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CACI International Portfolio Business Analyst in Ashburn, Virginia

Portfolio Business Analyst

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Public Trust

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for a motivated, career and customer-oriented Portfolio Business Analyst with Agile methodology experience to join our Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Land Border Integration (LBI) Integrated Traveler Initiative II (ITI2) team in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development and hardware integration for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

As a member of the ITI2 Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

CACI agile programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

The Portfolio Business Analyst will support the ITI2 program across a broad range of systems and software technologies. The ideal candidate will have a deep technical understanding of Agile Development practices and experience delivering releasable software.

The Portfolio Business Analyst oversees the O&M and new development of a portfolio of applications in an Agile environment to improve performance and availability of critical applications and timely resolution of issues and outages. You will interact with product development teams, network services, cybersecurity, and customer service teams to coordinate operations and maintenance of deployed systems.

What you’ll get to do:

Serve as an experienced Portfolio Business/Systems Analyst working in an Agile/Scrum environment, developing custom software and database applications.

Serve as the focal point for the capture, analysis, and management of functional and non-functional systems requirements, and user stories.

Show a demonstrated skill in effective decomposition of mission/business objectives into requirements contained within a product backlog which can then be implemented in a series of short and iterative development cycles.

Meet regularly with stakeholders to identify business needs.

Clearly communicate those business needs to a development team through user stories and acceptance criteria.

Work closely with the ScrumMaster to establish Release/Sprint backlogs, resolve impediments, and provide direction on scope of work to be accomplished.

Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, as well as the product development team during the development cycle to ensure the customer needs are being met.

Develop product and portfolio roadmaps.

Review and evaluate work done by development team to ensure proper scope has been met.

Lead the demonstrations to stakeholder and report on the results of each software iteration.

Participate in all product and software lifecycles, particularly those dealing with Evolution Board, backlog refinement and road mapping, release planning, integrated release planning, sprint planning, and sprint review

Manage portfolio and enterprise business cases

Plans and monitoring requirements at the portfolio and enterprise level

Define procedures or standards to execute Business Analyst tasks

Provide recommendations to procedural improvements

Provide approval for changes to rules, processes, and policies

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria includes, but not limited to:

3-year check for felony convictions

1-year check for illegal drug use

1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline and 15 years of Information Technology (IT) experience.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

You are good at:

Developing business processes, capability needs, business requirements, and business information models.

Understanding real-world mission/business objectives and a working grasp of software development practices and technologies.

Translating business requirements into user stories, use cases and technical requirements.

Experience with functional decomposition of large business needs into multiple layers of requirements/user stories.

Experience conducting interviews with stakeholders to gather pertinent information.

Experience analyzing data and data relationships across an organization’s business areas.

Working knowledge of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management.

Experience in estimating techniques.

Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodologies.

Strong skills with MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Project, Visio) and SharePoint

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

Prior experience working with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Systems

Significant experience in Agile/Scrum environments and methodologies

Software development background

Certified Business Analysis Professional

Certified Product Owner

Knowledge and experience with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)

Experience with managing projects using Jira

Experience with ServiceNow, Remedy or similar service desk solution

Acts independently to expose and resolve problems

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.