GAP Solutions Inc Senior Business Analyst in Baltimore, Maryland
TPGS is the Intelligence division within GAP Solutions. Together we have over 600 talented employees and support numerous federal, defense and intelligence community customers to meet their mission objectives. Our core capabilities include Information Technology, Development and Engineering, Training, Security, Intelligence Analysis and general business support.
- Position Objective: TPGS supports the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) critical work to safeguard the foods, drugs, devices, biologics, and veterinary products that the Agency regulates. As a Business Analyst you will understand the business needs and translate them to agile requirements (user stories) for their testability and explain them to testers and developers, when needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct meetings to elicit, define and document requirements from sponsors and end users
Conduct qualitative analysis of existing implementations and provide thoughtful, strategic improvement recommendations
Conduct requirements gathering sessions with client stakeholders using interviews, document analysis, business process descriptions, scenarios, workflow analysis
Decompose business needs into agile requirements
Be responsible for having clear requirements with acceptance criteria for each user story before the sprint starts
Translate requirements into clear acceptance criteria
Articulate business requirements to developers and testers
Identify gaps in processes, opportunities for improvements and automation
Assist the product owner with prioritizing the backlog
Develop and maintain requirements management lifecycle artifacts
Documenting the requirements and keeping track of requirements change
Create/review UAT scripts and conduct UAT sessions if needed
Keep updating the requirements documents, as requirements change
Work with automation testers to identify regression test candidates for automation
At least 4 years of experience performing as a business analyst
Experience with Agile software development frameworks, i.e. Scrum
Experience in drafting detailed requirements
Experience using JIRA
Ability to create mockups, process flow diagrams/charts, functional & design documents
•Demonstrated knowledge of all business analysis practices with emphasis on business requirements gathering, facilitation, testing and work flow analysis.
Support the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures
Perform certification and accreditation by reviewing documentation and providing recommendations
Ability to obtain Public Trust
Ability to quickly grasp and understand technical concepts and systems
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Very strong Analytical and problem solving skills
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance to get a Health and Human Services / Food and Drug Administration badge
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience) as well as 5 years’ experience.
Experience working in federal contracting
Experience with 508 compliance for application interfaces
PMI-BA certification or Certified Product Owner a plus Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working on security assessments
*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by this position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Requisition ID: 3413