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Business Systems Analyst
Business Systems Analyst (Remote)
As a Business Systems Analyst at ICF Next, you will apply your strategic and analytical skills to help solve client challenges. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, enjoy flexible work arrangements, and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth. This role requires strong analytical and documentation skills and the ability to properly prioritize, multi-task, and work collaboratively in an Agile environment.
The Business Analyst will work with a cross disciplinary team supporting a digital services modernization project for federal government client. This exciting opportunity is about helping the customer improve ways for researchers and policy makers to access data sets. The Business Analyst will help to define and document requirements, and work with the team to seek innovative and creative solutions to improve data access for users.
- Support all aspects of the software development cycle including requirements, design, testing, and delivery of citizen facing systems.
- Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, questionnaires, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and existing system analysis.
- Document requirements using variety of techniques including BDD-style specifications, user stories, acceptance criteria, workflow diagrams, UML diagrams, use cases, and user guides.
- Manage requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project.
- Communicate (both verbal and written) with business units that rely on that information to define system requirements or organizational processes.
- Facilitate team meetings to gather, document, refine, and prioritize requirements, design system enhancements, and drive user feedback.
- Perform various types of testing, define test scenarios and test cases, execute tests, and document test results.
- Collaborate with subject matter experts, designers, and user experience researchers in an Agile environment.
- Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree.
- 5-8 years of experience in gathering, refining, and prioritizing requirements for digital products.
- 3+ years of experience working with cross-functional teams to build digital products using an Agile methodology.
- Experience in the development of technical documentation – requirements specifications, use cases, design specifications, test plans and test scripts, and other supporting system documentation.
- Strong analytical skills, especially business process analysis and diagraming using tools like Microsoft Visio.
- Proficiency with JIRA and Confluence.
- Experience with testing software, tracking issues, and working with developers to ensure that requirements are being met.
- Federal contracting experience is a plus.
- Excellent organization, communication skills, and attention to detail. Ability to follow-through, including the flexibility to perform in an ever-changing work environment.
- Ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
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