• Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/4/2019 10:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2257
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    *Management Consulting
  • Overview

     

    Acuity, Inc. seeks a dynamic, self-motivated BUSINESS ANALYST to join our team. Acuity supports key Federal Government clients so it would be helpful if you have worked in the Federal space, especially cabinet level departments.  Experience supporting the a Federal government client is preferred, DHS experience is ideal, though not required.

     

    Acuity is an award winning consulting firm that provides proven management and technological services to the Federal government. Recognized as one of the Best Places to Work, by the Washington Business Journal for five consecutive years in a row (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), we are hiring additional Business Analysts to further assist and join in our growth.

     

    The Business Analyst’s primary responsibility is to gather, analyze, document, and validate the needs of project stakeholders. This position develops user requirements with stakeholders and translates these user requirements into system requirements and mockups to be implemented by the development team. The Business Analyst documents requirements in a clear and well-organized manner. Additionally, this position facilitates communication between the customer and developers throughout the project to manage requirements.

     

    The Business Analyst will assist in researching and analyzing business processes, modeling and diagramming the processes, and making recommendations to streamline and improve the processes in terms of efficiency and effectiveness.

     

    The Business Analyst will assist in Make vs. Buy analysis including defining requirements, criteria, weightings for the criteria, and evaluating and scoring multiple COTS products, and making recommendations based on the analysis.

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    The primary responsibilities of the Business Requirements 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
    • Business Process Modeling and Business Process Reengineering

    Qualifications

    • Experience in a related Information Technology field
    • Experience in developing requirements
    • Experience writing technical documents 
    • 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
    • Strong preference for experience in agile methodologies and tools
    • Familiar with Agile software development principles
    • Experience with User Interface designs and mockups
    • Previous experience working with Government clients is highly desirable
    • US Citizenship required and the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability    

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