• Sr. Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Rosslyn
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  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Spry Methods is seeking a Sr. Business Analyst to support our customer, the Department of State, and the candidate will lead the requirements development for applying technology to satisfy business needs; define and document internal and external user interfaces and supports system and data requirement clarification and definition. In addition, the Sr. Business Analyst will act as the liaison among internal stakeholders to analyze, document, communicate and validate business and system requirements for platform applications.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Facilitate coordination with users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify and elaborate business requirements and required technical capabilities
    • Conduct analysis of business processes and identify opportunities to improve and make more efficient
    • Prepare detailed requirements and specifications for programs
    • Develop prototypes to demonstrate GUI and functionality and validate requirements
    • Perform a variety of tasks including system test related tasks
    • Work closely with Database Engineers, Systems Analyst, Application Engineer, and other technical staff
    • May lead and direct the work of others
    • Follow established processes (i.e., SDLC, A&A) and develop required document deliverables (i.e., Design Document)

    Required skills and experience include

    • Possess an active Secret clearance or higher
    • 6+ years' experience facilitating meetings with subject matter experts, managers, and executives or 2+ years’ experience with Masters in Computer Science
    • 3+ yr of experience utilizing prototyping tools to support elaboration and validation of requirements
    • Experience with Microsoft Project and Visio
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • 1+ year of experience is required in the building design, construction, property management or real-estate industry and developing requirements and design documentation for web-based enterprise applications
    • Experience utilizing Agile Development Methodology
    • Must have strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
    • Able to work positively with the project stakeholders
    • Able to find innovative ways to resolve problems
    • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as working with a team
    • Proficiency with Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) preferred

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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