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Business Analyst-Senior

Washington, DC
 
 



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.


SSi has an exciting opportunity for a remote Senior IT Business Analyst supporting our DHS CDM program. This person will support the development of a cybersecurity shared-services offering. In this position you will work with multiple IT disciplines in providing a high-quality data-flow engine focused on identifying and mitigating a wide range of cyber risks. The individual in this role will be part of an agile team and work closely with a team but have a lot of bandwidth to utilize independent professional judgement.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


Assist in systems and business process support across multiple client engagements
  • Assist in the development of data models and interface design specifications
  • Attend, Schedule and moderate SME meetings. Capture meeting minutes and track action items and tasks in an Integrated Master Schedule;
  • Collaborate with PMs to integrate data mapping strategies;
  • Collaborates cross-functionally with other departments to work through technical issues.
  • Conduct business in a professional, competent and ethical manner;
  • Conduct impact analysis of technology changes on business processes and existing technology;
  • Confers with area/department to analyze current operational procedures and trends and identify problems;
  • Coordinate with Client Services Team members to ensure adherence to SLA requirements;
  • Create requirement contractual documents as required;
  • Document, analyze, and assess current business processes and underlying systems/applications;
  • Effectively communicate insight and plans to cross-functional team members and management;
  • Ensure all application and access control changes are authorized by management;
  • Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Evaluate product mapping according to specifications;
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions;
  • Facilitate collaborative system and data design sessions with the user community and technical architecture resources/development resources;
  • Follow defined processes and procedures;
  • Handle confidential matters and information professionally;
  • Help troubleshoot issues;
  • Manage project lifecycle and apply Agile best practices to commit to quality deliverables;
  • Monitor deliverable and ensure timely completion of program requirements;
  • Organize and manage file and portal repository of document artifacts;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Oversee the project stages, the requirements reflect the end users’ needs and that the system being developed reflects the requirements;
  • Partner with key clients to help define a well-rounded product scope and priorities;
  • Proven experience as an IT Business Analyst in a corporate environment;
  • The ability to influence internal and external stakeholders using data;
  • Work well independently and in a team environment;
  • Work with little supervision and manage time and priorities in a demanding environment;
  • Work with multiple data sources and data sets. Multitasking is required;
  • Perform current state analysis of existing business systems, applications, and functions;
  • Plan, elicit, capture, analyze, and validate business, functional, and technical requirements;
  • Prioritize initiatives based on business needs, program schedule and requirements;
  • Provide technical review on Interface with Project leaders and champions;
  • Research, evaluate and assess the financial impact of issues identified in data/processes;
  • Verify Data and Queries within each product;
  • When required, lead ongoing reviews of business process and develop optimization strategies;
  • Work closely with technical development and test teams to ensure requirements are met;
  • Work in coordination with Customer Success Managers to expand customer adoption of the application;
  • Work with DHS CMD PMO Team to create/improve Interface and Process Standards;

  • DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
     
  • 3-5 years of experience in a comparable role within IT, utilizing Financial or business intelligence data applications
  • Ability to multitask and stay well organized
  • Ability to write business process documentation in clear and understandable fashion and utilize visual workflow diagrams
  • Advanced ability to present complex system reviews, strategies for business decisions options, business processes and plans
  • 5 years of experience in requirements teams as part of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process         
  • Demonstrate ability to analytically address complex problems, provide solutions, process critical data, establish fact base recommendations, and draw quality conclusions
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Agile and/or DoD software development environments preferred but not required
  • Knowledge creating processing diagrams, including “to-be” and current state analysis
  • Knowledge performing detailed analysis of software/systems
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the full Systems Development Life Cycle and Testing Methodologies
  • Personal qualities include good communication and expert technical writing skills, the ability to think abstractly, engage complex adaptive systems and excellent critical thinking
  • Proven experience as an IT Business Analyst in a Federal Agency environment
  • Proven expertise Scrum management and project management tools and concepts
  • Should be energetic, energizing, engaging and capable of professional presentation for executives
  • Strong interpersonal skills in both customer interactions and team interactions and a willingness to interact with customer on a regular basis
  • The ability to influence internal and external stakeholders using data
  • Work well independently and in a team environment
  • Work with little supervision and manage time and priorities in a demanding environment
  • Work with multiple data sources and data sets while multitasking is required
  • Perform current state analysis of existing business systems, applications, and functions
  • Plan, elicit, capture, analyze, and validate business, functional, and technical requirements
  • Prioritize initiatives based on business needs, program schedule and requirements
  • Provide technical review on Interface with Project leaders and champions
  • Research, evaluate and assess the financial impact of issues identified in data/processes
  • When required, lead ongoing reviews of business processes, and develop optimization strategies
  • Work closely with technical development and test teams to ensure requirements are met
  • Work in coordination with Customer Success Managers to expand customer adoption of the application
  • Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
  •  In addition, candidates must have ability to obtain and maintain a DHS EOD/Public Trust clearance.

EDUCATION:
  •  BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 8-10 years of prior relevant experience with 3-5 years of experience in a comparable role within IT, utilizing Financial or business intelligence data applications
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps (Software development and information technology operations) 
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. VETS are encouraged to apply.
 
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