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The Business Analyst will provide planning and system enhancement business analysis on a large and complex data and health system modernization initiative for our client, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This position will play a significant role in providing increased real-time public health decision-making and world-class data and analytical capabilities for the public health workforce. The Senior Business Analyst provides planning support and translating business needs into product requirements
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.
Collects, analyzes, synthesizes and documents client business needs.
Conducts requirements gathering sessions with client stakeholders using interviews, document analysis, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios and workflow analysis.
Participates in the creation and review of new solutions with solution architects, functional leads and the development team.
Establishes the scope and criteria for testing and work closely with the development team during execution.
Participates in the creation or redesign of reports and communications supporting processes and procedures.
Develops product presentations, guided user training and demonstrations, webinars, manuals, workflows and other communications.
Translates requirements into technical specifications, formulate and defines systems scope and objective.
Identifies gaps in processes, opportunities for improvements and automation.
Supports the development, review, analysis and documentation new and enhanced system documents including SOPs, templates, plans, manuals, workflows and other guidance documentation.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of seven (7) years’ relevant experience conducting business analysis for large scale public health IT initiatives. Experience with the HHS Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) framework a plus. CDC experience is a plus. Demonstrated experience using Agile processes required.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Leading JAD sessions and documenting the "as-is" and "to-be" requirements to translate into epics, features, and user stories with acceptance criteria.
The ability to work directly with client users to elicit and document complete, accurate and testable requirements.
The ability to tracks record of success in supporting complex, large-scale technology initiatives, preferably for a federal customer.
Demonstrated business architecture, strategic planning and project management skills and success.
Excellent oral, written, presentation and communication skills.
Excellent facilitation and collaboration skills.
Proven ability to take ownership of deliverables and drive successful execution.
Ability to lead and influence in a matrixed environment.
Ability to negotiate with peers and senior leaders to come to an agreed upon and productive solution to business problems.
Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills.
Exceptional customer service skills with ability to build positive, professional relationships.
Ability to communicate/explain technical information clearly and concisely to a broad range of people with varying levels of technical expertise.
Exceptional organization skills with ability to prioritize tasks and to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities.
Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
Ability to work both independently and in a highly collaborative, team environment.
Knowledge of 365 – Suite, SQL and Jira.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
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.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret 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.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
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