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Business Analyst

Catalyst Career Group
Arlington Heights, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) provides a broad range of programs and services to state agencies and the public. Our commitment is to ensure accountable, efficient government and enable effective public service at the lowest possible cost.


  • Medical

  • Dental 

  • Vision

  • Life insurance benefits

  • Paid time off (PTO) 

Responsibilities include:

  • Learn about IDHS requirements (the "REQs") and AmpliFund software (AF); represent IDHS in Design review sessions with vendor; provide design recommendations based on Agency priorities; manage all REQs and decisions regarding modifications and implementation plans; monitor for risk of lack of fit to the REQs.

  • Manage the entire process of "program configuration" for IDHS, leading Divisions / program areas while collaborating with IDHS PM and Vendor to establish detailed plans, including  step-by-step expectations that follow a pre-planned schedule.  Manage signoff of configurations and resource allocations per the schedule.

  • Analyze actual outcomes versus expected outcomes to identify any issues with testing of business requirements; provide feedback to business team and Vendor

  •  Attend various meetings: To formulate / finalize requirements and improve upon designs; To identify priority areas for business process improvement; To standardize quality assurance methods and techniques.

  • Reviews and understands policy and rule changes impacting service delivery; confirms business alignment of the AF software between technology and end-user; participates in draft policy review and provides written comments. 

Requirements include:

  •  Requires Bachelor's degree from a recognized university or equivalent education and experience.

  • Requires at least two (2) years' working experience including Business Analysis OR grantmaking at State of Illinois according to the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) OR AmpliFund software (e.g. one of the three required). 

Plan to attend and meet face-to-face with hiring managers.

Candidates will be considered for this position whether or not you attend the job fair.

Pre-Register online at:

Arlington Heights Job Fair
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
10:00AM - 12:30PM

DoubleTree by Hilton Arlington Heights – Chicago
75 W Algonquin Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

All of the companies at our job fairs have open positions they are seeking to fill.

Tips for Success:

  • Pre-register—Receive notifications of any updates or changes to the event, and receive information about upcoming events in your area.

  • Dress professionally—First impressions go a long way.

  • Bring multiple copies of your resume.

  • Arrive anytime between 10 AM and 12:30 PM—Plan to spend 45 minutes to 1 hour at the event.

  • Bring a friend—All job seekers are welcome.

  • Prepare a brief but effective “brag” to let the people you meet get to know you.

  • Keep an open mind—Meet with as many of the companies as you can; you may be pleasantly surprised at what you find.

Remember, the best way to be considered for a position is to meet the hiring managers in person. Plan to attend this event!
(Candidates will be considered for this position whether or not you attend the job fair.)

Pre-Register online at:

Catalyst Career Group


Arlington Heights, IL



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