Business Analyst

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 08, 2017
Closes
Jun 03, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business
Hours
Full Time
The Business Analyst supports the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Division of Unaccompanied Children Operations, in Washington, DC. The Business Analyst will oversee the functionality of ORR’s Portal database system, engage with assigned COR, ISSO, program stakeholders and management on changes or additions to functional requirements, communicate technical requirements with application developers, and monitor the implementation of application changes. Duties include:

    Implement a process for tracking, approving, and managing changes to application functionality ensuring that any proposed changes are within the system’s overall design strategy.Collaborate with management and line staff on potential changes to application functionalityIdentify, prioritize, and document proposed new and updated functional requirementsUnderstand and communicate application technical capabilities and limitations that may impact the implementation of proposed application functionalityTranslate functional requirements into technical requirements and communicate with application developersWork closely with application developers on the implementation of functionality changesProvide periodic reports and presentations to management teamWork effectively with many stakeholders to elicit requirements and/or translating and simplifying requirements.Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assignedParticipate in special projects as required
 

Education Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Information systems, Computer Science, or other Information Systems related field.

Qualifications  
    5-8 years of related experience.Requires MS/MA in Computer Information systems, Computer Science, or other Information Systems related field with no experience, or Bachelor’s Degree in computer Information systems, Computer Science, or other Information Systems related field with 2 years of direct experience overseeing system developmentExcellent analytical skillsKnowledge of software development life cycleKnowledge of the principals, methods, and techniques used in waterfall software developmentKnowledge of Oracle database designKnowledge of agile software development methodologyStrong verbal and written communication skills
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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.