Job Description :
DirectClient: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services(DFPS)
SolicitationR
Title: Business Analyst
Location: Austin TX
Duration: Until 8/31/2017 with possible 1 year extension

Note: This position will be part-time, approximately 30 hours per week

Job Description:
DFPS is upgrading the functionality of the Child Care Licensing Automation Support System (CLASS Most of the improvements are required for compliance with the Sunset recommendation included in SB206, 84th Legislature, and federal licensing requirements from passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG Additionally, the system upgrades include enhancements to the childcare licensing system, National Rap Back functionality for the automated background check system.

The CLASS Upgrade project requires a technical business analyst, for the project duration. This worker is required to map requirements to business needs. The worker will have strong communication skills, both orally and writing skills, to ensure all stakeholder requirements are collected and documented. The worker must be able to work both with the business team members and the developers. This worker will serve as a liaison between functional analyst and developers. The worker will work closely with the System Upgrade''s Project Manager, certain DFPS IT staff and other designated internal program staff.

It is preferred that the worker has some experience or knowledge of child care licensing, renewals processes, background check processes, and testing activities.

II. WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
8 Developing and mapping requirements to business needs
5 Creating test plans and scripts; and monitoring testing activities.
5 Conducting and facilitating work sessions to collect and define user and business stakeholder requirements
5 Experienced user of Visio software or other graphical tool to create process and work flows.
5 Interpreting scope statements to ensure that project scope remains intact
Strong Ability to translate complex business issues into options for management
Strong Communication skills, oral and in written. (Candidates selected for interview should bring a writing sample related to business requirements documentation
Strong Ability to work with both functional and technical project stakeholders.


Preferences:
Years Skills/Experience
2 Experience and knowledge of background check processes.
2 Experience and knowledge of child care licensing processes.

Client : Texas Department of Family and Protective Services(DFPS)