (DCC003)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

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