Senior Business Analyst

Business Analyst, Analyst, CMS, system, validation, systems, project, project management, management, SDLC, analysis, testing, development, Excel, Access, SQL, Oracle, database, programming, analytical, analytical skills, IT

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is developing a new system called the PDE to support Medicare provider validation and authorization type services. This will support / integrate with current and future systems within CMS.

The senior business analyst will play the role of Business Team Lead and also assist with project management responsibilities. This position requires solid communication and problem solving skills.

The senior business analyst will be directly involved in and will help guide all phases of the SDLC to include: gathering system requirements, providing analysis for system design, leading design sessions, preparing and approving documentation, executing testing, providing training, assisting with system implementation, and assisting with production support.

The senior business analyst will be expected to be an effective communicator. The analyst will attend meetings with the customer.

The analyst will be expected to demonstrate problem solving skills in all aspects of system analysis, design, and development. The analyst will be responsible for preparing and approving documentation supporting all phases of the SDLC to include: requirements, design, testing, training, etc.

Familiarity with MS Office - Excel, Word, and Visio is required; MS Project, Access, Visual SourceSafe and SharePoint a plus. CMMI experience desired. SQL and Oracle database experience a plus. Prior programming experience also a plus, but not required.

  • Location: Fairfax, VA
  • Area code: 703
  • Tax term: FULLTIME
  • Pay rate: Competitive
  • Length: Permanent


  • Experience as a business analyst in all SDLC phases 3-4 years
  • Proven analytical skills 3-4 years
  • Proven ability to work in a distributed team environment 3-4 years
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 3-4 years
  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders 3-4 years
  • Proven ability to produce documentation 3-4 years
  • Ability to perform in a senior role in a diverse team environment 3-4 years

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