Business Analyst

    • Job Tracking ID: 512263-800261
    • Job Location: Reston, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 12/07/2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Distributed Solutions, Inc. (DSI) is a fast growing company, seeking a highly motivated Business Analyst to support our AEON Acquisition platform that thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment including the ability to engage in open and animated peer review sessions, able to change direction quickly, and an eagerness to learn new technologies. Most importantly – we look for people that are creative and innovative and deliver on a timely basis – because it’s a lot more fun to get things done this way!

The AEON platform is a COTS solution configured to support program and contracting office business processes throughout the Federal Government and across the entire Acquisition Lifecycle.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Define and document customer business processes and functions including business process diagrams, data maps, test plans and test scripts.
  • Consult with project team members and customer stakeholders to identify, define and document business needs and objectives, current operational procedures, and challenges related to the business functions supporting the Federal Acquisition Lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with the DSI project manager, technical analysts, and customer end-users in the analysis, design, configuration, testing and maintenance of DSI's AEON platform to ensure desired operational performance.
  • Track and completely document changes for functional and business specifications; write detailed universally understood procedures for testing uses cases, knowledge capture and training purposes.
  • Perform quality assurance review and validation of deliverables for both, internal and external delivery.
  • Achieve proficiency in all major DSI products, including the AEON software suite: through internal staffing training, self-guided tutorials and daily exposure to individual product feature sets.
  • Provide support for a variety of meetings, demonstrations and program activities.
  • Test projects in accordance with business and functional design following best practices for quality assurance.
  • Record and track defects uncovered during test execution and assist in defect resolution (troubleshooting and researching).
  • Provide input during requirements development as well as test case development and review.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills

Required Experience:

  • Detailed working knowledge of the federal acquisition/procurement lifecycle processes.
  • 5+ years prior business analyst experience.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment for a matrixed organization.
  • Strong knowledge of productivity tools such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience with Agile and SCRUM processes and methodologies.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps.
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) practices, principles, and techniques as they apply to Agile development process.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to listen and relate with the customer.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving capabilities.
  • Proven ability to communicate technical details to a non-technical audience.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong team player the is willing to help other team members at all times.


Desired Experience:

  • CSM certification or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Lifecycle or commercial contracting.
  • Knowledge of Federal financial systems or commercial accounting.
  • Experience with Federal government contracting and/or program office organizations.
  • Experience with logic structures.

DSI is a leading provider of knowledge driven software solutions and subject matter consulting services addressing the needs of acquisition professionals. DSI offers a fun, casual, and collaborative working environment for individuals interested in conquering technology barriers, learning by doing, and taking pride in developing superior software manufactured in the USA.

Distributed Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.