Senior Functional Analyst (Business Analyst) Remote

Clearance Level
None
Category
Functional Experts
Location
West Des Moines, Iowa

REQ#: RQ60885

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for an experienced Business Analyst. Qualified remote candidates will be considered.

General Summary

Experienced business analyst (functional analyst) responsible for researching, analyzing, and documenting business needs via user stories in a format that is both implementable and testable.  This role will participate as a member of a highly-performing, scrum-based team in a Scaled Agile Framework.  Skilled in working with business and technical groups to analyze, define and document business solutions.  The successful candidate must be able to work independently and adapt as necessary to support the scrum team(s).

Principal Duties / Responsibilities

  • Research and analyze user needs to build or update implementable user stories at a level of detail negotiated with the scrum team(s).
  • Ability to delineate the product roadmap into epics and user story groupings that make sense to the business and scrum team(s).
  • Ensure that user stories are testable with an appropriately defined acceptance criteria that covers all aspects for testing the functionality.
  • Experience with design approaches enhancing end user experience.
  • Serves as an intermediary between the development team, UI designer and the user community to refine user stories as appropriate and represent the voice of the customer to the scrum team(s).
  • Performs functional modeling and/or create wireframes as needed based on requirements analysis for review and feedback with the user community.
  • Ensure sprint deliverables meet the user needs as defined by users and other project stakeholders.  Serve as the primary lead for conducting product demos.
  • Provide support and assistance for the update of project documentation including system procedures, presentations, training materials, and user communications.
  • Ability to work with the product owner and user group in maintenance (grooming) of the sprint backlog and participate in all Scrum ceremonies and activities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies, subject areas and contributes to opportunities for improvement.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education and Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related functional analyst experience required.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification preferred.

Skills and Abilities Qualifications

  • Ability to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, business drivers, work processes, and applicable regulations in assigned subject-matter area(s).
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with all levels of stakeholders.
  • Effective leadership skills and overall business acumen.
  • Functional analysis experience with system development projects.
  • Effective interpersonal, administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance as well as support multiple project efforts concurrently.
  • Skilled in the use of requirements management tools, specifically the Atlassian-branded tools of Jira and Confluence,and Microsoft Office suite of tools.  Experience in the use of Balsamiq Wireframes a plus.
  • Experience in working in a Scrum / SAFe agile environment.

Working Environment

  • This role may be performed via teleworking or can be performed in an office environment at one of the GDIT work locations.  The ability to work from home may be required on occasion.

Additional Considerations

  • Experience with a Human-centered design approach is preferable.
  • Experience/background with the healthcare industry and/or government contracting is desirable.
  • The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
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.