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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00027
Location: McLean, Virginia
Business Analyst is responsible for identifying, evaluating, designing, developing, and implementing new or enhanced offerings, concepts, and business or technology projects initiated by the Single Family Division. Business Analyst engages business areas across the company including technology to identify and resolve impacts related to the projects being implemented.

Responsibilities include:
* Working on multi-disciplinary projects with a strong customer focus
* Demonstrated business analysis experience with the project lifecycle leveraging agile project methodology
* Business Requirements elicitation and documentation
* Meeting facilitation including agendas, meeting minutes preparation and capture, and meeting presentation development
* Strong attention to detail with proven analytical and problem solving skills
* Demonstrated experience supporting customers (internal or external) with process or issue resolution
* Business process modeling and data analysis including development of business process flows and procedures
* Supporting Issue and risk tracking and resolution
* Proven ability to learn new business concepts and skills quickly
Qualifications
* Typically has 2-4 years of experience in a business analysis role (business requirements elicitation and development, business process redesign, data analysis, impact assessment and business application testing)
* Undergraduate degree or commensurate related experience
* Knowledge of Agile Practices (e.g. User Stories, Backlog Refinement, Product Owner)
* Proven ability to learn new business concepts and skills quickly
* Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint
* Self-starter / independent thinker: demonstrated ambition to take on new roles with increasing responsibility with limited guidance and direction from management Experience working on change management projects especially projects involving changes to business applications.
* Experience in the financial services industry
Preferred Skills
* Analytical thinking; able to amass and analyze large volumes of seemingly disparate data with limited guidance
* Flexibility: ability to adapt to changing priorities in support of team needs
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
* Detailed oriented