Business Analyst I

Business Analyst, Computer, Management, IT, SDLC, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
Full Time

Job Description

A-TEK Inc., is seeking to staff a team of software professionals to build and deploy new systems with web capabilities for one of our key government customers. We have an immediate opportunity for a Business Analyst II at the customer site in Bethesda, MD or remotely.

This position involves working as an integral part of a team with developers on multiple projects to build out web-based applications for use in Facilities Optimization. The ideal candidate will have experience in web-based applications with a track record of establishing good customer relationships, understanding business needs, and training users to use the systems developed.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Identify client business and system requirements and translate or decompose those needs into actionable software requirements, test criteria, and scenarios
  • Analyze business and user needs, document requirements, and translate them into proper system requirement specifications
  • Establish positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • Assist with developing the business case and vision
  • Document the as-is state and to-be state of systems
  • Elicit, analyze and validate business requirements
  • Clearly describe requirements following Agile User Story conventions
  • Develop, manage and maintain all work products and deliverables from creation to finalization
  • Create and maintain a hierarchical, feature-driven view of requirements
  • Create technical specifications and test plans
  • Examine and evaluate current systems to determine and assess capabilities and business rules
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Facilitate system design sessions with business users and client managers
  • Liaise with users to track additional requirements and features
  • Train users on new systems, applications and provide support
  • Create training materials to support users adoption of new systems, features or functionality


Required Qualifications:
  • Requires a BA or BS degree from an accredited institution in a management or technical discipline – Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Management (related degrees and equivalent experience will be considered) and 1-2 years of performing business analysis, including aspects of business process and requirements elicitation and producing documentation and wireframes
  • Positive customer and user orientation and demonstrated experience working with customers face-to-face to elicit and translate customer business needs and requirements
  • Proactive customer management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication including effective listening skills and customer relationship management; must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of IT systems or IT organizations
  • Ability to learn the functionality of software applications and the elements of business or user processes and write detailed non-coding requirements
  • Ability to become a product expert and communicate coherently to our customers
  • Ability to learn and document moderately complex business rules and processes
  • Agile/SCRUM experience
  • Familiarity working with user stories and other SDLC documentation
  • Ability to work in a highly team-oriented, cross-functional and collaborative environment
  • Highly organized and efficient; strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to be a self-starter and manage competing priorities, multi-task, and continue to meet all deadlines and commitments while remaining flexible with continually changing priorities
  • Solid computer skills with Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio)
  • Ability to write training materials that are intuitive for different levels of users

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Federal contracting experience, HHS a plus
  • JIRA and other Agile Backlog tools like Visual Studio Online
  • Experience with the SDLC / EPLC
  • Experience with facilities management and/or BIM
  • Keen sense of the User Experience and User Journey
  • Technical competency in JIRA, HP ALM, Office 365
Dice Id : 91094974
Position Id : 32cceaec-5579-4e5a-8371-a43678e4dd06
Originally Posted : 1 week ago
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