Business Analyst (Active Secret Clearance)

Customer Services Washington, District of Columbia


Business Analyst (Active Secret Clearance Required)

Position Description: OPEXUS, Inc. has an exciting and challenging position for a software requirements analyst (BA) on a large IT project providing application operations and maintenance, COTS integration and software development services and business solutions for more than 100 websites and applications in the Federal Government. The candidate will be responsible for eliciting, documenting and managing the system requirements for assigned application(s) within the portfolio, ensuring that the requirements are understood by stakeholders, are detailed for implementation by the development teams and are testable by the QA teams, all within an Agile process.  In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to a wide array of software documentation.

You must have an active clearance (minimum Secret) to apply for this position.

Location: Washington, DC 

General roles & responsibilities:

  • Become an expert in your supported application(s) understanding its features and functionality so that you can assist in the definition of new improvements, enhancements and processes.
  • Interview and collaborate with stakeholders at multiple management levels to obtain requirements.
  • Document and manage software requirements in story form.
  • Maintain and groom application backlogs and conduct sprint planning.
  • Provide support for Developers, Test Team and client Stakeholders in the creation and implementation of requirement stories.
  • Assist in the testing and validation of software implementations.
  • Develop and update software Documentation, such as Users Guides or sites, Design Documents and security documentation.
  • Maintain requirements in the form of stories within Azure Devops.
  • Support sprint planning and execution in an Agile environment.
  • Develop software release notes.
  • Develop process analysis and standard operating procedures.
  • Provide process and system diagrams using available tools. 

Required Skills:

  • At least three years of experience in software requirements analysis and documentation of which at least one year was in an Agile process environment.
  • Ability to work with all levels of client from end users to Sr. managers to obtain detailed system requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to facilitate working meetings, ask probing questions to elicit requirements and ability to understand the feedback to comprehend client responses to translate into documentable requirements. 
  • Ability to perform business process analysis and process improvement.
  • Excellent writing skills to clearly document and communicate stakeholder requirements at various levels from high level to detailed.
  • Experience in creating system and user documentation is also required. 


  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Devops for requirements/story management and sprint planning is a plus.
  • Experience with modeling tools such as Visio  and requirements management tools such as Jira is a plus. 


US citizenship - Active Secret Clearance is required


BS degree or equivalent experience 


Get government unstuck with OPEXUS. We believe the professionals who keep democracy running expect and deserve exceptional technology experiences. With more than 30 years of experience supporting public institutions, OPEXUS is the leader in FedRAMP-certified government process management software, bringing operational excellence to governments’ middle office so agencies can focus on the critical work of mission delivery. 

Our customers and employees share the desire to make a positive impact on society and leave a legacy. Our location in the heart of Washington, D.C. enables our team to work hand-in-hand with our customer community to deliver built-for-government software applications that users love. 

If you are a talented, entrepreneurial candidate with an interest in driving growth, then we want to talk with you. We offer countless opportunities for our employees to stretch and take on new challenges in their careers. 

OPEXUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.