Business Analyst / Junior Project Manager in Vienna, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

ActioNet, Inc   •  

Vienna, VA 22183

Industry: Technical Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 62 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

Support will be provided to the Data Engineering and Data Management (DEDM) program to support Consular Affairs' (CA) mission to protect the lives and interests of American citizens living or traveling abroad, and to enhance the national security of the United States.

We are looking for a Business Analyst / Project Manager with experience managing technical projects, and preferably, working with or for the government. Our team members work with their federal counterparts and business owners to help CA reach its mission goals. The expectation is that these responsibilities will be accomplished through hands-on delivery. In addition to quality delivery, this position includes understanding business initiatives, mature IT processes, maintaining and establishing relationships with stakeholders, identifying and qualifying business opportunities, and positioning ActioNet for bidding, developing, and securing business opportunity.

The Junior Project Manager role involves effectively functioning as a team leader – providing motivation, maintaining budgets and schedules, managing resources and keeping deliverables on time and under budget. Our PM must be capable of operating with projects that employ either a Waterfall (SDLC) or Agile Methodology. The individual will work closely with ActioNet's Project Management Office Manager on matters relating to strategy, operations, and customer relations.

The Business Analyst role has the responsibility for working with the client to understand and document their business needs. The analyst will write business and user requirements, author traceability matrices, test scripts, test cases, scenarios, test data to execute against the RTM. The analyst will provide extensive support in creating and editing various SDLC life cycle and Agile Methodology artifacts.

Responsibilities

  • Act as Project Manager/Scrum Master for a technical team
  • Responsible for reviewing documentation as a prerequisite to planning, analysis, and design of user requirements
  • Performs user requirements analysis
  • Documents requirements according to customer standards
  • Develops Requirements Traceability Matrices (RTM)
  • Responsible for following Configuration Management (CM) planning using CMMI ML3 to improve the process base on clearly defined and tracked metrics
  • Ability to perform as an individual contributor and work successfully within a team.
  • Ability to develop and motivate a high performance delivery team.
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented and have excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and client presence
  • Ability to perform as an individual contributor and work successfully within a team.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills; effectively communicates strategic messages to target audiences.

Required Background/Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 – 3 years project management experience in an IT environment
  • Minimum 5 years of business analysis and project management experience
  • Experience leading Agile Teams as Scrum Master
  • Managing SDLC projects
  • Expertise with Microsoft Project
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex business and system concepts for communication to diverse audiences
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Able to handle multiple task assignments simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • PMP certification preferred.


Valid Through: 2019-9-16