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Business Analyst

Richmond, VA, USA Req #136
Thursday, March 12, 2020

We’re looking for amazing people! Come join VHDA as a Business Analyst. This important role discovers and documents collective knowledge by gathering, analyzing, and managing business requirements and processes for multiple concurrent programs and projects.  The BA ensures that requirements and other documented inputs are captured correctly and comprehensively reflect the customer’s needs. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Enterprise Analysis; Elicitation; Requirements Analysis:
    • Identifying business needs and defining feasible solution scopes.

    • Working with stakeholders to understand their working environments while evaluating other work effort requirements that may cause conflict or redundancy.

    • Identify and document business, technical, product, process, and workflow requirements.

    • Analyzing,understanding, and documenting “current state” processes to ensure that the clients and project team understand the context and implications of change.

    • Working with the client to prioritize and rationalize requirements.


  • Requirements Management and Communication:

    • Detailing and communicating all requirements in a Business Requirements Document or applicable format.

    • Developing a Requirements Management Plan and disseminating it to all stakeholders.

    • Managing conflicts, issues, and changes to maintain agreement on solution scope.


  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring; Solution Assessment and Validation:

    • Identifying sources of requirements and understanding how roles help determine relative validity of requirements.

    • Creating user interface documents to supplement requirements

    • Selecting appropriate business analysis techniques for the effort.

    • Document estimation levels of effort for business analysis tasks.

    • Understanding how present and future business needs impact solution.

    • Identifying gaps in solutions and helping define acceptance criteria for completion of solution.

    • Ensure traceability mechanisms are in place for all requirements

Qualified candidates must possess 5-7 years of progressive experience necessary to perform as a Business Analyst. Proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Office applications and MS Visio. Preferred experience includes working in an Enterprise Project Management Office, PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA), Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP), Agile Analysis (IIBA-AAC) or equivalent designation preferred, or ability to obtain certification in a timely fashion. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

VHDA is one of the nation’s premier housing finance organizations. Our mission is to help Virginians attain quality, affordable housing, which we accomplish through our public-private partnerships.

We are focused on employee engagement and committed to a healthy and diverse workforce. We offer on-site conveniences such as a cafeteria, fitness center, and free parking. Educational opportunities to help your advancement are available through classroom and online programs.

Applications and resumes are accepted online only at:

This position will remain open until filled.

Hiring Range: $78,857 - $102,513

Background and credit checks will be performed as a condition of employment.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $78,857.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $102,513.00
  • Richmond, VA, USA