JOB SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIESServe as a Lead Business Analyst on a team at a Federal Government with an information-sharing mission in support of building applications using the Agile development methodology. Be part of a dynamic team that works closely with the client on a day-to-day basis. The ability to be flexible is important as client requirements can shift. Be eager to learn client business in depth and act as a subject matter expert (SME) for the development team. The client atmosphere is congenial and welcomes ideas that can improve productivity. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys leading/driving business system requirements, facilitating grooming sessions and taking ownership of the system functionality.Under minimal direction, perform as a Senior Business Analyst as part of a large agile development team involved indevelopmentof amission criticalcloud (AWS) based application. Take ownership for business needs discovery and documentation with a proactive mindset. Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:Capture detailed business requirements, User Stories and Acceptance Criteria in JIRAWork with Product Owner/System Owner, Development, UX/UI, QA team and Subject Matter Experts to ensure alignment and proper interpretation of complex functional requirements.Facilitate product requirements sessions with large group of stakeholders including SME’s, PO, PM, Architect and group Leads, and drive the group to gather and finalize requirements while ensuring that the product backlog and supporting requirements artifacts are on track to meet the project deliverables.Ensure end to end requirements traceability, mapping user stories to software test cases, applicable business processes, wireframesandUX comps.Leverage strong written and verbal communication skills to drive requirements sessions in a large setting including Product Owners, Subject Matter Experts, Project Manager, Architect, Team Leads and client personnel.Collaborate with team members, sharing knowledge, and continuously improving business analysis efforts, identify and close gaps.Document functional specifications, traceability matrices, process flow diagrams, wireframes, meeting agenda, meeting minutes, and other supporting artifacts.Actively participate in Scrum ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Grooming, Review and Retrospective sessions, and give application demo to the Product Owners/Subject Matter Experts. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSMust be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment, juggle multiple tasks at once, and work independently and collaboratively as needed. Must have superior interpersonal skills and strong communication skills. Be comfortable working directly with the Project Manager and Scrum Master to support emerging client needs. 6+ years of experience in documenting business and functional requirements3+ years working in an Agile environment, with demonstrated ability to clearly articulate User Stories and Conditions of Satisfaction to development teamsWeb basedsoftware development experience involving complex workflows.Experience working with large size teams consisting of multiple Scrum teamsDemonstrated ability to elicit, create, and analyze functional and non-functional requirementsExperience organizing and maintaining Product and Sprint backlogsExperience presenting detail summaries of progress and updatesAbility to facilitate and drive group discussions to build a shared understanding of software requirementsAbility to foster solid working relationships with senior level management and subject matter experts within the team and client organizationExperience working within teams that include remote team membersPropensityto mentor staff on functional expertise and provide peer reviews of deliverables for other product linesConfident in requirement knowledge to help lead change and implement new strategiescompany wideAbility to work independently and in an awesome team settingExperience with Jira, Confluence and Balsamiq toolsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to passbasicgovernment background checkPREFERRED EXPERIENCE 2+yearsfederal contracting experienceExperience managing efforts of more junior Business AnalystsAbility developing and delivering presentations to client stakeholders and delivering trainingEDUCATIONUndergraduate Degree highly desired but can be substituted with 4 additional years of experienceOTHER REQUIREMENTS Work location is Washington D.C. with occasional meetings in metro-areaUS Citizen or individual with authorization to work in the U.S. (No C2C; sponsorship of individuals is not feasible)Background and credit check are necessaryArtemis Consulting is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. 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