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The Senior 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). The successful candidate 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.
Leads the interview and review sessions with the business, technology and Public Health partners and healthcare groups.
Leads and collaborates with the Business teams to develop business and functional requirements.
Collects, analyzes, synthesizes and documents client business needs.
Works with the technical leads to ensure feasibility of the functional requirements.
Interfaces/liaises between technical and business teams.
Coordinates UAT process, materials and implementation.
Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements.
Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time and form of desired results.
Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirement specifications.
Analyzes data for reports, presentations and publications. Assists in the review of clinical and laboratory data for data quality. Organizes files, including data and correspondence files.
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.
Identifies gaps in processes, opportunities for improvements and automation.
Supports the development, review, analysis and documentation of new and enhanced system documents including SOPs, templates, plans, manuals, workflows and other guidance documentation.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of fifteen (15) 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. Demonstrated experience using Agile processes required.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Experience leading JAD sessions and documenting the "as-is" and "to-be" requirements to translate into epics, features, and user stories with acceptance criteria.
Experience working directly with client users to elicit and document complete, accurate and testable requirements.
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.