Functional Analyst at ASM Research (Washington DC)

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Functional Analyst

Fairfax, VA

Developsand analyzes functional and cross-functional requirements, functional design products, anddocumentation. Provides subjectmatter expertise and support to clients. Monitors products and servicesthroughout the life cycle. Serves as a liaison between clients and the projectteam, captures supplementary specifications not included in clientrequirements, and logs and tracks requirements to closure. Validates adherenceto specified requirements through test and measurement activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Analyzes common user needs to determine functional requirements for client projects.
• Translates customer needsto create user stories, acceptance criteria, workflow and data diagrams.• Acts as Scrum Master onAgile team; runs scrum ceremonies (sprint review, retrospective, sprint • Responds to user requests for common system needs.• Performs technical assessments aimed at improving client systems.• Researches, identifies, and recommends resources required for task execution and completion.• Provides analysis and the development of business and functional requirements for small to mid-scale initiatives.• Serves as functional advisor to clients in assigned subject areas, recommends small to mid-scale functional changes, and identifies areas for further investigation.• Generates small to mid-scale recommendations in the form of technical briefings, reports, and other documents provided to senior-level client personnel.• Consults with clients to determine optimum requirements and design for assigned projects.• Identifies emerging relevant technologies that may result in improvements to current processes and systems.• Writes and updates project documentation including system procedures, presentations, and provide inputs to training materials.• Performs functional testing of various systems.• Serves as client liaison and coordinates with sub-contractors, project stakeholders, and technical experts.• Benchmarks industry best practices to measure organization's position.• End-to-end ownership of assigned initiatives through implementation.• Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline, or equivalent relevant experience.
4-8 years of relevant experience.


Professional Certification or License in functional area of expertise preferred.

Other Job Specific Skills
• Demonstrates excellent judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.• Excellent analytical, and problem solving skills.• Self-starter and able to follow guidance given for completing assigned projects.• Ability to effectively communicate analyzed data, resulting reports and supporting logic to clients.• Robust oral and written communication skills.• Experience working with customers, users and project leads in analyzing, designing, implementing and supporting IT business applications and systems.
• Strong experience with translation of customer needs to functionalsystem design and creating functional and system requirements.• Experience with Agile Methodology / Scrum.• Experience working withArmy / military is a plus• Experience in having primary responsibility for individual projects and systems.• Experience in testing functionality and matching to requirements.• General understanding of business process configuration and process flows.

U.S. Citizenship Required: Yes

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes


Light office dutieswhich may include sitting for prolonged periods of time, viewing digitalscreens for prolonged periods of time, lifting up to 10 pounds, use of a deskor mobile phone, typing on a keyboard, writing with a pen, pencil, or stylus, etc.

EEO Requirements

It is the policyof ASM that an individual's race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexualorientation or national origin are not and will not be considered in anypersonnel or management decisions. We affirm our commitment to thesefundamental policies.
All recruiting, hiring, training, andpromoting for all job classifications is done without regard to race, color,religion, sex, disability, or age. All decisions on employment aremade to abide by the principle of equalemployment.


The physical requirements described in"Knowledge, Skills and Abilities" above are representative of those which mustbe met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of thisjob. (For example, "light office duties' or "lifting up to 50 pounds"or "some travel" required.) Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with qualifying disabilities, who are otherwise qualified,to perform the primary functions.


The preceding jobdescription has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of workperformed by employees within this classification. It is not designedto contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to thisjob.
More Information on ASM Research
ASM Research operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Fairfax, VA and San Antonio, TX. ASM Research was founded in 1978. It has 1180 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 29 open jobs at ASM Research, click here.
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