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Mid-Level Business Analyst

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Description:

ITCON Services is looking for a smart, motivated Business Analyst to join our team. The Business Analyst will be responsible for conducting the investigation, analysis, review, and documentation of the customer's business functions, processes, and IT needs. The BA will manage the requirements development process through the elicitation, analysis, specification and verification of multiple levels of requirements (business, stakeholder, solution), and supports the ongoing management of the requirements. The BA will also be responsible for creating specifications including acceptance criteria in preparation for the sign-off, development, testing, and implementation of IT solutions. An integral part of the BA role will be guiding the development team through Agile activities (i.e. Scrum Master). The BA may also be asked to support Quality Assurance initiatives, including creating test plans, test scripts, and providing additional QA support. The BA is expected to act independently to deliver and manage requirements and related deliverables, while also adding value to the overall project team. Expert communication skills are required.

The ideal candidate will be able to work in a diverse environment and be able to multitask many work streams at once. This associate will need to be able to work independently be able to take 100% ownership of tasks assigned.

The BA must be eligible to hold a Government Security Clearance.

 

Qualifications:

Desired Skills/Qualifications

·        MS degree (any field)

·        4+ years of experience as a Business Analyst/Technical Writer or related position

·        Strong analytical skills to analyze and define customer requirements and project stakeholders

·        Demonstrated ability to guide project team, IT personnel, and business customers through the requirements process in an effective and efficient manner

·        Strong technical writing and documentation skills

·        Proven time management skills to ensure that tasks and documents are delivered according to schedule

·        Capability to determine, understand, and document the business case and project scope

·        Experience providing testing support; experience with automated test script tools

·        Experience with working as a contractor/consultant with Federal Civilian Agency clients

·        Scrum Master certification (any)

 

 

Required Skills/Qualifications

·        BA/BS degree (any field)

·        2+ years of experience as a Business Analyst/Technical Writer or related position

·        Ability to define functional business requirements and scope

·        Agile (Scrum/Kanban) experience

·        Ability to gather requirements from multiple stakeholders and translated them into functional solution

·        Expert oral and written communication skills to facilitate critical discussions between business customers, project stakeholders, and contracting team

·        Working knowledge of software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and approaches including Agile

·        Experience writing test plans and test cases

·        Experience with issue/change management software (i.e. JIRA)

·        Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

·        Demonstrated attention to detail

·        Expert communication skills

 

 

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