Business Analyst - Senior Level

Employer
Octo Consulting Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business
Hours
Full Time
Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice! Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Senior-Level Business Analyst to join our growing team in Washington, DC. This individual will be responsible for providing business analysis and requirements development expertise for a Federal client. Responsibilities: Supporting requirements elicitation activities and sessions, including visualization Leads the requirements efforts by assessing the business needs, defining goals and objectives, and decomposing requirements to successive levels of detail Consults with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review tasks and deliverables, ensuring conformance with project task schedules Supporting customer technical reviews Responsible for the quality and comprehensiveness of all requirements artifacts Preparing and reviewing applicable requirements documentation to ensure compliance with P/SDLC standards Supporting requirements engineering efforts such as process modeling, business rule harvesting and tracing Entering requirements into requirements management repository; ensuring completeness and accuracy Creating business process models Must be able to attain a public trust clearance At least 8 years of post-collegiate professional experience At least 5 years of experience in Business Analysis, Requirements, and/or BPR Desired Skills Detail oriented business analyst professional with experience handling large scale IT implementations Responsible, reliable, flexible, with strong attention to detail Experience in a lead position and can assist in the mentorship of junior staff Maintains a thorough understanding of the Requirements Management Life Cycle (RMLC) Experienced with Business Analysis Planning, Business Process Redesign, Operational Concept Development; Business Solution Architecture, Rules & Requirements Development; Business Modeling, Business Rules Harvesting, Business Analysis Baseline Management and Strategic Planning Understands conceptual business models and process flows Can explain the characteristics of a "good requirement" Experience on Agile Projects PMP Certified Education: Bachelor's Degree is required Location: Washington, DC (China Town area) Clearance: Public Trust clearance required Physical Requirements: Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services. We support and modernize our federal customer's mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities. Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers. We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice. Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements Relocation will not be offered Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group's commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation