Agile Senior Business Analyst
Company: Grant Thornton
Posted on: November 22, 2021
--- Interact and coordinate on behalf of Federal clients and
interagency government stakeholders.
--- Manage small to medium-sized projects/initiatives from
end-to-end, including requirements gathering, client coordination,
content development, peer review/quality assurance, and deliverable
development and presentation.
--- Elicit and analyze external and internal customer requirements
using interviews, process and document analysis, task and workflow
analysis, and other techniques as appropriate, to identify new
solutions, processes, and process improvements to meet customer
--- Independently manage complex taskers and initiatives from
end-to-end, sometimes involving highly technical subject
--- Assist in organizing and leading client meetings (e.g.,
scheduling meetings; drafting and delivering agendas and minutes;
providing and archiving required documentation; and documenting,
tracking, and following-up on action items).
--- Manage multiple assignments while ensuring technical accuracy,
adherence to standards, and timely delivery of all products.
--- Assist with business development activities, such as proposals,
capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other
thought leadership materials.
Client and Project Description:
An Agile Senior Business Analyst must have experience working
within an Agile Software Development Life Cycle Project. This
includes experience creating user stories within JIRA, involvement
in Scrum events, and working sprints applying the scrum framework.
The candidate must have experience facilitating meetings, gathering
requirements and acceptance criteria, working with complicated and
challenging stakeholders, and creating and managing user guides and
iterative Sprint documentation.
- A minimum of five years working with clients to improve their
business systems and processes
- Experience using JIRA to manage Sprints and the Product Backlog
by building out complex user stories and eliciting requirements
- History of facilitating meetings with stakeholders at various
- Strong understanding of complicated systems
- Knowledge and understanding of Scrum events, including Daily
Scrum, Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Planning Poker, Sprint
Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
- Demonstrate proficiency with DevOps tools, JIRA, ServiceNow, MS
Teams and perform tasks using the tools including capturing project
- Ability to understand and adapt to changing client needs and
- Previous Scrum Master experience or certification (CSM, etc)
- Veterans Affairs or Healthcare experience
- PIV Card & Government Furnished Equipment (GFE)
Agile, Scrum, SaFe, Project/Program Agile Lifecycle Management,
Requirements Elicitation, DevOps, IT Strategy
Hi. We're Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant
Thornton International Ltd (A.K.A. one of the world's leading
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levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in
the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for
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enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information
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