Federal - Agile Business Analyst

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Riverdale, MD

Great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.

The Agile Business Analyst will assist in Product Owner engagement, backlog management, and acceptance criteria definition. The Agile Business Analyst will also serve as a knowledgeable resource in advising the (Scrum) Team on tools and techniques to improve the development, collection, analysis, and reporting of information. The project is focused on system-to-system web service interaction across multiple organizations.


  • Develop and diagram business processes by working side by side with the customer and other analysts.
  • Work with client teams and stakeholders to discover and categorize high-level user stories for the development teams including acceptance criteria.
  • Experience with Vertical Slicing and knowledge of the processes and procedures required to maintain focus on Vertical Slices.
  • Work with Scrum Master/Development Manager and the Scrum teams to size and split discovered user stories.
  • Engage with Product Owner to prioritize sized user stories.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement within the system.
  • Support assigned Scrum Team in developing test cases and test scripts (automated and manual), based on acceptance criteria, in support of test driven development.
  • Facilitate communication between Product Owner and the developers on the assigned Scrum Team.
  • Assist Scrum Master/Development Manager in facilitating sprint planning sessions, reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Facilitate internal and external awareness and knowledge of Scrum, Agile, and XP.
  • Build client trust and respect, establish client relationships, and develop rapport with client.

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