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Technical Business Analyst

Company: TECKpert
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a -Technical Business Analyst -to support our client based in Des Moines, IowaUS BASED CANDIDATES ONLY. - -This is a -Hybrid -position. -Who we areFounded in 2009 and headquartered in beautiful Miami, FL, TECKpert is a tech consulting and staff augmentation firm. - At TECKpert, we offer a contingent workforce built for any size digital transformation project. Experts in design, development, IT, analytics and marketing, provide innovative digital solutions to achieve success in our new economy. Our leaders identify the technical talent best suited to bolster our client's capabilities, across all industries, including, healthcare, government, finance, legal, real estate, and startups.The projectTECKpert seeks to hire -a Technical Business Analyst - to support our client, a government agency based in Des Moines, IA. -This Business Analyst will have extensive experience working on data projects, data lakes, datagovernance, and have experience working on teams responsible for migrating data off legacy platformsand standing up new systems. Business Case/Objective. As we emerge from the pandemic, building,installing, and upgrading multiple programs and capabilities to protect the health of Iowans is imperative.*** This includes data modernization efforts, the creation of a data lake, standing up data governance,and migrating data off of our current platforms***. Efforts are also under way to merge the Department ofHuman Services (DHS) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) into the newly formeddepartment of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) hasreturned to the office in a hybrid model allowing employees and consultants to work from home. ProjectSummary: There will be multiple medium-to-large, complex, cross division projects involving internal ITdevelopment as well as Vendor engagements to deliver on the Public Health strategy within thedepartment of Health and Human Services. The initiatives include multiple technology initiatives to mergethe Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) into thedepartment of Health and Human Services (HHS); Infrastructure and Data Modernization (datamodernization, data governance, standing up a data lake, data migration); support of many otherprograms building capabilities to protect the health of Iowans. These projects allow IDPH and InformationManagement to execute on strategy. All of these initiatives are in the very early stages. Some of theseprojects will include the delivery of a Request for Information (RFI) and/or a Request for Proposal (RFP).These initiatives will include both internal staff as well as vendor implementation teams and will last 12-24months. Projects will include both waterfall and agile methodologies.Job duties include, but are not limited to:--- Clearly identifies project stakeholders.--- Performs stakeholder analysis to understand -stakeholder needs and characteristics.--- Collaborates with project sponsors to determine project scope -and vision.--- Elicits, analyzes, specifies, and validates the business needs of stakeholders.--- Gathers -customer requirements via interviews, workshops, questionnaires, surveys, site visits, workflowstoryboards, use cases, scenarios, and other methods.--- Works with stakeholders and project team to -prioritize collected requirements.--- Performs data analysis and design specifically as it relates to standing -up new system.--- Develops requirements necessary to migrate data off of legacy platforms.--- Works with -stakeholders and vendor partners to establish data governance and best practices.--- Assists in -conducting research on products to meet agreed upon requirements and to support purchasing efforts.--- Formulates requirements for RFP's and analyzes a vendors ability to meet those requirements.--- -Analyzes and verifies requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, andconformity to standards.--- Translates conceptual customer requirements into functional requirements in a -clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team, and/or vendors.--- Creates process -models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.--- -Develops and conduct peer reviews of the business requirements to ensure that requirementspecifications are correctly interpreted.--- Manages and tracks the status of requirements throughout the -project lifecycle; enforce and redefine as necessary.--- Communicates changes, enhancements, and -modifications of business requirements - verbally or through written documentation - to project -managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders so that issues and solutions are understood.--- Researches, -reviews, and analyzes the effectiveness and efficiency of existing requirements-gathering processes and -develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes.--- Participates in the QA of -purchased solutions to ensure features and functions have been enabled and optimized.--- Participates in -the selection of any requirements documentation software solutions that the organization may opt to use.--- Develops and utilizes standard templates to accurately and concisely write requirements specifications.--- Provides guidance, mentoring and/or instruction to junior staff members.--- And other duties as assigned. -Compensation and Term -This opportunity is for a full-time, one year contract position with possible extensions with pay commensurate with experience up to $47.73/hour or $99,278.40/year. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance available after 30 days of hire. - -Qualifications you needA successful -Technical Business Analyst -possesses or provides the following:---- Experience with data projects, data lakes, and data governance.--- Experience migrating data off of legacy platforms.--- Able to exercise independent judgment and act on it--- Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills--- Excellent listening, -interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills --- Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail--- - -Highly self-motivated and directed--- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure--- Strong customer service orientation--- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environmentEducation, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:--- College diploma or university degree in the field of -business administration, finance, or information systems--- Five plus years related work experience--- -Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, and modeling.--- -Experience with both waterfall and agile methodologies is a plus--- CBAP--- certification a plus but not -required.Other Essentials: This is an exciting opportunity to participate in large, complex initiates atIDPH to expand key capabilities in the departments program as well as build out the capabilities of theproject management office and merge two agencies into one. Note: Candidates must be able to clearlyexplain their experience working on projects involving data migrations or data lakes. They should also beable to clearly discuss their experience performing QA testing of applications as part of their previous BAroles. -Working with usWorking with TECKpert means more options. As new opportunities arise, you tell us what you think is a good fit for you. What industries interest you most? Do you prefer an on-location, 9-5? Or would you want a flexible schedule and remote work? We proudly offer a wide variety of roles. Many of our TECKperts enjoy coworking and skills training coupled with the stability of full-time employment. We believe TECKpert gives today's digital professionals an agile path to start and advance their career. All of our opportunities require at least 20 hours per week and can be one to twelve months in length. Choose the opportunity that matches your interest and desired cadence. -Powered by JazzHR

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