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Date: Jan 6, 2018

Location: McLean, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 12367 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Business Analyst/Agile Quality Engineer to join our team in McLean, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



Ideal candidate is a team player, has ability to cultivate professional relationships in a multi-team environment.  This person will have experience working in a fast paced, multiple projects agile development environment with verifiable experience in practices such as DevOps, Scrum, CI/CD, and Kanban. The person will have hands on experience with one or more CI/CD pipeline orchestration tools such as Jenkins, application lifecycle management (ALM) tools such as TFS, JIRA and open source and licensed plugins that go along with these.  The person will be directly responsible for ensuring quality of 3-5 agile projects and following a metrics based quality management approach for continuously improving the product and process quality.


Duties include but are not limited to

  • Participating in agile ceremonies, agile reviews, including system releases throughout the customer's Agile-System Engineering Life Cycle (A-SELC) and serve as an agilist assisting clients in articulating and defining their user stories, business requirements, etc.
  • Conducting assessments of artifacts, such as Program Oversight Plans (POP), User Stories, Product Backlogs and Burn Down charts, Test Plans, test scripts, test designs, System Design Documents, Capabilities and Constraints (CAC), Team Process Agreements (TPA), Release Characteristics and Interface Control Agreements (ICA) 
  • Conducting analysis and reviews in accordance with defined client and industry standards, analyzing results, formulating recommendations, determining and maintaining appropriate metrics, and preparing formal reports
  • Ensuring the deployments are following agile configuration management plan and guidelines
  • Participating in gate reviews for all phases of the customer’s A-SELC
  • Assisting in preparing the business case justification for technical investment decisions
  • Reviewing, evaluating, and assessing documentation of the user stories, system specifications, system design, interface specifications, interface control documents, and system test methods.
  • Analyzing data and metrics from dashboard of CI/CD automated pipeline toolsets to determine the health of a project release cycle
  • Monitoring Agile information radiators such as Product Backlog, burndown/burnup charts, velocity, story point estimations, Cumulative Flow Diagrams, WIP limits, lead and cycle times, etc.
  • Monitoring build and test-related data to assess project release successes/rollbacks/production issues, testing issues, defect tracking/resolution
  • Working as a team member with other technical staff and section 508 experts
  • Assisting with developing flow charts and diagrams outlining systems capabilities and processes
  • Documenting system problems and resolutions for future reference
  • Conducting technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current and future systems
  • Reviewing test cases, test scripts, test code, and business scenario tests based on specifications/process procedures
  • Performing both manual and automated requirements management, requirements traceability, and configuration management


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship
  • Bachelor's Degree (or 1 year of experience can substitute for 1 year of schooling)
  • 1-3 years' experience in Business Analysis.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an Agile SDLC environment - Scrum/Kanban
  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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