Business Systems Analyst (remote)

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/24/2024 2:29 PM)
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Knowledge Services is seeking a Business Systems Analyst for a 12-month project (potential to extend) with the State of Maine Office of Technology.   Role is open to remote applicants however applicants MUST HAVE prior experience in State government.


Business Systems Analyst Responsibilities:

• This position will be expected to collaborate with business and technical team to anticipate and communicate product needs and requirements.

• Perform analysis and documentation of business and system interactions.
• Design technical solutions to business issues and work with the Application Development team to implement those solutions.
• Be involved in all phases of the SDLC, including Requirements Definition and Documentation, Systems Analysis and Design, System Integration, User Acceptance Testing, and Deployment Coordination.
• Perform business analyses of functional requirements to identify information, procedures, and decision flows.
• Evaluate existing procedures and methods, identify and document items such as database content, structure, application subsystems, and develop data dictionary.
• Define and document interfaces of manual to automated operations within application subsystems, to external systems, and between new and existing systems.
• Identify candidate business processes for re-design, prototype potential solutions, provide trade-off information and suggest a recommended course of action. Identify the modifications to the automated processes.
• Facilitate processes for the team and vendors to ensure they are meeting MaineIT policy and procedures.
• Support and use the selected departmental methodologies.


Business Systems Analyst Required Skills:

• 5+ years of business analyst experience.
• Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent working experience in business analytics/communications.
• Knowledge of all phases of the software development life cycle as well as the project development cycle
• Strong oral and written communication skills including the ability to write clearly and effectively
• Demonstrated experience in gathering business requirements for system design including advanced methodologies like story mapping, impact mapping, user story writing and refinement
• Experience writing queries and analyzing data (SQL experience is a plus)
• Experience in Agile development methodology and practices
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a high paced team environment
• Experience in writing and executing test plans with attention to detail and quality focus

• Data Analysis


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.




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