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LARA - Business Analyst 5
Ref No.: 18-75267
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Start Date: 10/10/2018
Please find the below requirement for State of Michigan.
Status New
Position # 576100
Position LARA - Business Analyst 5
Client & Department State of Michigan- DTMB
Worksite Address Woodlake Circle, Okemos MI 48864
Tenure 12+ Months
No. of Openings 1 (Interview mode: In Person only)
No. of submittals 2
Hourly Rate  
Bill Rate  
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 In person interviews only - will take place on: 10/16 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm. 10/18 10am, 11am. Please confirm candidates are available during this timeframe.
Question 4 This position is located in Okemos, 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 State of Michigan. Please confirm you have discussed this with your candidate and they accept this requirement.
Question 5 Please include a paragraph re: candidate's availability, location, applicable skills, and other pertinent information in the Summary of Qualifications tab, when submitting.
Skill Required/
Amount of Experience Candidate Experience Last Used
Experience working in application implementation, application architecture or a software development group participating in system implementation Required 5 Years    
Experience in Agile methodology as a business analyst or product owner Required 5 Years    
Excellent written and verbal communication skills Required 5 Years    
Proficiency in MS office products (office, excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and Share Point Required 5 Years    
Required: subset of these skills: software application development, application configuration, testing data modeling Required 5 Years    
Required: subset of these skills: business case development, database SQL querying, Agile processes, software design and software documentation Required 5 Years    
Must possess the desire to take ownership[, be a creative problem solver and proactively secure the objectives of the business Required 5 Years    
Must have a solid understanding of web development environments, sufficient to understand the implications of issues within web-based applications Required 5 Years    
Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to synthesize and clearly communicate findings of analyses Required 5 Years    
Must have a strong teamwork ethic; interpersonal skills and presentation skills Required 5 Years    
Must be able to maintain a healthy and professional business relationship with all project staff Required 5 Years    
Recent experience of working in an agile environment (SCRUM or KANBAN) Required 5 Years    
Experience using TFS (team foundation server) as a management tool for work item management Required 5 Years    
Experience with continuous integration Required      
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to business problems to make business more effective.
COMPLETE DESCRIPTION: Years of Experience: 5 or more years of experience in the field. This resource will be responsible for developing business process models and documentation, effectively communicating and documenting business and IT information in line with agreed processes and procedures, balancing technology and business issues as well as communicate appropriately with both technology and business experts, conduct analysis of business issues and challenges, document functional specifications, conversions, upgrades, interfaces, reports and workflow, define project requirements by identifying project epics, features and user stories and break down requirements into stories and document the flow for each using process diagram, wireframes and appropriate acceptance criteria, work with end-users to execute test scenarios and ensure appropriate end-user training, determine operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements and formats, recommend controls by identifying problems, writing improved procedures, monitor project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, and recommending actions. This resource will also be responsible for monitoring project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems and recommending actions, they will provide references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation, provide help desk support and train users. They will be required to maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential, prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends, contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. This resource will be required to simultaneously provide the application of all the above tasks as needed during a sprint.