NHQ:IT - Enterprise Web Services - Code4Good Volunteer - Business Analyst

NHQ:IT - Enterprise Web Services - Code4Good Volunteer - Business Analyst

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Information Technology (IT) team. The American Red Cross Code4Good Project is a first-of-its-kind volunteer workforce that gives software engineers and engineering leaders an opportunity to support the Red Cross Mission. The Code4Good Volunteer is an enthusiastic team player who wants to support the Red Cross Mission by contributing their software engineering talent and practical experience to support internal software development and support efforts. This is a remote volunteer-from-home opportunity, with virtual teams collaborating through JIRA, Git, Confluence, Slack, etc.

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Locations

Alexandria,Anne Arundel County,Arlington,Baltimore City,Baltimore County,Calvert County,Caroline County,Carroll County,Cecil County,Charles County,District of Columbia,Dorcester County,Fairfax County,Frederick County,Harford County,Howard County,Kent County DE,Kent County MD,Loudoun County,Montgomery County,New Castle County,Prince George's County,Prince William County,Queen Anne's County,Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity,Somerset County,St. Mary's County,Sussex County,Talbot County,Wicomico County,Worcester County

Key Responsibilities

The Code4Good Volunteer is an enthusiastic team player who wants to support the Red Cross Mission by contributing their software engineering talent and practical experience to support internal software development and support efforts.

  • Gather requirements from the stakeholders.
  • Develop and manage functional and nonfunctional requirements (user stories, wireframes, or UML diagrams).
  • Break down the requirements and input the tasks in Jira.
  • Follow Agile methodologies.
  • Facilitate requirements prioritization.
  • Collaborate to determine success / acceptance criteria.
  • Serve as a resource to project managers as needed and time permits. 

Qualifications

Required:

  • 2+ years’ experience in related role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Great analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Superior presentation and negotiation skills
  • Strong adaptability and capacity to work in fast-paced environments
  • Understanding of organizational data flow and its use in management decision-making
  • Proven management and organizational skills
  • Access to cell phone and reliable internet
  • Resume required

 

Preferred:

  • Product delivery within an agile methodology framework
  • Git, Atlassian Jira, Atlassian Confluence, Slack, or similar collaboration tools 

Training

  • American Red Cross Orientation
  • Code4Good Orientation: held the first Friday of each month. Volunteers are required to attend and complete onboarding process

Development Opportunities

Volunteers will have the opportunity to work in a busy IT department, while supporting the American Red Cross.

Length of Appointment

3 months minimum, renewable indefinitely as mutually agreed.

Time Commitment

3-5 hours per week

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