Junior Business Analyst

  • location: Bethesda, MD
  • type: Contract
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Junior Business Analyst

job summary:
Job Description:The Business Analyst will have significant analyst skills to support the client's technical needs, including requirements gathering, data collection and analysis. Ideal candidates will have a solid understanding of custom application development.

- The BA is responsible for customer meetings that involve requirements and product needs, including demonstrating completed backlog items for acceptance; managing customer requirement expectations

- The BA is responsible for the refinement meetings with the development team

- The BA is responsible for the product vision, and long term planning

- Responsible for facilitating all sprint ceremonies

- The BA is responsible for project specific documentation

  • Ability to write technically
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Peer reviews

- Meeting notes for team and customer distribution

Educational Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent based on evaluation of academic credentials, training and/or experience) as well as 2+ years of related business analysis/requirements gathering or less than 2 years and a Master's degree.

 
location: Bethesda, Maryland
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- The BA is responsible for ownership, control and maintenance of the product backlog

  • eliciting functional requirements from the customer
  • translating technical stories from the developers and ensuring that they are understandable at a high level to non-technical people
  • Placing requirements into JIRA for estimation and tracking
  • Updating requirements with clarifications as needed
 
qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

- 0-3 years' experience in a Business Analyst or Requirements Analyst role.

- Knowledge and or Experience with Agile Development

- Demonstrated knowledge of all business analysis practices with emphasis on business requirements gathering, facilitation, testing and work flow analysis

- Experience with business process modeling/mapping, use case modeling and sequence flow diagramming

- Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills

- Computer skills, including MS Visio, and the MS Office suite

- Ability to quickly grasp and understand technical concepts and systems

- Possess a strong understanding of the English language with excellent written and oral communication skills

 
skills: Preferred but not required skills:

- Knowledge of Jira (or similar bug tracking systems)

- Knowledge of Clinical system

- Knowledge of CMMI L3 or ITIL Foundation experience


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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