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BAE Systems

Business Analyst (79686BR)

Defense

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Reston, Virginia, United States

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Analyzes business and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified business requirements. Represents the business unit to define requirements and business cases for the technology developments. Coordinates with business and technology teams, ascertaining system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition, and system techniques and controls.

Responsible for ensuring successful planning, execution, and tracking of functional and technical requirements from initiation through integration testing in support of large and complex technology projects. As the primary focal point for BAE Systems, the Requirements/Testing lead will manage the work of both the external system integration partner and internal testing resources to ensure system capability is delivered with a high level of quality and meets customer functionality requirements.

Responsibilities:

As part of a team, helps develop advanced concepts, techniques and standards and aids in requirements development to develop new applications based on professional principles and theories. Helps in development of solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity and innovativeness.

Serves as consultant and external spokesperson for the organization on significant matters relating to policies, programs, capabilities and long range goals and objectives. Or serves as an advisor to senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations

Ensures Business, Functional and Technical Requirements Traceability is documented and maintained throughout all test cycles to deployment.

Develops the end-to-end (E2E) Test Strategy/Plan, obtaining required approvals / sign-offs and ensuring that the plan is communicated to all project stakeholders.

Executes to the Strategy/Plan anticipating problems and carrying out mitigation actions as necessary.

Verifies that the entry criteria are met before the start of end-to-end testing.

Prioritizes and as necessary escalate issues/concerns consistent with the governance model when potential impacts to project schedule or quality may result.

Verifies that testing exit criteria are met before E2E testing is deemed complete.

Creates the End-to-End Test Closure Summary and presentation to the project team.

Plans, prepares, and executes testing Kick-Off event for E2E Project Team Testers with assistance and feedback from Integrations Lead.

Develops the procedure that will be used for the documentation, review, and sign off the integration test scenarios.

Reviews and approves that test scenarios reflect what was defined in the FDDs and they meet SDLC format requirements.

Ensures test stakeholders develop and sign-off on predefined exit criteria and meaningful test scenarios based on the foundation of generic scenarios provided by system integration partner.

Coordinates testing logistics including readiness of testing environment, tester logins, roles & responsibilities and execution of testing.

Ensures other testers complete testing in line with project schedule.

Develops and implements strategies around automated testing for the purpose of regression testing.

Self-motivated, self-driven and willing to take on new responsibilities

Serves as an expert in the field within the company. Erroneous decisions or recommendations in these roles might result in failure to achieve goals critical to the major objectives of the organization.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor’s degree with 10 years relevant experience. Must have past experience as Business Analyst and testing lead in large software development and deployment and/or Commercial-off-the-shelf software configuration and integration

Must be knowledgeable in technical and functional operations of software and IT organization

Must be capable of asking probing questions and be an effective listener.

Must have excellent ability to communicate with ability to facilitate working meetings and requirements gathering sessions with all levels of business and technical stakeholders.

Must have excellent ability to think critically, evaluate information gathered and present ideas.

Must possess excellent documentation and writing skills with strong background and experience in problem solving.

Should be experienced in a broad range of business applications/domains and development methodologies.

Must have the ability to ensure that testing exit criteria are met before E2E testing is deemed complete.

Must be able to create the End-to-End Test Closure Summary and presentation to the project team.

Should be able to plan, prepare, and execute testing Kick-Off event for E2E Project Team Testers with assistance and feedback from Integrations Lead.

Should develop the procedure that will be used for the documentation, review, and sign off the integration test scenarios.

Must be able to review and approve that test scenarios reflect what was defined in the FDDs and they meet SDLC format requirements.

Should ensure test stakeholders develop and sign-off on predefined exit criteria and meaningful test scenarios based on the foundation of generic scenarios provided by system integration partner.

Must be able to coordinate testing logistics including readiness of testing environment, tester logins, roles & responsibilities and execution of testing.

Must be able to ensure testers complete testing in line with project schedule.

Must be able to develop and implement strategies around automated testing for the purpose of regression testing.

Experience participating in or leading system testing for large projects and familiarity with tools used to track issues and status.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience with enterprise-level Software-as-a-Service solutions;

Experience with Agile development and testing practices.

Understanding of BAE Systems organizational structure and norms.

Experience using automated tools to support regression and / or performance testing.
About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.