Business Analyst - Grants

US-VA
Job ID
2017-1111
# of Openings
1
Category
Analyst (Business/Data/Quality)

Overview

At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. Do you want the opportunity to contribute, grow and learn every day? Enjoy working with amazing people? Being on a team that shares your values, matches your energy and truly impact people’s lives? If you are solution oriented, thrive in a fast paced, agile environment then come work for a company that was ranked 7th in the 2016 Washington Post Top Workplaces.

You can be an Business Analyst anywhere, but at REI your analysis is transformational. Influence the solution!

 

"REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"

Responsibilities

The Business Analyst is required to have experience in Grants Management and also:

  • Participates and drives the requirements gathering sessions with the customer and other stakeholders
  • Participates in analysis and design of the proposed solutions - facilitates the development of multiple solution options to address the business needs
  • Identifies and understands customer expectations as part of the requirements gathering process
  • Act as the primary point of contact for all communication needs during the requirements gathering phase with the customer
  • Ensures that the proposed solution concepts are aligned with existing enterprise framework solution
  • Works with Application programmers to develop proposed solution prototypes in an iterative manner
  • Prepares project documentation like meeting minutes, business process documents and other process workflow diagrams as required
  • Act as the SME for the business domain and conduct/manage the knowledge transfer with the testing and development teams
  • Assist the development and testing teams during the execution phase with functional expertise as required
  • Assist the testing team in performing functional testing during the execution phase
  • Assist the implementation team in conducting the User Acceptance Testing of the developed solution
  • Assist the project manager/project lead with project closeout activities 

Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed

Qualifications

  • Three to Five years of experience working with web based applications in the areas of requirements gathering, requirements definition and analysis, and preparing Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
  • Experience with full Software development life cycle of typical IT projects
  • Minimum one year of experience working with Salesforce based solutions
  • Salesforce.com Certification is strongly preferred 
  • Has supported at least 2 different deployments of technology solutions to support grants management capabilities.  Ideally, familiar with productized grants solutions on the market today. 
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects (if required) and good documentation skills
  • Good analytical thinking skills and a team player
  • Sound understanding of Web based programming languages and scripts is a plus
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal and presentation skills

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in business and management, information systems, computer science, or another related field
Master’s degree in related field may be substituted for three years’ experience
Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience

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