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IT Business Analysis

Reference Number: RKWAIB11

IT Business Analysis
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Olympia, WA
duration  24.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Government - Local
duration  $50/hour - $55/hour
Job Description

A. Program background
The client, Economic Development and Local Government programs, including Office of Broadband Equity and State Broadband Office (SBO), the Clean Buildings program, the Public Works Board and many others require custom and vendor developed business applications to support their work.
These program areas will significantly increase the number of requests for development of business applications/solutions and support of vendor developed solutions. This will include developing automated processes and functions to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present data in various ways. In support of these requests IS:
Migrated software development processes to MS Dev/Ops for version control, progress reporting, requirements management, project management, automated builds, testing and release management capabilities.
Set MS Dev/Ops as client’s standard software development suite
Uses the Angular framework and AG Grid as standard tools for software development
Set standards for User Interfaces (UI) designs to provide a common look and feel of all Client business solutions and improve the user experience
Set goals to change screens, to the maximum extent possible, to be compliant with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Compliant.
Established documentation standards for software development projects
System integration with Secure Access Washington (SAW) and Active Directory

The Information Services Application Development team lacks the capacity in the areas of business analysis, application development, software testing, and project management to fulfill these requests within the prescribed timelines and prompts this request to establish a pool of contract staff resources to augment our Applications Development teams.

D. Scope of Work
The scope of work for this engagement is to support in-house development of business applications and assisting and supporting the acquisition, installation, implementation and integration of 3rd party (Vendor) solutions to support.
The key expectation is that contractors have knowledge of programs listed in the Project Description either in the client or in any of the other 50 United States, as well as experience with integrating systems to Secure Access Washington and Single Sign On.

Work Experience:
• Seeking a Business Analyst to work as a PM/Scrum master using Agile methodology AND quality assurance work to include comprehensive testing duties of frontend applications and backend data.
• Required to lead and facilitate project meetings with clients and developers to oversee and ensure timely delivery of iterative and compliant minimum viable product of web development work. Testing duties include manual and automated testing, SQL server scripts and querying.

Expert Level should have 5 or more years of experience in Angular and SQL database business applications, a minimum of 5 years of business application experience with client and 1 year of experience energy, economic or local government business applications.

Experience Requirement
• Experience as IT project manager/scrum master using Agile methodology
• Translating and documenting conceptual customer requirements into functional requirements and user stories in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team
• Working with stakeholders and project team to prioritize collected requirements.
• Creating process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team
• Participating in the quality assurance (QA) process of developed functionalities
• Ability to work under stress and committed to delivering work on time
• Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
• Experience working in a team environment as well as independently
• Proven ability in determining the root cause of problems and the conditions for their occurrence
• Possess a sense of accountability and urgency in completing assignments
• Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)

Technical Skills:

• Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and communication skills
• Excellent analytical, and creative problem-solving skills
• Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, planning, monitoring, modeling, verification, and methodology development
• Ability to understand and document business and business processes
• Highly skilled in solution evaluation
• Excellent facilitation and collaboration skills
• Analytical thinking and problem solving
• Detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy
• Strong customer service orientation
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
• Experience Microsoft SQL Server, Frontend/UI Application (Angular), API, SharePoint
• Experience or knowledge of testing methodologies, tools and processes.
• Experience with writing test scripts and test plans
• Ability to perform test script execution and quality assurance testing as needed
• Experience with Azure DevOps
• Strong proficiency in integration, regression, manual, and automated testing tools
• Knowledge of the Agile methodology

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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