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Business Analyst II

Company: Mackson, an A-Tek Company
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

A-TEK Inc., is seeking to staff a team of software professionals to build and deploy new systems with web capabilities for one of our key government customers. We have an immediate opportunity for a Business Analyst II at the customer site in Bethesda, MD or remotely.This position involves working as an integral part of a team with developers on multiple projects to build out web-based applications. The ideal candidate will have experience in web-based applications with a track record of establishing good customer relationships, understanding business needs, and training users to use the systems developed.Position Responsibilities:

  • Identify client business and system requirements and translate or decompose those needs into actionable software requirements, test criteria, and scenarios
  • Analyze business and user needs, document requirements, and translate them into proper system requirement specifications
  • Establish positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • Assist with developing the business case and vision
  • Document the as-is state and to-be state of systems
  • Elicit, analyze and validate business requirements
  • Clearly describe requirements following Agile User Story conventions
  • Develop, manage and maintain all work products and deliverables from creation to finalization
  • Create and maintain a hierarchical, feature-driven view of requirements
  • Create technical specifications and test plans
  • Examine and evaluate current systems to determine and assess capabilities and business rules
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Facilitate system design sessions with business users and client managers
  • Liaise with users to track additional requirements and features
  • Train users on new systems, applications and provide support
  • Create training materials to support users adoption of new systems, features or functionalityRequired Qualifications:
    • Requires a BA or BS degree from an accredited institution in a management or technical discipline - Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Management (related degrees and equivalent experience will be considered) and 4-6 years of performing business analysis, including aspects of business process and requirements elicitation and producing documentation and wireframes
    • Positive customer and user orientation and demonstrated experience working with customers face-to-face to elicit and translate customer business needs and requirements
    • Proactive customer management skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication including effective listening skills and customer relationship management; must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Knowledge of IT systems or IT organizations
    • Ability to learn the functionality of software applications and the elements of business or user processes and write detailed non-coding requirements
    • Ability to become a product expert and communicate coherently to our customers
    • Ability to learn and document moderately complex business rules and processes
    • Agile/SCRUM experience
    • Familiarity working with user stories and other SDLC documentation
    • Ability to work in a highly team-oriented, cross-functional and collaborative environment
    • Highly organized and efficient; strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to be a self-starter and manage competing priorities, multi-task, and continue to meet all deadlines and commitments while remaining flexible with continually changing priorities
    • Solid computer skills with Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio)
    • Ability to write training materials that are intuitive for different levels of usersPreferred Skills and Experience:
      • Federal contracting experience, HHS a plus
      • JIRA and other Agile Backlog tools like Visual Studio Online
      • Experience with the SDLC / EPLC
      • Experience with facilities management and/or BIM
      • Keen sense of the User Experience and User Journey
      • Technical competency in JIRA, HP ALM, Office 365 - provided by Dice

Keywords: Mackson, an A-Tek Company, Bethesda , Business Analyst II, Professions , Bethesda, Maryland

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