Position: Requirements Analyst/Tester
Location: Arlington, VA or Sterling, VA
Clearance: Active Secret clearance
ASRC Federal Mission Services is seeking the best and brightest software development talent in our industry to support the critical mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). We are developing the applications that provide the tools necessary for our drug enforcement agents and the greater law enforcement community to take illicit drugs and those who traffic them off the street. The current opioid crisis in our country is testament to the critical mission of the DEA. Our application development efforts have been underway for over a decade, and have resulted in over 65 applications riding on a common core platform. Our leading edge technical platform is one of the largest software development initiatives in the federal government, and certainly one of the most technically sophisticated and challenging. You will work side by side with many of the brightest software developers, and learn valuable technical skills not found in most other software development efforts. Our work is growing rapidly, with a large backlog of additional applications to develop providing years of runway for those who wish to join the fight against the scourge of illicit drugs. The mission is critical, the effort is technically sophisticated, and the team is incredibly talented. ASRC Federal offers incredible benefits, and the DEA work offers incredible compensation in order to attract and retain top talent. If you are passionate about software development, and wish to work with the latest technologies among some of the brightest software development minds of our time, then we want to speak with you.
Description: Current openings are for people with top-notch experience as requirements analysts and technical writers supporting database administration and application development teams. Experience with law enforcement operational support activities is a plus. Successful candidates must be able to interface with clients, and provide briefings, training, and supporting documentation when required. Five years of total experience in IT positions, and three years as a technical writer or requirements analyst are required. This position supports DEA units in Arlington, VA or Sterling, VA.
The successful candidate will work with the DEA's agile development teams and Product Owners to deliver cutting-edge software applications that address all aspects of DEA's mission. Using their sharp analytical skills and depth and breadth of knowledge of DEA systems and business practices, the Requirements Analyst/Tester will help document stakeholder needs, analyze the fundamental and detailed business requirements and create deliverables for development teams, stakeholders and DEA Management.
The primary deliverables from this position are User Stories and Change Requests, along with the supporting requirements and acceptance criteria. Our analysts work directly with clients to create, document, refine, and elicit requirements for software development and database administration activities. They create and/or edit user stories, software requirements specifications, operational procedures, system manuals (for end users and administrators), system architecture documents, risk plans, release notes, test results, and other SDLC and operational documentation. They also create meeting minutes, and assist project managers with other project and contract deliverables.
ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.
Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active Secret clearance and pass DEA Suitability
Bachelors degree in related field and 5+ years of experience capturing requirements
5+ years of experience testing web applications
3+ years of experience with Microsoft Office 2010 and higher
3+ years of experience writing Agile user stories and requirements documentation
2+ years of experience with MS Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Experience in working in an Agile/SCRUM environment
Ability to quickly deliver small projects, and to frequently transition between projects and applications
Understanding of high level user stories and requirements documentation
Self-starter organized and has a strong attention to detail
Strong functional analysis skills and the ability to quickly meet an end-to-end view of the business requirements and systems architecture
Knowledge of business intelligence technology and concepts is important