Hybrid BA/Technical Writer with QA/Testing, RFP, data flow diagrams, use cases, UAT, and application development experience

Request ID: BL-10571-1 (97090928)

Hybrid BA/Technical Writer with QA/Testing, RFP, data flow diagrams, use cases, UAT, and application development experience

Location: Columbia SC
Duration: 12 Months Hrs/Wk: 40.00
Remote Work Availability: 50%

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
ANALYTICAL/LOGICAL THINKING
VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS GATHERING
TECHNICAL WRITING
TESTING

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
SOFTWARE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
BACHELORS DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, OR RELATED FIELD or Years of experience in lieu of degree

PREFERRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
BUSINESS ANALYSIS CERTIFICATION A PLUS

Experience
Administrative Technical Writing Yes 2 Intermediate Within 1 Year 1 – 2 Years
Administrative Verbal Communication Skills Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 2 – 4 Years
Administrative Written Communication Skills Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 2 – 4 Years
Documentation/Language Business writing experience, including the development of proposals in a professional services environment No 4 Intermediate Within 2 Years 1 – 2 Years
Miscellaneous Analytical Skills Yes 3 Intermediate Currently Using 2 – 4 Years
Specialties Business Analysis experience to include data flow diagrams, requirements specifications, use case scenarios, and acceptance testing. Yes 3 Intermediate Within 6 Months 1 – 2 Years
Specialties Application Development No 4 Intermediate Within 2 Years 1 – 2 Years

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
The client has an immediate need for a Business Analyst to assist the Division of College and Career Readiness with gathering business requirements around creating one statewide system for district and school improvement through effective collaboration and support. The objective is to design a systemic consolidated planning tool that includes various programmatic, state, and federal requirements, is strategically aligned to funding and resources, and is driven by a strong comprehensive needs assessment process, endless refinement, and continuous improvement.

The ultimate goal of this project is to create a more effective and efficient system of support for school improvement from the client to all districts and schools.

Client is particularly looking for a Business Analyst who has knowledge and experience with documenting processes, identifying areas for process improvements, interviewing stakeholders to gather requirements, managing vendor expectations, and delivering a finished product that meets the needs of client.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following are primary activities which the Business Analyst will be expected to perform.
• Interviewing the stakeholders to identify their business requirements (and they may identify others)
• Learning about the South Carolina Department of Education and their responsibilities to the students of South Carolina
• Facilitating focus group(s) with end-users to solicit feedback on system requirements
• Reporting internal and external feedback to the Deputy Superintendent
• Report project progress weekly to Director, Project and Application Management

RTR – SoSC IT Temp Solicitation_Attachment .docx

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