Job Description :

Short Description:

Provides assessments of technical and operational practices based on leading industry standards specific to the requested technology. The managers wants to identify & clear a candidate ASAP.

Complete Description:

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for special education-related data needed to improve education planning, management, reporting, instruction, and evaluation. OSSE’s CIO seeks to hire a Senior Business System Analyst (BA) resource to provide system analysis, system, configuration, and training support to within the project management office (PMO) team for various projects and business needs. The qualified candidate will have knowledge and experience in the areas of business process engineering and education systems at the state education level. The BA must have experience with the development and deployment of .Net products as well as COTS implementations. The BA will lead focus group sessions with the business units to gather the requirements necessary to develop System Requirements Specification (SRS) resulting in the development of the SRS and use cases to be used by the development team construct systems to meet the business functional requirements. The BA will work with business units and report to the CIO PMO Director. Responsibilities: 1. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements. 2. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desired results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirements specifications. 3. Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist of most phases of systems analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. Minimum Education/Certification Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience; Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is a plus. --------------------------------------------- CONTRACT JOB DESCRIPTION Responsibilities: 1. Defines scope for COTS configuration on user needs and regulatory requirements 2. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desired results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirements specifications. 3. Provides consultation and training on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist of most phases of systems analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. Minimum Education/Certification Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience.

Client Information

Work Location:

OSSE - 1050 1st Street NE Washington, DC 20002

Cost Center:

OSSE - Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Project:

Project work as assigned

Required/Desired Skills

Required /Desired

 

Skill

Required /Desired

Amount

of Experience

11-15 yrs as SME in complex enterprise level projects

Required

11

Years

 
                 

 

Bachelor's degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience

Required

4

Years

11+ yrs Software Development Lifecycle experience

Required

11

Years

 

11+ yrs requirements gathering and documentation

Required

11

Years

8+ yrs MS Office

Required

8

Years

 

Client Relationship Management experience

Required

8

Years

Experience in documenting business process, requirements, and test scripts

Required

8

Years

 

Business process analysis and the ability to implement change

Required

8

Years

Experience with MS Project or other Project Management software (GIT, TFS, JIRA etc)

Required

5

Years

 

Understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC)

Required

8

Years

Experience with developing strategies and processes to improve overall business workflow

Required

8

Years

 

Experience developing develop System Requirements Specification (SRS)

Required

8

Years

Strong communication skills - ability to articulate technical terms and complex data clearly to non-technical audience both verbally and in writing

Required

11

Years

 

Experience working at OSSE a plus

Nice to have

1

Years

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