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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Job Location 
MD-Beltsville
# of Openings 
2
Security Clearance 
Public Trust
Percentage of Travel Required 
5% - 10%
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

Assist in Product Owner engagement, backlog management, and acceptance criteria definition. Serve as a knowledgeable resource in advising the Scrum Team on tools and techniques to improve the development, collection, analysis, and reporting of information. The project is focused on the development of the TSA Technology Infrastructure Modernization (TIM) program. Work location is in Calverton, MD with 5% - 10% travel to Annapolis Junction, MD.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze broadly-defined area and use functional decomposition to define high-level epics and stories to create a well-organized, value-driven framework to provide the required business value in the Product Backlog
  • Work with Scrum Master/ scrum team to write individual user stories and acceptance criteria that are clear, concise, and easy to understand and implement/ test by the development/test team
  • Identify related user stories and epics, group them into themes as necessary and document the interrelationship and associated business process flows as necessary (coordination with the business process modeler)
  • Assist Scrum Master in facilitating sprint planning sessions, reviews, and retrospectives
  • Facilitate communication between Product Owner and the developers on the assigned Scrum Team
  • Possess high level oral and written communication, problem solving, and diplomatic skill sets

Qualifications

  • Education:
    • Bachelor's degree in IT, business, or management; 5 additional years of a diverse background and experience in business analysis, functional requirements management, IT systems test and evaluation, and/or IT operations may be used in lieu of a degree
  • Required Knowledge/Experience:
    • 3 – 5 years of functional experience as a business analyst on projects focused on software development.
    • 2 years of experience writing user stories/ acceptance criteria and maintaining Scrum backlogs
    • Experience in Agile/Scrum and in supporting Agile efforts
    • Ability to enhance team spirit; proficient in teamwork -- coordination, collaboration, facilitation, and information sharing
    • Ability and willingness to work with challenging clients and provide effective communication for successful architecture development
  • Preferred Knowledge/Experience:
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively independently and with a team
    • Ability to multitask and distinguish important and urgent matters from a broad range of duties under tight deadlines
    • Proficient in MS Office suite
    • IT testing and evaluation skills
    • Experience in working with or for the Air Force desirable
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Lift and carry laptop computer and peripherals, and program or regulatory documents (loose-leaf and/or bound)

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Program Manager

Invest in a company that invests in you! Moss Cape provides its employees with ample opportunities for career growth and development. Tuition reimbursement is offered to help employees further their education and skillset. Other perks include Open Leave, 401k matching with immediate vesting, Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage.

 

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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified