Business Analyst

LightFeather.io, LLC is hiring Agile Business Process Analysts to work on our new contract supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This is a long-term project located in Washington D.C. Metro area. In this position, you will work on an integrated team that embraces an Agile methodology with an emphasis on automation, continuous integration and continuous delivery. You will be utilizing Agile concepts to build innovative solutions in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, including test driven development. You will be supporting the design and development of secure microservices, along with the refactoring of legacy applications into cloud native applications. All candidates must demonstrate a high degree of initiative, passion for innovation, a solid understanding of software engineering, and a willingness to work in a highly collaborative Agile and DevOps culture.  We are seeking an Agile Business Analyst to become an integral part of our team! You will analyze data to understand business and market trends in order to increase company revenue and efficiency.  

Responsibilities:

  • Use data to understand business patterns and trends
  • Analyze internal and external data through quantitative research
  • Communicate findings to company through standard and ad hoc reports
  • Promote best practices in data analysis and reporting
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in business intelligence, analysis, or other related field
  • Knowledge of statistical tools and business reporting
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Experience with Agile methodology (Kanban, Scrum)
  • Familiarity with software implementation tools, languages, and methodologies such as GitHub, Oracle, AWS, Java
  • Knowledge of Jira and writing user stories
  • Understanding of GIT
  • BS degree, technical degree such as Engineering or CS preferred
  • 5+ years of experience with complex problem solving, providing recommendations based on technical analysis
  • US Citizenship and eligibility for Public Trust Security Clearance