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Job #: R-00087194
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 75% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Business Analyst with experience supporting HR management systems implementations for the federal government. This position will provide deep expertise in federal HR policies and regulations, and will leverage his/her extensive knowledge in human resource processes to ensure that the deployment of a modern HR management system at a major federal agency meets the customers’ needs and applicable federal regulations. The Business Analyst will work closely with business and IT users and serve as the voice-of-the-customer on the technical team.

This position requires the ability to obtain a National Agency Clearance and Inquiries (NACI) clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for analyzing and documenting businesses' market environment, processes, or systems. 
  • Share knowledge to help improve processes, products, services, and software through data and process analysis.
  • Serve as the customer’s advocate on the team. Develop a deep understanding of the customer’s immediate and long-term needs. Evaluate business processes, anticipate requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and collaborate with the technical team members to implement solutions.
  • Lead business and requirements analysis activities. Participate in requirements analysis meetings and knowledge on processes and business practices to influence the prioritization of requirements.
  • Provide support for agile requirements planning. Supervise the development of features, epics and stories, to fully capture the business requirements and ensure they are adequately translated into technical/system requirements.
  • Respond to questions/issues raised by the technical team members and business users regarding software and business functions.
  • Support end users in UAT testing. 
  • Provide guidance to the technical team members on federal HR policies and regulations.
  • Document processes and system functionality as needed.
  • Support the change management process including documentation and communication.
  • Assist in planning and executing the system readiness assessment.
  • Provide project management support as requested by the Program Manager.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience as business analyst for HR management systems
  • Experience performing requirements analysis using Agile methodologies.
  • 2+ years of experience with Workday implementations
  • Process Experience: Workforce Management, Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Onboarding, Payroll and Time and Attendance.
  • Deep knowledge of federal HR policies and regulations.
  • Experience interfacing with senior and executive level customer staff to understand needs and challenges and propose solutions.
  • Experience liaisoning between business and technical staff.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Communication, or other relevant field

Substitutions of Education

  • 3 years’ relevant experience + Master’s degree may be substituted for education
  • 7 years’ experience may be substituted for education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications: IIBA Business Analyst, CSM
  • Prior experience supporting programs at Veterans Affairs


10-20% of the time

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

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.


Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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