Margit Klivington


Margit Klivington 2040 Beacon Heights Drive, Reston, VA 20191 703-283-0638 Summary of Qualifications Excellent technical background, including professional experience with private firms, the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of the Navy (DoN) in information technology (IT) with experience in requirements analysis, design, development and implementation for projects and systems. Knowledgeable in the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and in Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD). Creates documentation of business requirements in Rational Unified Process (RUP) based on the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Performs activities associated with use case definitions, system testing, and end user training. Participates in Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions. Provides requirements and guidelines for the establishment and execution of quality assurance (QA). Strong technical, interpersonal, written and verbal skills. Expert Process Modeler with RequisitePro and Rational Rose. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Professional Experience Senior Business Analyst 2002 to Present AHT Inc., Fairfax, VA Responsible for overseeing the Electronic Realty Transaction System (ERTS), a web based system. Extracted requirements from scratch from the end users and the client to start the development. Maintains requirements baseline using RequisitePro. Understands the impact of changing requirements. Reviews requirement history to indicate the stability of each requirement. Utilizes RequisitePro to define, organize and manage requirements to keep project on track. Provides traceability throughout the SDLC. Participates in JAD sessions with users to identify, define, and confirm requirements as the basis for system design to create use cases. Assists in providing system training in accordance with project requirements. Develops documents required within the RUP. Communicates directly with analysts, software developers, testers, system users and client. Reviews milestones involving interaction with the client, including deadline for delivery of the system. Creates timelines and schedule for project. Completes projects on time and on budget. Associate 2000 to 2002 Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA Assisted the Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management Comptroller) ASN (FM&C) Office, whose web based systems were utilized by multiple commands and field level programs. Helped client and developer formulate the requirements. Analyzed and identified system requirements using RequisitePro, taking into consideration the technology needs. Created and maintained business requirements traceability matrices, process flows, and use cases supporting the project development, as well as assigned roles in change issue and risk for the project. Informed team members about priority of the requirements by sorting them in RequisitePro. Participated in the development of user documentation and manuals. Attended JAD meetings to address client needs for the project. Created complex scenarios to be used in testing and verified that all client requirements were incorporated into system design. Assisted testing group in developing test cases to requirements. Analyzed and documented the current workflow and identified recommendations for process improvements. Served as primary client liaison responsible for coordinating project team activities and overseeing QA concerning product delivery. Helped in creating specification documents from the repository. Senior Program Analyst 1997 to 2000 KPMG, Arlington, VA Generated reports for the design, development, and implementation of a web based system for the Department of the Navy (DoN) Electronic Acquisition Office (EA-21). This web based system reached a Capability Maturity Model (CMM) level 3. Extracted user needs and converted them into use cases specifying requirements and business rules. Established functional and technical specifications and standards for the system. Captured, tracked, managed and analyzed different types of requirements in RequisitePro. Extracted user needs and converted them into use cases in Rational Rose, specifying requirements and business rules. Reviewed requirements, use cases and business rules. Helped team communicate and understand the problems and concerns, also gave time to set up the testing environment and configuration for QA. Assisted test group in developing test cases, to meet requirements. Participated in JAD meetings and gathered business requirements through a variety of techniques such as work sessions and interviews. Recommended corrective actions. Drafted the SRS that contained contains functional and nonfunctional requirements. . Collected, clarified, and translated business requirements into technical requirements including conceptual design documentation so that solutions were developed. Provided leadership and guidance to other system analysts. Senior Consultant 1996 to 1997 Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA Served as task leader for two program offices, supporting the Ship Project Directive (SPD) Manager (05P1) of the Space and Naval Warfare Command (SPARWAR), and the SEAWOLF Submarine Program (PMS350) of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and analyzed their web based system. Consulted with the client to understand and assess its business processes, existing systems, and related problems. Created business use case diagrams to break down the complicated workflow into simple units and show the relationships of use cases. Presented use case diagrams to customers, users and the development team. Described special requirements including constraints, to these needs through workshops, interviews, and other client interactions as needed. Analyzed and translated client s needs and used this analysis to write formal functional requirements, formal functional design specifications, detailed descriptions of user needs, program functions, and steps to be taken by the product development project teams to develop or modify the systems. Prepared system documentation including functional specifications, testing documents, user manuals, and training material. Worked with QA team to submit documents according to the project schedule. System Analyst 1995 to 1996 CPI Inc., Alexandria, VA Reviewed reports, prepared analysis and findings of requirements, for a web based system utilized by a variety of Comptroller Offices. Captured, analyzed, and documented business and technical user requirements. Formulated use cases and named use cases and actors to concentrate on the flow of events. Utilized Visio to diagram use cases to specify the complete functionality of the system design. Education George Washington University Washington, DC M.S. Engineering Management (MIS), 2000 George Mason University Fairfax, VA B.S. Business Administration, 1995 References Available Upon Request

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Senior Business Analyst