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Sr. Business Analyst

Company: Aptive
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Aptive is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to support digital transformation within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center. Within the FSC, the Financial Technology Service (FTS) is responsible for all Information Technology including requirements analysis and sizing, backlog management, scrum team governance, incremental/sprint planning, business value, dependency management, risk and impact analysis, scheduling, budget vs actual labor reporting, configuration management, testing, infrastructure operations, application modernization, cyber security, process improvement, and Agile Release Train orchestration. FTS's IT products address a broad array of VA's enterprise requirements including timekeeping and payroll; accounting; financial reporting and auditing; healthcare claims processing; accounts payable and payment processing; employee travel and charge card; employee relocation; financial data analytics; and financial integration.This role can be performed in Austin, TX or fully remote.Extensive knowledge in business process and systemanalysis, design, improvement, and implementation efforts and in translating business process needs into technical requirements.Provide expertise in change management and training support.Provide organizational and strategic planning for a wide variety of technical and functional environments.Provide expertise in the following areas, to include but not limited to, Configuration Management, StrategicPlanning, Knowledge Management, Business Analysis and Technical Analysis.Analytically and systematically evaluates problems, workflows, and organizations and develops appropriate plans of action.Applies business process improvement practices to business process modernization projects.Perform process design and improvement work under the direction of Government resources. Plan discovery assessments; improvement or design planning (to include recommendations for appropriate process improvement and design methodologies), proposing and defining performance metrics, developing and implementing measurement plans, performing As-Is and To-Be analysis (including workflow maps), developing courses of action for government consideration, and implementation of selected actions. Develop and manage implementation plans, SOPs based on Government identified processes, development and delivery of training materials, development of communications products. Provide process improvement/design plans that include methodology recommendations; Discovery analysis that include problem statement definition, scope definition, high-level process mapping, AS-IS/TO-BE documentation, and measurement plans; improvement recommendations for current performance assessments, root cause analysis, and To-Be Analysis; Implementation planning including development and testing plans, change management plans, and training plans; implemented solutions including SOPs, process documentation, training materials, and communications; and control assessment including post-implementation performance analysis and retrospectives.7+ years of experienceBachelor's degreeAbility to rapidly prioritize competing requirementsAbility to understand and simplify customer requirementsAbility to communicate end user feedback to technical and design leadsStrong communication skillsStrong understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)Process Improvement/ Process Design practices, such as:Six SigmaLeanTotal Quality ManagementTheory of ConstraintsGovernment Policies and Procedures related to IT implementationStandardizing approach to Security authorizations for Cloud Service OfferingsInformation Technology Project ManagementFederal Information Security Modernization ActAuthority to Operate (ATO) processesBusiness AnalysisProven knowledge of industry standardsAbility to travel onsite in Washington, DC.Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearanceLegal authorization to work in the U.S.Experience supporting the Veterans Health AdministrationKnowledge of military and Veteran populationsStrong critical thinking and analytical skillsProven ability to organize, prioritize, and work well with othersAbility to communicate thoughts, ideas, and solutions logically both written and orallyAbility to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environmentCapable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detailAptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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