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Agile Coach

  • Location: Norwood, Massachusetts, 02062
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Software Product Analyst
Location: Norwood, MA, 02062
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the elicitation of requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, and/or task and workflow analysis.
  • Participate in the creation of requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely.
  • Participate in requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to documented processes and standards.
  • Perform research, analysis, and documentation.
  • Participate in the validation of functional requirements, use cases, workflows, and data models.
  • Participate in requirements prioritization.
  • Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents.
  • Participate in peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly.
  • Enter, manipulate, and report on requirements stored in a commercial requirements management tool.
  • Participate in the management of requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project.
  • Identify requirements errors and defects, and write requirements defect reports.
  • Participate in the management of changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.
  • Assist with the development or improvement of the organizations requirements engineering policies, procedures, and tools.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience and the successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities, Knowledge, and skills presented above.
  • An appropriate advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.
  • Basic knowledge of contemporary requirements principles.
  • Basic knowledge of how to practice requirements engineering according to software development life cycles in a team environment.
  • Basic knowledge of how enterprise software products are positioned and developed.
  • Interviewing skills, to talk with individuals and groups about their needs and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information.
  • Listening skills, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say.
  • Analytical skills, to evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, and distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Facilitation skills, to participate in requirements elicitation workshops.
  • Observational skills, to validate data obtained via other techniques, such as site visits, and expose new areas for elicitation.
  • Writing skills, to communicate information effectively to the departments customers and stakeholders.
  • Organizational skills, to work with the array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information.
  • Interpersonal skills, to help facilitate discussions
Even better if you have:
  • FDA Design Control regulations, and associated standards and guidances
  • Visual Modeling skills, to represent requirements information in graphical forms that augment textual representations in natural language; knowledge and experience with at least three of the following line items:
    • Use cases
    • Context Diagrams
    • Decision Tables / Decision Trees
    • Activity Models (also called Workflow Diagrams or Process Maps)
    • State Diagrams
    • Storyboarding
  • Writing software technical specification documents
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • DOORS Requirements System
  • Experience with medical diagnostic devices / analyzers
  • Experience on an Agile/Scrum team
If this looks like a perfect fit, apply today!