IT Business Analyst

Location: Washington, DC
recruvo is looking to identify a Business Analyst to become part of a fast growing and stable company offering great benefits such as 401k matching, profit sharing and a flexible work schedule. This position is working on a government client site in Washington DC.

The Business Analyst (BA) works closely with the customer, project management, and technical teams and is responsible for capturing and writing the business and functional requirements. The BA works with the IT Project Manager to outline and quantify deliverables. The BA is the primary liaison with the customer to understand their needs and translate those needs into web based and content management solutions. The BA has an in-depth understanding of Web based systems and Content Management systems and ensures that there is integration between business requirements and technology.

The Business Analyst also performs workflow analysis, and works with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables and negotiate on product functionalities. The BA needs a thorough understanding of software development processes (SDLC) and is very analytical with problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues.

The duties for this position may include, but are not limited to:
  • Working with clients to gather business requirements for building or maintaining Decision Support Systems (DSS)
  • Analyzing, translating and documenting business requirements into information system requirements documentation
  • Serving as the liaison between customers and the systems development team
  • Managing data collections performed using the Decision Support Systems
  • Analyzing information for quality, completeness and reporting purposes
  • Develops standard operating procedures (SOPs) and related materials such as FAQs and help materials for DSSs and data collections
  • Supports the Manager of IT Solutions

Required Education
The candidate for this position should hold a minimum of a BA or BS.

Required Experience
In addition to the above educational requirements, the candidate for this position must also have:
  • Experience working with information systems, particularly involving statistical and/or financial databases
  • A solid knowledge of MS Office and specifically Excel
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Articulate oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
  • MS SQL experience desired
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