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Job #: R-00019955
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Evening
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health


Job Requisition:

Sr. Business Analyst

Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is looking for candidates for potential openings for multiple Senior Business Analysts to support contracts with the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Administration (VHA).

The Sr. Business Analyst will be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision, but also be a strong team player and work in a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. The position will require analytical problem-solving skills. The candidate will have knowledge of project planning, software development and testing, and risk mitigation.  The candidate will have extensive experience using Agile software methodologies.

The candidate will evaluate and document software requirements, provide support to software teams in the creation and implementation of requirements. The candidate may assist with software update and release documentation or release notes, will be adept at tracking action items, will be able to assist with testing data including developing test scripts and reviewing test cases. The Sr. Business Analyst will be able to facilitate User Acceptance Testing and assist with developing training/user guides.

The Sr. Business Analyst will work with a dynamic and diverse team of management personnel, technical and engineering personnel, non-technical staff, and multiple customers. Requires excellent communication skills with all levels of management, customers, team members, and technical staff; may require mentoring lesser skilled analysts. Must be able to keep all stakeholders informed, prioritize tasks, and have the ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams. Candidate may be required to create/update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) outlining how processes are followed. Will be required to support project schedules. Candidate will facilitate, participate, and contribute in various project meetings, providing subject matter expert (SME) analysis. Candidate must have a calm and poised ability to resolve/troubleshoot incidents and problems.  The motivated candidate will require a high level of problem solving skills and be able to complete tasks independently.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related field with 4+ years IT related experience; OR an Master’s degree coupled with 2+ years IT related experience
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment.
  • Experience with process analysis and improvement.
  • Experience with collection of business requirements.
  • Experience with project management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification.
  • IBM Rational Tools experience.
  • CA Rally Tool experience.
  • Current Public Trust Clearance, with ability to obtain a higher level clearance.
  • MS Office Applications proficiency.

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Job Family:

Business Systems Analysis



Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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