Systems Engineer/Business Analyst (646009)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


The Civil Health Operation is seeking a Systems Engineer/Business Analyst to support a program for the FDA in Baltimore, MD.

The Systems for Inspections, Recalls, Compliance Enforcement (SIRCE) and Imports program supports the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Regulatory Affairs’ (ORA) critical work to safeguard the foods, drugs, devices, biologics, and veterinary products that the Agency regulates. These systems continue to evolve to meet emerging business needs and to support new mandates and initiatives. It is important to analyze and implement advances in technologies that will improve efficiency and performance leading to greater user satisfaction and reducing the cost of operations and maintenance (O amp;M). Effort is underway to develop state of the art applications that can be used on various platforms and to retire some of the legacy systems with modern and efficient applications.

Specific roles amp; responsibilities for the Systems Engineer/Business Analyst position include but not limited to the following:
- Work with FDA business owner in understanding the business needs and communicating to a wide range of stakeholders.
- Develop Agile user stories and acceptance criteria based on FDA business and project needs.

- Work with FDA business owners and other stakeholders to effectively prioritize requirements for implementation.
- Collaborate with software developers, database developers and test engineers in ensuring requirements are implemented correctly and meet customers’ expectations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years or more of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an expert, authority in discipline.

- Proven experience working on complex projects gathering user requirements and converting them into Agile user stories and acceptance criteria - Previous experience sizing/estimating Agile user stories - Familiarity with Scrum and other Agile development methodologies
- Working knowledge of process modeling
- Hands on experience with requirements management tools
- Proven experience with supporting highly critical customer missions
- Demonstrated good understanding of full software engineering lifecycle processes
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives

Desired skills
- Experience with JIRA, Confluence and HP ALM
- FDA domain knowledge

US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Holder) with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance is required.
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta