Lead/Sr. Business Analyst

Apex Systems, LLC is immediately seeking a Lead Business Analyst in support of an enterprise level Government Integrator in Woodlawn, MD. The qualified individual will work in an Agile team environment, bring a strong requirements gathering/Scrum/GAP Analysis/User Stores/JAD session skills, and have past experience in modernization efforts moving existing platforms to AWS. They will also have experience working with a full SDLC team, on Federal Health or HHS projects, and be comfortable interacting with their peers & customer regularly.?

Location: Woodlawn, MD
Duration: Contract with Perm Potential after 6 months
Compensation: Competitive based on years of relevant experience & education
Clearance: Able to Obtain a Public Trust

Job Summary:
??? ?Provide subject matter expertise
??? ?Manage team of business analysts and activities within the functional area
??? ?Identify, document, and implement process improvements
??? ?Work with customer, users, and other contractors to gather, understand and document business, functional, technical & non-technical requirements
??? ?Lead estimation of level of effort
??? ?Manage Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions, work group calls and engage customers to provide requirements and feedback
??? ?Conduct user research and usability testing
??? ?Coordinate with Systems Engineers to assess impact to technical solutions
??? ?Track and monitor contractual requirements against technical designs
??? ?Develop Change Requests per established policies and procedures
??? ?Follow agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban) and deliver requirements/specifications for Sprint teams
??? ?Manage program backlog
??? ?Provide clear qualitative and quantitative information to teams and stakeholders
??? ?Support change control processes established to monitor and control project scope.

Required Qualifications:
??? ?Bachelor?s degree or equivalent experience with 8+ years of overall experience in Information Technology software development and architecture
??? ?Experience in requirements capture, management and analysis activities along all phases of the software development life cycle
??? ?Conducting user interviews, leading and facilitating JAD sessions, and developing business process models and formal specifications
??? ?Experience in large software development or data integration projects
??? ?Expertise with Agile tools like Jira, Confluence, Hipchat.
??? ?Excellent analytical skills, the ability to integrate information from multiple sources to execute effectively and efficiently in a dynamic environment
??? ?Strong problem-solving skills and ability to comprehend database methodologies
??? ?Experience providing customer and/or PMO status reporting
??? ?Experience with MS Project
??? ?Experience with Agile software development methodology, and Scrum teams

Preferred Qualifications:
??? ?Experience supporting CMS and/or HHS projects & programs
??? ?Experience as a Product Owner
??? ?Experience mentoring BA teams of 5 or more

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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