Business Analyst IV

Location: Reston, VA


The client is seeking a Business Analyst IV to support the Non-Functional Requirements workstream as a part of the ‘Path to Production’ Program - redesign of Client systems delivery processes.   The candidate will have 8-10 years of experience with systems delivery (SDLC) and be an expert in non-functional requirements (technical requirements).  The candidate will have experience automating enterprise wide business processes and will provide standard project management support using approximately 30% of their time and business analysis skills at 70%.  The candidate will be writing features and user stories in JIRA to translate business process into work elements for development teams for the ServiceNow, UrbanCode, and JIRA applications.

The Business Analyst IV is responsible for leading the requirements gathering team.  The candidate works directly with internal customers to understand the business environment and needs. Identifies relevant design, process and specification issues.

Job Responsibilities:

• Documenting epics, features, and user stories in JIRA.

• Leading discovery and design sessions with enterprise control and non-functional requirement owners.

• Identifying automation opportunities and documenting requirements for automated validation of controls and requirements.

• Developing, tracking and managing project plans, timelines and scope. 

Skills:

• Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.

• Collaborating across cross functional teams and leading through ambiguity.

• Ability to prioritize work according to program priorities.

• Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.

• Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.

• Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

• Strong working knowledge of Outlook, Vizio, and MS PowerPoint.

Education/Experience:

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.

• 8-10 years of SDLC experience required.

• Experience with ServiceNow, UrbanCode, and JIRA is a plus.