Business Analyst

Date: August 06, 2013

Location: Richmond VA


Quantum Information Systems is looking to hire a Business Analyst for a 3 to 6 months contract in Richmond VA. The candidate must communicate clearly to non-technical members.

Communication -Ability to establish a working relationship with users and obtain a good understanding of their business. Needs very good written and verbal skills in order to communicate on a daily basis with all levels of the business and technical organizations
Analysis - Needs ability to plan and conduct Joint Application Design sessions for identifying and specifying logical system design requirements. Needs a thorough understanding of relational databases and data modeling and be able to develop and interpret an Entity Relationship Diagram. Needs ability to develop and interpret data and process flow diagrams. Ability to prepare As Is and To Be documents and perform GAP analysis and document deficiencies. Ability to draft both functional and technical requirmeent documents. Needs the ability to articulate and document user’s system requirements in an organized manner that can be understood by functional and technical staff.

Project coordination - Needs ability to coordinate activities for a non-major project or one of moderate size using the Commonwealth’s Project Management guidelines or in accordance with PMBOK. Needs ability to identify and document deliverables required for a project, work with programming staff to translate the logical design to a physical design, ability to create and execute system test plans, cooridinate user acceptance testing with users, track issues and perform regression testing, and plan production upgrades with development staff.

Technical Skills - Needs sufficient technical skills to perform their own inquiries and reporting to conduct data analysis of data stored in Oracle databases. Needs knowledge or aptitude for gaining knowledge of various development tools in order to obtain a basic understanding of data sources and processing within existing