Job ID: MI-646386 (95990302)
Business Analyst with use cases, Agile, Scrum, BPR, RFP, TFS/Azure DevOps and government experience
Location: Lansing MI (MDARD)
Duration: 4-12 months
Positions: 1 (1/1)
This position will start off remote – but once the SOM offices reopen, on a to be determined date – the resource will be expected to be on-site for the duration of the contract.
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions and use cases. Required 8 Years
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details. Required 8 Years
Effective written and oral communication Required 8 Years
Experienced with projects using the Agile philosophy and Scrum methodology Required 5 Years
Familiar with industry standard (including Legacy, Core, and Emerging technologies), business process mapping, and reengineering. Required 5 Years
Experience assisting in deployment and management of end-user reporting tools and platforms. Required 5 Years
Develops and/or provides language for Request for Proposals (RFPs). Required 5 Years
Experience with Microsoft Azure Dev Ops or Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) Desired 3 Years
Our area supports more than 300 systems for Quality of Life (QOL) agencies which impact the environment, natural resources, public health/safety, and agriculture and agritourism economies. Business Analysts fill essential roles in the development and support of mission critical projects in the QOL project portfolio. They also lead business process design, re-engineering, and requirements elicitation that deliver more effective solutions for our clients.
The current contract is for the RIDE project. The person will work on the RIDE project team as the BA role.
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, evaluates, and documents business systems and user needs. Formulates systems and/or solutions to parallel overall business strategies. Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to address business problems and make business more effective and efficient.
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 solutions including reporting and data warehouse work. Assist with business intelligence support and enhancements. Develops and/or provides language for Request for Proposals (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 requirements and propose solutions. Document and provide knowledge transfer to the rest of the Team for all solutions.
•Requires knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Business Analyst field. Familiar with relational database concepts and client-server concepts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; reports to a manager and typically works with a project manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.