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Business Analyst, Senior Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Brookeville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewGuidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com. ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:The Business Analyst offers functional and in depth analysis in support of project scope and objectives. Utilizing problem solving and analytical skills to support current processes and assist in the creation of process improvements. Provide on-going quality checks on work in progress in conjunction with the Product Lead to help avoid costly or disruptive errors. Must be comfortable with leading projects from start to finish and demonstrate an ownership mentality with objectives and overcoming challenges. Hands-on experience with requirements gathering: writing user stories, Mock up, Field level specification, Forms, Product Model, Rating & data mapping is required. Proven track record of creating clear, concise deliverables that reflect a deep understanding of business needs and the software functionality. Candidate will be responsible for providing day-to-day client service within a fast-paced Agile IT environment supporting a major system modernization. Candidates responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support Product owner and Product Manager
  • Support developing the product vision, product capabilities and priorities, and product roadmap
  • Support synthesizing input from business, user research, technical solutions to refine the product roadmap and Integrated roadmap
  • Write epics, user stories, acceptance criteria, and tasks in Jira
  • Manage Jira board
  • Support assessing risks and issues and develop mitigation and resolution strategies
  • Supports grooming activities and supports the Product Manager to decompose experiences into epics and user stories QualificationsRequired:
    • US Citizenship required
    • Bachelor's Degree required
    • Must be able to work East Coast business hours
    • 5+ years experience with the following:
      • Experience with Agile framework (Scaled Agile Framework preferred)
      • Excellent facilitation and communication skills
      • Ability to write epics and user stories using the industry best practicePreferred:
        • Experience with Jira
        • Ability to independently lead workshops with a large audience, when necessary
        • Experience with end-to-end development of a product Additional Requirements
          • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
          • Due to our contractual requirements and federal orders, including an Executive Order from the White House and an emergency regulation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the position for which you are applying requires that you provide proof of your vaccination status. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption from the vaccination requirement which shall be reviewed after the submission of requested documentation. If an accommodation is granted, the conditions may include weekly testing and masking. All Guidehouse employees also agree to follow any additional health and safety mitigation policies that may be required in the workplace. DisclaimerAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare ProgramPosition may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive

Keywords: Guidehouse, Washington DC , Business Analyst, Senior Consultant, Professions , Brookeville, DC

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