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Business Analyst (Mid-Level Software Requirements)

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Business Analyst (Mid-Level Software Requirements)

Position Description: AINS, Inc. has an exciting and challenging position for a software requirements analyst (BA) on a large IT project providing application operations and maintenance, COTS integration and software development services and business solutions for more than 50 mission systems in the Federal Government. The candidate will be responsible for eliciting, documenting and managing the system requirements for a portfolio of applications, ensuring that the requirements are understood by stakeholders, are detailed for implementation by the development teams and are testable by the QA teams.  In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible the maintenance of a wide array of software documentation.  The work location is in Arlington, Virginia.

General roles & responsibilities: 

  • Interview and collaborate with stakeholders at multiple management levels to obtain requirements
  • Document and manage software requirements
  • Provide support for Developers, Test Team and client stakeholders in the creation and implementation of requirements
  • Develop and update software Documentation
  • Develop and update User Guides
  • Design Document/RTM drafts
  • Develop software Release Notes
  • Develop Process Analysis and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Provide Process and system diagrams using available tools
 Mandatory Skills:
  • At least five years of experience in software requirements analysis and documentation
  • Ability to work with all levels of client from end users to managers to obtain detailed system requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to facilitate working meetings, ask probing questions to elicit requirements and ability to understand the feedback to comprehend client responses to translate into documentable requirements. 
  • Critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Excellent writing skills to clearly document and communicate stakeholder requirements at various levels from high level to detailed.
  • Experience in creating system and user documentation is also required.
  • Microsoft Office tools including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with modeling tools such as Visio and requirements management tools such as Contour or Jira is a plus.   
  • US citizenship - Active DoD Secret Clearance is required
  • B. S. degree or equivalent experience
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