Business Analyst/Tester

  • ICF
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Jul 06, 2021

Job Description

* We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US. * Incentive Technology Group is a rapidly growing,entrepreneurial,technology company,seeking an experienced Business Analyst/Tester. The BA/Tester is responsible for eliciting and analyzing business requirements and translating into user stories and acceptance criteria. You will also perform functional,508 compliance,and regression testing to ensure our applications meet quality requirements. This position is within the context of an Agile team employing the Scaled Agile (SAFe) development framework. The Work You will be part of an established team supporting our General Services Administration (GSA) client in Washington,DC. The ICF team at GSA performs custom software development to modernize the legacy platform into a cloud platform using modular design standards. The team works closely with clients and other contractors to ensure the performance and reliability of the Integrated Award Environment (IAE) public-facing,mission-critical applications. Required Skills and Experience: + U.S. Citizenship required (required by federal government for position). + Work with IT and business stakeholders to define the system requirements and design approach and write corresponding user stories and acceptance criteria + Create functional artifacts such as a data dictionary,roles matrix,or process diagram + Coordinate with developers and testers to ensure a shared understanding of business requirements + Obtain clarifications from product owners and other stakeholders as needed + Develop an understanding of the client processes and procedures and recommend improvements to the end-user experience + Write test plans and test cases for all user stories + Perform functional and regression testing within sprints + Perform smoke testing and integration testing of applications after deployments + Support automated testing by writing test scripts using the Gherkin syntax + Ensure all pages meet 508 compliance requirements using WAVE,AMP,and JAWS Required Skills and Experience + 5 + years of work experience as Business Analyst/Tester (with no degree requirement) + U.S. Citizenship required (required by federal government for position). + Experience writing user stories and acceptance criteria + Experience facilitating requirements gathering meetings with clients and end-users + Experience testing and logging defects,and working with developers to ensure defects are appropriately resolved + Comprehensive understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) including recent successful experience with agile methodologies (scrum) + Ability to push creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and client mindsets + Excellent verbal and written communication skills + Ability to communicate difficult sensitive information tactfully + Strong analytical,organizational,and product management skills + Ability to obtain Public Trust security clearance Preferred Skills and Experience + Bachelor's degree and 1 year of work experience as a business analyst/tester + Experience with issue tracking and project management tools such as Jira and Confluence + Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects to meet goals,deliverables,and deadlines + Experience using 508 testing tools,including JAWS,AMP,and WAVE + Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) principles and ceremonies + Experience with automated testing using Selenium/Cucumber This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. 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