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