Business Analyst with data analysis, use/business cases, surveys/interviews and agile/waterfall-hybrid project experience

Job ID: VA-607814 (972910)

Business Analyst with data analysis, use/business cases, surveys/interviews and agile/waterfall-hybrid project experience

Location: 2901 Hermitage Rd Richmond VA (ABC)
Duration: 8+ months
Interview: In-person

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Expertise Rating
Worked on IT Projects of all sizes and complexities (small, medium, large and enterprise) Required 7 Years
Gathered integration requirements for data to include identification and assessment of data sources and creation of source/target mappings Required 5 Years
Use of various analytical models (process, use-case, organization, data, etc.) Required 7 Years
Use of various techniques for requirements elicitation (workshops, surveys, interviews, etc.) Required 5 Years
Experience writing formal requirements specifications (Business, Functional, Non-Functional) as well as user stories with acceptance criteria Required 7 Years
Developed and completed business cases for IT Projects Highly desired 5 Years
Worked on efforts both to enhance existing systems and develop new ones Highly desired 5 Years
Experience and comfort in working on both agile and waterfall-hybrid projects Highly desired 5 Years

**local candidates strongly preferred
**ONLY in-person interviews will be conducted, NO Skype, NO exceptions

This position will work on current prioritized projects. This position will also assist the BSA team with new proposals as prioritized by the business.
The applicant will review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and user needs. Working with the business owner, and development team to formulate systems, which parallel overall business strategies. Experience with business process re-engineering and identifying new applications of technology to solve business problems and make the business more effective. Familiarity with industry standards (including Legacy, Core, and Emerging) technologies, business process mapping, and re-engineering.

Write detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs. Facilitate the business requirement gathering for creating RFPs and SOW’s. Document and provide knowledge transfer to the rest of the Enterprise Reporting Team for all solutions.

The applicant will have familiarity with relational database concepts, client-server concepts, and web based solutions. The applicant must rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. The applicant will perform a variety of tasks simultaneously working in a matrixed environment. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

BSA Role Qualifications:
– Provide business analysis support for project requests making sure to examine build vs. buy options that may be available and align with business strategic goals.
– Work with technical teams to plan and conduct project design sessions prior to development iterations to identify and specify logical system design
– Elicit and document business requirements, business processes and flows
– Articulate and document user system requirements
– Assist Product Owners with UAT, if needed
– Make recommendations for the logical design of system enhancements
– Understand how change to a component/application impacts the whole system
– Work with Development Lead / System Engineer as liaison to communicate business requirements
– Have full understanding of business vision
– Make recommendations to business on best practices
– Ensure SDLC processes are being followed
– Proficiency with MS Office 2013 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio)
– Document and gather requirements
– Process Flows and Data Mapping
– Cost / Benefit Analysis
– Effectively facilitate meetings

MS Office Proficiency (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio)
Requirements gathering and documentation
Process Flows and Data Mapping
Cost / Benefit Analysis
Proven knowledge of Web Application Concepts
Proven knowledge of Client / Server Application Concepts
Effective meeting facilitation



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