Business Analyst- Expert(Job ID:584472)

Full Time
Job Description

Business Analyst need to assist NCSBE fully modernize and replace the current Statewide Election Information Management System (SEIMS), 

***This position will require a half day, in person group interview with the client. If successful after that interview, the candidate will need to come back in for an in person final interview with the client. Please make sure any candidate you submit is willing to accommodate those interviews. 

This position will support the NC State Board of Elections’ (NCSBE) requirement to fully modernize and replace current systems such as the Statewide Election Information Management System (SEIMS), Campaign Finance, Ethics, and Lobbying public facing and staff facing systems This will be accomplished by leveraging the state’s existing use of Microsoft 365 and Microsoft’s cloud solutions. The new applications will replace legacy capabilities and also automate manual business processes for major components  

The Senior Business Analyst will act as a consultant to: 

  • Elicit and document business needs by using a combination of document artifacts and verbal and diagrammatic input from business subject matter experts. These business experts may be unfamiliar with BPMN.  

  • Assess the current state of a business process and identify attributes that can be improved 

  • Identify and document use cases or usage scenarios 

  • Identify process and information dependencies and conduct impact analysis 

  • Advise IT and business stakeholders on pros and cons for different solutions 

  • Gain consensus between stakeholders for new processes 

  • Produce BPMN process flow diagrams using MS Visio 

  • Produce business requirement and user story documentation using MS Word and Excel 

  • Perform other duties as assigned to complete project tasks and requirements 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Creating documentation that reflects business expert input and is suitable for use by developers 

  • Gathering, refining and documenting detailed business requirements 

  • Documenting ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ business process flows 

  • Business Rules, Functional Requirement, Process Flow, Use Case, and User Story documentation 

  • Defining Acceptance Criteria for each requirement 

  • Ability to review Functional Design to ensure it meets requirements 

  • Leading and mentoring less experienced business analysts 

  • Facilitate and accelerate the interpretation of business stakeholder input into developer ready documentation 

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience gathering and documenting business requirements (mandatory)     

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in writing detailed Business Requirements and Functional Design documentation (mandatory)    

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working directly with senior stakeholders to determine improved business solutions (mandatory)     

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with cross functional teams (mandatory)     

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience creating process flow diagrams (mandatory)    

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience using Visio to create BPMN diagrams (mandatory)    

  • Excellent verbal and written communication. Candidate should be able to communicate well with project managers and stakeholders.  

  • Good knowledge of business processes (mandatory)    

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively (mandatory)    

  • Strong analytical skills (mandatory)    

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, native English speaker and writer or equivalent (mandatory)     

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of Election Systems Experience (desired)    

  • Experience serving as the Lead Business Analyst on combined team of analysts and developers (desired)     

  • Strong understanding of the CRM Platform and its functional modules (desired)    

  • Delivering and leading end user training sessions (desired)    

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Certification (desired)    

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (SCRUM) (desired)    

EDUCATION:  

  • BSc in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or related field, or commensurate experience 

  • Experience gathering and documenting business requirements Required 10 Years 
  • Experience in writing detailed Business Requirements and Functional Design documentation Required 5 Years 
  • Experience working directly with senior stakeholders to determine improved business solutions Required 5 Years 
  • Experience working with cross functional teams Required 5 Years 
  • Experience creating process flow diagrams Required 5 Years 
  • Experience using Visio to create BPMN diagrams Required 2 Years 
  • Experience of Election Systems Experience Desired 2 Years 
  • Experience serving as the Lead Business Analyst on combined team of analysts and developers Desired   
  • Strong understanding of the CRM Platform and its functional modules Desired   
  • Delivering and leading end user training sessions Desired   
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (SCRUM) Desired   
  • All work must be completed on site. Do you accept this requirement? 
  • Candidate must be able to attend an interview in person. The first round of interviews will be a half day group interview. If successful, the candidate will have to come back for a second in person interview. Do you accept this requirement? 
  • Please indicate how soon this candidate is available to start work. Vendors are encouraged to submit candidates that are available for the duration of the assignment. 

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to hire(at)cci-worldwide.com with " Business Analyst- Expert(Job ID:584472)NC"  as the subject line.

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