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LEAF Business Analyst ( R-00074237 )

Business Development




Morgantown, West Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Job Description:

The Office of Technology (OOT) at Leidos has an immediate opening for a Business Analyst (BA) to help us shape, develop, and deliver new software solutions leveraging state-of-the art technologies to our customers and launch new products and capabilities. As the BA, you will be responsible for supporting the Product Owner and Team Leads in development and management of stories for feature development and delivery of the a product, supporting rapid application development, deployment, and execution. You will be the key link between intentions of leadership and the development tasks and priorities for the team through your ability to distill deeply technical information into concise decomposed work and tasks within Jira. You will play a critical role in supporting the PO with the maintenance of a clear and traceable baseline by logically decomposing and linking tasks, clearly documenting proposed changes, updating tickets upon approval, and applying quality assurance principles to all your efforts. You also will help facilitate appropriate engagement of the development team to support responses to inquiries and issues raised by users. You’ll always respect the opinions of others, accept constructive criticism, share your views with a passion for improving the entire team’s performance, and collaborate openly and positively with your teammates.

This position will be based out of our office in Morgantown, WV.


  • Support the PO in maintaining the product feature backlog – facilitate development of user stories at all levels with the PO, Technical Leads, and Developers
  • Support Backlog Grooming sessions and Product Increment (PI) Planning sessions with the Product Team
  • Analyze and capture technical requirements regarding Roadmap, feature requests, and bugs and support development of applicable user stories and use cases
  • Work with the Product Owner, Product Management, Program Management, and Technical Leads to clarify acceptance criteria
  • Ensure Jira content is sound, decomposed, and described to agilely supported customers and ever evolving requirements
  • Support the PO with the maintenance of a clear and traceable Roadmap baseline and inputs to critical temporal meetings such as the Configuration Control Board (CCB) for Roadmap management and other key management reviews
  • Ensure Quality Assurance of proposed roadmap changes and user story content within Jira, including suitable decomposition and linkage of tasks
  • Ensure proper recording of statuses and release labels for stories at all levels within Jira
  • Help facilitate and moderate user questions and bug submissions to ensure appropriate developer engagement and responses
  • Flexibility to perform other duties, as required by business conditions or as assigned

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 2+ years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and an ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, in a cross-functionality and highly distributed team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high level of accuracy in a very detail-oriented role
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; ability to interface effectively with customer and internal stakeholders at all levels
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity to research and learn new technologies and concepts in order to describe associated requirements
  • Ability to work iteratively to transform ambiguity and loosely structured requirements for complex concepts into clear, achievable objectives
  • Ability to distill deeply technical information into concise decomposed work and tasks

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using team management tools (e.g.; Atlassian Jira/Confluence) or similar tool suite
  • Practical experience with Agile development and Scrum practices

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