Business Analyst

Whizport - Arlington, VA, United States

About us:

Whizport’s mission is to give IT professionals the power to build dream careers and work with innovative companies where they can make a real difference. We specialize in matching IT professionals offering contract, contingent, and retained search capabilities working in the strictest confidence.

We are looking to connect with a smart Business Analyst who has something valuable to bring to the table homing in on your true technical skills.

What you will do:

  • Contribute to the design and development of software products that assist in facilitating the exchange of information for professionals
  • Analyze a broadly defined area, define high-level epics and stories to provide the required business value
  • Develop and analyze functional specifications to define detailed acceptance criteria
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, developers, and UX/UI designers to perfect the user experience using user-centric wireframes/mocks
  • Understand the inner workings of the applications, architecture, core systems, and other technical platforms
  • Assist in the coordination of the Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Assist QA in reviewing test cases and ensuring appropriate test coverage.
  • Participate in full software lifecycle solutions and learn new technologies.
  • Performing user acceptance testing of Sprint deliverables
  • Assist in the transition of developed services to operations teams
  • Manage priorities and requests in an organized manner
  • Understand how services are being used and use that knowledge to inform future developments

Your background:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or Information systems or related technical discipline.
  • 5+ years overall IT experience with significant experience in IT as an Analyst
  • Experience being a part of an agile application team
  • Working knowledge of SDLC processes
  • Experience in elicitation and analysis of requirements and application design
  • Ability to quickly understand and take ownership of business processes and product development plans
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology, particularly with the Product Owner role and with writing User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Experience with writing and executing test cases
  • Take pride in delivering software that meets the client’s needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work well on a diverse team
  • Jira and GitHub experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure preferred

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans.
  • A fun, passionate, and collaborative workplace.
  • An environment where you will be working on cutting-edge technologies and architectures
  • Bonus checks.

If this is your background, and you’re open to having a conversation about your background, skills, and career goals – submit your resume, and let’s talk.

Whizport is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

Compensation: $90,000 - $120,000

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