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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/5/2019
Job Category:
Analysis
Business Analyst -- 10091
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Job Description

Optimal Solutions & Technologies (OST, Inc.) is focused on excellence. We specialize in providing Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Research Development and Engineering services. OST is one of an elite set of companies worldwide to be externally appraised CMMI Level 5.

The fundamental distinction of the OST team is its business knowledge in both the public and private sectors. We serve the aerospace & transportation, association & nonprofit, defence, education, energy, financial, healthcare, and technology & telecommunications industries. OST is successful because we listen to our clients, we learn from our clients, and we know our clients.

Engagement Length in Months:

24 Months

What are the daily work hours?

9:00am - 5:00pm

Where is the physical work office located?

335 Adams Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

Description of specific Duties in a typical workday for this position:

* APPR (Annual Professional Performance Reviews) Program provides tools to collect required data for the calculation of teacher effectiveness score of qualified teachers based on year-round observations of teachers and student state and local growth scores. To date, APPR supports sections 3012c and 3012d of the New York State Educational Law. The Department of Education is seeking an experienced Expert-Level Business Analyst to assist the DIIT/PMO in delivering a number of DOE projects, including but not limited to the above-mentioned APPR Program
* The Expert-Level Business Analyst directs and leads the preparation and analysis of various IT projects and defines documents, and validates processes and business rules to identify business and system functional requirements that meet key business objectives. Additionally, the Expert-Level Business Analyst conducts meetings and any other activities that include Data analytics, mapping and database analysis to elicit, define, document, prioritize, and validate business and system functional requirements. Creates business and system functional requirement documents, as well as complex reports, studies, survey findings, and other business analysis artifacts.
* Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language, for medium to enterprise-level systems.
* Document current and future process flow, as well as business architecture documents using industry standards and various modelling techniques.
* Create and implement Requirements Management Plan including identification of stakeholders, decomposition of the project scope into manageable units, identification of requirement attributes for traceability, requirements prioritization & reporting.
* Elicit requirements using interviews, customer documents, workshops, surveys, site visits, and business process descriptions, analysis of business rules, scenarios, tasks and workflow analysis, and any other business analysis techniques for both new and existing processes and procedures.
* Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, decompose high-level information into details, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
* Serve as the liaison between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
* Proactively plan and facilitate the successful implementation of the product, service, or end result of the program or project
* Work with project management staff members to raise and resolve issues, set project deadlines, and mitigate project risks.
* Works independently with users and various stakeholders to define concepts, processes, and requirements and under direction of project managers.
* Create functional wireframes and prototype using Axure RP Pro that demonstrates functionality, features, content, and user flow of an application.
* Performs data analytics to optimize statistical efficiency and quality of data.



Position Requirements:

* 84+ months experience using analytical and product management to gain a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into the business, functional, application and operational requirements
* 84+ months of Business Requirements elicitation and definition.
* 84+ months of Business modelling techniques and standards such as UML.
* 84+ months of Use Case/User Story development.
* 84+ months of meeting planning, presentation and facilitation skills.
* 84+ months of working with project stakeholders to define and develop business processes and procedures.
* 84+ months of experience utilizing either Waterfall or Iterative/Incremental methodologies for Business Requirements management.
* Bachelor's Degree
* IIBA CBAP or CAPM Certification (or working towards)

OST is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

About Optimal Solutions and Technologies

Optimal Solutions & Technologies (OST, Inc.) is a Small Business Administration certified 8(a) company, focused on project excellence. We specialize in providing Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Research Development and Engineering services. OST is one of 400 companies worldwide externally appraised at CMMI Level 3, with plans to be CMMI Level 5 in 2008. The fundamental distinction of the OST team is its business knowledge in both the public and private sectors. We serve the aerospace & transportation, association & non-profit, defense, education, financial, healthcare, and technology & telecommunications industries. OST is successful because we listen to our clients, we learn from our clients, and we know our clients. Our clients are constantly trying to improve their businesses and operations. They are small, medium, and large in size and they know their business best. They face complex challenges and desire continuity of operations. Whatever their mission, they want sound business solutions based on experience and process excellence. We at OST are their partners,working side-by-side at strategic, tactical, and operational levels. We provide innovative, honest, objective, and pragmatic advice. Our success is dependent upon our clients' success.