Business Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
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Acuity, Inc is growing and looking for a Business Analyst to join our team in support of our federal Client.

The Business Analyst will perform a combination of requirements analysis and testing functions. This role will be responsible for gathering, analyzing, documenting, and validating the needs of project stakeholders and effectively communicating stakeholder requirements to the development team for implementation.

Must be able to work fully on-site (locations within northern Virginia).


In return, Acuity Inc offers a great company culture with wonderful work/life balance and a robust compensation package which includes Health/Dental/Vision, up to $6K training & professional development benefit annually, 401K matching, corporate events/team-building and more!


Acuity was awarded "Best Places to Work" by the Washington Business Journal for over 8 years(2010 - 2014, 2015, 2017-2021, 2023, 2024) and "Top Workplaces" by Washington Post (2022, 2023).


The primary responsibilities of the Business Analyst include:

  • Serve as the liaison between clients and project consultants.
  • Oversee integration delivery.   

  • Manage integration development process. 

  • Lead Discovery session with client for each domain specific integration.   

  • Deliver requirements and design documents to developers.    

  • Ensures timelines and quality of integration is met.    

  • Engages with 3rd party vendors as required .  

  • Closely follow the strategic direction set by leadership when establishing Workday project goals.    

  • Evaluate business processes, anticipate requirements, and uncover areas for improvement.
  • Understand system capabilities and how they meet business objectives.
  • Interface with clients to develop an understanding of business needs, user requirements, and discuss issues, questions, and project status.
  • Identify, prioritize, and manage customer requirements.
  • Interface with technical staff to translate user requirements into system specifications as they develop technical solutions to solve business needs.
  • Compose technical documentation to accurately and thoroughly capture system requirements specification documents or other requirements related artifacts. 
  • Participate in peer reviews throughout the project life cycle to validate stakeholder requirements are on schedule and budget.
  • Plan and coordinate testing activities (integration, end to end, UAT).
  • Document and communicate project outcomes.
  • Perform responsibilities utilizing agile or waterfall project management method.



  • 2 years of consulting experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work well within a team
  • Demonstrate strong client and stakeholder collaboration to achieve project objectives
  • Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices
  • Demonstrate design options through the use of prototyping
  • Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios
  • Understand and translate the priorities of the business while integrating HR value proposition and strategies to meet the needs of the business
  • Deliver solutions in Workday across HCM, Recruiting, Compensation, Payroll and Benefits through efficient and organized processes while maintaining high standards
  • Effectively communicate across team, Product Owner, stakeholders, and influence solutions across business partners
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, collaborate with HR partners to provide innovative ideas and insights to redesign business processes that will optimize business results.
  • Continually research, test, and stay up to date on Workday updates, fixes and capabilities
  • Build & maintain thorough documentation for system implementation
  • Primary contact for questions related to how the system works from a business and a technical perspective
  • Provide production support for Workday by troubleshooting problems, testing, and working with the business to resolve issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-5 years of experience configuring business processes within the Workday platform
  • 2-5 years of experience with Workday functional configuration tasks (HCM, Recruiting, Benefits, Compensation, Time Tracking, Performance Management)
  • Experience using, implementing and developing Workday API framework

Security Clearance:


  • Must Have active TS/SCI (with ability to obtain a CI Polygraph



About Acuity:

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 Smart CEO Corporate Culture awards.  


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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