Job Description :
Business Analyst
Sacramento, CA
6+ Months with the possibility of a permanent position

USC’s or GC holders only
In Person Interview only

The Project Management Office is looking for a responsible business analyst to work with the Budget office in implementing the new Budget Management system. Skills required include: project management, troubleshooting issues, administering and testing applications, eliciting requirements, and documenting business processes. Basic knowledge of software development lifecycle and database system is desired.
The ideal candidate will be able to work with the existing team to contribute in the following areas Qualifications and Experience:
* Exceptional customer service foundation and practice
* Ability to work in high pressure environment
* 5+ years of business analysis and end-user interaction
* 3+ years of implementing information technology projects and/or products
* 2+ years of leading technology projects and/or product support
* Bachelors Degree a plus
* Knowledge of Business Analyst Book of Knowledge (BABOK) a plus
* Experience with government processes a plus

Job Responsibilities:
* Manage and organize high visibility projects
* Elicit, develop, organize, document and simplify requirements
* Maintain and drive the project schedule
* Develop project documentation including technical specifications and user guides
* Develop software test plans
* Conduct quality assurance testing for software systems
* Train users on software
* Create as-is documentation for existing systems

Desired Skills and Characteristics
* Must present well and communicate in a professional manner even in high stress situations
* Able to facilitate meetings
* Able to establish and meet deadlines
* Able to effectively communicate equally well with customers, technical staff, management and vendors
* Must have excellent oral and written skills
* Willing to learn new systems
* Willing to adapt to different management approaches