Agile Business Analyst in Washington, DC at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Job Description

GDIT has an opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative candidate to join our team supporting the Administrative Office of the US Courts (AOUSC) Case Management Systems Office (CMSO) in Washington, DC. The CMSO has a mature Agile practice using the SAFe framework.

GDIT provides full software development lifecycle support for a variety of highly complex business critical systems, including COTS and customized solutions. Our support includes program and project management, business requirements analysis, solutions architecture, and software engineering within the AO to deliver systems for the Case Management and Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) Portfolio, the Probation and Pretrial Services (PPS) Portfolio, and the National Applications Portfolio.  The systems support service officers, judges, and other stakeholders with the automated functionality needed to perform the administration of justice and court services to the United States Courts across the nation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Eliciting and capturing business requirements in an Agile software development environment.
  • Collaborate with UX designers, developers and product owners to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and functionality.
  • Managing work using Agile Scrum & Kanban boards.
  • Decomposing Epics into Features and User Stories down to detailed functional and nonfunctional requirements.
  • Developing business & system use cases.
  • Facilitating the Team in developing acceptance criteria for user stories.
  • Ability to demonstrate product demos to the client.
  • Serving as a proxy Product Owner and/or Scrum Master.
  • Modeling process flows using tools like MS Visio.
  • Ability to put together wireframes to demonstrate complex systems and user journeys to stakeholders.
  • Able to lead JAD sessions with the team.
  • Triage enhancement requests and bug fixes from the field with product owners.
  • Documenting standard operating procedures and maintaining the release information radiator for the Team.
  • Working with Tier 3 support to troubleshoot & resolve production incidents.
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of the way the organization works.
  • Documenting and managing business rules, risks, issues, and dependencies.
  • Conduct UAT with the cross-functional business teams to ensure the system is aligned with the vision of the business teams.
  • Participate in the development and grooming of Project Backlog Stories (Requirements) with business and technology partners.

Negotiate, facilitate, and communicate expectations between the business stakeholders and the development team
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachler’s Degree plus 8+ years of overall IT experience, with work on at least one enterprise software development project within the past three years. 
  • Business Analysis – Epics/Features/User Stories/Requirements: 5+ years.
  • Software Development Lifecycle experience at all phases: 4+ years
  • Agile Experience: 2+ years
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of database design, SQL Techniques and perform database queries.
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced Agile software development environment.
  • Experience using Agile tools such as JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Ability to develop & decompose Epics, Features, and User Stories.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be effective at communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Shown problem resolution, decision-making and analytical skills with keen attention to detail with limited supervision
  • Experience with native, web and hybrid mobile apps in analyst’s capacity
  • Energetic, goal oriented, proactive, innovative, hardworking, and patient.        
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.','industry