Temp-to-Perm (4.5 month temp period then perm)
Location: Washington, DC. 20585
Salary - Open
Security Clearance Eligibility: Must be a US Citizen who is eligible to obtain a Federal Government Clearance.
Seeking a business analyst to support an agile development team in creating a business application for a federal agency using force.com’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) framework.
Serve as a liaison between agile development staff, user sub teams, and user acceptance team during sprint cycle development, user acceptance testing, and post UAT discussions.
Perform complex analysis of user standard operating procedures and user stories in order to assist the product owner in developing test scenarios for user acceptance testing
Develop test scenarios for UAT based on user stories
Define criteria for calling a user story done during each iterative UAT
Create light test plans and detailed scripts for UAT cycles
Assist users and Agile development team in creating test data
Provide specific guidance on defects to developers
Lead UAT sessions with customers
Plan and participate in iteration retrospectives in order learn from the customer how you can help deliver value faster
Log, track, and verify resolution of software and specification defects discovered during UAT
Document all phases of the Agile QA process for CMMI purposes
Work with quality assurance team to ensure stories and testing plans are in place to support user acceptance testing
Maintain all documentation for completeness and accuracy throughout agile lifecycle.
Design and facilitate (or participate in) release and iteration planning sessions
Must be a US Citizen who is eligible to obtain a Federal Government Clearance
BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 5 years as business analyst supporting systems development
Minimum 2 years planning and performing User Acceptance Testing
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to asses relevant facts, identity alternative approaches, and supply recommended solutions
Business analyst with experience working on agile teams
Agile Modeling skills
Design pattern experience
Experienced in IT testing for federal government
Experience performing UAT on Salesforce.com platform
Experience with automated testing tools and processes (e.g. NUnit, JUnit, etc.) and/or Test-Driven Development (TDD) is a plus