8463 - Systems Analyst Senior (Agile/DevOps Environment)

Location: McLean, VA


Exciting opportunity for a Systems Analysis Senior position will be part of the Delivery Services Department in the Multifamily Technology Division. The position will be responsible for leading the systems analysis efforts supporting the development of Multifamily DevSecOps capabilities. We are seeking a motivated individual who will play an integral role in our transformation into an Agile & DevSecOps focused execution channel. In addition, individual has experience working with product owners to capture the business need, and help to design and design enterprise class software capabilities within a diverse technical environment (.NET, Java/JEE, Powershell, JavaScript, etc). The individual should have a strong ability to adapt and apply IT expertise to a varying array of issues relating to buildout and maintenance of the platforms and integrations. The individual is expected to work under limited direction and independently determine and develop approaches to solution high value outcomes. The individual would work as part of a high performing agile team, so demonstrating that you live and embracing the Agile culture is a must. 

Responsibilities include:

• Work with the product owner and the team to create associated, epics, features and user stories within the Microsoft Team Foundation Server (VSTS) system.  
• Proficiently document acceptance criteria in a business consumable format as well as documenting them leveraging advanced Gherkin.
• Administer Sprint/Release Execution within the TFS/VSTS tool, advanced knowledge and experience needed. 
• Exhibit advanced knowledge of Automated testing with experience leveraging ATDD, developing test cases and plans as well as executing them as part of a DevSecOps Pipeline (TFS/VSTS).
• Ability to develop automated test code in C#, leveraging a Selenium based framework.
• Development of automated test scripts, framework enhancements, support scripts (powershell, node)
• Work with development teams to help design high level solutions and establish patterns.
• Experienced in developing and documenting detailed data mapping using prescribed LDM
• You will be working in an agile environment and championing the ideals, practices, and ceremonies that surround it.  
• Performing the duties of a ScrumMaster 
• Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends
• Act as mentor to junior team members
• Work closely with developers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
• Become subject matter expert across assigned domain and applications with general understanding of upstream and downstream interfaces.
• Identify process gaps and recommending process improvements across project teams and delivery services by challenging status quo, fostering innovative thinking and engaging key stakeholders

Qualifications
• Typically requires a minimum of 5+ years of work experience in Systems Analysis and Requirements Development in an Agile/DevOps Organization 
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (Development Focused), related field or equivalent work experience
• CSM/CSD/CSPO Certifications preferred (with associated experience leveraging these certifications)
• Lives the Agile Mindset and is an advocate for promoting the culture surrounding it.
• Development experience (Highly Proficient) in the .NET ecosystem (C#, Visual Studio) as well as other languages (e.g. Powershell, JS, Java)
• Experience working in TFS/VSTS and developing extensions, integrations, and highly robust DevSecOps Pipeline.
• Background working with cloud technologies, (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS).
• Extensive Experience with Agile Project Execution and DevSecOps Tool sets
• Experience with writing detailed data requirements for system integration and development projects
• Experience in leveraging automated data analytics tools as well as developing consumable automated reports (e.g. PowerBI, Splunk)
• Experience with SQL to perform data analysis and developing process flow diagrams 
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage assignments with varying timelines
• Self-motivated, independent, and works with minimal direction
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to explain technical issues to a non-technical audience, along with a strong work ethic and a can-do attitude.

Preferred Skills
• Graduate degree or advanced studies
• Knowledge of Mortgage Industry and Freddie Mac's role in the Industry
• Experience with Object Oriented Programming Principles and Object Oriented Analysis and Design