Business Analyst I

Location: Washington, DC

Req#: 473052
Company Information
Job Description

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Business Analyst to join our growing team in Washington, DC. The Federal government needs requirements development and management support along with business analysis and planning support to include conducting requirements reviews, managing and tracing requirements, facilitating requirements workshops and providing requirements best practices coaching and training. This consultant will help mature the Agency’s Requirements Management program and will be responsible for providing business analysis and requirements development and management expertise to a Federal client.


  • Provide analytical expertise to capture business goals and objectives for each supported office
  • Develop, analyze and document business requirements using a business-process mapping approach
  • Support business use case workshops and capture information during facilitated sessions
  • Analyze business process flows to develop activity models and detailed requirements
  • Leverage all captured information to develop detailed requirements
  • Provide expertise in Requirements Management and Business Analysis
  • Create and maintain requirements documentation (e.g., Functional Requirements Document (FRD), Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM), etc.)
Skills & Requirements
  • At least 5 years of post-collegiate professional experience
  • At least 1 year of experience in Business Analysis, Acquisition, Requirements, and/or BPR
  • Ability to quickly adjust and adapt to changing client demands
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio)

Desired Skills:

  • Agile experience
  • Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) experience
  • Interested in innovative technologies
  • Organized and process-oriented individual with great attention to detail
  • Experience developing requirements documentation
  • Smart and capable individual willing to learn
  • Driven individual who takes initiative on any task
  • Good writing skills
  • Interested in business analysis
  • Strong work ethic


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required

Clearance: Public Trust


Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.


  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • Per contract clearance requirements, US citizenship is mandatory
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation