Functional Analyst

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 08-17-2017
Government Agency is currently seeking a Full Time Business Analyst to provide onsite support in Washington, DC.
The Role:
  • Provide functional advisory application support
  • Employ proactive and strategic approaches to design to cultivate synergies between standards, models and methodologies
  • Attend requirement gathering meetings
  • Capture & write detailed requirements documents for activities related to supporting the applications
  • Establish strong working relationships with architecture, developers and management resources to ensure that delivered functionality exceeds customer expectations
  • Support troubleshooting, testing and training activities, to include test cases for user acceptance testing
  • Provide system demonstrations and walkthroughs to include functional review boards and customer forums
  • Prepare training materials for new functionality to be used by end-users
  • Utilize the Program’s Ticketing System to create and capture the details pertaining to a defect, change request or tasks
  • Update Requirements Matrix with new approved functional requirements
  • Provide detailed descriptions of any and all potential problems capable of impacting the project work or completion schedule with planned remedies to mitigate the potential problems. 
  • What you need to bring to the table:
  • 5+ years of experience analyzing business and functional requirements (8+ years for senior)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience developing business process flow diagrams and Use Cases to support functional specifications
  • Ability to utilize out-of-the-box critical thinking to ensure the solution being delivered challenges requirements so functionality is optimized and requirements are streamlined
  • Hands on experience compiling requirements matrix that captures detailed functional and technical requirements for activities related to supporting the application and cloud platform
  • Experience participating in daily scrum, sprint planning, testing, retrospective and sprint reviews
  • Ability to provide detailed descriptions of on-going and planned project activities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience providing descriptions of tasks accomplished during the week, as well as a detailed description of any and all problems that have occurred during the week and the corrective action needed to rectify the problem and preclude reoccurrence of the problems 
  • Clearance Required: US Citizen - Must be able to obtain "Public Trust" level clearance.
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