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Ace Info Solutions, Inc Sr. Business Analyst in Fort Collins, Colorado

Sr. Business AnalystID2021-9765# of Openings1Job LocationsUS-CO-Fort Collins | USJob Post Information* : Posted Date5 hours ago(4/5/2021 3:31 PM)CategoryQA, Testing and DocumentationOverviewAce Info Solutions is seeking a Sr. Business Analyst for a major governmentcustom software development/IT modernization program. This is ahigh-visibility, demanding project. The project team is highlycollaborative, agile, and fast paced. The large project team is made up ofexperienced, dedicated, hard-working, fun-loving professionals who arerespectful, supportive, and appreciative of each other. Candidate must bea U.S. citizen and have the ability to obtain Public Trust authorization fromthe U.S. government.The Sr. BA position is responsible for gathering and documenting therequirements for the new system. The Sr BA will proactively and professionallyconnect with a diverse range of stakeholders: highly technical developersand IT professionals, system users, industry SME's, businessexecutives, and others. The candidate must have experience translatingbetween technical and business languages. While the project team operateswithin an agile framework, the project does have hard deadlines. Thecandidate must have the experience necessary to know when time-sensitiveissues need to be escalated for increased project visibility and/or help.The position requires excellent and accurate documentation and verbalcommunication skills. The candidate will work closely with engineering,support, security, and administrative teams in an agile environment tounderstand business requirements and create business workflows to meetobjectives. The most successful candidate will have a strategic vision with aneye on the project mission and goals.Duties and ResponsibilitiesCritically reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and userneeds, ultimately producing clear proposals, documentation and/or deliverablesDocuments requirements and business workflowsFacilitates discussions with the right stakeholders to clarify scopeWorks closely with product owners and managers to convert business use casesinto actionable tasks for the development teamWrites user storiesEnsures stories and tasks are complete prior to sprint planningApplies analysis of business systems and software solutions to increase theefficiency and effectiveness of work processes for both current and futurebusiness needsLeads and executes efforts to produce documentation related to systeminformation architecture and processes which may include: technicalrequirements, functional specifications, data flow diagrams, high-leveltest cases, requirements traceability matrices, flow charts,wireframes/mockups, user stories, and use case documentationConducts presentations and communicates product features to both technical andnon-technical communities and aids in coordination and communication ofcross-team initiativesRequirementsRequired qualifications:* 5+ years' experience as a Business Analyst* Experience working on agile software development projects* Strong understanding of the agile SDLC* General understanding of web technologies* Strong experience with modeling software, such as Gliffy, Visio,Balsamiq or equivalent.* Experience working on, coordinating, and communicating on cross-teaminitiatives.* Experience with integration and customization of COTS products.* Familiar with information technology architecture, governance and dataexchange.* Proficient with presentation and web communication tools.* Ability to communicate complex technical problems to a non-technicalaudience.Preferred qualifications:* General understanding of DevOps culture and tools.* Proficient with requirements gathering tools* JIRA experience a plus.* Proficient with managing and updating Wiki documentation.* Confluence experience a plus.* Experience with federal government systems a plus.* Experience with Geospatial data a plus#LI-CR1