Business Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-01
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Millington
Tennessee
38055
United States

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has a contingent opening for a Business Analyst supporting the PDSS team in Millington, TN. This is a fulltime position supporting application development projects for the Navy Personnel Command (NPC).  The candidate must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Your role with SAIC will keep you engaged in a diverse, fast-paced government environment while interacting with government stakeholders, team members and management in addition to managing the on-going support of critical applications for our customers.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Capture requirements, specifications, business processes, and recommendations related to proposed information technology solutions.

  • Translate functional requirements into user stories and acceptance criteria for use in sprint backlogs

  • Sprint backlog administration and upkeep ensuring TFS project information is kept in synch with current project status

  • Formulate and define systems’ scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements.

  • Coordinate internal communication and policy development activities, monitoring and reporting progress, managing project concerns while determining process improvements and workflows.

  • Document and analyze pertinent data

  • Develop test plans, test cases, and facilitate the execution of test plans. Assembles and documents all test results, and performs regression testing as necessary.

  • Assesses and prepares to address the operational impacts, workflow, training, etc. issues of a project. Proactively provides project support and performs administrative functions.

  • Establishes deadlines and personal work plans resulting in effective time management.

  • Ensure users operations, systems, information and policy confidentiality.

  • Adhere to government mandates, policy and procedures certifying data and system integrity.

  • Propose innovative and creative solutions to problems with consideration of timeliness, effectiveness, and practicality in addressing client needs.

Qualifications

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of related experience. Four additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  

 

REQUIRED SKILLS: 

  • This position requires a self-motivated, professional individual with demonstrated progressive experience with exceptional written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of requirements gathering, facilitation, testing and work flow analysis

  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Visio, MS Project and the MS Office suite

  • Understands project plans and is able to articulate roles, project goals, and timelines

  • Experience with web application development and Agile development skill set preferred. Have a working knowledge of Visual Studio / Team Foundation Server or similar collaborative environment. 

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

  • Must currently possess or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.