Business Analyst/Tester

Pragmatics - Washington, DC3.7

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $90,000 - $120,000 a year
BA/QA Analyst

Pragmatics, Inc. is seeking a Business Analyst / Quality Assurance Analyst to support Agile Teams by capturing user stories, and completing testing of software development applications. The BA/QA Analyst will elicit and define user requirements in user story format, as well as validate development through manual and/or automated functional, technical, and/or performance testing. Further, the BA/QA Analyst will develop and maintain project documentation, and create and update software testing documentation such as test cases, test plans, and test results.

Elicit user requirements for systems development.
Capture functional and technical requirements into user stories using JAZZ or JIRA.
Plan, update, develop and execute manual and/or automated functional, technical, and performance testing using automated test software, as well as other tools using various technologies (.Net, SSRS, and Sharepoint) in an Agile development environment.
Coordinate and conduct manual and automated functional and performance testing using SQL, JAZZ, and other testing tools.
Work with Agile Teams to plan sprints and releases, maintain metrics in team dashboard, and participate in backlog grooming.
Work within the Agile Teams to assign points for user stories and prioritize work for the product backlog.
Work with Agile Teams pointing out functional errors, bottlenecks, and regression test subsequent enhancements.
Conduct testing analysis at sprint reviews and provide it as part of our Software Test Plan Results delivered during each release.
Work with other teams, including customer and third party consumer teams.
Support customer findings and acceptance test events

Experience in an Agile Development team completing both business analyst and quality assurance activities.
Experience with JAZZ or JIRA.
Ability to create and maintain user stories in JAZZ or JIRA.
Experience conducting functional testing of web-based applications and web-services in a windows environment.
Experience creating Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Result deliverables.
Experience writing up and troubleshooting software defects.

Automated Test Development and Result Analysis.
Experience with relational databases such as SQL Server and/or Oracle.
Familiarity with .Net, Sharepoint, and SSRS technologies.

2 to 4 years of experience.
A bachelor’s degree

Must be US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

company overview

Join an established and reliable mid-tier government contractor with a reputation for excellence. For 30 years, Pragmatics, Inc. has provided state-of-the-art technology services and solutions to the federal government. We provide software engineering, agile business intelligence and analytics, audiovisual and learning technologies, cybersecurity, systems engineering, independent verification and validation, IT service management, program management, and transportation solutions. Pragmatics has diverse contracts with both defense and civilian agencies. We have been externally appraised at SEI CMMI® Level 5 and are ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, and ISO/IEC 20000-1 certified.

Pragmatics strives to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction, as well as rewarding careers for our employees, who are hardworking, enthusiastic, and dedicated to superior performance. We encourage you to find out more about our company and our benefits at: Pragmatics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.