Business Analyst (Citizen, Clearable/cleared)
- Alexandria, VA
PURPOSE: Support customer’s project Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting Systems (DEERS) at the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC).
The service provider will be responsible for modernization of legacy applications that support DEERS. General Service Offerings include: Act as liaison between customer and technical solutions/support groups. Meets with internal and external customers to identify business process and documents system and application requirements. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives using information technology and industry knowledge/requirements. Researches, identifies and develops solutions to problems, and documents requirements specifications. Supports integrated systems tests, working with internal and external clients to resolve issues. Work with technical writers to develop user documentation. Maintain project artifacts. Tracks and monitors system performance. All work to be performed on site in the Alexandria, VA office. Telecommuting is not currently an option.
Interacts with the client and business analysts to gain an understanding of the business and technological requirements Analyzes requirements and produces functional requirement sepcifications Applies metrics to monitor performance Develops use cases using UML Develops release notes and user documentation Develops business process models and data flows Applies developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives Works on problems/projects of diverse complexity and scope Exercises independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify solutions
FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION OF CANDIDATE NEEDED:
Business Analyst Advanced. Duties include support of the business applications for the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting Systems (DEERS) Division at the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). The candidate will be a self starter with strong analytical skills and 3+years of experience as a business analyst in a software development organization.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: • 3+ years experience in IT industry with focus on business systems analysis and software development • 1+ years experience developing Use Cases, Sequence, and Activity Diagrams • Strong understanding of business process modeling and data flows
Good understanding of and experience in the full Software Development Life Cycle including business analysis and requirements gathering, and testing Solid understanding of and experience with design concepts Familiar with the Rational Unified Process (RUP) for software development Familiar with developing design artifacts using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) Strong oral and written communication skills – Must provide written samples of project artifacts and a presentation Must have experience interacting with customers to obtain requirements and garner approval Must have experience interacting with developers and quality assurance team members to provide assistance with requirements understanding as needed
TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS: • Microsoft Office and SQL Plus • UML, RUP • MS Project and SharePoint a plus • Oracle DBMS a plus • BPMN a plus
EDUCATION REQUIRED: • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline
PREFERRED SKILLS: • Experience with government or commercial healthcare a plus • Knowledge of HIPAA standards a plus • Experience developing requirements artifacts for both waterfall and agile development lifecycles a plus • Knowledge of SCRUM a plus • 1+ years developing structured user manuals and user documentation • 1+ years developing and executing user acceptance test plans
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