Business Analyst

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The qualified applicant will have health or public health experience and work closely with the customers in gathering and documenting their Requirements, and working closely with the IT team to develop systems to specifications. The Analyst will provide leadership to the team in all phases of application development, coordinates with business and technology teams, ascertaining system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition, and system techniques and controls.

  • Leads efforts to analyze, design, and document requirements for new IT solutions and enhancements to existing applications.
  • Develops Process and Formal Use Case models supporting complex application solutions in order to drive customer requirements.
  • Assist with technical and non-technical documentation editing and version control.
  • Functions as the Subject Matter Expert for applications and standards by translating business process model to technical implementation ensuring solutions are consistent with objectives.
  • Serves as a consultant to management; acts as an advisor to senior management and customers clearly presenting technical approaches and findings.
  • Provides leadership for a team of developers.
  • Contributes to estimates of work efforts for tasks assigned to team members'
  • Facilitates meetings and discussion as needed during the project lifecycle.
  • Analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: Software Requirements Specification, Business Process Models, Data Flow Diagrams, System Process Models, and Traceability Matrix.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Collaborates with Northrop Grumman team members and Customer representatives to create requirements artifacts that adhere to outlined standards.
  • Ensures compliance with CDC and HHS security and systems development and deployment standards.
  • Serves as a consultant to management, to senior management and customers.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Communications, Public Health or related field with a minimum of 6 years of experience or a minimum 10 years of experience to satisfy degree and experience requirements.
  • 4 years of experience working as a Business Analyst, demonstrating strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
  • 3 years of experience working in an agile / iterative development environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting/writing communication content, materials, and products.
  • Demonstrated experience in translating technical content into formats written in plain language and easy to understand.
  • Detailed knowledge of HL7 and message mapping guides.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Proven ability to integrate with a team and work well with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • BA Certified
  • Knowledge of CDC culture, mission, and IT environment
  • Experience working within a SCRUM development methodology
  • Experience working with the CDC Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) methodology.
  • Experience with analysis, visualization and reporting software and capabilities.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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