Job

Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst

Reston, VA

Our client is kicking off a new portfolio of projects, including custom application development, infrastructure, and information security initiatives and is adding an additional headcount to the organization, a Business Analyst or Senior Business Analyst who can hit the ground running and begin delivering.  This is a contract to hire role.  We are seeking Business Analyst resources who have delivered a wide range of enterprise IT project, working across the organization to manage multiple projects at once, facilitate and writing strong requirements, and the ability to pose a question, describe an issue, and summarize a concept succinctly.  The ability to analyze the change or a requirement and its impact is also critical.

Great benefits, close to the Metro, and free parking are just some of the perks of working for this customer!


Role: BA or Senior BA

Contract to Hire (3-6 month contract period)

Reston, VA


RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Eliciting requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions and maps, use cases, business analysis, task and workflow analysis, etc.
  • Critically evaluating information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from granular information to ensure strategic alignment and distinguish user requests from true needs.
  • Proactively communicating and collaborating with external and internal resources to analyze business process needs and functional requirements and deliver analysis on the following artifacts as needed:
    • Functional requirements, i.e. Business requirements documentation
    • A method of detailing requirements, such as Use Cases
    • GUI prototypes, screen shots, etc.
  • Proactively suggest process improvement where the opportunity exists for optimization.
  • Providing process reengineering and improvement support across the organization.
  • Gathering, documenting, analyzing, tracing and managing requirements based on business needs.  Creating relevant diagrams as needed.
  • Developing business requirements and translating them to succinct, measurable, and clearly worded functional/technical requirements and specifications.
  • Acting as a liaison between business owners and technology resources for development of new products/toolsets and ongoing maintenance of existing products/toolsets.
  • Facilitating meetings, working sessions and workshops.
  • Creating strong working relationships with business and IT groups.
  • Maintaining project documentation in an orderly and accessible manner.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required

 

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Senior BA: 8 - 10+ years’ experience in a Business Analyst role; BA: 3-7 years’ experience
  • Proficiency in business analysis and process modeling
  • Ability to conceptualize, think creatively and articulate vision
  • Ability to communicate business concepts to technical staff and technical concepts to business staff
  • Ability to communicate at various staff levels.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Ability to serve as a change agent within the organization
  • Professional, service-oriented demeanor
  • Strong problem-solving, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team-building skills

 

Preferred

 

  • CBAP Designation
  • Knowledge of fixed income finance and accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio and UML
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Contact Info

2600 Abbey Court
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

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