• Business Analyst DARPA

    Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
    Job ID 2018-1476
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. Do you want an opportunity to contribute, grow and learn every day? Enjoy working with amazing people? Being on a team that shares your values, matches your energy and truly impact people’s lives? If you are solution oriented, thrive in a fast-paced agile environment, then come work for a company that was ranked Washington Post Top Workplaces three times in a row (2016 through 2018).

     

    You can be a Business Analyst anywhere, but at REI your analysis is transformational. As an REI BA, you’ll get to work with some of the best-known government agencies such as NASA and DARPA.

     

    "REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"

    Responsibilities

    Looking for a highly-motivated individual to fill the role of Business Analyst.

     

    Functional responsibilities include: 

    • Defines and leads the vision for the requirements and customer engagement phase of the project lifecycle
    • Identifies efficiencies in work processes and instills a work smart vs. work hard attitude
    • Mentors junior business analysts
    • Participates and drives the requirements eliciting sessions with the customer and other stakeholders
    • Participates in analysis and design of the proposed solutions - facilitates the development of multiple solution options to address the business needs
    • Identifies and understands customer expectations as part of the requirements gathering process
    • Acts as the primary point of contact for all communication needs during the requirements gathering phase with the customer
    • Ensures that the proposed solution concepts are aligned with existing enterprise framework solution
    • Works with Application programmers to develop proposed solution prototypes in an iterative manner
    • Prepares project documentation including meeting minutes, business process documents and other process workflow diagrams as required
    • Acts as the SME for the business domain and conduct/manage the knowledge transfer with the testing and development teams
    • Assists the development and testing teams during the execution phase with functional expertise as required
    • Assists the implementation team in conducting the User Acceptance Testing of the developed solution
    • Assists the project manager/project lead with project related activities as necessary

    All interested applicants will be required to provide artifacts – requirements documentation from previous project(s) that may include user stories, user requirements, business process documents, UAT scenarios, etc.

     

    Other similar professional duties may be assigned as needed.

    Qualifications

    • 4 + years' of experience working in a fast-paced agile environment
    • Experience in the areas of requirements elicitation, definition, analysis, and preparing requirements documentation
    • Relevant experience working with web-based applications and modern web technologies
    • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects (if required) and good documentation skills
    • Good analytical thinking skills and a team player
    • Hands-on experience with MS Office, especially Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint
    • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal and presentation skills 
    • Experience with JIRA is a plus
    • Knowledge of any Requirements Management tool is a plus
    • CSM or any Agile Scrum Certification is a plus
    • Experience with Tableau is a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree in business and management, information systems, computer science, or other related field
    • Master’s degree in related field may be substituted for three years’ experience

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

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