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Business Analyst

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Business Analyst

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States

Position ID: J0421-1868

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Join CGI’s dynamic team charged with developing and modernizing the IT systems for a Federal agency that helps make affordable housing a reality for millions of Americans. Bring your talent to a brand new opportunity to help the federal government modernize a suite of applications in the mortgage backed securities market.

The ideal candidate for this position is a problem solver. As a Business Analyst, you will use your knowledge, skills, and abilities to solve organizational information challenges and will use your critical thinking skills to identify client requirements and translate those into detailed instructions for your development team to execute. The ideal Business Analyst also has strong writing and communication skills, and is able to build relationships with both their team members and client stakeholders.

You will closely work with client business owners/stakeholders to understand their vision, document it and help identifying the priority and business value of the features. You may also work as product owner in an Agile environment to write the user stories, acceptance criteria, backlog grooming and prepare required items to support release/PI planning.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

With direction from the CGI Program Manager and in collaboration with team members, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Analyzing business and user needs and document requirements.

• Working with key project stakeholders to formulate and communicate the business vision, to envision initial requirements, and to scope the project

• Gathering high-level requirements (business, functional and technical) using collaborative, face-to-face workshops with the customers, stakeholders and the development team

• Working with stakeholders to translate the requirements into user stories that are understandable by developers

• Working with business owners and development team to bridge the gap in understanding the vision and requirements

• Helping in Domain Modelling, Feature Analysis and Dependency Analysis

• Prioritizing product backlog in collaboration with the client Product Owner

• Conducting planning and review meetings with the team and business stakeholders

• Working with UX Specialist in creating story board to facilitate in vision elaboration

• Preparing meeting minutes to be distributed to a variety of audiences and participants

• Validating and Verifying user stories for accuracy and completeness

• Preparing and maintaining project deliverables, documents and artifacts

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• At least 6 years of relevant technical experience required (with Bachelor’s degree), 4 years of experience with a Master’s degree, or 2 years with a PHD.

• Outstanding verbal and non-verbal communication skills, coupled with strategic thinking skills and the ability to drive agreement through intellect, interpersonal and negotiation skills

• Expertise in conceptual modeling; ability to see the big picture and envision possible solutions

• Strong demonstrated successful experience in user story creation or other analytical methods to extract and document requirements within a technical or housing financial market industry

• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

• Ability to ask strong questions to help the team in better understanding of the requirements

• Excellent working knowledge of Agile Application Lifecycle Management tools like JIRA, Rally etc.

• Strong understanding of various Agile development methodologies

• Ability to tackle challenging work independently or in a team environment

• Strong client relationships skills necessary to build trust and work well with clients

• Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or SAFe Agilist (SA) certification

• Due to the nature of the government contract , US Citizenship is required

Desired Qualifications but not Mandatory

  • PMI-ACP® Certification

  • Experience with Scaled Agile (preferably SAFe) implementations

  • SAFe Certified Product Owner



  • Analytical Thinking

  • Business Acumen

  • CMMI

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Leadership

What you can expect from us:

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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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