PBG is a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) services to federal, state, local, commercial, and nonprofit organizations. Our expertise delivering innovative solutions to unique challenges spans across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. PBG draws upon its deep expertise, in-depth knowledge, and industry-best practices in the areas of IT, Operations, and Project, Program, and Portfolio Management to develop scalable solutions for managing complex issues.
We have successfully built a company culture based on our single most important asset - our employees. At PBG we are passionate about employee engagement and make it our business to provide our employees a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities that align with business strategy, promote team work and inspire innovation. A job is where you are spending most of your day, so PBG believes in making it a fun, collaborative and productive environment. 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.
PBG is looking for an automated Business Analyst to join our team of professionals, supporting a customer in Washington, DC. This position will be 50% remote and 50% on client site. US Citizenship and the ability to pass a Federal government clearance are required for this position.
Collaborating with the project manager and technical staff, including senior architects, to design and estimate system implementation timelines and costs
Coordinating user acceptance testing activities with agency business users
Creating technical specifications for the development team based on gathered requirements, and user experience/design artifacts
Creating test plans, test cases, and test scripts
Developing user stories with acceptance criteria
Eliciting and documenting business and system requirements
Ensuring that every phase and feature of the software solution is tested and that any potential issue is identified and fixed before the product goes live
Participating in and facilitating requirements gathering sessions with end users
Performing functional testing of a budget management system
Performing functional testing of the system
Supporting users with application training and technical support
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
A minimum of 8 years of experience working as a Business Analyst
A minimum of 4 years experience in an Agile Scrum environment
Ability to act as a liaison between testers, developers, client, and other stakeholders during all phases of development
Ability to facilitate customer requirements-gathering sessions
Ability to facilitate customer user acceptance testing
Attention to detail
Clear communication, writing, and presentation skills
Comfort collaborating with developers and other analysts to define system needs
Demonstrated ability to learn and contribute quickly to project requirements
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize efforts in a fast-paced environment
Experience collaborating with developers and other analysts to define system needs
Experience conducting software demonstrations
Experience developing test plans, test cases, and test scripts
Experience documenting requirements in User Story format with clear Acceptance Criteria
Experience working as a member of an Agile/Scrum software development team
Independent problem-solving skills, strong analytical abilities, creativity and a customer service-oriented personality
Initiative and the ability to work with minimal supervision
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Experience with relevant CMMI Level 2 & 3 processes (Requirements Development and Management, Configuration Management, Change Management, Technical Solution)
Excellent verbal, graphical, interpersonal and written communication skills.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must possess strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.
Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.
PBG 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, PBG complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential job functions but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required by the job incumbent. Nothing in the herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.