Project / Business Analyst

Soft Tech Consulting   •  

Baltimore, MD

5 - 7 years

Posted 241 days ago

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  • Plan and execute agile sprints from concept to service transition
  • Facilitate daily standups
  • Facilitate backlog grooming 
  • Facilitate team formation and unity
  • Determine, monitor, and adjust team velocity
  • Maintain kanban board
  • Create issue and risk logs
  • Maintain communication logs
  • Maintain stakeholder list and metrics
  • Maintain schedule
  • Track budgets


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.  BS in a STEM program preferred
  • Certified as a Scrum Master from an accredited institution highly desired
  • Minimum 5 years experience performing in the role of Business Analyst
  • 2-3 years of experience as a member of an Agile/Scrum development team
  • At least one project of medium complexity that utilizes Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Able to perform the complete system life cycle using the AgileScrum Methodology phases
  • Able to create User Stories and define Acceptance Criteria
  • Schedule/facilitate sprint planning meeting(s)
  • Ability to break down Sprint schedule into measurable activities
  • Communicate stories for the upcoming Sprint to the product owner and stakeholders
  • Experienced in supporting the product owners and delivery leaders in updating weekly critical path analysis charts
  • Experienced in scheduling and facilitating daily scrum sessions
  • Experienced in adding or removing stories based on burn-down of the current sprint
  • Experienced in facilitating retrospective meetings at the end of each Sprint
  • Experienced in monitoring team backlogs daily and ensure it accurately reflects the current state
  • Above average experience with MS Office products including Project and Visio
  • Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both scientific and technical
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and an ability to edit documents. 
  • Minimum Experience: 2 to 4 years of experience working in scientific research/bioinformatics environment.

Job ID 2018-2030