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Job #: R-00049633
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation has immediate openings for Process Improvement & Business Analyst, contingent upon contract award, to work in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Job Description

The successful candidate will work in an Agile and fast-paced environment, in collaboration with scientists, data analysts, researchers, and IT professionals, supporting public health missions at CDC.  

The Business Analyst will:

  • lead/facilitate non-functional work

  • identify, raise, and implement process improvements based on perceived/stated needs of the customers

  • serve as a customer point of contact for key project

  • assume Product Owner role in an development project

The successful candidate must be a motivated, self-driven team player who interacts well with others and is a good verbal and written communicator.

Primary Responsibilities Include

  • Elicits requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, tasks and workflow analysis. 
  • Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs. 

  • Proactively communicates and collaborates with external and internal customers to Reviews, analyzes, and creates detailed documentation of dataflow process and user needs and deliver the following artifacts as needed: (Functional requirements (Business Requirements Document), including workflow, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs. 

  • Develops requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language.  Successfully engages in multiple initiatives simultaneously. 

  • Works independently with users to define concepts and under direction of project managers. 

  • Drives and challenges stakeholders on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans. 

  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

  • Serves as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow. 

  • Collaborates with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs. 

  • Assumes Product Owner role in an Agile development environment

  • Acts as the liaison between the program, technology teams and support teams. 

Required Skills And Experience
Must be able to effectively interface with Subject Matter Experts, Agile Scrum team members and program management.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to research and organize process work steps in a concise and discernible manner.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects while supporting the team in technical accuracy, adherence to documentation standards, and a timely delivery of all work products.

  • Experience working on a software development or data analytic team.

  • Experience writing requirements, documenting data flow, and ETL process

  • It is imperative that the candidate be able to effectively manage priorities, requirements, and risks.

  • Must be an effective verbal and written communicator, able to work with both technical and business users

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt processes to new technologies and changing customer demands

  • Ability to work as part of a team in an Agile development environment

Preferred Skills And Experience

  • Prior experience working at CDC or other federal agencies

  • Familiar with HHS Enterprise Process Life Cycle

  • Scrum Product Owner or other similar certification

  • Prior experience working on data analytics and/or public health projects

Required Education

Applicants will qualify for the Business Analyst position with a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent based on evaluation of academic credentials, training and/or experience) as well as 5 years of related experience or a Master’s Degree (or equivalent based on evaluation of academic credentials, training and/or experience) as well as 3+ years of related experience. Experience to include requirements generation, project management, or functional team management. Experience may have been gained before, during or after degree.

Requires the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.


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Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

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About Leidos

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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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