Leidos has an opening for a Requirements Analyst, contingent upon contract award, in the DC Metro area.
This position requires the candidate to work collaboratively and proactively with the customer and development team to fully understand the program and business processes, including facilitation of business process analysis meetings, requirements elicitation, and brainstorming or JAD sessions. The candidate must identify, refine, organize and requirements for information systems. Strong analytical skills and thought processes are essential as candidate may be expected to help reengineer business processes and perform gap analyses. The position requires expert ability to document processes through swim-lane diagrams, to develop user stories and use wireframes for requirements elicitation. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proficiency with appropriate software tools, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Axure and JIRA/Confluence. We also expect the candidate to have familiarity with Agile development methodology, UML, and EPLC/SDLC documentation and stage gates. As needed, candidate will support other activities such as technical writing and testing.
Close, careful, and scrupulous attention to detail under tight deadline constraints is essential. Experience in executing software development projects as a part of a team is required. The ability to work independently and juggle multiple concurrent assignments is also vital. The position requires the ability to work directly with customers, peers, software engineers, and other stakeholders. The candidate should be willing to offer suggestions and insights, and to act as an advocate for stakeholders who may not otherwise be represented. However, when given direct guidance and instruction by the customer or the project lead, the candidate must respect those decisions and reflect them in the requirements documents and supporting materials.
Travel is expected to be 25-40%
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Four years of related experience.
Four years of additional direct, professional experience developing requirements for web-based information systems is considered equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. Although a technical emphasis such as computer science, information technology, mathematics, engineering, or the physical sciences is preferred, more emphasis and weight are put on demonstrated work experience than on academic training and background.
Candidate must have progressive experience performing data analysis, requirements analysis, business process analysis, and information systems modernization. Candidate should be familiar with the standards and practices of requirements analysis as defined in the BABOK® guide. Candidate should be well-versed in IT and the software development lifecycle. Candidate should be familiar with relational database concepts. Candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing for process and systems documentation, and have worked directly with customers and end users.
Proficiency in developing SDLC artifacts, including technical design and requirements documentation; MS Office suite; Project Management experience; Technical Writing experience; Experience with gathering functional requirements; Experience working with Agile Lifecycle and methodologies
U.S. citizenship and the ability to pass a Public Trust background investigation is required. The position may require access to confidential data.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.