Business Analyst II

Certification Partners, LLC

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Suitland, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Requisition #:  CUSTO003374

Job Title: Business Analyst II

Location:  Washington, DC

Clearance Level: Active DoD -  Top Secret 

Required Certification(s): 

  • Bachelors degree in related field and 5+ years of experience


**Selected applicants may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **

Agile Defense seeks qualified candidates for support of the Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) capabilities of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) Nimitz Operational Intelligence Command (OIC). Agile Defense provides IT support services to ONI OIC to include tier 1 through 3 on-call support, planning and scheduling, customer/user support, systems engineering and technical assessments, software engineering, system administration and operation, database administration and development, system/software testing and break-fix support. Further support includes migration of MDA capabilities to the cloud, and the application of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) tools to existing MDA data sets.
  • Collaborate with customer to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product requirements 
  • Monitor and evaluate product creation progress at each stage of the process 
  • Liaise with the product team and end-users to deliver updates
  • Take lead of scrum teams, defining product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities, communicating with stakeholders throughout the project
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Develop detailed product feature specifications and ensure they’re clearly understood by the development teams
  • Define vision for future development
  • Serve as the product ambassador internally and externally, sharing knowledge and answering questions related to the product
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy 
  • Work closely with the management team to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI 
  • Assist in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals 
  • Keep customer and stakeholders informed of the status of all planned and active projects



Education and Certifications
  • Bachelors degree in related field and 5+ years of experience
Background Needed and Years of Experience
  • Experience with Scrum project management methodology


Additional Skills & Qualifications

Non-Technical Skills
  • Strong self-starter attitude, team oriented and good communication skills are a must.
  • Willingness to commit to maintaining the highest standard of customer service with outstanding written and oral communication.
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team on assigned tasks, expectations, and schedule.
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Organized; time management skills to forecast and stay ahead of deliverables/reporting requirements
  • Must be well-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to coordinate, prioritize multiple tasks, and be adaptable to change to accomplish assignments.
  • Excellent Customer Focus/Satisfaction skills
  • Strong/Natural understanding of and ability to demonstrate the Agile Defense Core Values: Happy, Helpful, Honest, Humble, Hungry, Hustle

Working Conditions


Working Conditions
  • Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages.
  • General office environment.
  • Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.
  • The working environment is generally favorable.
  • Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
  • Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
Strength Demands
  • Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/​carry of small articles. Some occasional walking or standing may be required.
  • Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Physical Requirements
  • Stand or Sit
  • Walk
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Use Hands /​ Fingers to Handle or Feel
  • Talk or Hear
  • See


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

As a federal contractor, Agile Defense is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer/facility vaccination requirements. As such, to protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, Agile Defense may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.


About Us!

Agile Defense is an Information Technology Solutions provider committed to partnering with our customers to deliver the highest level of service to our customers. We provided Information Technology (IT) services to the U.S. Government, including several United States Civil agencies and various branches within the U.S. Department of Defense.

Agile Defense has established a solid reputation of partnering with our customers to deliver innovative IT solutions with our “Listen. Think. Innovate.” philosophy.

At Agile Defense, we know that our employees are our most important asset.  We believe in our responsibility to our fellow employees, customers, company, and to our country.  We promote teamwork, integrity, and creativity; we expect our fellow employees to also live these values.