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Business Analyst

Standard Technology, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
  • Posted: February 28, 2023
  • Full-Time

Business Analyst - Remote


Responsible for gathering and documenting functional acceptance criteria from stakeholders for various software development work items. Working within the STI IT department, with various modules of the COMPASS application which is a contract tracking application/accounting system geared towards DoD and the Federal Government. Functionality includes contract, funding and invoice updating & tracking, various workflows, User interfaces, supporting logic, business rules, reporting.

Primary responsibilities
•Document functional change requests from the user perspective: Work with stakeholders including Program Managers and QA team to write clear, testable acceptance criteria (AC) for new work, enhancements, and fixes.
•Work with developers to document development requirements
•Assess work items submitted by users and technical personnel to prioritize for further discovery.
•Lead meetings for work item discovery and definition
•Create various types of documentation:

o Use case scenarios

o User Stories

o Diagrams

o User Interface Page Layouts

o Control Implementation details

o Report definition and layout
•Participate actively in Agile ceremonies

Skills and Education
•Bachelor's degree in business or engineering discipline, or commensurate military/business/ technical experience.
•Required: government finance experience
•Highly preferred: Experience with contracts within DoD, including any of the following:

o contract package routing, initiation through approval

o tracking or updating invoicing to understand funding usage/burn down

o data analysis within a contract management system

o deobligation analysis
•Experience using SQL required
•Ability to:

o Convert user descriptions into good user stories and concise, accurate and testable AC

o Independently create diagrams to explain the logic or flow of a work item

o Learn new systems quickly

o Logically and efficiently prioritize work items

o Comfortably and effectively lead meetings to discuss newly prioritized work items

o Promote consensus among varied stakeholders
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially excel
•Experience using, testing, or supporting reporting solutions (power builder, queries, etc.)
•Familiarity with Azure DevOps or other work item ticket tracking systems

Must be able to satisfy the requirements for a government security clearance (US citizenship is a requirement)

Company policy requires proof of COVID vaccination or exemption

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Standard Technology, Inc.


Bethesda, MD
20814 USA