Senior Business Analyst - Arlington, VA (remotely during COVID-19)

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to support a large, business analysis and management support services contract. Join our 50+ person team and help us lead IT infrastructure and modernization initiatives for our client. If you are looking for a hands-on opportunity and want to put your project management skills to use, this role may be for you.

This position is based on client site in Arlington, VA (remotely during COVID-19).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing leadership and highly specialized support and technical guidance for program operations.

  • Assessing and applying multiple organizational and management improvement techniques in a government environment.

  • Developing, reviewing, and analyzing project management documents which include, but not limited to, Project Charters, Project Management Plans, Risk Management Plans, Communication/Training Plans, Business Cases etc. as required and according to organizational standards.

  • Ensuring transparent and effective communications between the Business and Information Technology to support project planning, risk mitigation, change management, and issue resolution.

  • Formulating and defining strategies, business processes, system scope, and objectives for programs and projects through research and factfinding activities.

  • Conducting market research, evaluating product solutions, applying scoring frameworks, and developing financial estimates for product recommendations.

  • Conducting workshops, facilitating meetings, preparing documents and executive briefings, and proposing recommendations.

  • Facilitating and conducting workshops to analyze business needs in an effort to document business requirements, use cases, user stories, pain points, and as-is and to-be processes.

  • Applying strategic thinking in recommending process improvement and reengineering methodologies.

  • Analyzing, proposing, and developing business, data, and hybrid enterprise architecture models.

  • Identifying best practices, documenting and assessing performance measurements, and recommending business and technology solutions to streamline processes.

  • Leading cross-functional teams to address business and system problems using solid systems architectural and systems engineering principles.

  • Providing assistance with procurement activities.

  • Maintaining and presenting project status reports.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 10 years of management experience to include business process management, financial reporting, and IT project management.

  • Demonstrated experience with gathering requirements, compiling metrics, assessing solution readiness, performing research and analysis, and providing program support.

  • Demonstrated understanding of Enterprise Architecture concepts including, but not limited to, strategic information gathering, technological research and data-driven process improvements, target architecture, and sequencing plans.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and participate in formal and informal management activities throughout the project life cycle.

  • Demonstrated mastery in independently applying business analysis, strategic thinking, scoping, requirements elicitation, business process modeling, requirements management, and feasibility and cost benefit analysis on moderately to highly complex projects.

  • US Citizenship (required by federal government).

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Master’s degree computer science, information systems, or business management.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and personal skills with ability to present to groups, including C-level executives.

  • Ability to understand people, processes, and technologies to address business need for process improvements.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Teams, and Visio)

  • Working understanding of federal IT services models and frameworks to support the project team to meet client requirements.

  • Solid understanding of the commercial IT market for hardware and software.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with senior leadership to set and manage realistic program goals and metrics.

  • Operational experience with program/project metrics tracking and reporting.

  • Exceptional verbal and writing skills, including editing and proofreading skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated customer service orientation and outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support

  • Experience using Tableau, Power Apps, Azure DevOps, Salesforce, Appian, and ServiceNow

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