Business Analyst III / PM

Location: Herndon, VA

Role & Tasks

  • Manage Projects and Product Backlog of Business Intelligence Analyst team  
  • Manage requirements elicitation, analysis and documentation processes to capture business and end user needs.
  • Identifies and resolves gaps in skills, processes, and resources
  • Ensures timely delivery of requirements and design documents in line with project milestones
  • Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, mentors, and monitors progress of the team
  • Works with stakeholders and functional areas to develop business requirements
  • Develops guidelines for capturing business requirements
  • Analyzes data to drive business insight and identify opportunities
  • Promotes new technology opportunities and trends to business partners
  • Supports enterprise digital strategy and organizational change
  • Prioritize needs within and across projects based on business impact.
  • Support business case creation.
  • Communicate solution tradeoffs to business partners to frame and influence project decisions.
  • Engage delivery teams to communicate solution vision and priorities.
  • Promote usability standards and design solutions with a high-quality, effortless UX.
  • Proactively monitor industry, functional, and technology trends to guide business partners on emerging opportunities
  • Relationship building with external teams, and resource allocation

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline such as Business, Information Technology, Management, or Information Systems
  • Minimum seven years of experience in business analysis / Project Manager
  • At least three years of experience in managing a team

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills required to successfully work in a team environment and communicates effectively across a variety of stakeholder groups
  • Ability to identify opportunities and transform them into quantifiable and achievable initiatives
  • Must be a dynamic and self-starting individual who is able to work independently or as part of a team with minimal guidance and direction
  • Excellent knowledge of BI Tools namely Microstrategy and Tableau
  • Must be able to continuously learn new skills to keep abreast of industry trends and state of the art technology
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize and assign work in order to meet deadlines
  • Must demonstrate excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical users at all levels of an organization
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and mentoring
  • Proven ability to create and document business requirements, business processes, and project plans
  • Experience in defining detailed business requirements to support strategic and/or tactical projects
  • Must be able to create business cases, operational models, and financial models
  • Must possess proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Visio)