Business Analyst, Senior

11 Oct 2019
19 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Business Group Highlights
The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.

The successful candidate will provide software engineering and integration support for a major VA EHRM application testing organization. Various applications include but are not limited to re–hosted, VistA legacy, Cerner Millennium, COTS/GOTS integration with VistA legacy and others. Support will specifically include analytical work in support of systems architecture and systems integration activities with significant emphasis on testing such systems integration with external components, ensuring smooth interaction and maximum efficiencies. Hands–on software, system architecture, interface, testing, and database development and/or enhancement experience will be required. He/she will be expected to evaluate and recommend solutions for testing services based on risk assessment and system architecture. Candidate will actively participate in collaborative meetings with the VA TS customer, TS teammates, VA project teams and other key stakeholders.

Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
• At least 10 years of overall information technology experience. Experience must include 5+ years in Software Engineering including integration experience, architecture analysis, and testing the integration between applications, databases, and external applications.
• Experience working with Mumps/Cache and either Oracle or SQL Server in a UNIX/VMS/Windows environment is required
• Must have understanding of Web–based applications, web services and Cloud computing
• Good understanding of distributed Interfaces development and testing.
• Must be able to:
o Evaluate, implement, test, and manage technology solutions.
o Develop and execute architecture strategies, feasibility studies, and integration analyses.
o Independently gather and define the architecture requirements and ensure that the architectures are compatible and in compliance with the appropriate IT organization and project standards.
o Analyze application architecture of the systems, perform risk assessments, and be able to establish appropriate architecture for testing environments for the execution of independent testing.
o Establish a process whereby overarching requirement for Application Architecture within the testing environments are identified and integrated within the integrated systems environment.
o Must have ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks if necessary, handle changing priorities, be detail oriented, and be able to work independently.
o Write effective client deliverable analysis reports with little to no supervision.
• Must be capable of utilizing organizationally established architecture tools, repositories, and repository management processes to capture, publish, and maintain architecture artifacts.
• Must also have excellent oral and written communication skills and exhibit excellent customer service skills.
• Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and obtain a Government–granted Security clearance.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
• Access to VA network is a big plus
• Any experience with Cerner Millennium and Interface developing and testing experience is preferred.
• Any healthcare, VA and DoD architecture/engineering experience would be a plus.
• Specific experience in the Veterans Affairs environment and with VistA (including but not limited to FileMan, Kernel, VMS, Vista Internals, Vitria, and BusinessWare) preferred.
• Experience with Java, J2EE applications desired.
• Experience with:
o HP Quality Center and Rational Clear Quest
o Risk based testing methodologies
o Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) testing
o VA healthcare systems
Must be able to achieve a VA Position of Trust

About Perspecta
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector–from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next–generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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