Senior Business Analyst

Job Locations US
Job ID 2022-2766
# of Openings
1
Category
Analyst (Business/Data/Quality)

Overview

REI Systems’ mission is to deliver innovative technology solutions for Federal Clients. The foundation of our success is an unwavering determination to surpass our client’s expectations. We offer this same commitment to our employees by providing professional development, projects that are impactful and meaningful, and the flexibility to spend time with family and friends. We believe our employees are at their best when they are fulfilled in both their professional careers and their lives outside of work.  Learn more at REIsystems.com.  

 

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

 

Have you ever wondered how the food you eat is deemed to be safe, or how pharmaceutical companies are inspected to ensure the drugs they produce meet FDA regulations? If so, we have a very large new program with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and would love to have you join us! If you are solution oriented and thrive in a fast paced, agile environment then come work for a company that was named a Washington Post Best Place to Work for 5 out of the last 6 years.

Responsibilities

We are starting a very large new program with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and would love to have you join us! If you are solution-oriented, thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment, then come work for a our company. 

Specific Roles and Responsibilities for the FDA Senior Business Analyst position include but are not limited to:

  • Elicit and understand the client’s business needs, define requirements, write user stories, and manage a product backlog and develop prototypes for the proposed solution
  • 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
  • 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
  • Collaborate with developers and testers by developing test scenarios based on behavior-driven development (BDD) principles
  • 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
  • Ensure that previous customer program decisions are reviewed and that new ones are recorded with the stakeholder participating to maintain program focus of extended efforts and continuity if customer or company personnel changes occur
  • Prepare project documentation like meeting minutes, business process documents and other process workflow diagrams as required.
  • 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.

Qualifications

The Senior Business Analyst will have the following qualifications and other similar professional duties may be assigned as needed

  • 5 years of experience working with an Agile implementation team writing user stories, grooming product backlog, planning out release planning
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle of Agile IT projects
  • Hands-on experience with JIRA, MS Office, especially Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Relevant experience working with web-based applications and modern web technologies
  • Excellent Communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills

Education: Bachelor's degree in business and management, information systems, computer science, or other related field 

Certifications: SAFe Agile and Scrcum Master certified preferred

Clearance: Eligible to obtain a public trust clearance

Location:  This role is remote.

 

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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