Principal Business Analyst

REI Systems
Sterling, VA
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 21, 2021
Full Time
Overview: We are starting a very large new program with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and would love to have you join us! If you aresolution-oriented, thrive in afast-paced, agile environment,then come work for a company that rankedas aWashington Post Top Workplacefor 5 out of the last 6 years!At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. We believe that teams comprised ofintelligent, creative,and dedicated individuals can move acustomer'smission forward.We'relooking to hire leaders who can support and focus theirteam'stalentto pursueimpactful solutions based on technology. "REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)" Responsibilities: Specific Roles and Responsibilities for the FDA Principal Business Analyst position include but are not limited to:Serve as the Primary Product Owner for a application or portfolio of related applicationsAct as the primary point of contact for all communication needs during the requirements gathering phase with the customerAct as the SME for the business domain and conduct/manage the knowledge transfer with the testing and development teamsParticipate in analysis and design of the proposed solutions as well as facilitatating the development of multiple solution options to address the business needsIdentify and understand customer expectations as part of the requirements gathering processEnsure that the proposed solution concepts alignwiththeexisting enterprise framework solutionWork with application programmers to develop proposed solution prototypes in an iterative mannerPrepare project documentation like meeting minutes, business process documents,and other process workflow diagrams as requiredAssist the development and testing teams during the execution phase with functional expertise as requiredAssist the implementation team in conducting the User Acceptance Testing of the developed solution Qualifications: The Principal Business Analyst will have the following qualifications:8+ years of experience working with web-based applications in the areas of requirements gathering, requirements definition and analysis, and product backlog groomingExperiencewithAgile methodology, writing user stories, managing scrum calls, prioritizingthebacklog,etc.Experience withmaintaininga product backlog in tools such as JIRA and TFSAbility to multi-task and work on multiple projects (if required) and good documentation skillsGood analytical thinking skills and a team playerExcellent communication, interpersonal,and presentation skillsBachelor's degree in business and management, information systems, computer science, or other related fieldEmployer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience.About REI SystemsEmployees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021!REI Systems has delivered innovative solutions that empower people and impact millions of lives since 1989. Our 600 problem-solving technologists and consultants are passionate about modernizing the government to fulfill its missions more effectively. Our customers include healthcare, national security, science and technology, and government operations in the federal, state, local, and non-profit sectors. We take a Mindful Modernization approach in providing Application Modernization, Government Data Analytics, Grants Management Systems, Saas, and Advisory Services. Delivering domain expertise, best-fit technologies through agile execution, and a commitment to customer service is the REI Way. Learn more at

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