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Senior Business Analyst (Remote)

FEI Systems
Columbia, MD
  • Expired: October 28, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

At FEI Systems, we create innovative technology solutions to improve the delivery of health and human services because we know when cumbersome administrative processes stand in the way, those who need it most are often left without access to proper care and support. From comprehensive case management software to disaster recovery services and content management information systems used in delivering foreign aid, our solutions are improving the lives of millions of people. We're looking for a business analyst who shares our commitment to leveraging technology to make a real impact in the world - a professional who knows, beyond all else, that the quality of our products and services is only as good as the company we keep.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Run point on the product development team from a strategic perspective to define vision:
      • Maintain a cohesive and singular vision regarding the product.
      • Adapt to the fast-paced and flexible nature of agile product development
      • Keep the stakeholders on the same page
      • Create an actionable product roadmap
      • Ensure the feasibility of the product with respect to business objectives
  • Own and manage the team backlog in collaboration with the Scrum Master.
      • Ensure a single, prioritized backlog for the development teams.
      • Ensure stories are directly aligned to vision, features and PI objectives.
      • Accept user stories as done when they are ready to demo.
  • Prioritize Product Needs
    • Clearly defines any and all project constraints
    • Gauges which development areas have fewer constraints
    • Determines which deliverable will be put into development at which time
    • Repeats the prioritization process for each iteration of the product
    • Development stage oversight
  • Participate in iteration ceremonies as an engaged team member.
  • Assist the team by decomposing features into prioritized stories.
  • Work with system architects/engineering to understand and prioritize enablers.
  • Be able to direct work for several product owners across multiple projects.
  • Work with product management and IT governance to plan releases and ensure necessary environments are stood up.
  • Participate in program backlog refinement and preparing for PI Planning.
  • Coordinate cross team dependencies and define features for future PI Planning events.
  • Participate in the Project Preliminary Planning phase, which covers the receipt/review of initial project requests, refinement of the project request, and development of the business case and concept proposal.
  • Produce project feasibility and cost benefit analysis reports to assist Customer executive management in determining whether a project should proceed
  • Transition a project from idea or concept through preliminary planning phase to become a chartered project
  • Assist with project scope definition and management plan
  • Understand and communicate information on the requirements development and management process to the project team
  • Examine a business activity to help decide whether new IT solutions will improve productivity.
  • Elicit and document existing business models and workflows with the applicable SME's.
  • Provide recommendations related to proposed solution.
  • Deliver informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Understand the role of the system in the big picture and provide ideas and recommendations regarding the evolution of the system and any project interdependencies to consider.
  • Create and present cost specifications for possible improvements using variety of technical and analytical tools
  • Identify initial performance measures that will be used to determine whether the project was successful.
  • Attend internal Customer staff meetings as requested.
  • Provide post project implementation support.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills/Experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or three (3) years of equivalent experience in a related field.
  • A Master's Degree is preferred.
  • An understanding of the Business Analyst Book of Knowledge (BABOK)
  • Business Analyst CBAP (The Certification or PMI BA Certification or Scrum Certification or other industry equivalent certification. The equivalent certification may be acceptable provided the Master Contractor demonstrate that they are functionally equivalent to the preferred certification
  • High-Level knowledge of Agile software development
  • Experience in project management

    Preferred Experience
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in Software Development Life Cycle
  • Prior knowledge in healthcare software domain
  • Requirements elicitation and definition
  • Requirements planning and management
  • Gap analysis
  • Requirement documentation
  • Requirement verification and validation
  • Conducting feasibility studies
  • Preparing business cases
  • Solution assessment and validation.
  • Prior experience and expertise in at least four of the following types of systems:
    •Asset Management System
    •Budget System
    •Document Management System
    •Financial System
    •Infrastructure Support
    •Maintenance Management
    •Management Reporting
    •Procurement Systems
    •Project/Program/Portfolio Management Systems
    •Business Process Improvement
  • Prior experience creating use cases for System Design (e.g. system personalization/customization) support
  • Prior experience leading and supporting efforts where SDLC, Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid methodologies were employed
  • Solid understanding current and emerging IT products, services, processes, and methodologies along with a continuing understanding of business functions and processes
  • Excellent contract management, coordination and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate impediments, progress, and requirements across program, team and customer contexts.
  • Technical foundation in IT process management, development, testing, project management and/or business analysis.
  • Content authority to accept stories as done to delivery maximum value to the customer.
  • Enforce processes put into place for requirements gathering, development and UAT.

Location: Remote
Status: Full time position with full company benefits

NOTICE: EO/AA/VEVRAA/Disabled Employer - Federal Contractor. FEI Systems participates in E-Verify, a federal program that enables employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States by providing the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at (888) 464-4218.

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, disability, or genetic information, except where it relates to a bona fide occupational qualification or requirement. FEI Systems creates an Affirmative Action Plan on an annual basis. Pursuant to federal law, the portions of FEI Systems' Affirmative Action Program that relate to Section 503 (Persons with Disabilities) and/or Section 4212 (Protected Veterans), are available for inspection upon request by applicants and employees during FEI Systems' normal business hours.


FEI Systems


Columbia, MD
21046 USA



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