Position: Senior Business Analyst


Job type: 

Contract

Location: 

RICHMOND, VA

Start Date: 

Aug 20, 2018

Benefits: 

Healthcare, 401K, PTO

DESCRIPTION:

Our ideal candidate is passionate about Business Analysis, self-starter and should be able to work with minimal supervision.  The Business Analyst will be responsible for eliciting and documenting requirements, acting as a Subject Matter Expert on system capabilities, understanding the overall business need, defining the requirements, and participate in solutions. The Business Analyst must be proactive, have great attention to detail, and strong communication and facilitation skills.

Gather information from current documentation, understand the application and ensure that the documentation is up-to-date.
Being able to run SOAP requests and understand and decipher the responses
Experience reading and writing SQL
Communicate with the business community on functional design options and costs using the appropriate level of detail
Run effective meetings with cross-functional teams encouraging participation from all attendees
Conduct formal and informal presentations
Demonstrate well prepared, stakeholder-focused written communication
Communicate complex concepts and data in an easy-to-understand manner
Elicit, document, and maintain functional, non-functional, and system requirements
Conduct Interviews and JAD sessions with stakeholders, demonstrating:
Interviewing techniques
Active listening skills
Asking the right questions
Effective problem solving and discovery skills to understand “real” issues/needs and build rapport
Ensure requirement traceability from business requirements through UAT
Identify and manage constraints, assumptions, dependencies, and risks
Lead the review of partner or client documentation to ensure integration cohesiveness
Set stakeholder expectations to ensure activities will run smoothly and they work toward a common goal
Responsible for project scope, expectations, and oversight during  all phase of the project lifecycle
Act as post-launch Subject Matter Expert for internal and external contacts
Acquire knowledge of business processes, business objectives and applications of the client program
Devise application program solutions based on business problems, including:
Requirements documentation
Graphical representations
Presentations that describe the desired solution or product feature
Perform analysis of solution options, research alternative solutions and deliver proposals with recommendations to key stakeholders
Work with technical teams to refine solutions based on the features, architecture, and constraints of the relevant platforms
Conduct pre-sales assessment and proposed solution activities with prospective clients and product management
Troubleshoot technical issues in both production and non-production environments
Demonstrate technical capabilities
Mentor others on new technologies, design techniques, application enhancements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

5 years of experience as Business Analyst
SoapUI, Web Services, APIs experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent experience
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Interpersonal skills including the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong elicitation and Interviewing skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical ability and demonstrated an understanding of the concepts in the BABOK®
Ability to learn quickly and willingly
Ability to adapt and embrace change
Ability to determine the difference between Functional and Non-Functional requirements
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Strong SQL skills

 


Vinnie Wright, Partner

(804) 432-9912

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