FEI is a leading IT company specializing in Federal and Local Government data system solutions. For the past decade we have maintained a leading position in providing programming and consulting services in our primary areas of expertise- Behavioral Health Data Systems, and Clinical Trials Software Solutions for institutional systems of care.
At FEI Systems, we recognize that our employees are an important part of our success. We promote a team environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve professional and personal success. Currently FEI is looking for highly skilled, self-motivated and creative individuals to join our talented team of experts. FEI is an equal opportunity employer that believes in growing and promoting a diverse work force. Our employee compensation and benefits package is competitive within the industry and is designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and lives. If you're looking for a rewarding work environment that will challenge your mind and expand your horizons, then joining the FEI team may be right for you.Job Summary
: As a Senior Business Analyst/Product Owner, you will solicit, understand, and document market needs and customers' business requirements, processes and workflows. You will research market trends and the competitive landscape to enable development of timely, accurate, and relevant product features and requirements. You will also work with developers to create the functional specifications that meet those requirements, serve as a subject matter expert to the developers building those functions, and work with the QA team to test the developed functionality. You will play a leadership role in a Product Development team that employs Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) as its guiding process infrastructure. This role works closely with Marketing, Business Development, and other BAs, Developers, Testers, and Production Support through each stage of the software development lifecycle and also demonstrates both existing and new functionality to the customer stakeholders. Principal Responsibilities
• Perform market and competitive analysis to derive product requirements and contribute to product roadmaps.
• Deliver precise functional specifications to include functional hierarchy, workflow, business rules, interface design and definitions, outstanding issues, data analysis, and data mapping to clients and development staff.
• Be responsible for direct interaction with clients including, but not limited to, eliciting comprehensive business requirements and use cases and recommending appropriate solutions.
• Gather requirements and help build and document specifications for development.
• Update and maintain Requirements Traceability Matrix.
• Conduct gap analysis between application and stated customer requirements and collaborate with Architects and Developers to estimate project impact.
• Work with Product Development, QA, and Production Support teams to communicate, verify, and test the desired functionality changes.
• Develop detailed functional and operational knowledge of FEI products to be able to perform product demonstrations.
• Work with clients to demonstrate the changes to the system to ensure all relevant business needs are addressed.
• Assist in developing training materials and product documentation.
• Manage multiple competing priorities through effective organization and communication. Required Skills and Experience
• Must have experience working with healthcare IT or Medicare/Medicaid projects and their workflows.
• As a member of the extended Product Management team, the PO is heavily involved in program backlog refinement and prep for PI planning and also plays a significant role in the planning event itself.
• The PO has primary responsibility for building, editing and maintaining the team backlog. Backlog items are prioritized based on user value, time, and other team dependencies determined in the PI planning meeting and refined during the PI.
• Bachelor's Degree or higher in technology-related field or relevant experience in implementing software in the Health industry AND;
• 5-8 or more years of experience as an Analyst.
• Strong Microsoft Visio skills.
• Understanding of business analysis principles, processes, techniques, and workflows.
• Ability to develop and prepare use cases, functional specifications, and technical requirements.
• Ability to understand and represent the needs of the end user in a software development environment.
• Deep knowledge of Agile methods, including experience as a Product Owner working in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) development environments.
• Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Excellent written and verbal communications.
• Strong consultative and advisory skills. Primary Location
: Columbia MD, possibility of occasional travel
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