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Business Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 18-07673
Location: McLean, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/22/2018
Job Title: Business Systems Analyst
Location: McLean, VA - 22102
Duration: CTH
Job ID: 0000117895

Position Overview:
The Systems Analysis, Professional working in Single Family Underwriting Common Services Department in the Information Technology Division is responsible for identifying and specifying complex business requirements and processes (e.g., diverse development platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools, etc.). Formulates logical statements of business, scientific and/or engineering requirements.

Responsibilities Include:
• Work with business SMEs and identified project stakeholders to develop detailed requirements (functional/non-functional/operational/data quality).
• Document all requirements into DOORS. Conduct requirements walkthroughs with project team and project stakeholders.
• Lead and support change control on requirements.
• Develop Requirements traceability matrix (RTM).
• Work with developers for detailed design document.
• Develop business rules spreadsheets (BRSs) to document data movement/data transformation rules.
• Perform data profiling, data analysis, setup mock data for development/unit testing.
• Work with developers, data modelers, testers and business area SMEs to support development, system testing, UAT
• Support all phases of the project development lifecycle using SDLC and other project methodologies.
• Perform Unit testing, and document test results.
• Support System Testing, End-to-End testing, and UAT
• Develop implementation/backout plans and support production implementation.
• Support post-production validation.

Basic Requirements:
• College Degree or equivalent experience; work towards advanced studies/degree preferred.
• Typically has 2 - 4 years related experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience in Systems Analysis and Requirements Development. Writing detailed software requirements specifications that describe functional, operational, technical and transitional requirements
• Provide solutions to complex issues in a limited amount of time and under limited direction.
• Experience in using DOORs, Clearcase, MS Office Tools and Visio
• Experience with creating and documenting Use Cases using UML methodology.
• Ability to elicit, analyze, document, and validate the system requirements that support the business requirements for the systems supported.
• Experience with supporting project using Waterfall or Agile Methodology in a highly regulated environment
• Must be able to juggle multiple projects, initiatives, and daily activities while ensuring the final product meets customer's expectations within the defined Requirement Standards.
• Innovative in proposing solutions

Preferred Skills:
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and listening skill sets
• Knowledge of Freddie Mac's role in the Mortgage Industry and the Loan Purchase Business Process.
• Customer focused
• Self-disciplined
• Creative/Forward thinking
• Results oriented
• Quick Learner
• Strong time management skills
• Strong analytical/problem solving skills

Business Analysis 1-3 years