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Lead Business Analyst (Remote Eligible)

Company: Mathematica Policy Research
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description: Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company's growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Learn more about our benefits here. The Lead Business Analyst works closely with internal project teams, technical IT staff, and external clients to document business and functional requirements, analyze requirements and workflows, and identify solution alternatives to meet client needs. The Lead Business Analyst provides innovative thought leadership around Mathematica's solutions strategy and approach, including staying up-to-date commercially available software applicable to Mathematica's offerings. Core Responsibilities: Lead diverse teams within the systems and technology department throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process.Lead project teams and manage project deliverables and budgets for a variety of clients.Represent Mathematica on projects with high profile client facing roles.Demonstrate client-centricity by understanding client needs and embedding that knowledge into proposal and project solutions.Acts as liaison with other departments to identify business system needs, propose existing solutions to meet those needs, and partner internally and externally to address any gaps identified.Provides innovative thought leadership around Mathematica's solutions strategy and approach, including staying up-to-date commercially available software applicable to Mathematica's offerings.Leads, coaches, and mentors through example by participating in requirements, design, and documentation activities.Lead proposal activities including strategy, brainstorming, writing and budgeting.Actively support the advancement of organizational diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, and apply diversity, equity and inclusion lens across job responsibilities.Additional duties may be assigned as needed.Position Requirements: Functional Knowledge (Preferred): Knowledge of modern SDLC processes like Waterfall, Agile, or IterativeUnderstanding of UX and UIAbility to translate verbal communications to written requirementsAbility to contribute substantively to business development and proposal writingEducation minimum requirement: Bachelor's degree in technology or related field plus 10 or more years working in business systems analysis; or a combination of equivalent education and work experience may be substituted for the above requirements.Years of Relevant Experience: Ten or more year of experience serving as analyst or consultant for technology solutions on client projectsTen or more years of experience in technical project management utilizing different SDLC's: Waterfall, Agile, and Iterative;Ten or more years of experience aligning technology teams, client-facing teams, and leadership to deliver technology solutions that meet client needs and expectationsTen or more years of experience managing subcontractors or partners To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, location preference, and salary expectations. This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $100,000 to $135,000. This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance. Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance. Must be able to pass a public trust background investigation. In accordance with Executive Order 14042 and its implementing guidelines, all Mathematica employees must provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated or obtain an accommodation through Human Resources by providing documentation from a licensed health care provider that they are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because of a disability (which would include medical conditions) or provide an attestation that they are entitled to an accommodation because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Available Locations: Washington, DC; Woodlawn, MD; Princeton, NJ; Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; Seattle, WA; Cambridge, MA; Remote LI-AR1 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Mathematica Policy Research, Ann Arbor , Lead Business Analyst (Remote Eligible), Professions , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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