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Business Analyst - Consultant

Herndon, VA
Business Analyst - Consultant

Software AG Government Solutions is seeking an experienced team-oriented candidate for the Business Analyst position. The candidate will provide consulting and advisory services to our customers in the Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence Community agencies and their suppliers in the Aerospace & Defense Industries. We are a software company that addresses mission critical challenges with best-in-class software solutions that help enterprises reduce the complexity of their IT systems. Our core products are webMethods, Adabas & Natural, ARIS, Alfabet, and Cumulocity IoT.
Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Create and implement successful and innovative solutions based on client’s business requirements that integrate, run, manage, and optimize clients’ key business systems.
  • Elicit functional and technical requirements by leading collaborative workshops clients and internal team members.
  • Manage the status of requirements throughout the Software Development Lifecycle of the project to ensure expectations from stakeholders are met.
  • Verify that requirements are complete, consistent, and feasible.
  • Develop requirements specifications and design documents.
  • Apply industry best practices and detailed knowledge of the software in order to design a solution that supports the client's business process and will meet or exceed functional requirements.
  • Creates process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.
  • Work independently and collaboratively on projects in diverse customer environments, ensure that management is apprised of project status, and bring projects to completion while maintaining customer’s expectations.
  • Ability to interact and build a rapport with clients and ensure there is a trusting relationship with major project stakeholders.
  • Provide on/off-site professional consulting services to help our customers solve complex business problems using the suite of Software AG product portfolio applications.
  • Lead or participate in a collaborative team environment and demonstrate the ability to work independently with appropriate direction to provide high-quality deliverables and recommendations using relevant best practices.
  • Identify additional professional services and product sales opportunities, assist in proposal development, respond to customer requests for information, and participate in relevant business capture initiatives.
Requirements and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in the field of business administration, information systems, engineering or related field.
  • Three to five years of proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service, effective communication, strong problem-solving ability, organizational abilities, and polished presentation skills.
  • Prior experience working with Agile Methodology.
  • Additional relevant experience in one or more of the following technologies is a plus:
    • Documenting user stories in JIRA or similar tools.
    • Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Visio, Power Point, Excel, and Word)
  • U.S. Citizenship 
Preferred Requirements and Experience
  • Prior experience with Cumulocity platform or another IoT platform.
  • Prior experience with a large-scale Government client.
  • Prior experience implementing commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions.
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites in the metropolitan, regional or national area as necessary.
  • An active U.S. Government Security clearance is preferred.
About the Company
Software AG Government Solutions delivers leading edge software platforms that help our customers simplify complex IT environments. We are an agile, growth oriented, subsidiary of our billion-dollar parent organization – Software AG. We are exclusively focused on the U.S. Public and Commercial Aerospace & Defense Sectors. Leveraging our highly effective “Prove IT First and Prove IT Fast” approach, we solve mission critical IT challenges across complex extended enterprises. Our highly respected product brands include webMethods, Cumulocity IoT, ARIS and Alfabet.
Working at Software AG Government Solutions means joining a family. A family dedicated to your success, growth and advancement. We hire trailblazers who are truly invested in solving challenging problems for our customers by building innovative solutions. We are headquartered in the Worldgate area of Herndon, Virginia, and are within walking distance to many restaurant options and a large health facility with corporate membership rates. We offer a very flexible work/life balance, generous benefits package, and the opportunity to earn above average compensation. Learn more at www.softwareaggov.com.
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