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Project Manager/Business Analyst (Infrastructure)

novalink Solutions llc
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


The Technology Services Division of the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is seeking an experienced Project Manager/Business Systems Analyst to fill a role within our Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS) Team for top-priority projects.

Candidates shall have experience managing complex projects involving: 

  • Design and implementation of enterprise Windows File Servers/Network Shares, Web-based applications, NTFS Permissions for least-privileged access and Role-based access controls (RBAC) using Active Directory groups to authorize access to file servers and applications.

Strong business analyst AND data analysis/reporting skills are required. This position will require close communication with ASRS’ business areas to elicit detailed requirements, and ensure job functions are mapped, documented and applied to role-based groups that control file server permissions and various other applications permissions.

Note: Depending on the effort level and run rate of the aforementioned project, additional infrastructure-related projects may be assigned to the selected candidate.

The ASRS provides a challenging and rewarding environment utilizing state of the art technologies and tools.

 The position duties include:

  • Serve as Project Manager and Business Analyst on an agency-wide projects to:
    • Re-architect the ASRS’ file server infrastructure using best practices for data classification, tree design and least-privileged access.
    • Adjust role-based Active Directory groups governing file server and application authorization, to match current organizational structure and job functions.
    • Develop change auditing and alerting mechanisms to detect unauthorized/incorrect permission conditions.
    • Develop data-owner access attestation process.
    • Establish/update policies and procedures governing unstructured data storage.
    • Establish multifactor authentication for critical systems access.
  • Create project vision documents to define the project with the help of SME’s, product owners and technical experts.  Present the vision to the senior management team.
  • Create project plans, schedules and resource assignments.
  • Manage and lead project teams comprised of technical experts and business-area personnel to produce successful outcomes.
  • Perform analysis to understand and document the inner workings of all assigned tasks and projects.  Become an expert on processes and systems to find improvements and perform root cause analysis.
  • Identify key metrics, set milestones and timelines, assess performance, develop communication materials and allocate resources.
  • Ensure team members are inserting their time and tasks accurately in JIRA.
  • Elicit and document requirements and acceptance criteria from users using various methods.
  • Regularly report project status/health including estimates to actuals, changes, risks, issues.



  • MUST HAVE competent, capable experience analyzing and organizing data using Excel/pivot tables or similar. 
  • MUST BE skilled in critical thinking and developing standard processes to breakdown complex data sets into useful and usable information for non-technical staff members. 
  • MUST BE skilled in directing technical staff to produce required scripts/automation to support project reporting and change results.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience (minimum 5 years’ experience in business systems analysis field).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Minimum 5 years’ project management/business analyst experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience eliciting requirements and transforming to technology solutions in conformance with specifications.
  • Experience working on medium-large scale infrastructure projects, especially related to Microsoft Windows Systems (file servers and active directory).
  • Ability to organize, analyze and interpret large, complex data sets.
  • Proven ability to multi-task on concurrent projects.


  • Certification in Project Management and/or Business Analysis is desirable.
  • Experience with Project Management Software; MS Project, Celoxis and JIRA is desirable.
  • Experience creating work breakdown structures, project schedules and acceptance criteria.

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