Job Description :
Job Title: Business Analyst- Senior

Location: Jackson Graham Building, Washington DC

Duration: 1280 Hours

Specific Position Requirements


The IT Hyperion System Testing Capability Effort will establish common standards, procedures, and tools for executing
WMATA IT Hyperion systems. It will also establish uniform test environments across WMATA IT Systems, and enable
the oversight and support of the testing of WMATA Hyperion processes for Essbase, financial management and
reporting, financial data quality, planning and managed services.

WMATA Hyperion Business Analyst shall:

o Work with the customer to gather customer business needs/ requirement and develop test cases, including
decomposing requirements into shall statements for testing and linking requirements to test cases for each requirement.

o Ensure functional and technical requirements are met through system testing, regression testing, performance testing,
system interface testing, and security testing activities.

o Trace requirements to test cases to ensure coverage for full system integration test.

o Define test strategies that are required for a program including test automation, performance testing, and independent

o Guide and monitor the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases, test procedures and test


o Work across the enterprise to ensure that the test environment is available, test cases are developed, and release
notes are provided. o Identified, collect, and report test metrics.

o Apply lessons learned and industry best practices into the testing cycles.

o Conduct root cause analysis and establishment of enterprise wide metrics related to testing and process

o Plan, execute and report on all test activities.

o Define testing scope for project releases based upon requirements documentation.

o Develop, publish and implement test strategies, test configuration, test schedules and related documentation.

o Define test data requirements, and create and secure test data as necessary.

o Execute developed test scenarios and test cases.

o Identify, report, research, and close defects.

o Guide team members during project test planning and execution phases ensuring deliverables are accurately created.

o Review/Audit system and business test plans and results.

o Collaborate with Business and Development teams to ensure established procedures, standards and processes are
utilized consistently throughout the development and testing lifecycles.

o Collect, monitor and track progress / status and provide timely communications to stakeholders related to test
progress and risks using test metrics, and test reports.

o Participate as project team member to recommend, develop and implement improvements to existing test processes
and standards related to quality management methodologies.

o Develop and run Hyperion queries.

o Work on all project phases including requirement, fit/gap, configuration, development and testing.

Supplemental Duties

The candidate shall have:

o Strong experience working with Hyperion. o Advanced knowledge on testing techniques.

o Hands on experience with Test Management Tools (required

o Experience in development, deployment and enforcement of quality assurance procedures and standards in software

o Knowledge of all phases of Application Life cycle including systems analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging,
implementation and maintenance.

o Experience with automated testing tools and best practices. o Ability to scope, plan and schedule activities related to
software quality assurance, testing and configuration management.

o Ability to recommend process improvements for validity of results, accuracy, reliability and conformance to
established standards.

o Demonstrated experience and understanding of test concepts, methodologies and practices in both waterfall and
Agile/SCRUM environments. o Ability to identify ways to improve the process of delivering solutions, sharing
knowledge to continually improve overall implementation methodology.

o Hands on experience with Rational Jazz Application Lifecycle Management Suite (desired

o Hands on experience testing using