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Business Analyst
Role/Title: -  Business Analyst
Hybrid,  Des Moines, Iowa

Agency Interview Type: Web Cam Interview Only


General Description:

The Business Analyst will participate in all phases of the Systems Development Lifecycle [SDLC] including eliciting and defining Requirements for Design, Development, Testing, & Implementation of software systems & processes, to meet the business needs.

Job Description:

Note: The expectation is that contractors will be onsite for the first 30 days before being allowed to work fully remote.

Responsibilities of the Business Analyst role include, but are not limited to:

•  Working directly with business and technical teams to gather and document requirements for various Iowa HHS systems and programs.

•  Creating, presenting and maintaining user stories, acceptance criteria, and design documents in HHS defined systems.

•  Documenting, tracing, maintaining, prioritizing, and assessing changes to business practices, workflows, and associated system processes.

•  Working closely with key decision makers, system owners, and end users, in support of core activities and critical business objectives.

•  Conducting research to query data, analyze problems, and determine solutions, such as the installation of alternate methods and procedures,       implementing changes in processing methods, or the redesign of products or services.

•  Consistently updating project information, statuses, risks, issues, and timelines for reporting purposes.

•  Working within an agile methodology framework with a focus on delivering value while adjusting rapidly to produce the most effective        outcome.

•   Working closely with stakeholders, product owners, end users, developers, and project team members to help drive projects to successful      completion.

 A successful candidate for this role is expected to possess the following skills and experience:

• 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 all phases of a project life cycle (requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, documentation, training, and measuring effectiveness.)

• Experience delivering software as part of an Agile delivery team.

• Strong ability to work effectively and autonomously against deadlines and potential priority shifts.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.

• Experience with requirement gathering software such as Azure DevOps, TFS, Jira, or RTC.

• Ability to analyze business strategies and user needs, document specifications, and translate business objectives into proper system requirements and specifications.

• Guide stakeholders through business case development for new applications/functionality, including cost benefit analysis, risks and issues, and impact analysis.

• Ability to recognize value through benefit realization, avoidance of cost, new opportunities, and organizational modernization.

• Experience with continuous process improvement via underlying technologies and system support.

• Strong ability to break down complex concepts into smaller, simply defined tasks, while maintaining a focus on end-to-end business processes.

• Work closely with other Business Units to identify and deliver Enterprise value.

• Skilled at consulting with executive-level stakeholders to define business needs or problems.

• Experience providing consulting services to governmental entities is a plus.

 Skills Matrix:

Experience working on large, complex IT systems. Required 8 years

Experience eliciting requirements, writing user stories & design docs, defining acceptance criteria, testing outcomes, and facilitating. Required

communication between business stakeholders, developers, and project teams. Required 10 years

Experience with SDLC procedures and system development methodologies. 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. Ability to balance and manage multiple tasks, with changing priorities, in a cross-functional environment. Required 8 years

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

Experience in an Agile environment. Required 5 years

Experience with Application Lifecycle Management [ALM] tools; Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS), Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Required

Azure DevOps (ADO), Atlassian’s Jira, IBM’s Rational Team Suite (RTC). Required 5 years

Working experience with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio or other relational database software. Required 8 years

Familiarity with advanced information management practices, data modeling standards, and/or architecture design and analysis. Required 3 years

Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Business, or related field, and/or relevant experience. Desired

Thanks & Regards,

Swathi. B
Jr Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
O: 214-385-4144 Ext: 216
E: swathi.b@lucidtechinc.com