Job Id: MI-522280 (99391211)
Lead BA/PM (PMP) with SCRUM master, LPI, Agile, MS Project/Visio and TFS experience
Location: Lansing, MI (MDE- OSSS)
Duration: 12 Months
Agency Interview Type: In Person Only
Required / Desired Skills
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
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.
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.