Junior Business Analyst

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Leidos has a job opening for a Business Analyst in Rockville, MD or Baltimore, MD.
The Systems for Inspections, Recalls, Compliance Enforcement (SIRCE) and Imports program supports the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Regulatory Affairs’ (ORA) critical work to safeguard the foods, drugs, devices, biologics, and veterinary products that the Agency regulates.  These systems continue to evolve to meet emerging business needs and to support new mandates and initiatives. It is important to analyze and implement advances in technologies that will improve efficiency and performance leading to greater user satisfaction and reducing the cost of operations and maintenance (O&M). Effort is underway to develop state of the art applications that can be used on various platforms and to retire some of the legacy systems with modern and efficient applications.
Specific roles & responsibilities for the Business Analyst Manager position include but not limited to the following: 
- Work with Product Owners and configuration management and team to develop user stories and scenarios using requirements to support a product team 
- Communication with internal FDA product team members on schedules, and issues that affect delivery and solution of SW releases 
- Prepare documentation for the solution including System requirements specifications, System design documentation, and User manual as applicable to the product team 
- Collaborate with developers and testers within the product team and leads in ensuring high level requirements are implemented correctly and meet customers’ expectations 
- Ability to identify solution and evaluate solution to complex system problems with help from team and team leads 
- Actively engage and suggest process improvements
- Actively participate in identification of lessons learned as applicable to each release 
- Actively engage in business analysis and product team SCRUMs 

- Recently obtained Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Analysis/Process analysis, or related discipline from an accredited college/university 
- Demonstrated basic understanding of full software development life cycle using an agile methodology 
- College courses and related internship experience in requirements development and solution documentation
- Demonstrated good understanding of software engineering concepts 
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives
- Demonstrated problem solving, team building, project management and oversight skills 
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment 
- Related SW requirements internships or work experience 

Leidos Overview:
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.
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