Senior Business Systems Analyst

  • MS Depart. of Child Protection Services
  • Jackson, MS, USA
  • Jul 12, 2018
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Job Description

Senior Business Systems Analyst is the specialist level where incumbents are able to work on highly complex applications projects, crossing Agency and technical disciplines. This position is responsible for knowing and understanding the federal and state regulatory guidelines in administering the various programs operated by said state agency. Systems design projects will involve issues of data management, performance requirements, and integration of technologies, best practices, and services. Incumbents are fully knowledgeable of the functional, technical, or Agency area supported in addition to having a broad knowledge of systems technologies. Incumbents provide management insight for development of systems proposals, feasibility studies, contract management, and administration, as well as the design and implementation of integrated systems. They are often subject matter experts in design methodologies, data analysis, cost benefit analysis, benchmark methodologies, and/or specific complex applications. They play a key leadership role in development teams, providing technical guidance and direction to other team members, and have frequent contact with upper levels of management at the various agencies.

This position will work as the Senior Business Systems Analyst with the SACWIS Project. The SACWIS Project will provide Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children's Services with a replacement of the application\system for the Mississippi Child Welfare System.

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Data Processing, Business Information systems, or a related field

Skills and 6 years of experience:
Project Management experience, Programming experience, Database experience, Data Warehouse Experience, Monitors project progress and is responsible for ensuring alignment between user requirements, funding requirements, technical requirements, and system capabilities, Leads project team of Business Systems Analysts, Systems Programmers, and end-users in the definition of systems requirements, often for multi-agency projects or projects using multiple technical disciplines, Designs complex systems, addressing issues of data management, performance requirements, and integration of technologies and services, Provides subject matter expertise in design methodologies, data analysis, cost benefit analysis, benchmark methodologies, and/or specific complex applications and Prepares requests for proposals (RFPs), letters of configuration (LOCs), or general acquisition requests for services, which include the IT procurement of goods, services, and contracts.

Company Description The mission of the MS Department of Child Protection Services is to lead Mississippi's efforts in keeping children and youth safe and thriving by: strengthening families; preventing child abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and promoting child and family well-being and permanent family connections.