The Business Analyst formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements in support of Defense Business Systems (DBS) Funds Certification Process. The Business Analyst leads requirements gathering sessions, translates business requirements into detailed technical system specifications and serves as the liaison between client stakeholders and the technical project team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Performs research and provides analytics support for assessing and improving analytic maturity within LOGCOM and subordinate organizations, communications planning and outreach, and logistics analysis organizational improvements.
Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements.
Performs business analysis while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.
Develops user interface designs, screenshots, walkthroughs, workflows, uniformly structured use cases and supplementary specifications. Provides expertise and support for documented requirements traceability.
Supports logistics analysis capability and organizational improvements including support to the organizational analysis processes, depot strategy, workforce planning and staffing analysis, data and infrastructure assessment, alignment and access.
Performs quality assurance reviews of existing documentation.
Effectively communicates detailed technical requirements specifications – both verbally and in writing – to all project team members, client stakeholders, and senior management.
Pays strong attention to cost and schedule management. Prepares periodic reports regarding status of contract schedules and budgets.
Acts as an advisor to program areas regarding conferences, projects, deliveries and operations.
Performs a variety of complex deliveries. Effectively interfaces with senior customer officials, management and field operations.
Monitors progress, and resolves any identified issues affecting successful project / program completion.
Ensures compliance with all contractual requirements.
Serves as a point-of-contact with government contract staff for reporting project status.
Responsible for effective communication with contracting officer and field operations.
Develops and provides briefings, documents, and other communications relating to DBS for executive or senior management staff.
Coordinates and facilitates integrated product team (IPT) meetings to include the development of agenda items the recording of minutes and tracking of action items and the generation of IPT status reports. Serves as the SME for the system supported at various meetings.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. LINUX VM experience.
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
Ability to obtain DOD Secret Security Clearance
Oracle Certified Professional or Oracle 11g Certified Database Administrator with Real Application Cluster (RAC)
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledgeable in the analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirement specifications
Operational knowledge and understanding of a software development environment
Advanced ability in requirements gathering and elaboration
Demonstrated proficiency in eliciting user preferences around specific interface behaviors and related functionality
Ability to be self-motivated and to independently rely on system documentation for learning complex workflows of a customized enterprise change management system
Exceptional analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to clearly and concisely communicate / explain technical information to a broad range of people with varying levels of technical expertise
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.