Senior Business Analyst II

PreciseST

Precise is looking for an experienced Agile Senior Business Analyst to join an existing modernization project. In addition to expertise in the SDLC Agile framework, we are looking for a pro in communication. We need someone who is a strategic thinker, has the ability to think ahead about interdependencies and anticipate risks – a trusted resource for internal and external stakeholders. Experience with digital transformation, new cloud product builds, data integration, and managing a wide range of stakeholders is strongly preferred.

The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for gathering and documenting system/business requirements, performing requirement analysis and systems analysis, liaising between stakeholders and development team, facilitating design and of software solutions, assisting with the testing process, and helping quality assurance process.

Applicants must b e USC/GC/EAD with ability to obtain a public trust clearance and reside within a reasonable commute to the D.C./Maryland/Northern Virginia metropolitan area. The position is mostly remote.


Responsibilities

Responsible for stakeholder management, requirement elicitation, preparing estimations for business analysis tasks and deliverables, systems analysis, preparing functional specifications using user stories, acceptance criteria and use case narration. Responsible for ensuring unique business needs are properly translated to functional specifications and provide a system solution, assessing options for process improvement, leading cross functional team collaborations, assisting with the maintenance of project schedules and developing various status reports.


Job Requirements
  • Plan out business analysis efforts, including stakeholder analysis, communication planning, and elicitation techniques
  • Facilitate requirements meetings, interview sessions, brainstorming, documentation analysis, and other techniques as necessary
  • Support customer meetings to understand current client business practices and business needs supporting requirements analysis
  • Ensure that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards
  • Validate requirements with business stakeholders and team members
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and team members regarding requirements development and translation into software specifications
  • Support traceability efforts from high-level business needs through functional validation
  • Participate in requirements prioritization and backlog grooming sessions
  • Write detailed descriptions of user needs, program functions and dependencies required to develop or modify applications
  • Manage changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools
  • Coordinate the stage gate review process including assembling document packages and working with team members to complete required documentation
  • Work closely with developers and testers to ensure all requirements are understood and have corresponding test scripts
  • Manage the documentation for multiple applications and releases across more than one development team while meeting deadlines
  • Assist in maintaining concurrent project schedules
  • Develop weekly and monthly status reports

Required Skills
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Information Systems, Business Administration or related discipline highly preferred
  • Six plus years of work experience in Information Technology as a Business Analyst and Tester in an Agile environment
  • Facilitates meetings with business owners, technical leads, and other stakeholders
  • Supports Scrum Master activities for technical team coordination
  • Captures business needs and develops corresponding functional solutions
  • Facilitates development of technical requirements, user stories, and mockups to address business needs and work with developers and testers to ensure prototype solutions meet expectations.
  • Develops Weekly Status presentations.
  • Estimates testing levels of effort for requirements.
  • Determines testing approach for break/fix and enhancement requests.
  • Supports UAT prep efforts in conjunction with business owners/ users.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • Proficient in formal software development life cycle processes
  • Proficient with JIRA and/or Microsoft DevOps
  • Demonstrated abilities as a driven, self-starter and quick study
  • Story Creation
  • Customization
  • Report Generation

Desired Skills
  • Experience in a government environment
  • Agile development practices
  • MS Visio

About Us

Precise Software Solutions, Inc., an SBA 8(a) program participant, is an innovative small business with a proven record of success delivering quality services and solutions to government organizations. A CMMI Level 3 company, Precise serves as a trusted advisor to senior technology executives and helps government agencies enhance and expand their information

technology capabilities. Precise helps their customers capitalize on the efficiencies offered by technological advancements and ensures the integrity of their IT systems and programs so they can perform their public mission more effectively. The company is known for delivering agile and innovative solutions and specializes in strategic consulting, system modernization and integration, digital transformation and experience, infrastructure and cloud implementation, and data management and analytics.


Benefits and Perks
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Retirement Plan with 4% match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Training and Development
  • Two Innovation Days
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Annual Charity Donation Match
  • Awards and Recognition

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Precise is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment. The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants.

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