Business Analyst

Employer
Vital Edge Solutions
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business
Hours
Full Time
US CITIZENSHIP AND THE ABILITY TO PASS A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CLEARANCE CHECK ARE REQUIRED. The Business Analyst will be a part of a larger software development team working on a project for an internationally-focused government agency. The project itself utilizes a unique combination of technologies and methods, and will provide a wealth of opportunity and experience for the right candidate. RESPONSIBILITIESElicit and elaborate business and system requirements.Respond to user requests and coordinate change requests with the development team.Assist with quality assurance, and testing of a grants management system.Write and maintain user guides and technical documentation.Identify areas and potential projects where process redesign and improvement can make a significant impact.Identify and communicate potential risks and issues that would have substantial impact on the project.Create and provide status reports on assigned projects and/or activities to the project manager and federal client.Maintain project documentation, version tracking, etc., using software similar to SharePoint. REQUIRED SKILLSAcademic or professional experience with software development and the software development lifecycle.Academic or professional experience with configuration management.Experience with leading User Acceptance Testing.Familiarity with collaboration tools such as SharePoint or Microsoft Team Foundation Server.Experience with using issue-tracking systems, such as JIRA.Experience with creating, leading, and/or participating in informational and persuasive presentations for senior and executive-level government clients. EDUCATIONBachelor's degree in a relevant discipline Company Description: We specialize in systems integration for government and commercial clients looking to maximize their investment in technology and achieve their business goals with a partner that has the knowledge and agility to provide the best vendor-neutral solution.