Business Systems Analyst III - Sr

Job ID
Technical Support


Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing company that is innovative, cutting edge, and mission centered?  Our prestigious technical and management consultants work closely with our customers in a dynamic, solution-oriented environment.


BE has a Department of State contract in Washington, DC on which we provide system development and full spectrum IT support services. The project needs a Senior Business Analyst to support the development of Web-based applications in a .NET, MVC, Oracle, and Windows environment. Work in a team environment to support a software system which is undergoing a modernization and consolidation of multiple legacy systems into one modernized system.


Job Knowledge: 

The Business Analyst will work closely with stakeholders to solicit/refine/document requirements. Work with the technical staff to decompose requirements into User Stories in an Agile Scrum environment. The Business Analyst will also assist in translating requirements into test conditions and expected results for product, performance, and user acceptance testing (UAT) and participate in release testing on an as 'needed’ basis.


Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors:

  • Elicit requirements using interviews and discovery sessions, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, business analysis, and workflow analysis.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: Functional requirements, Business Requirements, and Screen design mockups
  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Work independently with users to define concepts and under direction of contract management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Participates in testing
  • Develop requirements specifications according to standard Agile Scrum User story templates
  • Be the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams
  • Write technical and user guide documentation



3+ years of leading requirements gathering discussions with different stakeholder groups

3 to 5 years of Requirements Documentation

5+ years of MS Office

3+ years of developing diagrams and drawings

3+ years of Requirements gathering and management (MS SharePoint, Team Foundation Server)



Developing User Stories in an Agile Scrum environment

Developing Test plans, test cases, and test scenarios

Developing full SDLC documentation


Clearance requirements: This position requires the candidates to have an active Secret clearance, an Interim clearance is good enough to start.

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.

BE is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, giving qualified candidates full consideration without discrimination as it relates to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.


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