Buchanan & Edwards

Business Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-College Park
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Buchanan & Edwards - Moving the future forward, together

Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength.

They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges. 

Let Buchanan & Edwards help you unleash your potential and reach your goals.



Build your career

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all that BE has to offer. When you join BE, you become an integral part of our team. Not just an employee number, but a valued opinion with a voice that carries, and drives change and innovation. You’ll have access to some of the most well-respected IT industry leaders in virtually every field and learn new tools and techniques while expanding your knowledge and skillset. We’re dedicated to helping you develop your career, and our culture applauds outside-the-box thinking and initiative. Our employee-focused leadership team knows that your success is our success and empowers employees with the necessary tools to excel. Join us as we continue to move the future forward, together.


No Clearance Required


Position Requirements

  • Engage stakeholders for requirements development, prioritization, and creation of user stories using agile best practices.
  • Become functional expert on NARA business and mission processes for which the ERA system enables.
  • Lead user centered design processes for scrum team, including stakeholder engagement, creation of wireframes, and basic user interface development.
  • Maintain requirements and user stories within Rational Team Concert.
  • Coordinate System Development Life Cycle documentation development, including taking the lead on content creation and gathering inputs from other team members based on their areas of expertise.
  • Lead configuration management activities for all deliverables, including providing the deliverable in the appropriate customer repositories.
  • Embrace and leverage industry best practice requirements analysis and development principles.
  • Lead agile development process and cadence, including sprint planning meeting, daily scrum meeting, and sprint retrospective. Lead demonstrations for customer sprint reviews.
  • Support technical planning, test planning and execution, system integration, and production support.



  • Minimum of eight (8) years of hands-on experience providing comprehensive business and technical solutions.
  • Must have strong writing and communications skills and the ability to interface with senior and executive management. Relevant experience may include, but is not limited to, acquisition support, system testing experience using an agile methodology, business process analysis, functional or subject matter knowledge, proposal development, report preparation, auditing and contract administration.
  • Solid understanding of industry best practices for delivering and supporting Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Strong experience in using quality control processes to ensure that products, deliverables, and data are standardized and accurate.
  • Must have prior experience performing system & acceptance testing.
  • Must have prior experience performing exploratory testing.
  • Must have prior experience performing smoke & regression testing.
  • Experience with defect management processes and tool(s).
  • Experience with writing test plans and reports.
  • Experience with testing on multiple platforms/environments.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills.
  • Experience using a performance test tool (i.e., LoadRunner and/or Rational Performance Tester) is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Section 508 compliance tools (NVDA/JAWS/ ComplyFirst)
  • Experience scripting and using an automated test tool (i.e. HP UFT and/or Selenium).

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience in conducting internal/external quality audits is a plus.

A Better way to work

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 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. 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. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.





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