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Business Analyst

Posted on Sep 20, 2021 by Octo Consulting Group

Washington, WA 20022
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Octo is seeking a talented Business Analyst to support our USCIS Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) program that develops and operates applications to deliver enterprise authentication and authorization services for a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In accordance with Federal ICAM Roadmap initiatives, this high performance team delivers application development services using cloud resources and DevOps practices to provide Federal users with highly available services that include single sign on through PIV authentication, role-based access management, privileged access management, account management, and program/project management through Agile process execution.


Us


We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking, agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client's missions.


Specifics...



  • Collaborate with product owner and other business stakeholders and engineers to understand the product vision/roadmap and translate into product backlog items

  • Define detailed stories with applicable acceptance criteria in collaboration with stakeholders and technical team members

  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies including demos, retrospectives, planning, backlog refinement, and daily standup meetings

  • Facilitate estimation and prioritization of product backlog items as needed with technical team and business stakeholders

  • Attend daily Scrum of Scrums meeting as a representative from your team to enable cross-team collaboration

  • Assist in administrative tasks on behalf of the team such as scheduling meetings, providing status reports, briefing materials for senior level leadership, and serving as release manager

  • Collaborate closely with all team members including developers, quality assurance engineers, and technical writers, to shepherd product backlog items from inception through production deployment


Skills & Requirements


Requirements...



  • Recent experience working in an Agile development environment

  • Ability to create clearly-worded user stories and process flow diagrams/wireframes, as well as verbally communicate functional requirements clearly to various audiences ranging in technical and business knowledge

  • Proven experience managing competing priorities and navigating technical and/or business constraints in order to drive toward a solution

  • Strong leadership, teamwork, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Desire to take ownership, be creative with problem solving, and proactively secure the objectives of the team and program mission


Years of Experience: 10 years of relevant experience


Education: Bachelors Degree or 10 years of experience


Location: Washington, DC


Clearance: Must be a United States citizen and have or are able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability Clearance


Octo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender




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