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Senior Agile Systems Analyst




Baltimore, Maryland, United States


Leidos is seeking a Sr. Agile Systems Analyst to be part of the mission solution and help lead SSA’s Digital Modernization Strategy. Join one of our high performing teams responsible for building the next-generation enterprise APIs and modern responsive user interfaces, supporting the Social Security Administration (SSA) and their mission to meet the changing needs of the public, positively impacting at least 65 million American lives per month. We are a team of forward-looking professionals in need of a strong candidate with these key required skills: Experience in defining business requirements using agile techniques, writing functional/technical specifications, experience with testing, test plans, test cases, agility, and exposure to automation testing, experience with Project Management, excellent verbal, and written communication skills, excellent presentation skills.

If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, keep reading!


Your passion and values might be a good fit for our teams if you answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Are you looking for a company that puts employees first, with a focus on career, flexibility, and well-being?
  • Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and teammates and believe that the best ideas are fostered in an inclusive environment?
  • Are you searching for a team with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive for daily mission success?
  • Are you comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership?
  • Do you enjoy being a catalyst, solving complex problems, and providing innovative solutions?
  • Do you have the flexibility, creativity, and resilience to pivot the mission for success?
  • Do you have the courage to make tough ethical decisions with pride, transparency, and respect?


Our teams are dedicated to supporting new team members in an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Experienced team members will be assigned to new hires for one-on-one mentoring, collaborative reviews, and coaching on customer engagement to help each new hire successfully onboard and demonstrate their skills. Projects and tasks are assigned in a way that leverages your strengths and will help you further develop your skillset.


Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it. Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find you passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. Find your “Why” with us and take your place in our Leidos Family!!

  • Experience in defining business requirements focused on the customer experience.
  • Experience using agile techniques for requirements elicitation, software testing, quality assurance processes, and writing technical documentation.
  • Experience with system testing and data analysis, which includes creating and running SQL Queries to validate system results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to explain grants management policies, processes, and technical information clearly and accurately.
  • Experience in Agile methodology and related management tools (Confluence, Jira, Kanban, VersionOne/Agility.)
  • Adept knowledge in developing project management artifacts such as detailed project plans/schedules with dependency
  • Experience leading projects related to Software Development in a large corporation or federal government agencies
  • Ability to work as a Project Manager and/or back up Project Manager time to time in a medium to large scale projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills.
  • Experience with cross team collaboration with groups or organizations outside project team you led.
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment, including with organizations/projects outside your own.

FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS (Basic Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Masters or Doctorate degree may substitute for required experience
  • 8+ years experience as systems/technical analyst.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust. Contract requirement.

*** Selected candidate must reside within two (2) hours of SSA Headquarters in Woodlawn, MD

*** Selected candidate must be willing to work on-site at least 2 days a week.



These skills will help you succeed in this position:

  • Experience with Version one (Agility) or Jira.
  • Experience working in a scaled agile/scrum environment managing requirements, backlogs and roadmaps of multiple projects and products.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience engaging in business process analysis, understanding the customer's business process requirements, and capable of translating those business requirements into business and technical documentation and specifications.
  • Support User Interface (UI) and database validation activities by documenting test plans and test scenarios, identifying and creating test data, executing test cases and test scenarios, identifying defects and performing defect management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Scrum and Kanban Agile development process and ceremonies including scrums, planning events, backlog grooming, retrospectives, and demos.
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills in providing technical direction and hands-on software development to include design, development, and testing.
  • Ability to work as a Co-PM and lead tasks related to project management
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze risks and uncertainties
  • Demonstrate ability to navigate projects through established processes.
  • Analyzing and responding to requirements
  • Developing and leading presentations
  • Ability to communicate with Directors, Customers, and Executives on progress, status and risks about the project


Showcase your knowledge of modern development through the following experience or skills:

  • Experience with Ready APIs, testing, writing, communication.
  • Experience documenting requirements in the form of epics, user stories, and acceptance criteria.
  • Experience validating system results match the expectation of the requirements.
  • Experience developing and maintaining technical documentation.
  • PMP certification

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams and contribute to our communities. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it. Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find your passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. We are excited for you to take your place in our Leidos Family.

Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting our SSA contracts in Woodlawn, Maryland.


Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.