Job Description :
LOCAL Candidates only.

Mandatory Qualifications
B.S. or B.A. degree or Associates degree plus an additional 5 years’ experience
5 years’ experience in relevant roles

Intermediate-level experience with business analysis, quality assurance, and testing disciplines, methodologies and artifacts.
At least 1 previous engagement on a deployment of a technology solution impacting 500+ employees in a large organization with multiple locations.

Intermediate-level skills with Visio, PowerPoint and Excel
Demonstrated competency in developing training materials and delivering training.
Demonstrated competency in transitioning new deployment processes to operational staff.

Desired Skills
Experience with all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including requirements elicitation, gap analysis, configuration, testing, and implementation.
Experience working directly with both senior business leaders and end-user staff.
Experience on IT-related initiatives identifying process, procedure, policy, people, technology, and culture-related changes.
Experience with electronic poll books or similar technology
CCBA or CBAP certification from IIBA

Responsibilities Include:

Technical & Logistics Planning

Confirm connectivity options

Visit polling places to test connectivity

Power concerns

Testing and Training Logistics

Acceptance test planning and execution

Lab deployment

Training schedules

Deployment and Life Cycle Management

Develop training materials and desk references

Train end-users (ensure transfer of knowledge)

Storage logistics

Hardware and software lifecycle planning

Other items

Issues tracking and resolution

Budget tracking, as needed

Assist with contract issues, as needed

Coordination with internal groups (IS, Contracts, Security, Elections, etc.

Transition deployment process established in Phase 1 to operational staff to continue rollout in Phase 2.

Project Overview:

In 2018, the Minnesota legislature authorized state grants for the purchase of electronic pollbooks. The state funds must be used no later than August 31, 2019. To achieve this goal, the Electronic Poll Books project was established. There are two phases:

Phase One - Initial Purchase and Rollout

At least one electronic poll book deployed per polling place.
Training for all elections judges and staff.
Completed in time for 2019 Fall elections (11/5/19
Logistics plan complete:
Polling place (power, connectivity, etc
Lifecycle plan
Phase Two – Complete purchase and rollout as laid out in Phase One. Goal is to eliminate paper poll books at all locations in time for November 2020 election.

(Consultant only needed for phase 1)