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Business Analyst.,.,.,

Des moines, IA
Business Analyst
Des Moines IA
6+ Months
Interview Mode: Person Only (F2F)
Short Description:
  • ***In-Person Interviews ONLY***  The Senior Business Analyst will participate in all phases of the systems development lifecycle from Requirements, Design, Development, Testing, and Implementation to meet business needs.
  • Complete Description:
  • ****PLEASE NOTE - The client is ONLY scheduling IN-PERSON INTERVIEWS for this position. They will not schedule webcam or phone interviews. Please ONLY SUBMIT CANDIDATES who can EASILY ATTEND an IN-PERSON INTERVIEW if selected to interview***
Complete Description:
  • The Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) is in the initiation phase of a large, multi-year system integration project. The scope of the project includes the implementation of a modern architecture platform and procurement of several new Medicaid modules to meet the IME’s requirements for managing Medicaid health benefits for over 600,000 Iowa citizens.
  • The migration from the current environment to the future-state platform will involve the modernization or replacement of dozens of legacy systems and applications as well as the evaluation and modification of hundreds of system-to-system interfaces.
  • The department is seeking a senior business analyst role to assess the current state Medicaid business processes and define the requirements for future state application components.
  • Responsibilities of senior business analyst role include but are not limited to:
  • Creating/documenting, tracking, maintaining, prioritizing, and assessing changes to business processes and the associated requirements
  • Working closely with key decision makers, systems owners and end users in support of core processes and critical business objectives
  • Conducting research and performing studies and surveys to obtain data; and analyzing problems to advise on or recommend solutions, utilizing knowledge of theory, principles, or technology of specific discipline or field of specialization
  • Querying and analyzing data to determine solutions, such as the installation of alternate methods and procedures, changes in processing methods and practices, or redesign of products or services
  • Advising client or department heads on alternate methods of solving need or problem, or recommending specific solutions
  • Working within an agile methodology framework with a focus on delivering value and adjusting rapidly to produce the most effective outcome
  • Developing and implementing end-to-end, functional, non-functional, and interface regression test cases, and working with end users to perform User Acceptance Testing
  • Working closely with all IT organizations and driving projects to successful completion.
  • Provide end-to-end IT coordination for all IT related activities.
A successful candidate for this role is expected to possess the following skills and experience:
  • Ability to document, analyze and propose process changes or re-engineering approaches based on an understanding of technical problems and solutions as they relate to current and future state business and technical environments
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse group of team members, including executives, managers, IT professionals, and subject matter experts.
  • Experience in process mapping, group facilitation, data gathering, and analysis, and phases of the project lifecycle (requirements gathering, design, development, deployment, training, and measuring effectiveness.)
  • Experience delivering software as part of an agile delivery team
  • Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changing priorities, and independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience with QA testing, both manual and automated, to assist the team with test case development and execution
  • Understand industry issues and trends, and present technical solutions that provide value to our business partners
  • Analyze business strategy and user needs, document specifications, and translate business objectives into proper system requirement specifications
  • Guide business customers through business case development for new applications/functionality, including cost/benefit analysis and risk/impact analysis.
  • Understanding how to deliver value through realizations of benefits, avoidance of cost, identify new opportunities and modernizing the organization.
  • Focus on continuous improvement for both the business process and the underlying technologies and system support.
  • Strong ability to decompose complex concepts into smaller tasks, while maintaining end-to-end business process focus
  • Work closely with other Business Units to identify and deliver Enterprise value.
  • Experience providing consulting services to governmental entities
  • Skilled at consulting with executive-level stakeholders to define business needs or problems.
Required / Desired    
  • Amount  of Experience
  • Experience working on large, complex IT systems Required 8 Years
  • Business process definition, requirements definition, and development and support of integrated business applications Required 10 Years
  • Experience with SDLC procedures / system development methodologies Required 8 Years
  • Experience with building IT solutions that adhere to multiple industry standards, compliance and regulatory requirements, and/or technology standards Required 8 Years
  • Experience managing stakeholder expectations and priorities Required 8 Years
  • Experience working within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting) required 8 Years
  • Excellent task management skills, w/ the ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environment Required 8 Years
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and project activities simultaneously while meeting established deadlines Required 8 Years
  • Experience with Microsoft development platforms and software Required 8 Years
  • Working experience in an agile environment Required 8 Years
  • Working experience with Quality Assurance testing (functional, non-functional, integration, end-to-end, etc.) Required 3 Years
  • Working experience with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio or relational database software Required 5 Years
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) and/or Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Desired 3 Years
  • Experience working with Microsoft Power BI for business analytic/business intelligence Desired 3 Years
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Business, or related field, or relevant experience. Desired 3 Years

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