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NANA Sr. Application Systems Analyst in Bethesda, Maryland

Sr. Application Systems Analyst


TUVA, an Akima Company, provides turnkey solutions that offer better systems, tools, and methods to further your goals, reduce costs, and streamline operations. From requirements analysis, design, and implementation to operations and training TUVA’s personnel are well-versed in best practices across Enterprise IT, Mission Support Services, and Specialized Technologies. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Tuva is looking for a candidate with strong systems analysis experience to support our federal government client’s mission critical systems. The analyst will design and configure requirement repositories, provide guidance, develop plans, create automated test cases using Microfocus (HP) Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), and integrate it with other agency tools such as JIRA, Cucumber and Git.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide solution redesigning of the existing project setup in ALM to consolidate multiple projects into fewer, streamlined project areas

  • Standardize requirement development to reduce the repetition of common requirements across multiple projects and apply consistent metadata

  • Design and generate cross-project customizations to improve reporting during the software development process

  • Develop baselines, create reports, dashboards and other documentation to view/track metrics, manage requirements and manage test activities

  • Conduct performance tests using automation tools while developing and executing automated test scripts

  • Document business and data requirements, developing functional specifications for systems integration and oversee user acceptance testing

  • Closely align with and support departmental staff to proactively identify improvements to processes

  • Support senior leadership in gathering and defining business requirements to properly design solutions for business user needs

  • Support implemented solutions by creating, monitoring and tuning queries addressing and communicating functional/technical issues


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Preferably in a technical field or equivalent)

  • A minimum 7-10 years’ experience in software development and testing with 5 years direct experience with Microfocus ALM

  • Extensve experience with Microfocus (HP) ALM tool

  • Extensive experience analyzing features, writing user stories, test cases and creating dashboards/reports

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with high level government leaders and diverse technical teams, product owners, and subject matter experts

  • Must be a US Citizen or a Green Card holder with the ability to obtain and maintain a client specific Public Trust Clearance.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-MD-Bethesda

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: TUV02091