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Title:  IT Business Analyst II, Human Services - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  4242
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $25.09

The Agency of Digital Services Enterprise Project Management Office has an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst in Waterbury, Vermont. This position will be assigned primarily to the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA). This position plays a key role in ensuring the complete and accurate definition and communication of stakeholder needs to enable value delivery. Work is performed under the supervision of a professional level supervisor.

The successful applicant will join a team of talented Project Managers and Business Analysts that work with IT professionals and business partners. Projects range from implementing IT solutions that modernize and automate business processes to process-centric analysis. One aspect that all projects share in common is that of helping state government increase the value of services returned to our taxpayers for this and future generations.

As an IT Business Analyst II, primary responsibilities include:

• Elicit, analyze, specify, verify, and validate the needs of stakeholders.
• Documenting business processes using industry standard modeling specifications.
• Identify and recommend opportunities for process improvement within the scope of assigned projects.
• Determine the appropriate business analysis strategy for a given initiative and manage the execution of that strategy.
• Conduct business analysis according to the standards established by the ADS EPMO and/or DVHA IT Portfolio and IIBA.
• Direct, delegate, and distribute assignments to Business Analysts within the Project or Program.

Strong health insurance benefits, a pension plan, a deferred compensation plan and reimbursement for continuing education are just a few of the benefits of working for the State of Vermont. We have standard work schedule of Monday through Friday, 7:45am-4:30pm with some flexibility in these hours.

Who May Apply

This position, IT Business Analyst II (Job Requisition #4242), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition:

Level II:  Job Requisition #4242
Level III:  Job Requisition #4145

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Robert.Maddock@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: This position will primarily support a department within the Agency of Human Services. Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed largely in a standard office setting. The role involves intensive interaction with departmental officials who may advocate strongly for their programs. Implementation of recommendations may be difficult because of competing interests and limited resources. Rapid response in the face of tight deadlines may be necessary. Evening and weekend duty, although rare, may be anticipated.

Minimum Qualifications

Three (3) years or more of Business Analysis experience at a professional level.

Preferred Qualifications

CCBA/CBAP certification.

Bachelor's or Associate's degree in an IT-related subject.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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