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Lead Business Analyst

Company: TekSynap
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

The goal of this Task Order is to provide the Government with information technology support services to maintain and sustain the TIMS application. This Task Order will encompass both support of existing applications and development of new, or enhancement of, existing applications.BSEE requires a broad range of information technology application development and integration services to maintain the existing inventory of TIMS applications and provide services to identify, design, develop, and deploy IT solutions that meet BSB business requirements and needs. All solutions must optimize the use of the existing IT infrastructure and platforms.RESPONSIBILITIESWill oversee all business analysis, requirements elaboration, backlog grooming, and support the development team in delivering high quality releases that meet the requirements of the program users.Collaborate closely with Product Owners to understand and define the PBIs and acceptance criterion.Lead and facilitate requirements-related activities including elaboration sessions, story mapping, focus groups, interviews, observation, interface analysis, requirements workshops, structured walkthroughs, backlog grooming, and estimation, etc.Coordinate solution design and development working closely with other Contractor Leads from all Task Orders to ensure high quality delivery of maintenance releases.Manage the team of analysts assigned to the Task Order including resource selection, tasking, mentoring, and performance management.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree required in Information Systems, Business, or other relevant fields, OR 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.5 + years of experience in business analysis, requirements analysis, or systems analysis in an Agile system development environment.3+ years of experience leading a team of analysts responsible for requirements elaboration and backlog management.Proven in-depth, hands-on experience with Agile/Scrum software development methods including managing detailed progress information in Agile ALM tools such as TFS, Jira, or similar tools.We are seeking a Lead Business Analyst to join our team supporting Application Development and Support Services.TekSynap is a fast-growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays. Visit us at now to explore jobs with us! COMPETENCIES Establish FocusChange ManagementDevelop OthersOral Communication Written Communication Interpersonal AwarenessBuild RelationshipsAnalytical ThinkingConceptual ThinkingStrategic ThinkingTechnical ExpertiseInitiativeFoster InnovationResults OrientedTeamwork Customer Service WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Location: New Orleans, LA or TeleworkType of environment: Office, Remote, Varies Noise level: (Low, Medium, High) LowWork schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.Amount of Travel: 10% or lessPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCECitizenship - USAClearance requirement - NoneOTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYIn order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

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