Senior Business Analyst

Federal Health – Business Analysis /
Full Time /
A-TEK Inc. is seeking to staff a team of software professionals to build and deploy new systems with web capabilities for our key government customers.  You will support engineering teams in the design, development, and delivery of mission-critical applications for our federal client. This position involves working both independently and as an integral part of a team of analysts and developers on multiple projects to build out web-based applications.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in leading requirements elicitation discussions with stakeholders and documenting requirements and demonstrated experience working on Agile projects as a Lead Business Analyst in a federal environment.  This position is REMOTE, but preference will be given to candidates located in the Research Triangle, NC metropolitan area.

Position Responsibilities:

    • Identify complex client business and system requirements and translate or decompose those needs into actionable software requirements, test criteria, and scenarios
    • Analyze complex business and user needs, document requirements, and translate them into proper system requirement specifications
    • Assesses the operational and functional baseline of the organization.
    • Establish positive relationships with all stakeholders
    • Assist with developing the business case and vision
    • Document the as-is state and to-be state of systems
    • Elicit, analyze, and validate business requirements
    • Clearly describe requirements following Agile User Story conventions
    • Develop, manage, and maintain all work products and deliverables from creation to finalization
    • Guides and oversees the work of other Business Analysts as assigned
    • Applies in-depth knowledge to solve business problems and recommends solutions
    • Create and maintain a hierarchical, feature-driven view of requirements
    • Create technical specifications and test plans, as assigned
    • Examine and evaluate current systems to determine and assess capabilities and business rules
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
    • Leads and facilitates system design sessions with business users and client managers
    • Liaise with users to track additional requirements and features
    • Train users on new systems, applications and provide support

Required Qualifications:

    • Requires a BA or BS degree from an accredited institution in a management or technical discipline – Computer Science, Information Technology or Business Management (related degrees and equivalent experience will be considered) and 10-12 years of performing business analysis, including business process and requirements elicitation, and producing documentation and wireframes
    • Demonstrated experience working on Agile projects as a Lead Business Analyst
    • Excellent customer‐facing, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and problem‐solving skills are a must as duties will require interacting directly client team members at all levels.
    • Excellent written and oral communication including technical writing and effective listening skills and customer relationship management; must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Strong knowledge of IT systems and IT organizations
    • Ability to learn the functionality of software applications and the elements of business or user processes and write detailed non-coding requirements
    • Ability to become a product expert and communicate coherently to our customers
    • Ability to learn and document highly complex business rules and processes
    • User stories and other SDLC documentation
    • Ability to work in a highly team-oriented, cross-functional, and collaborative environment
    • Highly organized and efficient; strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Proactive self-starter who manages competing priorities, multi-tasks, and meets all deadlines and commitments while remaining flexible and adapts to continually changing priorities
    • Solid computer skills with Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio) 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Federal contracting experience supporting HHS, DHS, or VA
    • JIRA and other backlog/requirements management tools
    • Experience with the SDLC / EPLC
    • Experience with data analytics and process analysis using Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) supporting clinical/ambulatory research
    • Keen sense of the User Experience and User Journey
    • Technical competency in SharePoint, Microsoft 365, HP ALM, and Balsamiq
About A-TEK, Inc.
Headquartered in McLean, VA, A-TEK is comprised of a team of experts in managing the data that drives federal missions. With employees in 13 states, and a 26-year partner to U.S. government agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DoJ), and the Department of Commerce (DoC). We deliver IT services and solutions coupled with a scientific capability across a myriad of government mission areas including public health, law enforcement, national security, environmental, and science. 
A-TEK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected Veteran status.