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Business Analyst

Octo Consulting Group Reston Full-Time
$100,107.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Business Analyst to join our growing team. As the Business Analyst you will be responsible for supporting the Product Owner in managing the product backlog, defining features and user stories, and supporting QA activities for a large Federal program. The Business Analyst will participate in major program ceremonies, capturing key customer requirements and use feedback and translating them into Agile Requirements. The Business Analyst player coach support the development of key roll-out artifacts and user communication artifacts to support a smooth transition to the implementation of the system.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the product backlog and design artifacts in JIRA and Confluence
  • Facilitate collection of user feedback mechanism and metrics tracking
  • Translate customer needs and requirement into Epics, Features and User Stories
  • Maintain requirements traceability
  • Support Business Process Modeling, and Human Centered Design activities
  • Work directly with the development teams to clarify requirements
  • Translate user stories into test cases and support QA/testing activities
  • Support organizational change strategy and artifacts to support a smooth system roll-out
  • Develop executive briefing artifacts and info-graphics/diagrams 
  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain an EOD clearance
  • 3+ years of experience in the IT field focusing on conducting business workflow analysis and user interviews for enterprise applications on AWS. 
  • Knowledge and experience in several Agile frameworks (e.g., Kanban, Scrum, XP, Lean, DevOps).
  • Expert experience in Agile business analysis, product ownership, or management
  • Competent in BPMN or other process modeling languages
  • Experience creating test cases and supporting QA/test activities
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Technical understanding to connect technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Innovative thinking – ability to learn new tools and techniques and apply them to the program

Preferred:

  • Experience in a multi-vendor, federal Agile environment
  • One or more Agile certification(s) – Certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe Agilisit (SA), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), etc.
  • Experience leading QA/testing in an Agile environment
  • Competent in HCD, UX research, and usability testing.
  • Knowledge of government acquisition and contracting practices preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS,BA) or equivalent experience, Advanced Degree Preferred

Recommended skills

Scrum (Software Development)
User Story
Agile Software Development
Business Process Model And Notation
Business Process Modeling
Certified Scrum Product Owner

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