Job Description :
Client is seeking to hire a project level BA who will be responsible planning activities for smaller projects and the requirements and analysis of Kentucky Automated Support and Enforcement System (CLIENT) maintenance and operations support. This person will work with Child Support Enforcement (CSE) and CLIENT staff to analyze and document the CLIENT III modernization and any change requests received from CSE. This candidate will work with the CLIENT technical staff to design and document any technical solutions. This candidate will also work with business stakeholders, subject matter experts and the CLIENT team to improve business operation and data integrity. They will also be responsible for ensuring that the final deliverable of a software development project meets all of the intended needs of the business.

The project level business analyst will be responsible for providing analysis support for the Child Support Modernization projects and ongoing CLIENT maintenance and operations support.

Primary Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Demonstrate a high level working knowledge with IT methodologies and processes (i.e. Project Life Cycle, System Development Life Cycle and Change Management process
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers and subject matter experts.
Be the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams.
Lead and participate in JAD and design sessions.
Lead and work with the project team to assist with the gathering of detailed business requirements that completely define the project.
Facilitate business and functional requirement review, approval, and sign-off sessions.
Pr pare and review project documents and deliverables as necessary
Assisting the project manager with project tasks, estimates, schedules, etc.
Support application releases and project go-live.
Conduct and direct end-user testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in data analysis and identifying trends and patterns in data
Proficient in Microsoft Product Suites (Project, Word, Excel, and Visio)
Experience defining business problems, gathering and documenting requirements, determining business solutions and verifying solutions meet requirements
Ability to handle extreme workloads with general direction
Relationship management and facilitation skills
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficient problem solving skills
Must be adaptable to change in a fast paced environment
Must be detail-oriented
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently and in conjunction with team members
Prior Child Support experience is preferred.