Business Analyst/Project Manager in Greenbelt, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  884151

Apex Systems has an immediate opportunity for a Business Analyst/Project Manager in the greater Silver Spring, MD area.  This is a long-term contract-to-hire position supporting a division of the federal government, and compensation ranges depending on experience and certifications.  If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Amanda McIlvain at


Responsibilities of the Business Analyst/Project Manager:

  • Has expertise in facilitating schedules across multiple environments, multiple teams, and multiple test and production releases. You will work with architects, developers, and testers on large-scale, enterprise-level integration projects.
  • Has expertise in facilitating between multiple design and development teams
  • Is able to work with engineers to gather data and convert into a meaningful summary
  • Analyze users' needs
  • Create flowcharts, diagrams, and other documentation.
  • Create documentation and Functional System Design Requirements
  • Work with QA and Software Engineers to improve overall development and test processes
  • Report and analyze test results to ensure functionality and quality
  • Define, modify, and execute test plans and strategies
  • Is able to identify customer priorities and operational functions to drive schedule decisions and planning
  • Comfort presenting status and information to a large audience
  • Experience in testing systems with an interface (internal or external)
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Is a creative and persistent problem solver


Required Experience of the Business Analyst/Project Manager:

  • Hands-on experience preparing schedules with multiple dependencies and integration points, dashboards and reports
  • Strong ability to analyze requirements and convert to detailed test cases (positive, negative, exceptions, etc.…)
  • Understanding of software testing methodologies and techniques, such as front-end functional testing, system integration testing, performance and load testing
  • Experience gathering and verifying technical requirements
  • Ability to identify, understand and document business processes
  • Experience developing and utilizing documentation such as requirements matrix, work flows, design diagrams, etc.
  • Ability to write test plans, cases and record/track defects
  • Collecting, analyzing, and documenting functional, business, and technical requirements and transferring the same knowledge to development teams
  • Evaluating data collected through task analysis, business process survey and workshops
  • Preparing accurate and detailed requirement specifications documents, user interface guides, and functional specification documents
  • Deep knowledge of how the system development lifecycle
  • Experience in facilitating meetings
  • Experience in both Windows and UNIX environments
  • Strong written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and customer facing skills


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred
  • PMP certification preferred









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