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517. Requirements Analyst, Senior

Reston, VA
Job Title: Requirements Analyst Senior
Location: Reston, VA/Hybrid
Shift: Days
Clearance: DHS EOD-Public Trust

SSi has principals that are an integral part of the organizations characteristic and are fundamentally essential to the shaping of everyday activities that connect to our broader mission and vision. As an organization SSi is committed to:
 
Foster a culture of innovative and out of the box thinking: 
We fundamentally understand that each employee has something unique to offer to the organization.  We foster a culture that nourishes innovation by empowering staff, leverages their passions, and encompasses a circle of trust where it’s all about thinking of new ideas and getting good feedback.
 
Invest in our Resources
Employees are essential, their physical and mental well-being are pivotal to the growth of our organization.  Our company culture, productivity, and overall employee happiness stem directly from how much training, responsibility, and empowerment they have within our organization. Our focus is on improving the growth of individual through education, allowing them to play central roles, so they can grow and add value to the company.
 
Provide solutions that are in the best interest of the customer and improve their strategic posture
We are in business to serve our customers and do what is in their best interest. Our philosophy is to offer services that are complete.  We strive to provide services that do more than meets the eye, to achieve more than superficial results and to help the business improve in areas that they may not have considered.
 
Give thoughtful considerations to our actions and their affects
We give thoughtful consideration to each other’s differences and opinions. We must give our individual best to get the job done right. Everyone is accountable for their behaviors, exercising rational judgment, and giving thoughtful consideration to their professional activities and decisions.

Currently we have an immediate need to add an experienced professional to our staff:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • The Requirements Analyst will perform all key functions for the facilitation, execution, documentation, and reporting of requirements management practices both internally and externally with government agencies.  In addition, the Requirements Analyst will track the status of new/implemented solution capabilities/features ensuring traceability of technical functional requirements to test case outcomes.
  • Maintain the requirements management processes and procedures within the Requirements Management Plan to support requirements management
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders throughout the requirements management process to ensure comprehensive communications related to RFS development efforts and upcoming SELC gate reviews, and coordinate/track communications for requirements management analysts
  • Create and maintain use cases that describe how the proposed solution meets CDM objectives
  • Engage in working sessions with internal and external stakeholders to derive high-level CDM requirements to ensure that the proposed solution fulfills all CDM objectives
  • Perform liaison tasks to cultivate internal and external stakeholder consensus that both use cases and derived requirements are in line with solution capabilities and CDM objectives
  • Develop and maintain Requirements Traceability Matrices as well as processes and procedures to support Requirements Management
  • Perform liaison tasks to de-conflict Requirements Traceability Matrices through Working Integrated Product Team (WIPT) meetings
  • Track the status of each RFS solution (capabilities/features), ensuring traceability of technical functional requirements to test case outcomes
  • Assess potential impacts on ability to meet solution requirements within applicable Information Security frameworks and policies
  • Generate and evaluate requirements management metrics and identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Analyze requirements management process and capitalize on opportunities for process improvement, and development of new processes/procedures
  • Support creation of contract deliverables and change control project artifacts
  • Support training efforts as required - provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programs

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 - 5 years demonstrated requirements management related experience
  • Experience working with the federal government Agency test teams and change control boards
  • Must be comfortable working with both internal and external stakeholders to interpret and define solution requirements
  • Knowledge of IT systems management, especially Systems Engineering Life Cycles (SELC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Familiarity with Waterfall and Agile development methodologies as well as ITIL/ITSM experience
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with customer, technical, and management personnel
  • Must possess a self-starter mentality and be an effective problem solver
  • Ability to work as part of a team and work independently
  • Exceptional organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office (including MS Office suite, Visio, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust and DHS Suitability clearance

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with SharePoint, JIRA, ServiceNow
  • Experience with configuration, change, incident, problem management
  • ITIL certification a plus
Security Clearance Requirements:
  • Candidate is required to be a US citizen (non-dual citizenship) with the ability to obtain DHS Suitability
Physical Requirements:
  • Office work, typically sedentary with some movement around the office


SSi is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. SSi also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability

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