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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-32718
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 6 Years
Start Date: 05/30/2018
•             Strong process analysis skills and ability to suggest improvements for efficiency and effectiveness of solutions based on industry best practices
•             Knowledge of business analysis best practices (such as BABOK) and ability to effectively apply them
•             Advanced  knowledge of specific business area, process, workflows, standards, and business practices
•             Proven conceptual, analytical, and judgmental skills
•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate well with all levels, technical as well as non-technical stakeholders
•             Ability to work directly with clients and management without supervision and to facilitate and navigate discussions with stakeholders to ensure clarity, prioritization, and consensus
•             Leadership skills and ability to work well with diverse team members, often in multiple locations
•             Ability to work with different points-of-view and lead the team to convergence, while always keeping the project objectives in sight
•             Strong presentation and facilitation skills
•             Excellent personal organization skills and ability to take things to closure without follow-ups
Desired Skills/Abilities (not required but a plus):
•             Desirable knowledge of VBA, PL/SQL and C++ numerical programming, MS Access, Oracle, and reporting tools such as Crystal Reports
•             Knowledge of Business Intelligence tools
•             Knowledge of ITIL, service, and process management
•             Certificate such as IIBA, ITIL Foundation, etc.
•             Knowledge and experience in COTS implementation as BA/BSA on COTS projects
•             Experience with implementing information security processes
•             Experience with an IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tool such as RSAM, Archer
•             Experience in project management