Business Analyst in Arlington, VA at 4S

Date Posted: 7/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary 

  

Collaborate with program manager, engineers , developers and client to ensure systems and documents are developed according to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Candidate should have strong experience developing and managing requirements for Agile Software development projects.  The work will involve working with users to gather requirements and compose user stories and test cases.  The candidate must have experience developing Requirements Traceability Matrices, User Guides, System Administration Manuals, and other documentation in support of SDLC.   The work will require some interest and knowledge of military history.  

  

Key Responsibilities 

  • Works with the program manager, analysts, and client to aggregate business requirements  
  • Lead documentation of requirements, manuals, guides and other software related documentation. 
  • Works closely with users to understand business requirements, then Documents and builds User Stories and Test Cases 
  • Works with project teams through the design and test stages to ensure strict adherence to business requirements 
  • Logs detailed and accurate defect reports and follows the defects through to resolution and closure 
  • Works within IT to improve the quality of project documents and systems documentation 
  • Assists in the identification and design of automated processes to increase testing efficiency and reliability 
  • Serves as a resource to the team in the resolution of complex business or technical issues 
  • Ensures adherence to Information Technology project management methodologies; plans testing execution projects and provides labor and resource estimates that meet Quality Assurance Service Level Agreements (SLAs); adheres to SDLC processes and procedures 
  • Through the rigorous application of quality techniques and methods throughout the system design process, quality requirements are fulfilled. 
  • Monitor the overall quality status of a given project or program both before and after final user testing and requirements validation. 
  • Assist with other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

Qualifications 

  

Must have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience doing reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Must be able to write detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs. 
 
 

  • Requirements analysis, test case identification, test plan creation and execution, tracking of defects and reporting of results 
  • Strong experience with documentation on software development projects 
  • The candidate must be able to learn new subject matters quickly and possess a curiosity for Military History 
  • An active Secret security clearance is preferred. 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Decision making skills 
  • Self motivated 
  • Able to work with a team 
  • Must be eligible for DoD security clearance  

  

Physical Requirements 

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.  Possible lifting up to 25 lbs. 

 

Please note: 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.  

   

4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.