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Phoenix, AZ - IT - AZCC - N/A - Business Analyst/SR
Ref No.: 18-06505
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/17/2018
The Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for performing business analysis work resulting in specifications for computer systems to be built that meet the business needs of end users within the agency. You will meet with users, documenting as-is and to-be business processes, and write specs to automate those processes. You will design new screens or changes to screens, test the changes made, develop training materials, and implement solutions. This work involves translating requirements into written business, functional and use case documents, and troubleshooting existing customer issues within software applications. You will participate in developing and executing comprehensive system test plans, conditions, test scripts, and test cases, and coordinate user acceptance testing. Your role is key in providing functional expertise to developers during the design and construction phases of projects and translating that functional expertise into training materials and guides for end users.

• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, combined with strong customer service skills
• Proficient analytical skills to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, consolidate system details and extract to functional requirements
• Ability to effectively interpret user requirements into business, functional and test scenarios for projects of various sizes and complexity
• Ability to work collaboratively with teams across the organization
• Technical documentation skills
• Ability to break down processes into sub-tasks and identify patterns in data and business processes


ADDITIONAL NOTES FROM MANAGER:
Is there any chance to convert to FTE? No.
What type of projects will they be working on? The individuals will be working on a single project to automate forms for Pipeline Safety, and allow the scheduling of personnel assigned to conduct safety inspections, as well as tracking training status. The system will have work queues in which document forms are assigned and submitted. There will also be the development of reports in which data from the system will be reviewed, and views to see the form data and tasks assigned to individuals. This is an internal web application, on ASP.NET/Angular technology.
What type of experience do you want from the BA? They BA must have at least 5 years experience working on IT application requirements gathering and documentation including for reports. The area the project is in is very specific, so we are not asking for experience with that, but experience with requirements for data entry forms, reports, and work queues is desired.