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Title:  Information Technology Business Analyst II (Limited Service)

Application Deadline Date:  02/06/2022
Req ID:  25381
Department:  Digital Services Agency
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $25.65

Overview

The Agency of Digital Services (ADS) is seeking an IT Business Analyst to join ADS's Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). The EPMO is a centralized division comprised of IT Project Managers and IT Business Analysts providing a range of services to partner Agencies across the State of Vermont Executive branch. This position is predominately focused on IT Projects supporting the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA). 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 a standard work schedule of Monday through Friday, 7:45am-4:30pm.
As an IT Business Analyst, you will help enable positive change within DVHA by defining and modeling processes and requirements within the context of formal projects. You will identify and apply appropriate business analysis tools and methods throughout the project lifecycle to support achieving business objectives and benefits.
Other examples of work include: Identify and establish scope and parameters of business analysis on a project-by-project basis to define project impact, outcome criteria, and metrics. Gathering user requirements via interviews, workshops, questionnaires, surveys, site visits, workflow storyboards, scenarios, and other methods. Work with stakeholders and project team to prioritize collected requirements. Analyze and verify requirements for applicability, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, completeness, and conformity to standards. Translate conceptual user requirements into clear, detailed functional requirements. Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts. Manage and track the status of requirements throughout the project lifecycle; enforce and redefine as necessary. Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications of business requirements to project managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders so that issues and solutions are understood.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated, able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, is customer service oriented, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate is proficient in the use of MS Visio as well as project and software development tools such as Azure DevOps, Jira or CA Clarity. He/she brings a working understanding of business analysis standards as defined by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), as well as the Agile Manifesto and scrum techniques, and has experience successfully applying those standards in a variety of project frameworks.

Who May Apply

This position, Information Technology Business Analyst II (Limited Service) (Job Requisition # 25381), 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. 

Please Note: 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: 25381

Level III: 25361

If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact marie.schonholtz@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.
A fingerprint-supported background check may be required based on the assigned job duties and location.

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.
 

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 celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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