Business System Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Business System Analyst to join our team in Alexandria, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work with stakeholders to define goals, analyze business functions, define reports and create requirements artifacts.  Will create a requirements structure that The Business Analyst will identify business workflow and determine stakeholder needs that will result in enhanced application functionality.  Will work directly with the client and their senior management.  May author light documentation, models, screen mock-ups and requirements documentation.  Will work closely with stakeholders and technical staff in order to align product objectives with development efforts.

The candidate will be responsible for:
• Drafting user stories, functional requirements, technical requirements and other SELC documentation.
• Communicates with technical team members to translate requirements into technical terminology.
• Working knowledge of SELC and associated documentation (project plans, charters, business cases, requirements documents, test plans, reports, etc.)
• In-depth knowledge and prior experience in working in Software development environment using Agile methodology
• Demonstrated experience conducting working sessions for requirements gathering.
• Working closely with business and solution resources on defining, analyzing and documenting requirements/user stories
• Working with clients to gather requirements. Interpret and translate the captured technical and functional requirements into technical documentation that can be used by both the project management team and the development teams to develop the end user software using Java technologies
• Working knowledge of SQL and database preferably Oracle
• The ability to write queries (SQL) and analyze data quality, anomalies & dependencies.
• In-depth knowledge and prior experience in understanding the data in the context of business processes, database concepts and structured data analysis
• Contribute to project scoping, including requirement assessment, best practices, application design and development, methodologies, and budget recommendations
• Experience working on enterprise software applications
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills and organizational skills is a requirement
• The ability to adapt quickly, work in a challenging and fast paced environment with a team, as well as individually is a must. One must have a commitment to learn, ability to think creatively, and facilitate collaboration across teams. Skills and knowledge utilizing Windows, Microsoft Office Suite including MS Visio Professional and MS Project Professional and some sort of querying/SQL tool is a must.


• BS degree and 5 years of experience or combination of education and experience.
• 2 years in Agile Development projects - Strong working knowledge of Agile/Scrum Methodologies. 
• 5 years of demonstrated data analysis, requirements management and Architectural Design experience. This candidate will oversee work milestones (end to end). This will also require coordinating & writing technical documents and business process flows.
• Must have technical experience with databases and writing SQL queries - preferably Oracle.
• Must have experience with data analysis (inputs and outputs) and good understanding of data modeling concepts
• Experience with developing SELC documents
• Experience with developing business process flows and process rules/conditions
• Familiarity with Unix Scripting language like Ruby, Perl or advanced KSH scripting.
• Familiarity with Java services and/or working with Java developers
• Familiarity with UI frameworks (JavaScript, Angular, jQuery, React, Spring Boot)
• Strong attention to detail, highly organized and able to thrive in a busy, deadline driven atmosphere.
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and the Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Confluence).
Additional Preferred Skills:

  Technical experience with:
• Data loading/ingestion (ETL is a plus)
• Testing (automation testing is a plus)
• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification a plus.
• Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification a plus.
• Prior experience as a developer or a data analyst is a plus for the job.

  Customer Requirements:
• Clearance - Must be able to obtain a CBP BI Public Trust to start work.
• Citizenship - Must be a U.S. Citizen
• LOCATION: Alexandria, VA (Kingstowne)