Business Analyst

Job Title:   Business Analyst
Department: IT
Location: Bethesda, MD


We are seeking a Closer Business Analyst with 3+ years of experience working in a software development environment to elicit, gather, maintain and support software business and functional requirements through the entire software development lifecycle. This position requires a strong understanding of the Commercial Real Estate Finance business. The position also requires the ability to work closely with both business users and IT teams and is a great opportunity to get involved with an industry leading company and have a direct impact on enterprise level software projects. This position is located in Bethesda, MD.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly document all functional/technical requirements.
  • Self-starting, proactive problem solver
  • Ability to interpret, act on and update information effectively
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills
  • Professional demeanor with strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, attention to detail, and follow-up skills
  • Comfort level and skills necessary to interface with all levels of an organization through written and verbal interaction and presentation
  • Ability to react quickly and decisively to resolve customer issues in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of 3 years working in a software development environment
  • Working Knowledge of CLOSER
  • Some SQL skills is a plus
  • Experience creating various types of requirements documents, such as Business Requirements Documents, Functional Requirements Documents, User Stories, Use Cases, User Interface Mockups/Wireframes
  • Past experience writing code is a plus
  • Past experience serving in a Project Management role, understanding of Project Management duties and techniques, and the ability to provide backup for a Project Manager
  • Experience in several Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of the Commercial Real Estate Finance business
  • Ability to travel 0-20%