General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking a detail oriented, intelligent and motivated Agile Business Analyst with strong analytical skills that is interested in becoming part of our Agile team. This position provides an opportunity to work closely for our Food and Drug Administration Program in Rockville, MD. As an Agile Analyst, you will be part of an agile delivery team focused on delivering new customer-facing web-based applications with an emphasis on providing high value features to our customers. You will serve as a core support member for the team working closely with the Product Owner and high performing development team to help manage the product. The primary responsibility will be to integrate the needs of the projects as well as the needs of several different stakeholders to produce an overall solution.
The ideal candidate is someone with strong Requirement Analysis, UI/UX Skills and knowledge combined with the ability to communicate clearly technical concepts, but with enough business understanding to prioritize initiatives and work with both our management and our Clients.
Assists in analyzing and documenting client's business requirements and processes; communicates these requirements to technical personnel by constructing basic conceptual data and process models, including data dictionaries and volume estimates.
Assists in planning and designing business processes; assists in formulating recommendations to improve and support business activities.
Assists in creating basic test scenarios to be used in testing the business applications to verify that client requirements are incorporated into the system design.
Assists in developing and modifying systems requirements documentation to meet client needs and explore potential solutions.
Provide detailed user stories and requirements to technical leads in support of sprint planning activities.
Executes systems test from existing test plans. Assists in analyzing testing results in all phases.
Participates in technical reviews and inspections to verify 'intent of change' is carried through phases of project.
Support Product Owners in their management of requirements and product features.
Assist with the management of requirements and collaboration sessions using tools like JIRA and Confluence.
Assist in the research and assessment of business goals, objectives and needs to align information technology solutions with business initiatives.
Conduct testing such as functional testing and user acceptance testing (UAT).
Assists Product Owner to define and prioritize the team backlog of work so that solution effectively addresses business and program priorities.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
BS degree and 5+ years related experience or a MS and 3+ years or the equivalent
Minimum of 5 years business requirements analysis experience
Knowledge of software development life-cycle methodologies
Experience working with Agile/SCRUM, writing user stories and following the development process through user story acceptance
Experience with Altlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)
Desired Qualifications and Skills:
Professional Agile certification
Experience with User Experience and User Interface Design Process and Documentation
Attributes for Success:
Excellent written communication and presentation skills
Self-motivated, highly organized individual
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.