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ASRC Federal Holding Company Technical Business Analyst Internship in Fort Collins, Colorado

Position : Technical Business Analyst Internship

Location : Fort Collins, CO

Team ASRC is actively seeking a Technical Business Analyst Inter to join our team and support development efforts for a government client in Fort Collins, CO.

Would you like to be part of a dynamic team of dedicated software professionals? Are you concerned about protecting our Nation's natural resources? We need people who are committed to action. People who want to apply their education and experience to make sure that all of us enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean water, clean air, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment.

Natural resource conservation is an effort of Federal and State agencies, universities, and professional societies to deliver science-based information to land owners. Join us to build the technology to help people understand, preserve and increase the productivity of our natural resources.

Position Description:

The successful candidate will be working in a team supporting Business Analyst and Product Owner duties defining project scope and objectives for complex custom software development and COTS integration in an enterprise class web application environment to include:

  • Coordinates with Scrum Master, Dev Team, Product Manager Liaison, Government Product Manager, Government Product Owner

  • Coordinates with Architecture team to vet architectural requests

  • Ensures receipt of stories from Application Architects regarding adherence to non-functional requirements for their application(s)

  • Builds, edits and maintains the team backlog

  • Breaks down solution themes and epics into understandable stories, defects, and enablers

  • Prioritizes backlog items based on user value, time and other team dependencies

  • Reviews and reprioritizes the backlog as part of the prep work for Iteration Planning

  • Coordinates dependencies with other Product Owner Liaisons

  • Provides story detail and priorities during Iteration Planning

  • has responsibility of accepting the final iteration plan

  • Provides Just-In-Time story elaboration

  • Applies Behavior-Driven Development

  • Coordinates with Government Product Owner's to accept stories as done

  • Provides Acceptance Criteria that assures quality and user expectations

  • Understands enabler work and assists with the sequencing of that work

  • Coordinates with the Release Train Engineer regarding capacity allocation

  • Participates in team demo and retrospectives

  • Participates and owns Product Owner sync meeting work

  • Orchestrates the Systems Demo for value stream stakeholders

  • Works across teams to define and implement improvement stories based on Inspect and Adapt events

  • Ensures that teams demonstrate the most critical aspects of the solution to the stakeholders

Education and Experience:

  • Majoring or recent graduate in a relevant degree, such as information systems, or computer science, and or Natural Resources, Conservation track.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; actively collaborates with team members

  • Highly analytical and flexible, views roadblocks as an opportunity for learning and attacks them from multiple directions until a solution is found

  • Ability to use a variety of software for creating UML diagrams and mockups as well as written documents for communicating (examples include Rational, Visio, ARIS, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a plus

  • Documentation of business requirements. Examples of documentation include business requirement specifications (BSR), context diagrams, use cases, and user stories

  • Understanding of Web-based enterprise software, .Net Framework, C#, javascript, AJAX, and databases

  • Understanding of database systems

  • Understanding of user interfaces and most common approaches found in GUIs a plus

  • Familiarity with requirement tools (i.e., Rational Requirements Composer or Rational Doors Next Generation) a plus

  • Familiarity with data modeling concepts a plus

  • Ability to research document repositories and existing code.

  • Willingness to assist with in development testing

  • Work towards a Business Analyst Professional Associations certification.

  • Work towards SAFe PM/PO certification

Successful candidate is subject to a background investigation by the government and must be able to meet the requirements to hold a position of public trust.