Sr Business Analyst/Project Manager (Remote)
Overview: Innovate, Grow and Do Extraordinary Together, is at the core of everything we do at Karsun! We defy assumptions and enable cutting edge cloud-based transformation as IT modernization experts. Our people-first focus, innovation and performance driven culture, empowers and encourages employees to be forward-thinking, take ownership and seek advancement opportunities for personal growth. Karsun is rapidly expanding, and as a member of this growing team, you will be challenged to "Do Extraordinary" every day, work with great urgency, and contribute measurable ideas and solutions that make Karsun better, you better, and bring success to our clients.As a Sr Business Analyst/Project Manager, you will be responsible for understanding the business domain, collaborating with the government product owner, product managers, users and business stakeholders to define the product strategy and roadmap, be an expert with respect to the product and how it fits into the client mission and goals, and lead Product delivery across multiple Agile teams. Responsibilities: What You Will Do:Understand the business domain, collaborate with the government product owner, product managers, users and business stakeholders to define the product strategy and roadmapCollaborate with the government product owner to realize the product vision and roadmap by elaborating on product functional requirements and design of developable user experiences with prioritized Epics, Stories and corresponding business value or outcome measures with product release plansBe an expert with respect to the product and how it fits into the client mission and goals; contribute innovative ideasDevelop the core positioning and messaging for the productPerform product demos Develop business success metrics for the product in collaboration with the Product OwnerAct as a leader within the overall program, advocating for the productManage resources for product managementCreate effective, prioritized product descriptions, and delivery plans to meet user needs in a cost-effective wayConduct brainstorming sessions to elicit user needs, interpret user research in order to make the correct product decisions, noting that users do not always know what they wantImplement analytical methods to objectively prioritize business needsContinually keep abreast of changes to user habits, preferences, and behaviors across various digital platforms and their implications for successful delivery of government digital servicesExplore industry trends in the business domain and identify product enhancements and improvements Qualifications and Education: What You Bring to Karsun: 5+ years as a Business Analyst10+ years of overall experience in Business Analysis, Product Management, Project Management, or other relevant experience delivering software solutions to Federal Government customersExpert level understanding of full-lifecycle development of products that deliver a positive user experience and meet organizational goalsExperience in Agile methodologies for software developmentExcellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical details. Ability to communicate high level concepts and strategy in a coherent and engaging fashion.Experience in translating stakeholder needs into product vision, product features and create detailed development goals and release plans for agile teamsAbility to communicate credibly with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines and talentAnalyze and model a problem from business and technical perspective and collaborate with architects and developers to develop a fit solutionExperience in product estimation to assess level of effort and creating overall schedule/roadmapOverseeing multiple product teams and institutionalize streamlined product development processes across productsAbility to model the user experience and interaction across multiple parts of the solutionAbility to articulate, document structure and behavior of proposed products and create plans and initiatives and deliver them to stakeholder and developersAdvise senior management on how products and processes could be improved Desired skills:Experience with federal sector playing key roles in programs/projectsExperience with product development in Cloud, DevSecOps, Lean and KanbanEducation:Bachelor's or Master's degree in business, computer science or social science* fields. *Non-technical degrees may require more direct relevant experience in software delivery to be considered.What Karsun Offers You:A career, more than just a jobPlay a key role in the success and growth of KarsunDo extraordinary and receive extraordinaryWork alongside seriously talented colleagues and who enjoy challenging each otherWork with integrity, honesty and fairness for customers and colleaguesExcellent Benefits from PTO, Medical Benefits, 401K Match, Health and Wellness Programs, Company Events and an overall Collegial Environment, and much moreAbout Karsun: At Karsun, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Karsun believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Washington Business Journal and Inc. all recognize Karsun Solutions among the fastest-growing companies in the Washington, DC region. Our teams deliver modern software development, cloud solutions, and data and analytics solutions to customers at government agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and General Services Administration. We possess CMMI Level 5 - DEV appraisal, and several AWS Government Competencies.