Business Analyst (Secret Clearance)

Job ID
Information Technology


If you are a Business Analyst who gets excited about the prospect of being part of a mission-focused, collaborative program team and interested in helping client organizations determine and execute IT strategy and goals, we would like to hear from you.


Our team has been supporting this client as a trusted advisor for over 12 years in areas such as Help Desk, Custom Development, Information Security and collaboration using SharePoint as a platform for automation and Intranet presence. In this role, you can expect to work independently and with the larger team, put your analytical and creative thinking to use finding innovative solutions to complex customer problems and use best practices to optimize and improve existing solutions utilized by the entire agency.




Key Responsibilities include:

  • Work with developers and business unit to develop formal requirements, project planning, system design, and technical documentation
  • Assist Project Manager with weekly reports, project log, tracking of milestones, updates to project schedules and other project management tasks
  • Develop meeting agendas and facilitate meetings
  • Prepare status and project reports for internal and external audiences
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple work requests
  • Organize self and perform duties on-time and in a detail-oriented fashion
  • Elicit requirements through stakeholder facilitation sessions; requirements workshops; Use Case analysis and document analysis
  • Translate business strategies, customer expectations, and requirements into detailed narratives, specifications, flowcharts, business and process flows
  • Conduct business process analysis and re-engineer the process through the life of the project
  • Assist with defining risks, assumptions, and uncertainties as part of an overall risk assessment for new and existing systems
  • Demonstrate developing application to internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate, represent , guide and provide critical analysis expertise to the group and lead group discussions and collaborative effort to define and develop user-requirements



Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Level Clearance
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Requirements Gathering and Management
  • Experience composing reports and presentations for senior leadership
  • Experience creating training materials
  • Defining configuration specifications and business analysis requirements
  • Performing Quality Assurance (QA) testing
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with software documentation requirements for technology projects, including system design specification document, requirements traceability matrix, and use case diagrams
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with creating and supporting design documentation
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience facilitating customer meetings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SharePoint
  • Able to manage shifting priorities
  • Experience with problem resolution and solution design/development skills
  • Ability to take the lead on projects and work in a complex diversified application development environment.



Company Description:

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


BE is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, giving qualified candidates full consideration without discrimination as it relates to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.



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