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Associate, Federal Business Analyst

Requisition #: 84923

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Washington, DC; McLean, VA

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Associate to join our Federal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical connection between project managers and developers by clearly communicating business functional issues to clients and internal staff
  • Conduct business process and requirements analysis, advise clients on key architectural decisions concerning system platform and supporting technologies
  • Evaluate risks related to requirements management, business process definition, testing processes, internal controls, project communications, training, and organizational change management 
  • Produce technical architecture, develop system requirements, identify resources, and estimate timelines for project completion
  • Develop client-ready deliverables related to requirement specification, process analysis, system-based and manual controls, functional design, and test plans
  • Assist in the scoping of prospective engagements, developing proposals, planning, logistics, and the execution of project management processes

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of experience as technical business analyst for application design / architecture
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
  • Knowledge of systems development life cycle processes (e.g. Agile), including hands-on experience creating requirements/user stories, testing scripts, leading user acceptance testing, process re-engineering
  • Understanding of the CMMI for Development model or ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • Experience with Low-Code platform experience preferred (ServiceNow, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Certified Scrum Master preferred
  • Ability to travel as required to support firm engagements
  • U.S. citizenship required and an active U.S. Federal government Secret security clearance

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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