SharePoint BA with Agile/Scrum, workflow, migration, conversion, MS Access/Project Server, ALM, Test Complete, SPOL, InfoPath and CanvasApp/Model Driven Apps experience

Job ID: VA-644646 (97790202)

SharePoint BA with Agile/Scrum, workflow, migration, conversion, MS Access/Project Server, ALM, Test Complete, SPOL, InfoPath and CanvasApp/Model Driven Apps experience

Location: Richmond, VA (VDOT) (local candidates strongly preferred)
Duration: 4 Months
Interview: Webcam Interview Only

Skils:
-The candidate must have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience delivering business and systems analysis artifacts. Required 7 Years
-5+ years experience as an Agile Business Analyst; strong understanding of Scrum concepts and methodology Required 5 Years
Experience serving as a BA for SharePoint; forms and workflow knowledge and project experience in migrations and conversions Required 5 Years
-Experience translating client and product strategy requirements into application requirements and user stories Required 5 Years
-Proficient with defining acceptance criteria and managing acceptance process with development Required 5 Years
-Experience with large, multi-module systems Required 5 Years
-Expertise with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, Project Server) Required 7 Years
-Experience with Application Lifecycle management (ALM) Required 7 Years
-The candidate must have exceptional written and oral communications skills and have the proven ability to work well with a diverse set of peers Required 7 Years
Experience developing test strategies, plans and scripts, conducting regression testing, documenting traceability, and managing UAT. Required 5 Years
Experience developing automated test scripts in tools such as Test Complete Nice to have
Experience organizing and maintaining Product and Sprint backlogs Highly desired
BA experience with SharePoint Online (SPOL) migrations and forms/workflow conversion projects Highly desired
BA experience working on InfoPath conversion projects that used CanvasApp and/or Model Driven Apps Desired

*candidates will telework now (after coming to office to pick up laptop). Once restrictions are lifted, candidates will be required to work onsite daily M-F 8-5pm, NO exceptions

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Information Technology Division (ITD) is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to support the SharePoint Online (SPOL) InfoPath and Workflow Conversion project. This analyst will be working primarily on Agile (Sprint) teams, but should also be familiar with Waterfall methodologies and the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Responsibilities include analyzing problems; documenting business processes; developing requirements, user stories and acceptance criteria; and managing requirements traceability and testing for SPOL forms and workflow conversions.

VDOT ITD is a fast-paced organization with very high standards for work quality and efficiency. This position is expected to handle multiple projects, and remain flexible and productive, despite changing priorities and processes. Ongoing improvement is a part of the ITD culture and each team member is expected to proactively contribute to process improvements.

Responsibilities:

-Serve as a lead BA on the SharePoint Online (SPOL) InfoPath and Workflow Conversion project.

– Work with the Product Owners to understand current business processes and pain points

-Develop expertise in the customers’ business applications, forms and workflows

-Conduct Root Cause Analysis to identify system gaps and deficiencies that require a business, technical or blended approach for resolution

-Diagram current processes and proposed modifications using process flows, context diagrams and data flow diagrams

-Discover and document requirements and user stories with a focus on improving both business and technical processing

-Decompose requirements into Epics and Features and create clear and concise user stories that are easy to understand and implement by technical staff for converting forms and workflows

-Utilize progressive elaboration; map stories to technical design specifications to be used by internal staff to develop the system modifications

-Identify and group related user stories into Themes, document the dependencies and associated business processes

-Assist Product Owner in maintaining the product backlog

-Create conceptual prototypes and mock-ups

-Propose alternative solutions that balance cost and benefit, and adequately test a solution’s feasibility for business and technical compatibility

-Collaborate with staff, vendors, consultants, and contractors as they are engaged on tasks to formulate, detail and test potential and implemented solutions.

-Perform Quality Analyst functions such as defining test objectives, test plans and test cases, and executing test cases (including regression testing)

-Assist Product Owners with testing the deliverables and coordinate User Acceptance Testing

Qualifications

Required:

-The candidate must have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience delivering business and systems analysis artifacts.

-5+ years experience as an Agile Business Analyst; strong understanding of Scrum concepts and methodology

-Experience serving as a BA for SharePoint; forms and workflow knowledge and project experience in migrations and conversions

-Experience translating client and product strategy requirements into application requirements and user stories

-Proficient with defining acceptance criteria and managing acceptance process with development

-Experience with large, multi-module systems

-Expertise with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, Project Server)

-Experience with Application Lifecycle management (ALM)

-The candidate must have exceptional written and oral communications skills and have the proven ability to work well with a diverse set of peers and customers

Preferred:

-Experience with SharePoint Online (SPOL) migrations and forms/workflow conversion projects (Highly Desired)

-Experience working on projects that used CanvasApp and/or Model Driven Apps (Nice to Have)

-CBAP and/or CSPO Certification

-Experience using Team Foundation Server for agile software development and work item tracking

-Experience with automated testing tools such as Test Complete

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