Business Analyst 5 (522280)/F2F required/15+ years exp

Location: Lansing, MI
Date Posted: 12-08-2017
Business Analyst 5 (522280)/F2F required/15+ years exp
Lansing, MI
Duration:12 Months
Lansing, MI
F2F
 
Short Description:
Seeking a Senior Business Analyst to assist with multiple business initiatives for the Michigan Department of Education (MDE)
 
Complete Description:
Projects this Role will be Supporting include:
 
Development of Integrated Child Nutrition Dashboard.  This is a new development effort.  Role will be leading requirements gathering, analysis, documentation and planning.  This role will also serve as the liaison between the development team and the project manager during the development of the project.
 
Business Analyst support for the replacement of the current Grants system.  Responsibilities will include research of existing solutions within the educational business sector.  Information learned from research will determine roadmap for a new solution.   This position may have a role in the project for the new solution, as well as a Lean Process Improvement assessment. In addition, this role will support the operational activities for the current Grants system, in an assistant role to the lead Business Analyst.
 
Service as a business analyst for other, projects as needed.
 
Job Description:
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
 
•Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to business problems to make business more effective. Familiar with industry standard (including Legacy, Core, and Emerging technologies), business process mapping, and reengineering. Prepares solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc. Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.
•Prepare and document Functional and Technical Specifications for reporting and data warehouse work. Assist with business warehouse/intelligence support and enhancements. Develops RFPs. Assist in deployment and management of end-user reporting tools and platforms. Work with IT and business project teams to understand reporting and data warehousing requirements and propose solutions. Document and provide knowledge transfer to the rest of the Enterprise Reporting Team for all solutions.
•Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Familiar with relational database concepts, and client-server concepts. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a project manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
 
Skill       
Required / Desired         
Amount              
of Experience
Experience in the IT Profession, in any role
Required
15
Years
Advanced experience in the IT industry as a business analyst.
Required
10
Years
Experience in a lead role, as a business analyst, for a complex software development project.
Required
5
Years
Experience working as a liaison between the development team and project manager or business client in a software development project.
Required
3
Years
Experience interfacing with technology leadership as well as the business client.
Required
3
Years
Ability to conduct training & information sessions, communicate at a level appropriate to the audience, make oral and written reports and presentation
Required
3
Years
Strong facilitation, written and communication skills. Required
Required
10
Years
Experience on a complex project developed using Agile
Required
3
Years
Experience in the SCRUM master role on a complex software development project.
Highly desired
2
Years
Project management skills and knowledge in project management and related methodologies (e.g. PMI, or other industry accepted standard)
Highly desired
3
Years
Knowledge or Experience with Lean Process Improvement (LPI) Methodology
Highly desired
6
Months
Proficiency with MS Office
Desired
5
Years
Proficiency with MS Team Foundation Server
Desired
3
Years
Proficiency with MS Project
Desired
1
Years
Proficiency with MS Visio
Desired
1
Years
 
Questions
Description
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3
The client plans to schedule IN PERSON ONLY interviews for this position December 18-20. Please confirm your candidate will be available to interview any of those days if selected.
Question 4
Please include a paragraph re: candidate's availability, location, applicable skills, and other pertinent information in the Summary of Qualifications tab, when submitting.
Question 5
The maximum annual billable hours cannot exceed 1900 hours. Please confirm that the candidate understands and accepts this.
Question 6
Working on site will be required. Please confirm that the candidate understands and accepts this.
 
Kiran Kumar
Key Business Solutions, Inc.
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