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Public Sector - Agile IT Business Analyst - Experienced Associate

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Job Category:   Information Technology|Public Sector or Federal|Technology Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   DC-Washington|VA-McLean
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Experienced Associate
Req ID:   101171BR
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Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit www.pwc.com/baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.



Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our Applications Strategy and Integration consultants provide an end to end solution offering including Application Development & Integration, Application Architecture, User Experience, Quality Management & Testing and

helping clients determine the best applications for their business needs and integrate new and existing applications into their business including Mobility integration.

This high performing team works with various types of technologies and software framework including Java, .Net, iOS, HTML5 amongst others. This high performing team advises on the software development life-cycle, and help architect and develop specific applications for clients. Additionally, they assist with integration of new applications and quality management and testing.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 1 years of experience with SDLC (Waterfall or Agile or Hybrid)


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Certification(s) Preferred: Agile


Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates some knowledge across multiple IT application platforms and delivery methodologies, emphasizing a proven record of articulating solutions that address client needs on projects involving delivery of mobile and web applications, including:



-Defining and implementing business motivation and use case/actor models and business capability roadmaps as well as helping to gather and define business and functional requirements;
- Assisting in the following areas: synthesizing business problems and outlining possible solutions; gathering, defining, and organizing business and functional requirements including acceptance criteria for use by developers to implement a capability; resolving promptly issues and business questions;

deconstructing high-level functional requirements into an executable story backlog; aiding in the estimation and planning process; assisting in prioritization of tasks and planning iterations; verifying system functionality delivers on business capabilities; and assisting with structuring and managing workshops.


Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates some proven ability to complete the following, especially in both Agile and Waterfall development processes:

-Eliciting requirements and scoping using client interviews, shadowing, document review and surveys



-Translating client requirements into standard UML diagrams and/or Agile stories

-Collaborating with user experience and design teams to perform traceability of solution to design and business requirements

-Prioritizing work based on value, risk and dependencies

-Creating test scenarios, test plans and execution of test cases using various test scenarios to provide quality deliverables to client.
Demonstrates some proven abilities, as both an individual contributor and team member, with identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; approaching client in an organized manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and, communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.
Demonstrates some proven abilities as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback.
Demonstrates some proven abilities conducting research and analyzing technical matters, while utilizing problem-solving skills.

This includes the analysis of large and complex data sets, demonstrating an aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, using the standard suite of Microsoft Office software Word, Excel, PowerPoint to execute related deliverables for instance, creating screen mock-ups to assist clients in visualizing requirements.
Demonstrates some proven abilities utilizing effective written and verbal business communication skills when interacting with team members and/or clients in a professional setting.


This role supports client work contractually requirng US Citzenship.

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