Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Business Analyst

    Job ID 2018-4066
    Job Locations US-VA-Mclean | US-VA-Arlington | US-DC-Washington
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
    DHS - EOD
  • Overview

    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.  Be part of a growing innovative and cutting-edge company. Become a leader for our growing team of software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do.


    The selected candidate will support Agile Application Development technologies and capabilities in the areas of software development, systems engineering, integration, and test of software applications and infrastructure. This effort will support the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).


    • Conducting general or (as appropriate) specific business analyst competencies including process definition and improvement, requirements definition/analysis, software/system testing, system documentation and team leadership responsibilities
    • Creating project artifacts such as requirements documents, design documents, implementation plans, governance plans, and organizational readiness plans for your engagements
    • Working closely with clients and other team members to understand and support project delivery expectations
    • Communicating clearly, professionally, and regularly with clients, partners, vendors, and other Geocent personnel
    • Supporting business meetings, including requirements and architecture reviews, and delivering technical and business impact presentations with both IT team members as well as business users
    • Positioning yourself as a trusted advisor to Geocent clients
    • Working in a fast paced environment
    • Obtaining and maintaining relevant industry certifications as required


    Must be able to pass a DHS Suitability clearance 


    Minimum 6 or more years’ experience with:

    • Experience as a Business Analyst or in a role involving requirements definition/analysis, systems analysis/design, or system/software testing
    • Demonstrated strong analysis skills and the ability to make critical business recommendations
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Experience in a variety of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, including Agile, Scrum and Waterfall
    • Possess an exceptional customer service attitude, be dependable with a great work ethic, show demonstrated initiative, and display ownership of issues
    • Ability to successfully work in a fast paced, changing environment
    • Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous consulting firm experience
    • Software development experience
    • Agile experience desired
    • USCIS experience preferred 

    Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have or are able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability Clearance.



    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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