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Business Analyst, Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: College Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


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. Candidate's 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 strategiesSupports grooming activities and supports the Product Manager to decompose experiences into epics and user stories


  • US Citizenship required
  • Clearance: Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
  • Willingness to step into unfamiliar situations with a mindset to learn and gain experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Must be able to work East Coast business hours
  • 2-4 years' experience with the following:
    Working on projects in a large organization in either public and private sectors, with experience in PMO support.o - - Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, Excel, and Project.o - - Excellent facilitation and communication skillso - - Ability to write epics and user stories using the industry best practiceo - - Ability to develop strong team and client relationshipso - - Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills)Preferred:
    Undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related discipline. - - - - - - - Experience with SDLC and Agile Methodologies; Agile, Scrum or comparable certification.
    Experience with Jira - - - - - - - Ability to independently lead workshops with a large audience, when necessaryProfessional Certification(s) (Quality Assurance, analytical tools, Lean Six Sigma Certified Green Belt, PMP, CAPM) preferred
    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. -

      About 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 -. 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, Consultant, Professions , College Park, DC

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