Business Analyst: US Census

The Business Analyst is responsible for the identification, development and documentation of overall business practices/processes and mapping/aligning them to strategic initiatives and systems/technical requirements. The Business Analyst works as a team member along with the Program Manager and the Program Team to develop the business process models and technical solution for the client.
Responsibilities:
-    Research, organize and document Business Capabilities based on an assessment of the organization’s people, policies, processes and Information Technology (IT) infrastructure
-    Develop Business process flow analysis and process redesign along with the Program Team
-    Produce a detailed functional documentation aligned to client’s capabilities/requirements/expectations
-    Assist with the development of technical specification for custom solution development and systems integration requirements
-    Provide current best practice and 3rd Party solution alternatives as part of the business analysis document
-    Leads Client Engagements in regards to documenting/developing business activities, capabilities, processes and policy
-    Participate in training design, documentation and delivery efforts in concert with the Program Manager
-    Participate and lead, when needed, program meetings with the client
-    Participate in internal projects as required
-    Performs other activities as required
Preferred Skills/Experience
Ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in Business Enterprise Analysis and comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a technical organization with a rapidly expanding client base. Candidate must be organized and analytical, adept at working in a team environment, able to design and implement a project schedule, and able to handle multiple priorities.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
-    4 years of experience working in Business Enterprise Analysis activities to include requirements development, requirements management, Concept of Operations Development, Capabilities assessment, Business Process Modeling, Policy development, etc.
-    Strong presentation and communication skills; excellent writing skills; technical writing experience a plus
-    Good knowledge and understanding of Business Enterprise Architecture (BEA)
-    Ability to understand and develop business capabilities/requirements and convert them into solution designs
-    Knowledge in web-based system’s architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints
-    Must demonstrate good judgment and pragmatic approach to delivering solutions that optimizes architecture activities across client needs, business constraints and technological realities

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- High School Diploma
- Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Management, Computer Science and/or equivalent experience (6 years direct experience in Lieu of Bachelors);

LOCATION
Suitland, MD