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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-03870
Location: Dulles, Virginia
Position Type:Contract to hire
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 90,000.00 /Year
Business Analyst - Software Development

We are currently seeking an experienced Business Analyst to support our software development team.

  • Consult with clients to understand and assess their business processes, existing systems, and problems or objectives related to them
  • Refine the understanding of these needs through workshops, interviews, and other client interactions as needed
  • Analyze and translate client needs and/or problems and use this information and analysis to:
    • Write formal functional requirements
    • Write formal functional design specifications
    • Write detailed descriptions of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify an application to be used internally by the product development project teams
  • Work independently with limited supervision demonstrating solid root cause analysis and problem-solving, judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Requires a keen attention to detail and highly effective organization and prioritization skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Some travel may be required with the possibility of travel to the client site for meetings (e.g., requirements gathering).

Experience, Skills/Abilities, and Education:
  • BA or BS degree with minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of agile development and program management procedures
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders of different levels and responsibilities, and also coordinate meetings when necessary.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly verbally and in writing
  • Ability to think like a software end user
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases helpful a plus.
  • Self-starter and solution oriented

Clearance: For some positions, applicants may need to be the subject of a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Third Party Applications Not Accepted