Agile Business Requirements Analyst- Austin, TX

Grant Thornton 1/13/2020 8:26:08 AM
JOB ID: 045896 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Enterprise Technology Strategy service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

An Agile Business Requirements Analyst must have experience working with and analyzing, eliciting, and documenting business requirements (epics, sub-epics, user stories, process flows etc.) in an Agile capacity and be familiar with the Software Development Lifecycle.
The BA should have strong analytical skills and experience in working with customer requirements supporting design and development of web sites/pages/applications assuring the overall look and feel along with workflows that meet customer needs.

We are looking for a BA with excellent communication skills who can work with key stakeholders to prioritize a backlog of requirements for several scrum teams for rapid development.

The BA should have experience working technical projects where both front-end and back-end development and testing were conducted (with and without a User Interface).

The BA will be responsible for assessing if requirements are met or not met by working closely with testing teams and briefing key stakeholders.

The BA will be required to learn various software tools including Rational Team Concert (RTC) and Quality Manager.

The BA must have experience working Agile development projects and familiarity with Scrum in both small and large projects.

Knowledge of SAFe is highly preferred

Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).

Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.


For this position experience and knowledge of Healthcare, the Financial Services Center, and the Department of Veterans Affairs is preferred

5 years and Bachelors Degree in engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline is required
Extensive experience in working with customer requirements on Agile projects (epics, sub epics, user stories etc.)
Strong analytical skills
Experience using third party software to capture requirements (e.g. RTC, Rally, JIRA, GitHub etc.)
Healthcare, FSC and/or VA experience (Preferred)
SAFe, CSM or CSPO certification (Preferred)

Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC (“Grant Thornton Public Sector”), based in Arlington, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 045896

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia