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Senior Business Analyst

Job ID: 2118116
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Bus Proc Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join a project supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs. This position can be worked 100% remotely.

Job Duties:
·    Lead Agile requirements management activities; lead the analysis of user needs to determine functional, cross-functional, and technical requirements
·    Lead Agile ceremonies, to include backlog refinement/elaboration
·    Lead the development and elaboration of user stories and decomposition of stories into backlog items and determine acceptance criteria
·    Manage writing and client delivery of project documents
·    Manage the collection, tracking and monitoring of system and business requirements
·    Identify and manage risks and issues impacting the progress and outcome of the project
·    Develop and maintain project backlog
·    Provide expertise on continuous process improvement strategies, organizational redesign, change management projects, and performance measures for basic business process engagements
·    Define and develop business processes, policies, roles and responsibilities, and performance metrics; Conducts analysis of business processes: current state analysis, gap analysis, benchmarking, best practices identification, organizational assessment, and other related tasks
·    Plan and implement process improvements, including: future state design, change management, and transition planning

·    Facilitate accurate versioning for project related artifacts
·    Verify traceability amongst requirements, test cases and potential risks and impediments
·    Responsible for collecting, analyzing, managing and reporting key Program and Product Team execution status and metrics across all aspects of the Agile product development lifecycle using VIP as the minimum performance baseline
·    Perform functional analysis and allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships
·    Conduct requirement elaboration sessions, work group calls and engage customers to provide requirements and feedback
·    Coordinate with business and technology teams, ascertaining system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition, and system techniques and controls
·    Conduct user interviews, leading and facilitating sessions, and developing business process models and formal specifications
·    Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts
·    Provide oversight for the development and maintenance of quality programs, systems, processes and procedures that ensure compliance with policies and that the performance and quality of services conform to established standards and agency guidelines
·    Represent organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues  

Qualifications

Required Skills and Education:

·    Bachelor's Degree in Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, Cost Accounting or related discipline 
·    5 years of work experience (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education, if no degree)  

·    Highly motivated and analytical; proven problem-solving abilities
·    Ability and enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced environment 
·    Excellent attention to detail
·    Willingness and enthusiasm to learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertise
·    Ability to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex questions and issues
·    Excellent analytical skills, the ability to integrate information from multiple sources to execute effectively and efficiently in a dynamic environment ·    Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting and to take initiative
·    Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
·    Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field
·    Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements

Preferred Skills:
·    Certified Scrum Master preferred
·    Strong verbal and written communication skills
·    Attention to detail and excellent customer service
·    Proficient with MS Office Suite
·    Experience working in an Agile environment is preferred
·    Experience working with GitHub, Azure Cloud, and Rally is preferred



COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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