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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 16-00009
Location: COLUMBIA, South Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/13/2016
SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:

THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IS SEEKING A TEMPORARY BUSINESS ANALYST TO CONDUCT GAP ANALYSIS FOR NEWGOV AS REPLACEMENT FOR THE EXISTING SCDC AUTOMATED VACANCY, APPLICANT REFERRAL AND APPLICANT SELECTION SYSTEMS, WHICH WERE DEVELOPED IN HOUSE AND RUN IN A MAINFRAME IDMS ENVIRONMENT.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

• DOCUMENTS CURRENT WORK PROCESSES RELATED TO THE RECRUITING AND HIRING OF NEW EMPLOYEES.
• DOCUMENTS CURRENT DATA FLOW THROUGH EXISTING AUTOMATED VACANCY, APPLICANT REFERRAL, AND APPLICANT SELECTION SYSTEMS.
• REVIEWS DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO THE NEOGOV SYSTEM AND PERFORMS GAP ANALYSIS TO DETERMINE WHAT CURRENT PROCESSES WOULD NEED TO BE MODIFIED IN ORDER FOR NEOGOV TO REPLACE THE EXISTING AUTOMATED VACANCY, APPLICANT REFERRAL, AND APPLICANT SELECTION SYSTEMS.
• WORKS WITH THE STATE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND TECHNICAL STAFF FROM NEOGOV AND THE AGENCY TO IDENTIFY INTEGRATION POINTS AND DEVELOP INTERFACES BETWEEN NEOGOV INSIGHT AND AGENCY / STATE HR SYSTEMS. SPECIFICALLY, THE AGENCY WOULD LIKE TO 1) UPDATE NEOGOV WITH POSITION CONTROL DATA SUCH AS POSITION NUMBER, TITLE, LOCATION, ETC FROM THE AGENCY / STATE HR SYSTEM; AND 2) UPDATE THE AGENCY / STATE HR SYSTEM WITH NEW HIRE INFORMATION FROM NEOGOV.
• DOCUMENTS ANY MANDATORY FUNCTIONS THAT ARE OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF NEOGOV AND MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HOW TO ADDRESS THESE LIMITATIONS.
• WORKS WITH HR STAFF TO EVALUATE AND IMPROVE CURRENT PROCESSES, ESTABLISHING METRICS TO MEASURE PROCESS IMPROVEMENT.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

• ABILITY TO CONCEPTUALIZE NEEDED CHANGE AND INITIATE APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES TO MOVE FROM CONCEPTS TO IMPLEMENTATION.
• ABILITY TO ANALYZE BUSINESS OPERATIONS TO DETERMINE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS PROCESS REDESIGN AND AUTOMATION, AND TRANSLATE HIGH LEVEL BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS INTO FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATIONS.
• POSSESSES AN UNDERSTANDING OF TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS AND USES THIS KNOWLEDGE TO DEVELOP INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS TO RESOLVE HIGHLY COMPLEX TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS ISSUES.
• ABILITY TO MAKE PRESENTATIONS AND PREPARE REPORTS.

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

• REQUIRES MASTERY TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE IN MULTIPLE DISCIPLINES/PROCESSES TO INCLUDE MANAGEMENT BACKGROUND. TYPICALLY POSSESSES A MINIMUM OF 10 YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE.
• RECOGNIZED EXPERT INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY WITHIN A DISCIPLINE(S) AND OFTEN PROVIDES STRATEGIC DIRECTION, GUIDANCE AND INTEGRATION OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.
• KNOWLEDGE OF NEOGOV AND STATE SCEIS HR SYSTEM.
• KNOWLEDGE OF AGENCY NEEDS AND ABILITY TO INTERPRET RULES AND REGULATIONS.

Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience
Miscellaneous Ability to analyze and document, business and system processes using various methods and tools. Yes 1
Miscellaneous ABILITY TO DEVELOP, COMMUNICATE AND PRESENT PROJECT DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTS Yes 1