Karsun Solutions LLC

Business Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 1:59 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


This position supports the General Services Administration (GSA) CAMEO program. The Karsun team is responsible for the development, maintenance, and enhancement (DM&E) and operation of selected GSA Federal Acquisition IT Systems. All employees must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. The GSA CAMEO program supports the operations of multiple business applications, as well as development of new applications across different technologies. The Karsun software development team is responsible for the software design and implementation of web applications supporting multiple Business Lines within GSA. Successful candidates are modern web development specialists experienced in translating business requirements into software architecture.  In addition to strong software development skills, ideal candidates have demonstrated experience in working on an Agile Scrum team. Position location is in Herndon, VA.


An ideal candidate will be responsible for gathering and maintaining business/ system requirements for mid to large enterprise applications.  Must have strong analytical and communications skills both in verbal and writing. 


The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Gathering requirements using varied techniques suited to the situation, target audience, and constraints of the environment. Analyze and maintain the Business requirements on mid to large size new development projects
  • Leading and facilitating requirements and Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions with a large audience of business stakeholders
  • Negotiating deliverables by facilitating communication between business product owners and IT (developers and testers) from initial requirements to final implementation
  • Critically evaluate information, reconcile conflicts and distinguish user requests from underlying needs
  • Translating high level business requirements into user stories and acceptance test criteria using Agile methodology
  • Communicating effectively with external and internal teams to ensure the delivery of the solutions and/or project’s functional requirements
  • Collaborating with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
  • Supporting the end-user in User acceptance test set up and testing as needed
  • Experience in running daily scrums

NOTE : Contingent upon Approved Public Trust Clearance 


Required Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience in gathering business requirements for large enterprise applications in the Federal government sector
  • Work with key client stakeholders to define and document business processes and system requirements, including functional and non-functional system requirements
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development including requirements analysis, design, develop, testing, and maintenance
  • Experience with application development methodologies such as Agile including writing user stories/epics and acceptance criteria using JIRA or Rally
  • Provide system demonstrations to clients throughout the entire project life-cycle
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous work streams, including projects and program initiatives, and prioritize, manage, and execute effectively with compressed time lines and ambiguous tasking
  • Ability to work independently, take ownership of and complete relatively complex tasks, effectively using available resources, as needed, with minimal guidance
  • Demonstrate ability as a self-starter, able to operate with limited direct supervision to define and develop concepts
  • Cultural and situational awareness to operate effectively in diverse organizational environments
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication and presentation skills with attention to details.

Desired Skills:


  • Experience with providing functional testing support and managing user acceptance testing efforts
  • Possess at least two of the following certifications:
    • SAFe 4.0 Agilest
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
    • ICAgile Certified Professional
    • Business Process Management Professional
    • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)





  • BA or BS degree

Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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