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“Great Benefits and challenging work”
Summary of position/daily activities: The business analyst designs and documents workflow, manages and provides solutions to new business unit ideas, trends, and concepts appropriately through the latest technological paths. The business analyst understands the customer’s business requirements and business process management, and then translates them to particular software requirements. The individual will support the communication between the business and development teams, ensuring the quality of completed sprints and supporting the business by overseeing regular User Acceptance Testing. This role could transition into a QA analyst once there is a testable system in place. It includes test planning, scripting, and test execution.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supporting business development activities through documenting conceptual solutions to customer requirements.
Identifying and interpreting in-depth business and process requirements in support of multiple organizational units. Working closely with business and IT subject matter experts to document and analyze current state and engineer the future state business processes to propose optimum solutions to address business needs.
Collecting and analyzing the client’s business requirements. Evaluating the requirements through task analysis, interviews, workflow analysis, use cases, scenarios, business process, surveys, site visits and workshops.
Reconciling conflicts, decomposing high-level information into details, abstracting up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguishing user requests from the underlying true needs.
Preparing accurate and detailed requirement specifications documents, user interface guides, report specifications and mock-ups, and functional specification documents. Delivering product’s functional requirements like screen, interface, and GUI designs.
Utilizing experience in using enterprise-wide requirements definition and management systems and methodologies required.
Documenting the acquired results of analysis and workflows as well as obtaining sign-off from the appropriate client.
Transferring knowledge of completed requirements to development. Providing suggestions to the development team during the development stage of product to meet the client’s business needs.
Defining an approach to test the system functionality, defining test scenarios, and executing them to validate that the system meets the specified requirements.
Reporting on issues identified from testing and validating that issues have been resolved via regression testing.
Coordinating with the groups of business unit who test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine issues in services and software.
Basic qualifications/experience (the required qualifications which are critical to be considered for the position:
Ability to analyze and document complex business processes.
Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information.
Attention to detail and the ability to think analytically and exercise judgment to solve problems
Effective project management skills. Ability to track several projects simultaneously, work as part of a team and to also work independently.
Advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and Visio.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to build positive relationships with both client and internal development, test, data management teams.
Ability to make effective decisions under pressure.
Provide clear, concise writing on technical topics for non-technical audiences.
Desired skills/certifications (any additional skills desired but not required to be considered for the position):
Our Ideal Candidate
You share our passion for education. This is an opportunity to work across multiple projects and customers to support the mission of the Department.
You are excited about the opportunity to both learn and teach. This is a dynamic space: education data collections evolve and systems change.
You are motivated to offer exceptional experiences. Technical subject matter can be challenging, so it helps to be empathetic, thoughtful, and patient.
You have high standards. This position requires someone who works collaboratively with colleagues and takes ownership over the quality and value of their work. Across all of our projects, we want coworkers who work hard and are relentlessly competitive in setting new standards for themselves and for their teams.
Education and Qualifications
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or any related field from an accredited institution and 5-years related experience; or 9 years related experience
Past experience with the U.S. Department of Education, state or district K-12 data collections and/or grants is preferred.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or Education Policy is an added advantage.
Experience working with postsecondary, career and technical education, and/or adult education data.
Candidates must have the ability to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship.
Ability to obtain a clearance. US citizenship required.
Active 5(c) public trust clearance preferred, not required.
The Washington Post has recognized us multiple times as a top place to work in the DC metropolitan region. We have also been recognized us as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.
Twenty Bridge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. – AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Federal law requires Twenty Bridge to verify identity and employment eligibility; with information from your Form I-9. The E-Verify system is used.
In 2017, The Washington Post recognized us as one of the top places to work in the DC metropolitan region and Inc. Magazine recognized us as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.
Company address: Herndon, VA
Posted date: 15 days ago