Business Analyst III

Suitland, MD
Information Technology /
Regular /
On-site
Agile Defense provides leading-edge Digital Transformation solutions to support and advance our customers' mission. We deliver innovative and high-quality services to our customers worldwide through an empowered and engaged workforce.

Requisition #:BUSIN004082

Job Title: Business Analyst III

Location: 4251 Suitland Road Washington, District of Columbia 20395

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Top Secret SCI

SUMMARY
Agile Defense seeks qualified candidates for support of the Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) capabilities of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) Nimitz Operational Intelligence Command (OIC).  Agile Defense provides IT support services to ONI OIC to include tier 1 through 3 on-call support, planning and scheduling, customer/user support, systems engineering and technical assessments, software engineering, system administration and operation, database administration and development, system/software testing and break-fix support.  Further support includes migration of MDA capabilities to the cloud, and the application of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) tools to existing MDA data sets.
Business analysts are the drivers of our continued growth and success. With their commitment to innovation, these analysts seek, develop, and help implement strategic initiatives for improved efficiency and productivity. Here is what your objectives will look like if you join the team:  Drive awareness of requirements across business units and identify substandard systems processes through evaluation of real-time data Serve as thought leader for technical business processes, developing systems prototypes that promote increased efficiency and productivity on multiple levels Create and implement precise management plans for every project, with attention to transparent communication at all levels Perform, evaluate, and communicate thorough quality assurance at every stage of systems development Determine and develop user requirements for systems in production, to ensure maximum usability

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collaborate with customer to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product requirements
Monitor and evaluate product creation progress at each stage of the process
Liaise with the product team and end-users to deliver updates
Take lead of scrum teams, defining product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities, communicating with stakeholders throughout the project
Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
Develop detailed product feature specifications and ensure they’re clearly understood by the development teams
Define vision for future development
Serve as the product ambassador internally and externally, sharing knowledge and answering questions related to the product
Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
Work closely with management team to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
Assist in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
Keep customer and stakeholders informed of the status of all planned and active projects
Manage needs around multiple legacy applications

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field and 5+ years of experience.
 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills
Experience with Scrum project management methodology.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Environmental Conditions
Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles. Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; See

Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. We believe several attributes are the root of our very best employees and extraordinary culture. We have named these attributes “The 6 H’s” – Happy, Helpful, Honest, Humble, Hungry, and Hustle.

Happy: We exhibit a positive outlook in order to create a positive environment.
Helpful: We assist each other and pull together as teammates to deliver.
Honest: We conduct our business with integrity.
Humble: We recognize that success is not achieved alone, that there is always more to learn, and that no task is below us.
Hungry: We desire to consistently improve.
Hustle: We work hard and get after it.

These Core Values are present in all our employees and our organization's aspects. Learn more about us and our culture by visiting us here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Agile Defense is subject to federal vaccine mandates or other customer/facility vaccination requirements as a federal contractor. As such, to protect its employees' health and safety and comply with customer requirements, Agile Defense may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)