Business Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
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REI BA materializes customer's wishes by helping the customer know what they really want opposed to what they think they want. We need you to be ready to contribute in a fast paced, solution oriented, agile environment. 

As a BA at REI, you'll work with some of the best known government agencies, such as NASA, HRSA and DARPA, you'll even have the opportunity to work with State and local government!


Influence the solution at the company that was ranked 7th in 2016 Washington's Post Top Workplace.


We want people:

Who want to make the customer happy by giving them exactly what they want and help them make a difference in their job.
With a great positive attitude that doesn’t hear problems but opportunities to help others.
Who are eager to not just do their job but help team members do their job when they get slammed.
Who likes to learn new things and help others do the same.
Who are always looking for a better way to understand our customer and quickly give them what they need.
Who know the customer so well we don’t have to drive adoption because they want to use the solutions we deliver.
Who look at the customer as part of the team from requirements to delivery.
"REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"


Opportunity Requires:


You should be a highly motivated, self-driven, Grants Management experienced professional. You will work closely with clients to elicit and understand business needs, define requirements, and develop prototypes for the proposed solution.  You will be challenged and expected to work in an agile team environment. Your effectiveness is determined by the quality of your participation, which includes, idea generation, creativity, problem solving, documentation and communication abilities. As the Business Analyst, you will study existing business processes, programs and/or legacy systems in their native environments and perform a comprehensive analysis of existing problems and understand the areas for improvement. One of the key responsibilities of this role is to thoroughly understand the business process and propose solution concepts that can address and meet the stated business needs. You are a partner to our clients and as such expected to understand their mission and how we can make an impact!


Day to day responsibilities:


At customer system functional reviews, you will facilitate reconciliation of differences voiced by the customer with those in the system proposal reducing scope creep or impacts to the delivered system’s quality.
In the office, you will contribute in analysis and design of the proposed solutions while facilitating the development of multiple solution options to address the business needs.
At system implementation meetings with test engineers and developers, you will ensure both teams understand the customers functional and technical requirements so the desired customer features are what is built, reliable and delivered.
You will also Identify and understand customer expectations as part of the requirements gathering process and act as the primary point of contact for all communication needs during the requirements gathering phase with the customer.
At customer status meetings, you will ensure that previous customer program decisions are reviewed, new ones are recorded with stakeholder participating to maintain program focus of extended efforts and continuity if customer or company personnel changes occur.
You will prepare project documentation like meeting minutes, business process documents and other process workflow diagrams as required.


Other responsibilities you will have:

  • Act as the SME for the business domain and conduct/manage the knowledge transfer with the testing and development teams
  • Assist the development and testing teams during the execution phase with functional expertise as required
  • Assist the testing team in performing functional testing during the execution phase
  • Assist the implementation team in conducting the User Acceptance Testing of the developed solution
  • Assist the project manager/project lead with project closeout activities


Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed


What you bring to the team:


Positive Attitude. Self-Motivation. Curious Creativity. Personal Desire.
3 - 5 years of experience working with web based applications in the areas of requirements gathering, requirements definition and analysis, and preparing Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM). 
Experience with full software development life cycle of typical IT projects. 
Hands-on experience with MS Office, especially Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint
Relevant experience working with web based applications and modern web technologies
Excellent Communication, Interpersonal and presentation skills 

A bachelor's degree in business management, computer science, information systems or related field

Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience


Why REI:

At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. We believe that teams comprised of smart, creative and dedicated individuals can move a customer’s mission forward. As a grants BA at REI, you will help communities that need HELP get state and federal grants to make the help happen. 
We’re looking to hire leaders who can support and focus their team’s talent in the pursuit of impactful solutions based on technology. If you’re ready to begin your career at REI, we want to hear from you! 
Amazing People
Green initiatives, REI Cares, Happy Feet (Running, Biking and Exercising clubs!) Even the chance to hike Everest! 
Competitive Compensation
Great Benefits
Employee Owned Stock Options
Work Life Balance



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