Senior Business Analyst

Centurion Consulting Group

Senior Business Analyst Washington, DC

We are looking to hire a Senior Business Analyst in Washington, DC.

 Work Experience:

  • 10+ years industry experience
  • 5+ years Agile experience
  • Experience as Scrum Master / Agile Coach either in a technology or non-technology role in an organization that diligently applied agile principles, practices, and theory.
  • Strong skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • Professional certifications (Scrum Alliance, Certified Scrum Master)
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.

 Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience as an Agile Change Agent in an Agile Transformation
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Experience with agile scaling approaches.
  • Ability to pivot focus as the ever-changing needs of the organization evolve.
  • The experience in creating documentation and training to support a clients’ specific needs.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

 Essential Duties:

  • Supporting the day-to-day operations of the Lean Agile Center of Excellence (LACE)
  • Supporting the agile framework that has been evolving for the past 2 years.
  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile practices and values to meet customer needs.
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most of out of self-organization.
  • Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
  • Working as part of a team of agile change agents to improve the agile model.
  • Updating and curating a library of training / reference materials.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.

Position Details:  

Clearance: N/A

US Citizenship is required

Travel: <10% (CONUS) 

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEOE M/F/D/V

No third parties or subcontractors

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