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Business Analyst (Managerial)

Do you enjoy working with Agile teams and product owners to eliminate blockers and impediments?

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Business Analyst (Managerial) – Functional Lead

BAM is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary firm with leading-edge skills in information technology, software development and applied research. Serving government and commercial markets, BAM is committed to its customers and to delivering strong leadership, sound solutions, and innovative thinking.

We have a small company persona with a large company ethos and capabilities; we create elegant solutions to help our clients achieve success by offering a suite of diverse services. BAM offers one of the best benefits packages in the industry: Generous health benefits, PTO, 401K matching, and professional development stipend to name just a few of our benefits and perks.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support clients by analyzing propositions and assessing decision-making factors such as strategic alignment, platform dependencies, Iterative Development Approach, and clear understanding of business requirements.
  • Work closely with the LeSS Management as an advocate for the Business Analyst Community of Practice to define “Best Practices” to be used, shared, and evolved
  • Work with Agile teams and product owners to eliminate blockers and impediments, refine user stories and acceptance criteria, plan sprints to support business release plans.
  • Identify gaps in skillsets and experience to ensure the BA Community has the training and resources needed to engage with internal, agency, and external partners
  • Provide career training and growth opportunities to the BA Community
  • Ensure the BAs are contributing to their areas of expertise and are participating in Platform Scrum Ceremonies (Refinement, Planning, Review, and Retrospective)
  • Identifies developer hiring / retention needs and coordinates with human resources.
  • Meet actively with the BA Community to ensure there are open avenues for feedback and Community harmony

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • 5+ years’ experience as a IT Business Analyst
  • 2+ years in a lead or management position that consists of at least 5 members
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Management or Equivalent) recommended
  • An eye for detail, excellent communication skills, and ability to rationalize complex information to make it understandable for others to work
  • Ability to interrogate reported information and challenge sources where inconsistencies are found
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Azure DevOps or Jira experience
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Working knowledge of Agile/Scrum Environment, plus if familiar with Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)