Business Analyst

Work Location: Washington, DC Area with work from home and in-person (hybrid) scheduling. 

Inspirata Consulting, LLC (Inspirata) is currently seeking a Business Analyst to join our growing team. This Business Analyst will provide business requirements development and Agile development support. The Business Analyst will also:

  • Work closely with senior Business and Product Owners to understand business challenges and translate those into technical specifications for a team of Architects, Database Engineers, Software Engineers, Testers, and other technical staff using Agile practices/methodologies. 

  • Develop an understanding of the needs of the business stakeholders and translating those needs into projects / releases / work assignments for the team, that will achieve the business requirements. 

  • Stay ahead of the development team’s sprint schedule, delivering thorough and complete requirements documentation, develop comprehensive requirements for all items associated with the sprint backlog. Communicate those requirements with the development technical lead, development team, and quality assurance teams 

  • Develop, analyze, prioritize, and organize requirement specifications, data mapping, diagrams, and flowcharts for developers and testers to follow. 

  • Work with the stakeholders on the maintenance of the product backlog of each system. 

  • Verify all business requirements documentation have been stored and are complete. 

  • Facilitate weekly User Group meetings of all applications. 

  • Create and maintain a list of change requests and defects 

  • Coordinate the business requirements activities of the business solutions applications.  

  • Work with informal and formal feedback from the stakeholders to log all requests. 

  • Perform an initial analysis to provide sufficient clarification of each Change Request (CR) requirements for the Change Control Board (CCB) review. 

  • Attend all project and production support meetings to provide issues resolutions and guidance to the development, quality assurance, and production support teams. 

  • Recommend methods to refine current processes. 

  • Provide comprehensive status and progress reviews to project and program manager and senior management. 

  • Develop reports using MS Project Online, SharePoint, and MS Excel data sets.

Required Skills 

  • Bachelor's degree. 

  • 7+ years of IT/business analyst experience. 

  • Expert in the field of IT Business Analyst Support 

  • 5+ years of experience providing IT/business analytical support in a Federal consulting environment. 

  • Proven ability to assess business needs and translate them into relevant solutions. 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (Preferred). 

  • Agile certifications, such as SAFe, Agilist, or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) (Preferred). 

  • Expert business, analytical, and process improvement skills. 

  • Strong management and team optimization experience. 

  • Expertise with both agile and waterfall environments. 

  • Expert in using all Microsoft Suite Products (including SharePoint, Excel, and Power Point). 

  • Experience in O&M disciplines, using Agile Methodology. 

  • Familiarity with Oracle Documentum (DMS), Oracle's E-Business, Informatica’s Master Data Management (MDM), Oracle’s Data Integrator (ODI). 

  • Experience working in a financial environment (e.g. loans, guarantees, insurance, etc.) , preferably in a Federal consulting environment. 

  • Familiarity with Federal IT security controls and Audit Standards (Preferred). 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust. 

 

#WhyInspirata 

We are proud to be a certified service-disabled veteran and women-own small business with decades of experience achieving critical missions for the Department of Defense and other Federal Government agencies. We are a leading provider specializing in a broad array of services, from Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation (AM&E), Research, Program Management and Operations, to Information Technology (IT) support. 

Our balanced approach to achieving lasting solutions is centered around our people, culture, and helping our clients achieve their mission. We pride ourselves on guiding organizations and agencies with innovative thinking and creating real relationships with our clients. 

 Below are a few of our key differentiators: 

  • We’re dedicated to bringing together professionals from a variety of backgrounds with different skills, experiences, and approaches. 

  • We are always on the move. From helping military members make the challenging transition to the private sector after a life of military service to 24-four Ragnar relay races to learning new skills, and so much more. 

  • We love celebrating the big (and small) moments in each other's lives from milestone birthdays to becoming a U.S. Citizens and so much more.  

  • We want our employees to have the opportunity to grow and be part of a company that is making a lasting contribution to our customers.  

  • We personally review each and every application. 

 

Benefits: 

  • 401K 

  • Medical 

  • Dental 

  • Vision 

  • Educational Benefits  

  • Yearly Bonuses 

  • Paid Time Off 

  • Paid Holidays 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Inspirata celebrates diversity and is proud to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Inspirata complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.