Sr. Business Analyst

Posted Date 3 months ago(5/13/2020 12:42 PM)
Job ID
US-MD-College Park
Clearance Required
Other Clearance
NACA Public Trust

Position Description

XLA is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to work onsite at NARA in College Park, MD. The Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for developing requirements specifications to support custom development solutions or COTS acquisitions. The candidate must be a Subject Matter Expert in requirements analysis, requirements management, and system configuration, for enterprise systems supporting mission critical records management and digital archiving. Must be a team player and be able to work effectively work with various stakeholders across the agency to ensure system requirement artifacts adhere to the agency Enterprise Business Analysis Model and IEEE Software Quality Assurance Guidance.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Eight (8) years or more of relevant hands-on experience in a predominantly Business Analyst (BA) role on one or more projects that utilized traditional requirements (i.e., "shall" statements) at business and stakeholder levels.
  • Four (4) years or more hands-on experience facilitating requirements elicitation / discovery and review sessions with business stakeholders.
  • Over three (3) years or more hands-on experience in a predominantly BA role on one or more projects that followed the Agile Scrum framework.
  • Two (2) years or more hands-on experience documenting business processes based upon elicitation / discovery with business stakeholders.
  • Hands-on experience developing Software Requirement Specifications
  • Provide support for creating deliverables including Project documentation, Technical Implementation Plans, Project Management Plans, Lessons Learned, and Closeout artifacts for all assigned projects
  • Participate, advise, contribute, preparing and/or presenting briefings to government stakeholders
  • Experience conducting and documenting Fit-Gap Analyses for IT solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply analytical / critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to create clarity and work effectively in an ambiguous or changing environment.
  • Possesses interpersonal skills to maintain communications and positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, including in a virtual setting.


Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related analytical, scientific or technical discipline.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and suite including MS Visio
  • Demonstrated experience with JIRA, MS Project,
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have good analytical, personal organization, and problem-solving skills.
  • Previous Federal Government experience a plus.

Security Clearance: Must be eligible to obtain a NACI / Public Trust


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