Business Analyst

Posted Date 3 months ago(6/23/2020 3:50 PM)
Job ID
Clearance Required
Other Clearance
ICE Public Trust

Position Description

XLA is looking for a Business Analyst to work onsite at a federal agency located Arlington, VA and/or Lorton, VA, Vienna, VA, Washington, D.C. or Fairfax, VA. 


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. The lead Business/System Analyst will have overall responsibility for the execution of the tasks and overall HSI portfolio management. The lead will be responsible for envisioning and executing the long-term strategies while working closely with HSI subject matter experts and other stakeholders to find the best path that meets HSI mission objectives.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


  • Minimum of Ten (10) years of experience in systems analysis, business process analysis, requirements analysis/gathering, and project management arena is required
  • Experience in project management, CPIC, DHS SELC, ICE SLM, and governance processes throughout the IT investment life cycle
  • A concentration in schedule management, financial/contract management, and a professional Project Management Certification is desired
  • Possesses ability to manage, track, and report on all tasks assigned in a timely and professional manner
  • Provide support for creating deliverables including Project documentation, Technical Implementation Plans, Project Management Plans, Lessons Learned, and Closeout artifacts for all assigned projects
  • Ability to understand a project's technical details and uncover and assess project risks
  • Knowledge and understanding of information technology, including web architecture, applications, databases, and cloud-based systems
  • Familiarity with and able to address, research, elevate, provide feedback, and resolve issues related to IT portfolio management and IT program management


Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT Systems Engineering, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related academic focus area
  • Must have 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office and suite including MS Visio
  • Demonstrated experience with JIRA, MS Project,
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent active listening and verbal communication skills
  • Strong business writing ability
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to discuss technical issues with non-technical, executive-level government officials
  • Leading and mentoring teams
  • Must have experience with ICE/HSI or ICE

Security Clearance

  • Active DHS Public Trust

EEO Statement

XLA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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