General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Business Analyst (Functional Analyst) Remote in Johnston, Iowa
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Public Trust/Other Required: None
Job Family: Functional Experts
We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being rusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Business Analyst joining our team.
As an experienced Business Analyst (Functional Analyst) you will be responsible for researching, analyzing, and documenting business needs via user stories in a format that is both implementable and testable. This role will participate as a member of a highly performing, scrum-based team in a Scaled Agile Framework. THIS IS A REMOTE BASED ROLE. CANDIDATE MUST RESIDE IN THE US.
In this role, a typical day will include:
Research and analyze user need to build or update implementable user stories at a level of detail negotiated with the scrum team(s).
Delineate the product roadmap into epics and user story groupings that make sense to the business and scrum team(s).
Ensure that user stories are testable with an appropriately defined acceptance criteria that covers all aspects for testing the functionality.
Utilize experience with design approaches enhancing end user experience.
Serve as an intermediary between the development team, UI designer and the user community to refine user stories as appropriate and represent the voice of the customer to the scrum team(s).
Perform functional modeling and/or create wireframes as needed based on requirements analysis for review and feedback with the user community.
Ensure sprint deliverables meet the user needs as defined by users and other project stakeholders. Serve as the primary lead for conducting product demos.
Provide support and assistance for the update of project documentation including system procedures, presentations, training materials, and user communications.
Work with the product owner and user group in maintenance (grooming) of the sprint backlog and participate in all Scrum ceremonies and activities.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
A minimum of 5 years of related functional analyst experience required.
Ability to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, business drivers, work processes, and applicable regulations in assigned subject-matter area(s).
Functional analysis experience with system development projects.
Skilled in the use of requirements management tools, specifically the Atlassian-branded tools of Jira and Confluence as well as the Microsoft Office suite of tools. Experience in the use of Balsamiq Wireframes a plus.
Experience in working in a Scrum / SAFe agile environment.
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification.
Experience/background with the healthcare industry and/or government contracting is desirable.
Experience with a Human-centered design approach is a plus.
Effective interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently with minimal guidance as well as support multiple project efforts concurrently.
Effective written and verbal communication skills with all levels of stakeholders.
Effective leadership skills and overall business acumen.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment is a must.
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
Full-flex work week
401K with company match
Customizable health benefits packages
Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Rewards program for high-performing employees
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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