Systems Analyst Towson, MD


Position Summary

Job ID: 260469

Contract Length: 6-18 months

Our client is looking for a Systems Analyst to support a large government project in the outskirts of Baltimore.  This person will develop computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with company/customer system architecture standards.

What You’ll Do:

  • Analyzes functional changes to be made to existing or proposed systems
  • Writes functional/system requirements that will include information about required changes to front-end, database, web service, data service, batch processing
  • Writes detailed test cases that include prerequisite steps, input/data scenarios, test steps, and expected results
  • Prepares test data to satisfy test scenarios
  • Performs manual testing of test cases and documents evidence of expected results being met
  • Opens defects when found during system testing, and coordinates with developer through resolution; retests defects when coding is complete
  • Participates in internal peer reviews of requirement, test case, and technical design documentation
  • Provide estimates on upcoming work
  • Supports the UAT effort
  • Troubleshoots and provides support to Production Support as needed
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts
  • Maintains/gains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
  • Participates in special projects as required

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
  • 5-8 years of experience directly related to computer functional/systems analysis
  • 4-6 years of experience writing functional/system requirements
  • 4-6 years of experience writing test cases and performing manual test execution on batch systems and web front-end systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures used in systems/functional analysis and software testing
  • Proficiency in the use of one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment
  • Proficiency in running basic SQL queries
  • Understanding of complex data models and relationships
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Proven ability to handle simultaneous assignments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other analysts and developers

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