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TED/TIA/WDA - Business Analyst 5
Ref No.: 18-23376
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Start Date: 04/06/2018
Status New
Position # 530676
Position TED/TIA/WDA - Business Analyst 5
Client & Department State of Michigan- TED/TIA/WDA
Worksite Address Lansing MI 48933
Tenure 12+ Months
No. of Openings 1 (INTERVIEW TYPE: In Person)
No. of submittals 2

Question 1 Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2 Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3 The client plans to schedule In Person Only interviews for April 13th. Please only submit candidates who are available to interview on those dates. Thank you.
Question 4 This position is located in Lansing, MI. The selected candidate will be responsible for any and all costs associated with parking for this position. These costs will not be reimbursed by CAI or the State of Michigan. Please confirm you have discussed this with your candidate and he/she accepts the requirement.
Question 5 Prior to submittal, please have candidate write up on the requirements elicitation techniques & the approach on business requirements gathering - in a word doc; and add to reference tab.
Question 6 Please attach a Cover letter and educational qualifications transcripts
Question 7 Please attach a summary of specific IT projects with your clientele that you contributed significantly using your BA skills in requirements gathering, please highlight the measurable achievements, include the figures that demonstrate the scope of your accomplishments including the budget, number of people you affected and the positive impact you made in the project

Skill Required/ Desired Amount of Experience Candidate Experience Last Used
Document as-is and to-be process Required 10 Years
Experience with gathering requirements Required 8 Years
Test case writing and executing Required 8 Years
Can write simple DB queries to pull data for testing Required 8 Years
Lead user acceptance testing, regression testing. Required 8 Years
Coordinate user acceptance testing by compiling, distributing test scripts. Analyze test results and provide feedback to the development team Required 8 Years

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Responsible for business requirements gathering, documentation, developing software test plans, software testing, and analyze end-user and stakeholder needs, recommending solutions, and collaborating with product development teams to manage the execution.

COMPLETE DESCRIPTION: As a member of the team, you will be responsible for business requirements gathering, documentation, developing software test plans, software testing, and analyze end-user and stakeholder needs, recommending solutions, and collaborating with product development teams to manage the execution of approved initiatives in an agile environment.

Years of Experience: 8 or more years of experience in the field.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Business requirements gathering, business process analysis/improvement, requirements management and software testing
  • Assess "As Is” and "To Be” processes and document gaps
  • Collect end-user requirements (for improving business processes and software) via interviews, focus groups, and other stakeholder discussions
  • Categorize / segment similar requirements, and create additional requirements that address client pain points
  • Maintain up-to-date requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria, test plans (in Excel, word docs, Microsoft TFS), and run reports on the same to inform management discussions
  • Facilitate planning and requirements prioritization meetings with the stakeholders
  • Understand and create solutions to improve user experience
  • Agile product development support
  • Participate in Sprint planning sessions, Sprint retrospective and daily standups
  • Collaborate with product development team to translate requirements into technical specifications for the proposed solution
  • Develop user stories and initial wireframes to guide the architecture of the proposed solution
  • Develop software test plans
  • Participate in regression testing, Quality Assurance testing, User acceptance testing
  • Conduct QAT/UAT sessions / focus groups with users to capture feedback on functionality being developed within each agile sprint
  • Translate user feedback into refined requirements for development team
  • Serve as liaison between client business users and development team, communicating and interpreting requirements and technical solutions
  • Collaborate to elicit new product ideas and improve existing solutions
  • Program management documentation support, including developing high-quality presentations for client meetings
  • Participation in team and customer meetings, documenting notes and action items