Job Description :
IDEALFORCE has a CONTRACT position available immediately for a Business Analyst to join our customer in Phoenix AZ. This is an ONSITE position. Please find below additional details about this job. Kindly respond with your most up to date resume if you would like to pursue this opportunity. Only Local Candidates are considered for this role.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS
The Arizona Medical Marijuana Program utilizes multiple Management Information Systems (MIS) to provide services for the public and internal program management tools. The program has continued to develop a competent model for meeting the needs of its user community with a robust team and the capacity to develop, and implement technology solutions. It has become apparent that as the organization and its needs grow, both in size and complexity, that the ability effectively facilitate the interface with subject matter experts (SMEs) and stakeholders to gather requirements, and clarify expectations requires the presence of a dedicated Business Analyst. This role will work closely with Quality Assurance, internal and contracted Development resources, and Project Management teams to ensure that the customers’ needs are forefront in the project, while alleviating the strain on the Quality Assurance team to facilitate clarification and requirements gathering directly from SMEs and stakeholders daily.
The Business Analyst will coordinate between Subject Matter Experts, Stakeholders, Quality Assurance, internal and contracted Development, and Project Management teams to facilitate a consistent and clear understanding of customer requirements. The Business Analyst will work directly with users, SMEs, and inputting parties to gather, define, and prioritize requirements. This position will work directly with development teams, both internal and external, to ensure a better knowledge of user stories, desired functionality, and facilitate clarification as needed. The Business Analyst will employ systems and tools to document and track requirements.
Acts as primary liaison between Information Technology department and a single business unit
Supports the organization’s key business processes and applications
Gathers and documents business requirements for relatively small projects
Translates requirements into business, functional and use case documents for relatively small IT projects
Provides functional expertise to developers during the design and construction phases of projects
Maintains business systems standards by applying project management methods, tools and processes as standard practice
Creates and delivers related user documentation and end-user training
They will participate in production release activities that include participating release meetings, monitoring release progress and conducting smoke test in production applications once the release is completed.
Maintains business systems standards by applying project management methods, tools and processes as standard practice
Develops and executes comprehensive system test plans, conditions, test scripts, and test cases

THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES:
Email your candidate/s resume to joseph dot shelton at along with the following details: Rate, Current location and Availability.

Disclaimer :
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.