Agile Business Analyst and PM

Rockville, Maryland, United States | CTIS | Contract


<ins>Primary Responsibilities</ins>  

· Collaborate with product business owners and managers to elicit, translate and document business requirements in the format of product epics, features, user stories and acceptance criteria 

· Review and analyze clinical trial systems and business processes to identify areas of enhancement, integration and innovation 

· Coordinate and facilitate elicitation and requirement review meetings with external business stakeholders and product teams  

· Utilize agile best practices to build requirements and stories that support consistent incremental delivery of Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and phased product solutions 

· Assist product manager and owners with the refinement, grooming and prioritization of product and team backlogs  

· Assist with the development of User Interface (UI) design specifications i.e. wire-frames, interactions and user flows 

· Assist with the development and delivery of system demos and client-focused documentation for product solutions 

· Assist with automated and manual testing of product functionality to validate whether the requirements have been met and to ensure that the desired state has been reached  

· Assist with user acceptance testing and post-production support i.e. product training and help desk 

Must Have Technical Skills/Knowledge:  

· Proficient understanding of Agile/Scrum software development framework  

· Experience using Atlassian tools i.e. Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, Bamboo 

· Proficient with Microsoft Office products 

· Proficient with requirements elicitation, analysis and validation techniques

Must Have Non-Technical Skills:  

· Excellent written, communication and presentation skills 

· Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills  

· Proficient organizational and time-management skills 

· Ability to work remotely using reliable and secure equipment 

· Ability to effectively collaborate with remote teams in a fast-paced, matrixed environment and achieve results  

· Ability to manage and shift priorities as needed to meet stakeholders needs 

· Ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholder groups and bring to a consensus 

Required Education & Experience: 

· Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technology, healthcare or clinical research related field or equivalent work experience 

· 3-5 years business analyst or product owner experience in an Agile/Scrum software development environment  

Preferred Skills:  

· Professional Certifications i.e. CCBA<sup>®</sup>, CBAP<sup>®</sup>, PMP, Product Owner or Scrum Master  

· Understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), 21 CFR Part 11 and other clinical research regulations/standards 

· Experience with using web conferencing and portal technologies (e.g. WebEx, SharePoint)