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System Analyst - Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: .

As a Systems Analyst on our Public Sector Financial Services team, you will be working on a project to modernize web application on an Agile project team. You will analyze non-functional requirements, develop user stories, and work closely with stakeholders, enterprise and application architects, database administrators and developers to ensure technical and system requirements are accounted for. You will also work closely with the Scrum Master and Project Managers to plan and organize Sprints. -Specific responsibilities will include: -

  • System analysis that will leverage your technical background, working in conjunction with both internal and customer technical stakeholders to populate and manage the team's backlog with Epics and Stories.
  • Planning for technical project execution, tracking, presenting and incorporating data-driven metrics to drive improvements, defining and recording current and future business processes and identifying potential improvements. The position will require working closely with Program and Project Managers, Project Architect / Technical Lead, and our customer.
  • Perform system analysis to define technical requirements, acceptance criteria, conceptual diagrams, flow charts, and use cases.
  • Critically review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and customer needs, producing clear stories and documentation.
  • Recommend and assist with the implementation of agile team structure Work with Architect / Tech Lead to plan for execution of technical Roadmap
  • Liaise with internal and external project stakeholders to help coordinate agile across the large program
  • Work with Product Owner to ensure a groomed, quality Agile backlog
  • Maintain project life-cycle documentation and tactical and strategic project tracking systems, primarily Atlassian Confluence, Jira, and Portfolio
  • Manage existing and define new process flows to identify improvement opportunities
  • Manage all procedural documentation and security approval requirements throughout the development lifecycle
  • Prepare and deliver status updates, working sessions, and program area updates

    Required: -
    • 1+ years of technical or analyst experience in enterprise application systems
    • Solid understanding of Agile development life cycle and knowledge in both Agile and traditional project management
    • Experience working on software development project, including the ability to interface with customer to help clearly define scope and requirements
    • Ability to synthesize requirements into planning for development, test, and production deployment of an enterprise software system
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Detailed understanding of software development life cycles
    • Detailed Software development and operational systems knowledge
    • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
    • Experience with Atlassian (Jira/Confluence)
    • High proficiency with presentation and web communication tools
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff
    • Self-starter with strong self-management skills to organize multiple priorities
    • Customer-focused
    • Ability to attain Federal Government Position of TrustPreferred:
      • Familiar with information technology architecture, governance, and data exchange
      • Familiarity working with a cloud hosting provider
      • Familiarity with Federal Government projects
      • Understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and its influence on system requirements
      • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field -
        Additional Requirements

        • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described
        • This position is available virtually from PST, CST or EST time zones
        • Due to our contractual requirements, COVID vaccination is required at the time of hire
        • Must be a U.S. citizen, foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States or resident alien

          About GuidehouseGuidehouse -is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. -Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. -If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact -Guidehouse -Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at -. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. -Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. -Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse -offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. -Benefits include:
          Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysPosition may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare Program#LI-Remote

Keywords: Guidehouse, Evanston , System Analyst - Consultant, Professions , Evanston, Illinois

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