Business Analyst

REI Systems  •  Virtual / Travel and Sterling, VA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/30/17
Virtual / Travel
Less than 5 years experience
Software
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/30/17

Work Experience

The Business Analyst is required to have experience in Grants Management and also:
• Participates and drives the requirements gathering sessions with the customer and other stakeholders
• Participates in analysis and design of the proposed solutions - facilitates the development of multiple solution options to address the business needs
• Identifies and understands customer expectations as part of the requirements gathering process
• Act as the primary point of contact for all communication needs during the requirements gathering phase with the customer
• Ensures that the proposed solution concepts are aligned with existing enterprise framework solution
• Works with Application programmers to develop proposed solution prototypes in an iterative manner
• Prepares project documentation like meeting minutes, business process documents and other process workflow diagrams as required
• Act as the SME for the business domain and conduct/manage the knowledge transfer with the testing and development teams
• Assist the development and testing teams during the execution phase with functional expertise as required
• Assist the testing team in performing functional testing during the execution phase
• Assist the implementation team in conducting the User Acceptance Testing of the developed solution
• Assist the project manager/project lead with project closeout activities
Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed

Education And Training

• Three to Five years of experience working with web based applications in the areas of requirements gathering, requirements definition and analysis, and preparing Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
• Experience with full Software development life cycle of typical IT projects
• Minimum one year of experience working with Salesforce based solutions
• Salesforce.com Certification is strongly preferred
• Has supported at least 2 different deployments of technology solutions to support grants management capabilities.  Ideally, familiar with productized grants solutions on the market today.
• Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects (if required) and good documentation skills
• Good analytical thinking skills and a team player
• Sound understanding of Web based programming languages and scripts is a plus
• Excellent Communication, Interpersonal and presentation skills
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in business and management, information systems, computer science, or another related field
Master’s degree in related field may be substituted for three years’ experience
Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience

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