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Business Analyst/ System Tester in Saint Andrews, SC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018

Job Description

Job #:  919650

Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest Information Technology Staffing organization, has an opening for a Business Analyst/System Tester to work within one of our large clients in the Columbia, SC area. This 12+ month contract with the possibility of extension.

Please send your resume to Maryann D'mello at mdmello@apexsystems.com if you're interested in learning more about this role! To view all jobs from Apex, and/or sign up to receive posting alerts that match your criteria, join our Talent Network via http://itcareers.apexsystemsinc.com/.

Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs. Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization's systems and capabilities. Analyzes business partner's operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions. Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology. Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications. Educates the IT organization on the direction of the business. Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation. Possesses an understanding of technological trends and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprise's competitive edge. May make recommendations for buy versus build decision. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 5-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead the training and coordination of Application
• Manage the statewide application training rollout
• Communicate training needs and expectations with Counties
• Review and verify the accuracy and applicability of COTS vendor training materials
• Coordinate with State Subject Matter Experts to confirm training meets end user needs.
• Review all relevant vendor documentation including but not limited to training materials, Computer Based 
Training and design documentation.
• Assist in application test script development and execution
• Review vendor user stories (use cases) and validate requirements coverage.
• Analyze vendor business designs and validate functionality meets approved state requirements.
• Triage incidents discovered during all phases of testing and training. These include defects, design issues 
and functional scope changes. This includes coordinating with vendor development staff to communicate 
issues and provide potential solutions.
REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
(SEE BEELINE DESCRIPTION)

  • PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITH THE ENTIRE LIFECYCLE OF LARGE SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATIONS
  • 5+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AS A BUSINESS ANALYST OR TRAINER ON SOFTWARE PROJECTS.
  • EXEMPLARY INTERPERSONAL AND PERSONNEL-PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS
  • ABILITY TO USE MS OFFICE, SHAREPOINT, EFFECTIVELY 
  • PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE COORDINATING AND/ OR CONDUCTING DISTRIBUTED TRAINING
  • STRONG ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE (ORALLY AND WRITTEN) EFFECTIVELY WITH TECHNICAL, NON- TECHNICAL STAFF, CUSTOMERS/STAKEHOLDERS AND EXECUTIVES


PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
(SEE BEELINE DESCRIPTION)

  • PREVIOUS FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH LARGE JUDICIAL SYSTEMS (3+ YEARS)
  • EXPERIENCE WITH MICROSOFT TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER (TFS) 
  • PREVIOUS MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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