76391: Columbus, OH – IT – DODD – Business Analyst 2/BA2

Job Title: BA2 / Business Analyst 2
NFP Rate: $46.89
Will close to submissions: Wednesday 10/14/20 at 10:00am EST
First interview will be a Digital RIVS interview then TEAMS

DODD requires all submissions to include the attached cover sheet included inside the resume ( 1 document) along with two references per candidate (listed at the bottom of resume).  DODD requests the candidate's previous two managers.  Include manager name, email address, and phone number.  Resumes without references included will be rejected.

BA Position

The Business Analyst (BA) at DODD will provide program technical assistance to state and contracted information technology professionals during one, multiple or all phases of an assigned project.   BA’s gather information from various sources (business, and technical teams) during the inception (i.e., development of the scope and outline of the general requirements) of a project.  The BA will need excellent verbal and written communication skills to fulfill this role.

DODD is an AGILE shop; as part of the BA activity, BA’s will be asked to develop and refine user stories.  In order to perform this function, the BA should be conversant with the Microsoft Visual Studio or DevOps Platform.   Specifically, in order to: Add user requirements to stories; Add artifacts obtained from the business to stories, Develop supporting artifacts based on interviews with the technical and business team; Write acceptance criteria;  Assisting with the development of acceptance criteria; and Manage the state of user stories from committed to ready for test processes.  The BA may use a variety of tools including VISIO, Lucid Chart, Balsamiq, and PowerPoint to develop mock-ups and artifacts

The BA will also work closely with the QA team to support testing processes in pre-production and production environments.  In this role the BA will support the quality assurance team in the testing process.  In order to provide this support, the BA will be conversant with DODD QA standards, applying them as they assist in the development of test cases and ensuring that the test cases provide adequate code coverage of user stories.   This activity could also include mapping user tests to traceability matrices; again, to ensure adequate code coverage.  During release cycles the BA will work closely with the DODD release Manager to support the release, working as a liaison to technical resources and serving as the subject matter expert on the underlying business rules for the system/application

DODD BA’s may also utilize CRM tools to configure applications as assigned.


5 years’ experience working in an AGILE development environment using MS Visual Studio of DevOps platform  in support of program and project management staff with story lifecycle management including; Adding user requirements to stories; adding artifacts obtained from the business to stories, developing supporting artifacts based on interviews with the technical and business team, writing acceptance criteria, assisting with the development of acceptance criteria and assisting with the migration of user stories from committed to ready for test processes.

5 years demonstrated ability to develop artifacts using tools such as MS PowerPoint; and MS Excel, MS word, Visio, or other diagramming software

5 years’ experience functioning as a BA on a large-scale enterprise level application

Good communication skills

Ability to interact with a diverse group composed of line of business and technical staff

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