Blackstone Technology Group


Business Analyst

Location: Arlington, VA   # of Openings: 1
Job Code: 1135    

Description

The Business Analyst will support the government in managing a shared service environment and customer efforts to define and implement a cloud migration strategy and optimize platform capabilities by working with engineers to document, analyze, and prioritize business and application functional requirements and customer issues. The Business Analyst will be responsible for managing service communications and tracking issue resolution through completion using Agile practices and tools. The Business Analyst will also work with the government and team members identify, recommend, and implement opportunities for service delivery improvement and new technology implementation. The Business Analyst will support the overall contract team in issue prioritization, management reporting, and cross team coordination.

 

 

  • Documents and analyzes business and functional requirements so that they may be accurately translated to technical system requirements
  • Creates high-level briefings and communications materials for customers, management, and executive stakeholders
  • Possesses strong communication skills and capable to use a range of methods to conduct interviews, develop and present issues, and draft written reports of findings and recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program administration and operations
  • Understands and supports system documentation requirements
  • Familiar with business process reengineering methodologies
  • Helps define how information systems may be upgraded or replaced
  • Conducts trade-off analyses on business and technical requirements
  • Demonstrates the ability to quickly develop a working understanding of the applicable service technologies, operating systems, and licensing structures
  • Develops team procedures, manuals and other documentation for information systems

 

Requirements:

 

·        Must successfully complete a stringent Background Investigation and obtain the required Government Security Clearance (Active DHS clearance is a plus - U.S. Citizenship is a requirement to obtain clearance).

·        7 years of experience in systems analysis and design of information systems programs and related business processes        

·        You demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and both written and verbal communication skills.

·        You demonstrate the ability to interact comfortably with Senior Leadership and/or Government Executives and staff on a day-to-day basis.

·        You are a self-starter who can provide client solutions with minimal instructions and can run independently on projects

·        You thrive in a dynamic work environment, exhibiting ability to be flexible and a strong team-player

 

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with IT Service Management and enterprise level IT Systems migrations
  • Familiarity with or interest in Agile Methodologies
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Knowledge of Atlassian toolsets (Confluence, JIRA, etc.)

About Blackstone Technology Group

Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global software technology and business consulting firm. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Francisco CA, Blackstone has offices in Washington DC, Denver CO, Houston TX, and Colorado Springs CO.

Blackstone Federal, Blackstone Talent and Trellis Energy help our clients address industry challenges, achieve cost containment, and transform their business models within their respective commercial and public service marketplaces. Blackstone has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results, with a noteworthy client list that includes many Fortune 1000 businesses and US Federal Government and California State Agencies.


Blackstone Technology Group is an EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Blackstone Technology Group participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration, and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with the information for each new employee’s I-9 to confirm work authorization. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Blackstone Technology Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. If you would like to work for an innovative, forward thinking company that possesses a multi-talented, diverse, and thriving professional community,  we would love to hear from you!


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