Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Rockville, MD
Type of Employment: Full Time
Salary: DOE + full benefits
"As of June 17, 2016, we ranked 7th as one of the Washington Post Top 150 Workplaces"
“At REI, we are organized to deliver customer delight with empowered teams. We are looking for individuals who can work well in cross-functional agile teams. While you have expertise and experience in a particular area, you have the ability to collaborate with experts in other disciplines and have the willingness to do whatever it takes to achieve the team’s mission.”
From our first, small contract with NASA, we continue to serve every customer that has engaged us. That customer retention is nearly matched by our retention of terrific employees who provide absolute reliability under pressure, achieving success together with our customers.
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If this person is you, please send us your resume!
The Business Analyst studies existing business processes, programs and/or legacy systems in their native environments and performs a comprehensive analysis of existing problems and understands the areas for improvement. One of the key responsibilities of this role is to thoroughly understand the business process and propose solution concepts that can potentially address and meet the stated business needs. The candidates' primary emphasis will be on analyzing the requirements in detail and clearly communicating to all the stakeholders (internal and external) the pros and cons with each solution approach. The analyst will assist and/or independently work with the project manager/lead to develop the prototypes for the proposed solution concept and will also drive the development of the same by closely working with the application programmer. This role will be responsible for managing and producing all business process related documentation and all the project deliverables during the initial requirements gathering phase. The Analyst will also act as the primary liaison with the development and testing teams to ensure proper knowledge transfer of all business needs and functional requirements.
"REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"
Three to Five years of experience working with web based applications in the areas of requirements gathering, requirements definition and analysis, and preparing Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
Experience with full Software development life cycle of typical IT projects
Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects (if required) and good documentation skills
Good analytical thinking skills and a team player
Sound understanding of Web based programming languages and scripts is a plus
Excellent Communication, Interpersonal and presentation skills
Participates and drives the requirements gathering sessions with the customer and other stakeholders
Participates in analysis and design of the proposed solutions - facilitates the development of multiple solution options to address the business needs
Identifies and understands customer expectations as part of the requirements gathering process
Act as the primary point of contact for all communication needs during the requirements gathering phase with the customer
Ensures that the proposed solution concepts are aligned with existing enterprise framework solution
Works with Application programmers to develop proposed solution prototypes in an iterative manner
Prepares project documentation like meeting minutes, business process documents and other process workflow diagrams as required
Act as the SME for the business domain and conduct/manage the knowledge transfer with the testing and development teams
Assist the development and testing teams during the execution phase with functional expertise as required
Assist the implementation team in conducting the User Acceptance Testing of the developed solution
Assist the project manager/project lead with project closeout activities
Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed
Education and Training
Bachelor’s degree in business and management, human resources, information systems, computer science, or another related field
Master’s degree in related field may be substituted for three years’ experience
Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience
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