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System Analyst 3
Ref No.: 14-00748
Location: Austin, Texas
Comptroller of Public Accounts
Austin, TX
12-15 Months

2595 hours

The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one or more System Analysts, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of ITSAC System Analyst 3 Category, Emerging Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA)
            All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire” and are the property of the CPA.  CPA may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. CPA will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).
Oversees and/or performs highly-advanced consultation and analysis of the Comptroller's statewide financials and human resource systems and other related applications including the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS).  Evaluates business needs, analyzes processes and creates business cases for changes and process improvements.  Identifies problems and proposes innovative solutions.  Develops reporting and system requirements.  Provides system expertise and functional support throughout the application development and application change processes, and agency deployment activities, including functional configuration set-ups and prototyping modules in a workshop setting.  Develops test scenarios and test scripts, executes test scripts and records results using automated test tools.  Communicates complex concepts clearly, accurately, and effectively both verbally and in writing.  Works with PeopleSoft technical and functional resources effectively.  Performs other duties as assigned.
Oversees and/or participates in project coordination, planning, and scheduling; performs strategic analysis and planning; prepares charts, diagrams, and tables that depict the present and proposed systems in terms of costs, benefits derived, and processes accomplished.  Provides internal and external training in areas of expertise. 
Worker to provide functional expertise for the implementation of one or more of the following PeopleSoft HCM modules, in a highly customized complex environment for one or more Texas state agencies:
1.      PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 – Core HR
2.      PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 – Position Management
3.      PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 – Payroll, including Commitment Accounting
4.      PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 – Time & Labor
             Onsite Requirement: Worker will be required to work onsite with the team.  Working remotely will be limited and must be pre-approved by the Project Manager/Direct Supervisor.  Worker(s) may have to work evenings or weekends in order to meet business needs and/or tight deadlines.
CPA's Additional Terms and Conditions: If selected the vendor shall be require to sign and adhere to the CPA's Additional T&Cs.  The contractor shall be required to sign several security documents and also adhere to CPA's Additional T&Cs.
            Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
8 Experience in process or systems analysis and design work on ERP related systems
8 Experience developing functional specifications for large projects
8 Experience performing requirements gathering, analysis, and documentation
8 Experience documenting functional design
8 Experience developing test scenarios and scripts, performing system testing, and documenting results
4 Experience configuring PeopleSoft modules
4 Experience working with application users to prototype PeopleSoft modules in a workshop setting
2 Experience conducting presentations or providing instructor led training classes
2 Experience with PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 or 9.2
  Workers must have experience with two or more of the following modules:
2 PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 or 9.2 – Core HR
2 PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 or 9.2 – Position Management
2 PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 or 9.2 – Payroll, including Commitment Accounting
2 PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 or 9.2 – Time & Labor
Years Skills/Experience
2 Public Sector Experience