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70123013 - Business Analyst 3 - Senior Business Analyst

Optimized Technical Solutions
Austin, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Business Analyst (BA) position at the Texas Education Agency works on projects that support the mission of the agency of improving outcomes for Texas students. This position performs advanced, senior-level business analysis work. The business analyst serves as the conduit between the program/customer community and the software development team through which requirements flow.

The Business Analyst reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. They formulate systems to parallel overall business strategies. The Business Analyst is experienced with business process re-engineering and identifying new applications of technology to business problems to make business more effective. They are familiar with industry-standard business process mapping and re-engineering. They prepare solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc. They writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.

This Business Analyst may be involved at some level throughout the entire software development life cycle. Upon establishment of the requirements baseline, the focus is shifted towards the management of the requirements specifications and verifying the fulfillment of all requirements, including requirements for enhancements post-implementation.

Minimum Requirements:
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.YearsRequired/PreferredExperience8RequiredDeriving requirements from interviews with customers and creating system requirements documents8RequiredSystem Analysis and Design (including mockups and/or wireframes)8RequiredSoftware Development Life Cycle (SDLC)8RequiredBusiness Process Reengineering6RequiredDevelopment of user stories and use cases5PreferredStrong communication, writing, organization, and facilitation skills5PreferredExpertise in Business Process Improvement2PreferredExperience with Modern Requirements2PreferredExperience with Atlassian Jira1PreferredPrior experience or familiarity with TEA applications and programs1PreferredPrior employment at a Texas public school district

Optimized Technical Solutions


Austin, TX
78701 USA



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