Job Description :
Position : Business Analyst
Location : Brooklyn, NY
Duration : 24 Months Contract
Interview-Type : In-Person

Communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver functional requirements, e.g., Business Requirements Documents.  Use Cases, GUI, screen layouts and interface designs.
Utilize enterprise-wide requirements definitions and management systems and methodologies, as required.
Work independently with users to define concepts and report out on findings to an assigned Project Manager.
Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans.
Interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
Serve as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language.
Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.
Maintain a liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams.
Lead requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.
Test software to ensure it meets specifications and identify any defects.
Design, execute, assess, and troubleshoot web applications as required by projects. Document software specifications throughout the project life cycle

Job Description :
Minimum 4 years of experience writing and maintaining functional testing for enterprise level systems
Minimum 4 years of Experience working with planning, process analysis, and problem solving
Minimum 3 years of Experience working with Microsoft dynamics
Minimum 4 years of Experience working with Microsoft Office products such as MS Project, MS Access, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Minimum 4 years of Experience in software engineering and information technology
Minimum 4 years of Experience in Microsoft SQL Server databases, SQL Reporting tools
Minimum 4 years of Experience working with Microsoft TFS, TFS Release Manger and Cognos  
Minimum 3 years of Experience in TFS Test Manager, QA testing, Test Plan and Test Cases
Minimum 4 years of Experience in Software Development Life cycle – Agile methodology

Desirable Skill/Expertise :
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and aptitude for cross group collaboration

Client : State of NYC