• Senior Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/3/2019 11:32 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2187
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    *Technical Consulting
  • Overview

    Acuity is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join a cutting-edge Enterprise Architecture program in support of our mission-critical Federal customer.  Acuity has been hand-selected to create a data-driven architecture resource which will facilitate and promote shared advancement of knowledge and security across the enterprise.

     

    Acuity, Inc. is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture awards.

    Responsibilities

    The primary responsibilities of the Business Analyst include:

    • Interfacing with clients to define user requirements and to discuss issues, questions, and project status.
    • Understanding system capabilities and how the capabilities can meet the client’s business objectives.
    • Analyzing user requirements to identify implicit and ambiguous requirements.
    • Composing technical documentation to detail the requirements in a clear and well-organized manner.
    • Interfacing with the software development team to translate user requirements into system requirements
    • Participating in application validation to ensure that client’s requirements are met.
    • Managing requirements throughout the project.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Active DOD/DSS SECRET security clearance or higher.
    • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science or Information Systems.
    • At least five (5) years’ experience in a related Information Technology field.
    • At least three (3) years’ experience in developing requirements.
    • At least three (3) years’ experience writing technical documents.
    • At least three (3) years’ experience in a client facing role; federal clients preferred.
    • Excellent writing and communication skills.
    • Able to take initiative, manage own workload, and assume responsibility for tasks.
    • Able to multi-task, handle multiple projects, and meet internal and client deadlines.

    Preferred:

    • Familiarity with State Department and the Managing State Projects for Information Technology (MSP-IT) project cycle.
    • Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
    • Experience with User Interface designs and mockups.
    • Experience with business process improvement or business process re-engineering.
    • Previous experience working with Federal Government clients is highly desirable.

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