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Business Analyst (Washington, DC)
Ref No.: 17-03734
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 09/18/2017 to 12/15/2017
Pay Rate : $ 28.00 - 35.00 /Hour
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Business Analyst to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Washington, DC.

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Job Title: Business Analyst
Work Location: Washington, DC
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hire
Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience specific to technical requirements analysis or equivalent.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Business Analyst to join our team in Washington DC to begin an exciting and challenging career with our Federal government client.

In this role you will utilize your expertise in the area of technical requirements gathering and analysis. The ideal candidate will support client engagements providing strategic guidance in support of new or the enhancement of applications to facilitate the implementation of solutions using standard methods, best practices, techniques, and tools applicable to requirements analysis. The candidate will analyze client requirements and assist with developing recommendations for system solutions through development, systems improvements, and operational optimizations. Assignments range in complexity from basic analysis and problem solving to developing recommendations for complete business solutions or technical applications.

  • Analyzes designs, develops, implements, and maintains a variety of client environments or solutions.
  • With supervision from more senior consultants and managers, handle portions of larger projects, including data development, analysis, first draft written communications and client interaction.
  • Begins to develop depth in one area of specialization (e.g., solutions specialization, architectural design, etc.).
  • Investigates, analyzes and resolves routine and advanced problems in selected functional areas.
  • Assesses gathers and evaluates client application requirements.
  • Performs benchmark needs analysis and requirements definitions in selected functional areas.
  • Coordinates work with developers, testers, operations, engineers, and clients, as required.
  • Writes technical documentation –completes portions of analysis sheets (requirements gathering), prepares packaged presentations, and conducts application demonstrations.
  • Supports clients by designing, customizing and delivering solutions training and technical presentations.
  • Suggests components for basic systems integration of products and services in selected functional areas.
  • Writes specification documents for solutions and enhancements to applications or systems within the program.
  • Suggests changes to database design that supports proposed solution.
  • Performs database queries to trouble shoot problems.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Ability to document detailed functional and technical software requirements and then communication effectively with client stakeholder to obtain consensus and approval on these requirements.
  • Possesses specific knowledge in current and emerging software technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience in Applications Support and SDLC.
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