Business Systems Analyst

    Arlington, VA 22201, Arlington, VA
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Business Group Highlights

    Civilian, State and Local

    Perspecta's Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


    At Perspecta, our Joint Engineering Teams - Sustainment (JETS) Program provides the Department of Homeland Security's USCIS organization with Agile development and maintenance capability to sustain their IT systems. JETS will supply Agile development teams to participate in IT maintenance efforts, to include activities necessary for sustaining previously developed systems and applications using Lean processes. The selected candidate will be part of an ecosystem participating with federal employees and other contractors in a team-based scaled Agile approach to deliver mission value frequently, cost-effectively, responsively, and with high quality.

    As a Senior Business Analyst with Perspecta, you will apply your strategic, analytical and leadership abilities to solve complex questions about our clients business. You will lead and collaborate with our business client and software development team to develop, implement and continuously improve creative solutions. The Business Analyst's primary responsibility is to gather, analyze, evaluate, document, validate and refine the needs of all business stakeholders, and effectively communicate requirements to the software development team, applying Agile principles and practices throughout the project duration.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Communications: Using robust written and verbal communications skills, you serve as the principal liaison between the customer and software development team throughout the duration of a project to manage system requirements and deliverables. Your strong communications skills coupled with strategic influencing abilities, as well as knack for gaining consensus around complex decisions and defining acceptable solutions are demonstrable through past successes and failures.

    Collaboration: You work closely with your customer, your colleagues and senior leaders to provide insights that drive business results. Applying Agile methodologies, write user stories, manage daily scrums, prioritize backlog, etc. You excel working in a collaborative, team environment that includes technical and non-technical resources.

    Solution Design and Ownership: Leveraging your knowledge of emerging technologies and critical thinking skills, continually innovate and automate existing methodologies, processes, procedures and reporting. You evaluate client business processes, anticipate new requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and develop and implement solutions with full accountability, ensuring solutions meet client business needs. You respond to changing requirements as an opportunity to better meet customer requirements. You are a stickler for technical excellence and good design. You continuously lead reviews of client business processes and develop optimization strategies, and stay current on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems.

    Strategic, Analytic Orientation:You will make decisions and solve problems based on analytics. You expertly execute business requirements analysis connecting results to business and/or economic performance data generating relevant, actionable solutions or insight, presenting prioritized, strategic and tactical recommendations in a clear, concise manner based on business needs.

    Strong Business Judgment, Leadership and Integrity: You will bring an innovative yet responsible approach to business, while acting as a trusted advisor to your customer. You will be open to strategic direction from senior leadership when offered. You provide leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff. You will use planning, organization, and time management skills to monitor deliverables and ensure timely completion of projects.

    Results Orientation: You will focus on achieving both short and long term goals and drive and execute an agenda in an uncertain and fluid environment. You demonstrate initiative and follow through, managing tasks to completion with minimal guidance.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • A Master's degree in computer science, engineering, business or related field and 15+ years' experience.
    • Familiarity with Agile Methodology (Kanban, Scrum)
    • Familiarity with software design (Java, C#)
    • Familiarity with software implementation tools and methodologies, such as GitHub, Oracle, AWS
    • US Citizenship and eligibility to obtain a DHS Public Trust Security Clearance

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with Agile Methodology (Kanban, Scrum).
    • One or more industry certifications (INCOSE, PMP, ITIL, PMI-ACP)
    • Familiarity with SDLC.
    • Current DHS Public Trust Clearance
    About Perspecta

    What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

    Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

    Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
    Posting ID: 541514968Posted: 2020-02-19