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Business Analyst

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Job ID: 1927999
Location: SILVER SPRING, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Bus Proc Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Business Analyst who will be responsible for building business requirements by collaborating with multiple stakeholders and using Agile methodology to document their needs. 
The candidate is responsible for promoting Agile values and principles within the development team and the organization. The candidate supports the team to perform at their highest level. This includes: helping to remove impediments to progress, facilitate meetings, and doing things like working with the product owner to make sure the product backlog is well – groomed and ready for the next sprint. The candidate acts as a buffer between the team and any distracting influences.

Job Responsibilities:

· Fully responsible for documenting detailed technical requirements

· Assists the team to make sure the targeted work can be accepted

· Collaborates closely with the Development and Testing teams throughout the EPLC to ensure technical feasibility, requirements are understood, and development is aligned.

· Manages scope creep and clearly communicates with business stakeholders on feasibility and effort analysis

· Holds requirements gathering sessions, captures meeting minutes, documents clear and concise requirements, follows up on action items and is accountable for requirements documentation

· Facilitates Sprint Reviews; Works with Product Owner and team to determine team and meeting agendas.  

· Helps Product Owner prepare through multiple levels of planning and road mapping discussions

· Experience using Atlassian Tools such as JIRA, Confluence.



Required Experience: 
  • Ability to manage Small Scrum teams and foster high performing self-managed teams.
  • Must be able to help with QA responsibilities as needed
  • Must have experience and knowledge of QA testing 
  • Assist Customer with defining software road map that aligns Business and Technology.
  • Enthusiastic and Driven IT Business Analyst working in a fast-paced Agile Working Environment delivering high quality work products.
  • Highly motivated and organized leader who has ability to be part of multiple scrum teams.
  • Ability to use Atlassian Tools like JIRA.
  • Ability to try new processes and strive for continuous Improvement of Scrum Teams delivering Quality software.
  • Effective Collaboration, Team Coordination and Team Building
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust 
Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Sciences or a related discipline and 5+ years experience. May accept an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working in government contracting 
  • Experience not only working as a BA but solid experience and understanding of the technical side of testing
  • Experience helping with test scenarios and test parameters 
  • Experience with multiple types of software testing 
  • Masters degree is Computer Science or a related field 
  • 10 or more years of direct BA experience is a plus 
  • Business Analyst Certification is a plus 


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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