Business Analyst - Software Development

for Compusearch Software Systems, Inc. in Dulles, VA

Business Analysis, SDLC, functional requirements 
Dulles, VA
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Compusearch is currently seeking experienced Business Analysts to support our software development team.

If you enjoy the creative process and would like to be part of an energetic team in a fast paced technology environment – we are looking for you.

 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 application to be used internally by the product development project teams
  • May be called on to lead cross functional product teams to coordinate the development of application customizations and enhancements
  • 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 2 years related experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to visualize abstract concepts
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly verbally and in writing
  • Good sense of visual design and layout basics
  • Ability to think like a software end user
  • Understanding of the psychology of how people use technology
  • Self starter and solution oriented
  • Security clearance or the ability to pass a clearance investigation preferred.  U.S. Citizenship required

Physical Requirements: Qualified candidates will need to be able to move/traverse throughout work facility, be able to remain in a stationary position for significant amount of the work day, be able to operate a computer, and communicate frequently with co-workers.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
21251 Ridgetop Circle
Suite 100
Dulles, VA 20166