Business Analyst with Secret Clearance

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 09-08-2017
Government Client is looking for a Business Analyst with Secret Clearance in Washington, D.C.
 
The Role:
  • Leads or collaborate with Scrum Team, actively leads/participates in Story Creation, Backlog Refinement and Scrum Events (Sprint Planning, Daily Standup, Retrospective, Reviews, and Quarterly Planning)
  • Serve as primary collaborator with Product Owners, Business Partners, Scrum Masters and Architects to build and define the Product Backlogs
  • Perform story analysis to determine conditions of satisfaction, document acceptance criteria, and to understand the impact to other systems, projects, domains, and operational teams
  • Manage the evolution of the User Story and other backlog items (includes but not limited to breaking down the stories, eliciting conversations, facilitating story refinement sessions)
  • Answer ad hoc questions and provide clarification/direction to development and support teams regarding user stories and functions
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner and Scrum Master in Release Planning
  • Provide technical support to client application teams during implementations of new services and provide subject matter expertise for support escalations
  • Collaborate with the IT Communications team to plan and review customer messages on upcoming releases.
  • Backfill Project Manager tasks as needed, including coordination and documentation of release deliverables such as project schedules, status reports, and presentations.
 
What You Need to Bring to the Table:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 4 years of direct work experience in a business analysis capacity, including all aspects of business process and requirement elicitation, documentation, and testing
  • Agile techniques, theory and practices 
  • Strong collaboration skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Proven leader 
  • Secret clearance
 
Desired Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of professional experience participating in a Scrum environment required
  • 2+ years of working experience as an Agile Business Analyst required
  • Demonstrate strong writing, editing, and presentation skills.
  • Possess client and stakeholder relationship skills.
  • Be highly organized; demonstrate excellent time management skills; able to juggle multiple tasks at once.
  • Be motivated, flexible and a “team player”.
 
Clearance: Secret Clearance
 
 
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