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Title:Business Analyst
Location:Laurel, MD


Position: Business Analyst

Location: Laural, MD


Rate: $60/HR


Job Duties:


Take initiative in performance, working with groups to effectively accomplish

project objectives and engage in the following activities. As a Business Analyst,

you will work closely with the Product Owner and development team members by:


* Refining operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering

information; evaluating output requirements and formats.


* Supplying new user stories or use cases by analyzing requirements; constructing

workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications.


* Improve the system(s) by studying current practices and suggesting required



* Recommends controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures.


* Maintaining system protocols by writing and updating procedures.


* Providing references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation;

providing input to operations help desk support, user training needs, etc.


* Preparing technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information

and trends.


* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


* Perform tasks efficiently and work together with team to ensure project success.

As a Software Development Tester you will be responsible for all aspects of software

testing. Working within the development team you will:


* Plan, design, and author effective test cases.


* Evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development

procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and

conform to established guidelines.


* Learn and use enterprise tools for test management, execution and reporting to

enhance the overall software testing process.


* Develop automated tests for your test cases and integrate your automations into

test suites when determined as an effective and efficient means of executing tests.


* Review computer operating logs to identify program processing errors; utilize

tools to interrogate databases and data stores to determine proper application



* Observes computer monitoring/performance metrics during program test to detect

error codes or interruption of program; record and report errors using enterprise

tools available to the project.


* Identifies differences between established standards and user applications and

suggests modifications to conform to standards.


* Conduct compatibility tests with vendor-provided programs; test

implementations/integrations with third party platforms.


* Monitors program performance after implementation to prevent reoccurrence of

program operating problems and ensure efficiency of operation.


* Write documentation to describe program evaluation, testing, and correction.


Required Qualifications:


* Proven ability to "translate" technical practices and terminology to business

owners and stakeholders and to "translate" business requirements to technical teams


* Must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced start-up environment.


* Attention to detail and strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create

original concepts and theories for a variety of projects.


* Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or related discipline, or

equivalent and extensive related project experience; M.B.A. or MPA preferred.


* Five to seven years of experience in IT, with a minimum of two years in business

process design.


Desired Qualifications:


* Experience with Agile software development is a plus.


Environments and Tools


* Visual Studio 2015


* MS SQL 2014 R2


* MS Project

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