Job Description :
Tittle: Specialist – (JD ID HBITS-06-05169)

Location : Albany, New York

Position – Long Term

Interview: IN person OR WEB-EX

Primary Skills: Stake holders, RFP,JAD, Change management.

Job Description:

The State of New York State Department of Labor NYSDOL is publishing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to gather information on industry approaches and solutions to develop, operate, and support a modernized unemployment insurance (UI) employer/benefits/appeals system (a full UI system NYSDOL will seek a solution that is extensible, configurable and will be cost-effective for development, operation, and support.

The NYSDOL is also interested in progressive approaches to operations and support, including the potential of public/private partnerships and innovative approaches to solution delivery.

The project will quality assurance of awarded vendor deliverables

Day to day tasks:

Daily tasks will include but are not limited to the following:

· Validates Use Case (UC) guidelines and confirms Request for Proposal (RFP) Ready level

· Provides oversight to Quality Assurance (QA) and Business Analysts (BAs), in conjunction with Project Managers (PMs) and Project Director

· Spot checks completed requirements products and provides feedback

· Embedded in Meetings to provide QA guidance within meetings

· Reviews work product of Bas

· Reviews work product of awarded bid

Mandatory Qualifications:


-Experience in the usage and support of a collection of development platforms, technical architectures, or business applications and products that run on those platforms, beyond that of a Programmer

- The Authorized User may seek Specialists in the following areas (list is not exhaustive):• Backup and Recovery• Security

Expert – 84+ months

Candidate is able to provide leadership of large teams and/or extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field.

Requested Qualifications:

1. 12 months experience with review and analysis of Request for Proposal (RFP) Functional Requirements

2. 84 Months experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions, conducting stakeholder interviews, focus groups and workshops and then analyzing the stakeholders’ business needs and converting those into functional requirements.

3. 60 Months experience in business requirements management including requirements documentation, analysis, validation, and change management.

4. 60 Months experience in business process modeling, gap analysis, process improvement or re-engineering on medium to large-scale IT projects, describing the “as-is” and “to-be” business processes.

5. 60 Months experience in writing use cases/user stories, business requirement document (BRD), software requirement specification (SRS), business rules, traceability matrix, work flow diagrams, or other business or system requirement artifacts.

6. 12 months experience relating to the Insurance Industry

7. 24 months experience with Microsoft SharePoint with a team (2 or more) of business analysts in document management, designer and administration roles.