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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Business Analyst in Pierre, South Dakota

ICF Next is looking for a detail-oriented, self-guided Business Analyst to join its team focused on information technology processes and project coordination support associated with federal government IT projects. If you consider yourself a strategic thinker who enjoys working on projects for the greater good, then this may be the role for you. ICF Next is seeking candidates who are comfortable performing a diverse array of business analysis tasks in areas such as business process improvement, requirements development, Agile scrum and project coordination related tasks. This role will support multiple projects.

We push the digital world forward, using technology to achieve life’s most important mission—connecting people. Are you ready for what’s next? This is a telework-capable position that does require frequent attendance of meetings at ICF’s Fairfax, Va., headquarters or Rockville, Md., office, or at client sites in the D.C.-metro area.

What you will do:

  • Perform requirements gathering through interviews, document and artifact analysis, facilitate workshop sessions, business process descriptions, user stories, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis

  • Bring strong analytical skills to bear on projects, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret client business needs and translate them into detailed user stories and functional specifications

  • Drive and challenge business stakeholders on requirements, processes, and solution drivers to ensure an appropriate level of detail and to remove ambiguity

  • Communicate and collaborate proactively with external and internal clients to analyze information and functional needs and deliver functional requirements, business requirements, and user stories

  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure that accessibility, user experience and other key components are accounted for in requirements, development and testing processes

  • Provide support to technical and QA teams to provide guidance and clarifications regarding requirement questions

  • Provide administrative support for projects including scheduling meetings, taking meeting minutes, and maintaining project documentation

  • Assign tasks and ensure that deadlines are met

  • Communicate the progress of tasks to team members and other stakeholders 

What you will need:

  • 2-3 years of related experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree

  • Microsoft Office and Visio proficiency

  • 2+ years of experience documenting IT product and project requirements

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Demonstrable experience in solving complex business problems in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle, agile methodologies and project management application

  • Experience facilitating meetings

  • Ability to design process flow diagrams

  • Experience with Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence)

  • Excellent attention to detail with a strong understanding of business

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with digital government requirements and best practices

  • Experience working with federal government

  • Experience working with highly distributed teams

  • Certification in agile scrum, project management or similar techniques

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_English_unformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.

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