Business Analyst

  • Posted 47 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago

Overview

Remote
USD 75,000.00 - 85,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

User-centered design
Behavior-driven development
Goal oriented
Requirements analysis
Team building
Technical writing
Requirements elicitation
User stories
Functional analysis
Change management
Information Technology
Software testing
Recruiting
Analytical skill
Documentation
Reporting
FOCUS
Agile
Innovation
Writing
Communication
Scrum
DevOps
Interfaces
JIRA
Confluence
ServiceNow
Planning
Security clearance

Job Details

Overview

GovCIO is currently hiring for a Business Analyst to support the Department of Homeland Security. This position will be fully remote. We are looking for an analytical, results-driven professional to join our team providing effective documentation, tailored towards executive-level audience, requirements analysis and elaboration, reporting, and functional support to a team-building government services and systems with a focus on user-centered design and agile delivery processes. As a Business Analyst, you will apply your knowledge of technical writing, requirements gathering, and agile processes with a focus on team organization and innovation, to build and enhance existing government platforms. If you are a person that thrives working in a fast-paced environment this team is for you.

Responsibilities

  • Craft effective, professional, executive level communications to support IT projects and initiatives
  • Own the intake process for all documentation/writing tasks from multiple Stakeholders, prioritize completion of final products
  • Meet with stakeholders to intake requirements and translate to Behavior Driven Development User Stories
  • Strong ability to reconcile business/technical/user flows and feature requirements
  • Leverage communication skills to work with product owners and end-users to enhance requirements gathering and feedback for Scrum Teams
  • Complete functional analysis of requirements as needed
  • Act as Scrum Master owning appropriate DevOps/Agile ceremonies in coordination, execution, documentation, and reporting on test activities and functional analysis completed by teams
  • Coordinate, execute, document, and report on test activities required to support the integration and systems interfaces
  • Work with development teams and Project Managers to resolve test defects
  • Estimate level of effort based upon tasks and responsibilities specific to tester functions
  • Coordinate with other teams to facilitate Change Management activities


Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business field with 2-5 years (or commensurate experience)
  • Experience in JIRA and Confluence
  • Candidates for this role must be proficient in both the Technical Writing and Business Analyst aspects of this position.
  • Experience related to information technology type projects
  • Possesses exceptional communication, analytical, and writing skills
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience in ServiceNow
  • Experience working on a scrum team and in a Scrum environment
  • Experience supporting government agencies, specifically DHS
  • Experience writing JIRA Acceptance Criteria in the Behavior Driven Development (BDD) Format
  • Experience planning, implementing, and executing software testing processes

Clearance Required: Ability to obtain and maintain a DHS clearance

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $75,000.00 - USD $85,000.00 /Yr.
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