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Functional Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00062
Location: Reston, Virginia
Must be a US Citizen who can acquire a MBI

Position Description
The functional analyst position is responsible for performing analysis, documentation, verification, and validating the system requirements on an Agile project by facilitating JAD sessions. It also requires regular client interaction to understand, analyze, and respond to the customer inquiries. The ideal candidate must be a quick learner and be able to get up to speed with a minimal support. As a member of an Agile team, the functional analyst may also provide some system testing support.



Required Skills
Functional System Analysis 2-3 years.
Requirements elicitation and documentation 2-3 years, UML 1-2 years, Excellent Customer Interface and Communication to help client create requirements in the form of acceptance criteria.
Must be detail-oriented and able to learn new applications rapidly.
Requires strong critical thinking, organization, and communication skills.
Must work effectively with a team made up of diverse skill sets.



Preferred Skills
Rational Team Concert (RTC)
Knowledge of Agile frameworks: Scrum and Kanban
Provide primary job duties: Be specific in one line bullets for the top 5 job duties required in the position in order of importance with the percentage of time required to do that duty in the job. The percentages must add to 100%.
Job Duty 1 with % of time – Work within RTC to manage work items, develop acceptance criteria, and refine product backlog = 80%
Job Duty 2 with % of time – Interact with client for clarification of requirements, work with client/Tier 1/UAT team on production support requests – 10%
Job Duty 3 with % of time – Support Work Order Manager of work order artifacts, sprint plan and close documents, and general support = 10%