Senior Business Analyst

Job Locations US-Washington, DC
Job ID 2022-2753
# of Openings
Analyst (Business/Data/Quality)


REI Systems provides reliable, effective, and innovative technology solutions that advance federal, state, local, and nonprofit missions. Our technologists and consultants are passionate about solving complex challenges that impact millions of lives. We take a Mindful Modernization approach in delivering our application modernization, grants management systems, government data analytics, and advisory services. Mindful Modernization is the REI Way of delivering mission impact by aligning our government customers’ strategic objectives to measurable outcomes through people, processes, and technology. Learn more at 


Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022!


REI Systems is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with 8+years of experience to join our team.
This is an exciting opportunity with the chance to be a part of a very innovative team!
In this role, you will analyze our customer's business needs, current business processes, perform gap analysis, analyze policies and business approaches, and identify opportunities for increase efficiency.


The Sr Business Analyst will:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for all communication needs during the requirements gathering phase.
  • Perform operating and business model analysis of the organization's policies and business approaches.
  • Define detailed requirements, analyzes business needs, and validates solutions with the client.
  • Identify efficiencies in work processes and instills a work smart vs. work hard attitude.
  • Prepare project documentation including project charter and meeting minutes.
  • Assist the development and testing teams during the execution phase with functional expertise as required.
  • Prepare and lead briefings.
  • Prepare and submit position and information papers in response to government requirements.
  • Interview clients to identify and discuss key business areas and processes that require improvement.
  • Identify automation opportunities, validation, ROI measurement, detailed documentation and implementation of automation initiatives focusing on process flow, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Lead process improvement and automation projects end-to-end for stakeholders across multiple business lines.
  • Engage SMEs, business partners and stakeholders to understand the current process, true business needs and requirements.
  • Generate detailed documentation to confirm As-Is process, and design and document future-state process improvement requirements.
  • Lead discovery sessions, design reviews, walk-throughs and training with stakeholders for each process under development.
  • Work within RPA team to design, develop, configure, test and launch process automations.
  • Evaluate operational benefits of automation and convey benefits and gains to business leaders.

Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed.


The Sr Business Analyst will have the following qualifications:

  • 8+years of experience as a Business Analyst or related position.
  • 3-5 years of experience working with an Agile implementation team writing user stories, grooming product backlog, planning out release planning.
  • Experience in the areas of requirements elicitation, definition, analysis, and preparing requirements documentation.
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle of Agile IT projects.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects (if required) and good documentation skills.
  • Demonstrate an organized and detail-oriented mindset in all work activities.
  • Good analytical thinking skills and a team player.
  • Hands-on experience with TFS, JIRA, MS Office, especially Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent Communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, data analytics, business intelligence, economics, statistics, or mathematics


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

Clearance: Minimum 3 Years stay in US required to obtain clearnce.


Location/Remote: Although the position is currently remote but occasional travel to the customer's Washington, DC offices will be required.

Covid Policy Disclosure: Should the essential functions of this position require that the employee performing this role work on-site at REI’s Sterling location the following requirements will apply: the individual holding this position must be fully vaccinated, as defined in CDC guidance, as a condition of continued employment. REI will consider requests to be excused from this policy whenever necessary to comply with legal requirements and will consider any requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability, religion, or other exemptions on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Employees and applicants requesting accommodations should request the accommodation in writing and should explain in detail the reasons why they are seeking an accommodation. REI will request additional information or documentation it deems necessary to inform its decision on an employee’s or applicant’s accommodation request.

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


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