Business Analyst

Cynet Systems   •  

Columbia, SC

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 11 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Business Analyst for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: Business Analyst

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract 12 Months

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:

  • Client has an immediate need for a Business Analyst to assist the Division of Federal Programs, Accountability, and School Improvement with gathering business requirements around developing an Automated Course Coding System.

The objectives are:

  • To move away from the annual PDF course coding lists to an automated system for approving courses;
  • Assigning courses in PowerSchool/reducing keying errors;
  • Setting up required credentials to teach the courses (eventually replacing the required credentials PDF);
  • Pulling information on out-of-field teachers for reporting (federal requirements);
  • Removing the risk of duplicated course numbers;
  • Marking dual credit courses that qualify for college-ready or career-ready status;
  • Aligning CTE courses to career clusters-CIP codes – career-ready credentials (part of our state-federal report card);
  • Flagging courses for Civil Rights Data Collection;
  • Developing an application process for new course approval; and
  • unifying the way numbers are assigned.
  • By the end of the year, we want to have a detailed plan in place for moving forward, including scope(s) of work for design and development.
  • CLIENT is particularly looking for a Business Analyst that has knowledge and experience with application implementations and/or development of large/enterprise software applications who can work proactively with project team and stakeholders to define the business requirements and test cases/plans for each solution.

Daily duties / responsibilities:

  • The following are primary activities which the Business Analyst will be expected to perform.
  • Interviewing the stakeholders on this email to identify their business requirements (and they may identify others);
  • Having those stakeholders assist in identifying district stakeholders to interview and get requirements;
  • Pull information about costs;
  • Assist in determining what direction the agency will move in automating course codes to reach the above objectives; and
  • Upon that decision, assist the project manager and programmers in completing a system that meets our requirements.
  • Report project progress weekly to Director, Project and Application Management.

Required skills (rank in order of importance):

  • Analytical/logical thinking
  • Verbal and written communications
  • Business requirements gathering
  • Technical writing
  • Testing

Preferred skills (rank in order of importance):

  • MS SQL
  • Software application development projects

Required education/certifications:

  • None required

Preferred education/certifications:

  • Business analysis certification a plus