Business Analyst

Arlington, VA | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 07/27/2018 Job ID: 226915 Industry: IT

Business Analyst

DOD Secret Clearance REQUIRED

Arlington, VA

5 Months Contract to Hire

Top 3 Technical Skills

· 5+ years of BA experience

· IT Governance/Portfolio management experience

· Significant Requirements gathering and analysis experience

· Experience working in a PMO AGILE environment


The BA Consultant will be part of a team responsible for all aspects of IT project governance, assessment, management and control for an Information Systems Program Management Office (PMO). The IT Principal/BA Consultant will contribute to varying tasks including performing duties associated with Expert writing of PM and IT Governance/Oversight/Policy/Mandates, Capital Planning and Investment Management, Familiarity with FITARA, Improvement Performance, IT Portfolio Management Framework, Data Calls (Industry IT standards best practices), Business Analysis, and Requirements Analysis

The IT Principal/BA Consultant will contribute to varying tasks within one or more of the following PMO areas: Program/Portfolio Management, Project Support, Investment Management, and Change/Configuration Management. Agile experience, communication skills (written and oral), and a broad range of IT knowledge/experience is required. Flexibility is a must, as well as the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

Required Qualifications:

•           Bachelor’ s Degree in a related field. Additional experience will be accepted in lieu of degree

•           Candidate should optimally have 5+ years of experience supporting the federal government in the areas of IT Portfolio Management, IT Governance, and IT Asset Management

•           Relevant IT Portfolio Management experience.

•           Experience analyzing management, business and technical issues related to program management and information systems

•           Requirements Gathering experience

•           Experience providing guidance to the business implications of various systems

•           Experience collaborating on feasibility studies and systems planning

•           Experience or exposure to teams responsible for formulating systems scope and objectives

•           Experience devising and/or modifying procedures for managing complex programs

•           Experience with IT Governance/Oversight (policy, mandates, FISMA, FITARA, etc.), IT Asset Management (CPIC, OMB 300 and 53, etc.) and IT Portfolio Management

•           Experience with Business Analysis (Agile practices, CONOPS, C&A, etc.) and Project Planning and Management (SDLC, Agile Methodology, PMBOK, ITIL)

•           Must have a minimum of Secret Clearance

•           Flexibility as well as the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

•           Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to coordinate multiple work streams, multi-task and work well under tight deadlines

•           Strong interpersonal skills and proven experience in building partnerships with business and technical stakeholders as applicable

•           Self-starter with ability to perform and lead work independently

Desired  Skills and Certs:

•           PM Certification

•           CPIC experience

•           Earned Value Management (EVM) experience

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