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GIS Business System Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00642
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Geospatial/GIS experience is required.

Working in a creative and fast-paced environment, the GIS Business System Analyst will develop, manage, and execute all phases of requirements gathering, including analysis of business processes that can be supported/enhanced through geospatial analysis, requirements and design documentation, and collaborating with both the business customers and IT development team. Among others, your responsibilities will include the following:

Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of business processes supported by geospatial software systems/products
Support the development/implementation of mapping, reporting and geo-analytics products that enable geospatial editing, analysis and visualization
Documents business and system requirements and business processes that can be supported/enhanced through geospatial analysis
Develops geospatial software release documentation (release notes, user manuals, training guides)
Analyzes and documents as-is and to-be scenarios (geospatial processes, models, use cases, plans and solutions)
Communicates effectively with business customers and IT development to provide creative and valuable solutions leveraging geospatial technology
Leads requirements reviews, design reviews, and change control activities
Defines and implements standards, methods and procedures for requirements gathering
Interact with QA to support the development of test cases
Works as part of Agile Development Team; Effectively participates in agile development planning and agile ceremony meetings
Mentor and coach junior GIS business systems analysts

Experience:
Demonstrated experience with increasingly complex system analysis projects (7-10 years)
Experience developing user stories based on business and system requirements (2-3 years)
Experience defining and elaborating user stories with validation and acceptance criteria (2-3 years)
Experience with various requirements gathering techniques and methodologies - (UML/ Use cases, Activity diagrams, JAD sessions) (7-10 years)
Experience with Scrum and/or other Agile Development frameworks (2-3 years)
Hands-on experience implementing, using and supporting geospatial software packages and related data management tools (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS, CartoDB, SQL Server, PostgreSQL) (5-7 years)
Experience integrating external business systems with geospatial software packages (5-7 years)
Experience with automated requirements engineering
RDBMS experience (MS SQL Server and/or Oracle) and ability to write SQL queries
Experience with Project Management Software
Experience with Software Development
Experience in geospatial data development, data analysis, and geospatial system implementation