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Business Analyst

  • ... Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 40 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Business Analyst   

JOB TITLE:

Business Analyst

JOB TYPE:

Contract

JOB LOCATION:

Harrisburg Pennsylvania United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description:

The candidate primary responsibility will be to manage specific components and/or initiatives that support the department s IT systems and users.
While this contractor will be playing a significant role in the support of subject matter experts for the future Child Welfare Case Management (CW CM) System, this contractor will also in the help the Systems Section within the Systems and Data Management Division to manage functionality of IT systems which are currently overseen by this unit and are anticipated to become part of the future CW CM solution.
This includes but is not limited to, the Chile Welfare Information System (CWIS), the data collection system utilized for providing data for the Federal Adoption and Foster Care Reporting System (AFCARS) requirements, and the Title IV-E QA Invoicing System.
The contractor is responsible for supporting subject matter experts in development user requirements, reviewing project deliverable and performing user acceptance testing as it pertains to legacy systems and the future CW CM system, as a thorough understanding of the current IT systems that will be replaced by CW CM will be essential to the success of the CW CM effort.

Specific tasks for the contractor are:

  • Plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple initiatives across the OCYF project team.
  • Manages submission and tracking of system defects and change requests related to assigned system components.
  • Manages processes and timelines in a manner necessary to meet program office specifications, and/or state or federal compliance requirements.
  • Provides regular status reports for projects and/or tasks as assigned.
  • Manages work associated with addressing data quality needs identified by the program office, federal compliance needs, and/or those identified within the CCWIS data quality plan.
  • Reviews user requirements/user stories and functional specifications for system development, enhancements or configuration and supports associated system user acceptance testing, deployment, problem resolution, and end-user support activities.
  • Responsible for compliance with standards and procedures specific to assigned initiatives.
  • Manage and track progress against the project schedule and scope.
  • Anticipate issues and proactively address them.
    Identify and track issues, and report issues using the appropriate chain of command.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer representatives.
  • Provide support to business operations and end users for OCYF and/or DHS software applications regarding business operations and technical issue evaluations and resolutions.
  • Investigates and resolves business operational and software issues identified and reported by users.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers supporting the commonwealth as appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the network of county children and youth agencies, other Department staff, and other contractors.
  • Uses Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook) for documentation and communication purposes.
    Uses Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Azure (projects currently managed using TFS are anticipated to be migrated to Azure soon), and Microsoft Test Manager (MTM).
  • Conducts meetings and/or follow-up sessions with stakeholders as needed to gain necessary detailed understanding of relevant business processes.
  • Assists the Data Management Section of the SDMU as needed with tasks relevant to the CW CM initiative.
  • Able to use the Commonwealth Service Now incident reporting system for incident and request tracking and processing.
  • Able to lead/facilitate meetings or workgroups in-person and/or virtually as assigned.
  • Able to develop and facilitate presentations in-person and/or virtually as assigned.
  • Able to develop responses to public/media/stakeholder/federal inquiries as assigned.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Travels as needed.

Contractor Skills And Experience Requirements:

  • 7 years experience in developing business, functional and user requirements for IT systems.
  • 7 years knowledge of business analysis process, principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle with focus on the user requirements and UAT.
  • The contractor must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Contractors must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse user groups.
  • Contractor must be fluent in English and be able to be clearly understood over the phone.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Highly Desired 2 years experience performing similar work in the Child Welfare or other Human Services Field.
  • Highly Desirable IIBA certification.

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

Experience in developing business, functional and user requirements for IT systems.

Required

7

Knowledge of business analysis process, principles, practices, and techniques.

Required

7

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required

Must be fluent in English and be able to be clearly understood over the phone.

Required

Experience performing similar work in the Child Welfare or other Human Services Field.

Highly desired

IIBA certification.

Desired

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

40 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707482878-d874fad211b2b7af6cde3a3046679f93

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania United States

CITY:

Harrisburg

Job Origin:

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Description:

The candidate primary responsibility will be to manage specific components and/or initiatives that support the department s IT systems and users. While this contractor will be playing a significant role in the support of subject matter experts for the future Child Welfare Case Management (CW CM) System, this contractor will also in the help the Systems Section within the Systems and Data Management Division to manage functionality of IT systems which are currently overseen by this unit and are anticipated to become part of the future CW CM solution. This includes but is not limited to, the Chile Welfare Information System (CWIS), the data collection system utilized for providing data for the Federal Adoption and Foster Care Reporting System (AFCARS) requirements, and the Title IV-E QA Invoicing System. The contractor is responsible for supporting subject matter experts in development user requirements, reviewing project deliverable and performing user acceptance testing as it pertains to legacy systems and the future CW CM system, as a thorough understanding of the current IT systems that will be replaced by CW CM will be essential to the success of the CW CM effort.

Specific tasks for the contractor are:

  • Plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple initiatives across the OCYF project team.
  • Manages submission and tracking of system defects and change requests related to assigned system components.
  • Manages processes and timelines in a manner necessary to meet program office specifications, and/or state or federal compliance requirements.
  • Provides regular status reports for projects and/or tasks as assigned.
  • Manages work associated with addressing data quality needs identified by the program office, federal compliance needs, and/or those identified within the CCWIS data quality plan.
  • Reviews user requirements/user stories and functional specifications for system development, enhancements or configuration and supports associated system user acceptance testing, deployment, problem resolution, and end-user support activities.
  • Responsible for compliance with standards and procedures specific to assigned initiatives.
  • Manage and track progress against the project schedule and scope.
  • Anticipate issues and proactively address them. Identify and track issues, and report issues using the appropriate chain of command.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer representatives.
  • Provide support to business operations and end users for OCYF and/or DHS software applications regarding business operations and technical issue evaluations and resolutions.
  • Investigates and resolves business operational and software issues identified and reported by users.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers supporting the commonwealth as appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the network of county children and youth agencies, other Department staff, and other contractors.
  • Uses Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook) for documentation and communication purposes. Uses Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Azure (projects currently managed using TFS are anticipated to be migrated to Azure soon), and Microsoft Test Manager (MTM).
  • Conducts meetings and/or follow-up sessions with stakeholders as needed to gain necessary detailed understanding of relevant business processes.
  • Assists the Data Management Section of the SDMU as needed with tasks relevant to the CW CM initiative.
  • Able to use the Commonwealth Service Now incident reporting system for incident and request tracking and processing.
  • Able to lead/facilitate meetings or workgroups in-person and/or virtually as assigned.
  • Able to develop and facilitate presentations in-person and/or virtually as assigned.
  • Able to develop responses to public/media/stakeholder/federal inquiries as assigned.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Travels as needed.

Contractor Skills And Experience Requirements:

  • 7 years experience in developing business, functional and user requirements for IT systems.
  • 7 years knowledge of business analysis process, principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle with focus on the user requirements and UAT.
  • The contractor must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Contractors must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse user groups.
  • Contractor must be fluent in English and be able to be clearly understood over the phone.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Highly Desired 2 years experience performing similar work in the Child Welfare or other Human Services Field.
  • Highly Desirable IIBA certification.

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

Experience in developing business, functional and user requirements for IT systems.

Required

7

Knowledge of business analysis process, principles, practices, and techniques.

Required

7

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required

Must be fluent in English and be able to be clearly understood over the phone.

Required

Experience performing similar work in the Child Welfare or other Human Services Field.

Highly desired

IIBA certification.

Desired

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