Business Analyst

Columbia, MD

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Agile, SDLC

Location : Columbia


Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the Product Management, Solution Architects, Business Partners, Application Development, and Software Quality Assurance Teams to understand scope, solutions, constraints, and risks
  • Communicate identified risks and collaborate in developing mitigation strategies
  • Ensure timely escalation of project related risks/issues to the project team
  • Elicits requirements using a variety of methods including interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, user stories, use cases, scenarios, and business workflow analysis.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding to discern user needs and key requirements.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with internal customers to analyze information and business workflow to deliver functional requirements and user interface designs
  • Challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans
  • Serves as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow
  • Act as the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams
  • Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language



  • Prepare and manage deliverables including but not limited to:
  • Gap Analysis of the current and future business process models as Workflow diagrams/Visual presentations
  • Detailed Business Requirements/business rules (BRD), Use Cases, or User Stories
  • Functional specification document or Agile user story documents
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Peer Reviews
  • Provide input into the UAT test plan including test scenarios
  • Works closely with product business owners/labs to facilitate effective UAT execution
  • Provide input into training documentation and support end user training for testers, business partners
  • Provide BA support throughout the life cycle of the project including milestone metrics
  • Collaborate with the Development and QA Teams to assess and triage defects



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • 3-5 years of IT Business Analysis experience
  • Working knowledge of SDLC phases and methodologies (traditional waterfall and agile)
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates strong communication, customer service, and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates strong presentation and facilitation skills with a cross functional business audience
  • Ability to communicate technical issues in a non-technical manner to a diverse audience