Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

We're looking for talented people with experience in human-centered design, agile, DevOps, public cloud, AI, Analytics, mobile and web application development who are creative, innovative, collaborative and passionate about working with other high performers. This is your opportunity to join a modern Digital team that is developing a new experience to streamline services and change how people interact with Government. Do you want to be a part of a team that defines the future of digital government?

This position is for a Business Analyst on our product development team. The Business Analyst will work with the Design Team, Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Developers to define and build features for the new application experience. 

As part of the team, you would:
• Interact with product owners to identify user stories with functional and system requirements
• Analyze system documentation to summarize system functionality as it relates to the project at hand
• Understand basic system technologies as they relate to the system functionality
• Communicate issues to appropriate parties and coordinate with external teams to mitigate potential issues/plan for impending deadlines
• Proactively communicate and collaborate with customers and other cross-functional teams to analyze information needs and functional requirements, and communicate requirements to development teams
• Demonstrate developed functionality and application features
• Perform manual testing on delivered features to ensure issues are identified, tracked, reported to development team for resolution
• Create any documentation necessary in relation to testing
• Aggregate, evaluate, and create presentations containing information for upper level management


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

• 2+ years of experience as a business, requirements, or system analyst
• 2+ years of experience on a software or technology implementation project
• 2+ years of experience with Agile software development principles
• Bachelor’s Degree in a complementary discipline
• Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance  
• Experience working in fast-paced collaborative environments
• Strong written and oral presentation skills 

Preferred Qualifications: 

• 2+ years of software application testing
• 2+ years of experience with Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases
• 2+ year experience in research and analysis
• Master's Degree in a related field
• Willingness to learn, and ability to look ahead/plan around future milestones
• Process enablement and execution experience

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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