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Senior Business Analyst (BA)
Ref No.: 18-05060
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Start Date: 05/18/2018
Description:
Team is seeking a Senior Business Analyst (BA) contractor to work on projects related to enterprise-production database support. Candidates should meet or exceed the following requirements:
1) Extensive experience in Agile Project Management with Scrum and serving as Scrum Master to manage dynamic projects that involved tight deadlines and frequent scope changes
2) Strong oral communication, presentation, and critical thinking skills –
a. To facilitate multiple teams from wide variety of functional areas, to resolve business process issues or technical challenges
b. To analyze complex business processes, and recommend improvements to gain maximum efficiency, or as a best option for a business problem
c. To work with clients to gather and clarify requirements for web-based applications and/or backend processes (e.g. Data Warehouse, ETL processes, etc.)
3) Strong abilities to solicit and analyze business requirements, and able to communicate, translate, and document these requirements to the technical teams (note: for those candidates that pass a phone screen, we will be requesting writing samples prior to scheduling an in-person interview)
a. To concisely detail/document how software system supports the business processes and requirements, how data and information is stored and maintained by an organization
b. To create technical documents such as business requirements and system design for web-based applications or backend processes
c. To create conceptual system workflow diagrams or mock-ups (visual modeling)
4) Strong experience working on complex web-based application and enterprise database support related project(s)
5) Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
6) Experience with software quality assurance testing is preferred. SQL experience is a plus.
7) Ideal candidates must spent at least 80% of their time working on above requirements and responsibilities in their recent position(s).

Education: Must have a Bachelor's degree