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Guidehouse Business Analyst in Olympia, Washington

Job Family :

Business Systems Analysis (Digital)

Travel Required :

Up to 10%

Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :

We are seeking a Mid. Business Analyst for a major government custom software development/IT modernization program. This is a high-visibility, demanding project. The project team is highly collaborative, agile, and fast-paced. The large project team is made up of experienced, dedicated, hard-working, fun-loving professionals who are respectful, supportive, and appreciative of each other.

Day-to-day tasks include some or all of the following:

  • Critically reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs, ultimately producing clear proposals, documentation, and/or deliverables.

  • Documents requirements and business workflows.

  • Facilitates discussions with the right stakeholders to clarify the scope.

  • Works closely with product owners and managers to convert business use cases into actionable tasks for the development team.

  • Writes user stories.

  • Ensures stories and tasks are complete prior to sprint planning.

  • Applies analysis of business systems and software solutions to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of work processes for both current and future business needs.

  • Leads and executes efforts to produce documentation related to system information architecture and processes which may include: technical requirements, functional specifications, data flow diagrams, high-level test cases, requirements traceability matrices, flow charts, wireframes/mockups, user stories, and use case documentation.

  • Conducts presentations and communicates product features to both technical and non-technical communities and aids in the coordination and communication of cross-team initiatives.

What You Will Need :

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant years of experience

  • THREE (3) or more years of experience as a Business Analyst.

  • Experience working on agile software development projects.

  • 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-team initiatives.

  • Experience with integration and customization of COTS products.

  • Familiar with information technology architecture, governance, and data exchange.

  • Proficient with presentation and web communication tools.

  • Ability to communicate complex technical problems to a non-technical audience.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills.

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

  • Customer service oriented.

  • Passion and drive for learning new technologies and practices.

  • Ability to maintain a big-picture vision while defining very detailed requirements.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Adaptable, dependable, and independent.

  • General understanding of DevOps culture and tools.

  • Proficient with requirements-gathering tools.

  • Proficient with managing and updating Wiki documentation.


What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Experience with JIRA.

  • Experience with Confluence.

  • Experience with federal government systems.

The annual salary range for this position is $87,500.00-$131,300.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • annual membership

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.