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Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00659
Location: Conyers, Georgia
* URGENT *
Client: GaDDS
Location: Conyers, GA
Duration: 12 Months
Submission Deadline: 03/10/2017


Job Descripton:
The ideal candidate is a people person who will be able to prototype and design new IT solutions, modify, enhance or adapt existing systems, and integrate new features or improvements, all with the aim of improving business efficiency and productivity.  Applicants must possess a high level of technical expertise and clear insights into current business best practices with the ability to relate to people at many different levels.   
Candidates who are selected for in-person interviews will be expected to present some of their previous prototype work, as well as create some mockups based on a pre-interview assignment that will be provided by the agency.
Responsibilities:
Work closely with business units to translate business requirements into highly specified project documents
  • Develop prototypes that allows the users to visualize their requirements
  • Define application needs by conferring with business units and evaluating procedures and processes, including analyzing and reengineering business processes
  • Act as liaison between the business units and the developers
  • Liaison with external and internal end users
  • Map and document interfaces between legacy systems and new systems
  • Document computer system requirements by defining and analyzing system problems
  • Identify options for potential solutions and assess them for both technical and business suitability
  • Investigate and resolve application functionality related issues and provide first level support and troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements
  • Work closely with internal and external IT teams in software design, construction, and testing standards of new or enhanced applications 
  • Identify and address cross-project dependencies and impacts
  • Write technical procedures and documentation for the applications, including operations and user guides.
  • Assist in training users on new or enhanced applications.
 
Qualifications: 
  • Ability to deliver incremental business products in an Agile environment
  • Experience in prototyping, software design, construction and testing of new or enhanced applications.
  • Technical experience with systems networking, databases, web development, and user support
  • Background in database design (indicate applications used)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, Microsoft Visio, and Microsoft Project
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to use proven problem-solving approaches
  • Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures and guidelines to support operational processes
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to handle conflict and to work closely and foster relationships with business and development teams
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities, both independently and as part of a team, in a high pressure environment with changing priorities and with minimal direction
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to vary communication style based on audience
  • A results oriented individual who thrives on working in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours which could include Saturday or Sundays    
  • Extensive knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms, and enterprise software applications

Background Verification
   
  Standard Background Verification 
(Required for all new proposals)
1 - SSN Name Search
1 - State Criminal Record verification (past 7 years covering each State in which the candidate has resided)
1 - Federal Criminal Records Verification (past 7 years)
1 - Motor Vehicle Records Search 
1 - Global Monitor Check (formerly Patriot/OFAC/Terrorist)
 
 
  (Suppliers Only)
To order, click on the link to the right:
Order Standard Background Verification
 
 
  Instructions
 
The completed Background Verification will be attached (via an automated feed) to the candidates user profile under the Attachments Section.
Please make sure to always include the applicable proposal ID, contract ID, or requisition ID in the reference field when ordering.  It is also very important to double check that the name on the order being requested matches the candidate's name in the Covendis system.  Otherwise, the completed report will not be successfully uploaded to the candidates profile.
 
  Additional Background Verification Requirements  
  To be completed at time of interview:
1 - Education Verification
1 - Employment Verification
1 - Drug Screening
 
 
  (Suppliers Only)
To order, click on the link to the right:
Order Additional Background Verification services
 
 
  Instructions
 
The completed Background Verification will be attached (via an automated feed) to the candidates user profile under the Attachments Section.
Please make sure to always include the applicable proposal ID, contract ID, or requisition ID in the reference field when ordering.  It is also very important to double check that the name on the order being requested matches the candidate's name in the Covendis system.  Otherwise, the completed report will not be successfully uploaded to the candidates profile.
 
  Agency Terms and Agreements  
  Please read and understand the following statement carefully: I understand that a person who enters into an agreement in restraint of trade or in restraint of free and open competition in any transaction with the state may, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years pursuant to OCGA 16-10-22. I further agree that when there is a prior agreement or understanding between a vendor and a state agency or state employee regarding the acceptance of any offer, such conduct is collusive, fraudulent and in restraint of trade and in restraint of free and open competition on the part of both the vendor and the state agency or state employee.  
  Do you agree with the above statement?   I Agree  

Qualifications
  Type   Qualification   Description   Competency   Experience   Required    
  Skills   Communication skills both verbal and written       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Data Analysis       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Data Modeling       Proficient       No  
  Skills   HTML       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Integration planning and strategy       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Microsoft .NET Framework       Proficient       No  
  Skills   Microsoft Office Professional       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Presentation skills       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)       Proficient       No  
  Skills   Team work       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   VisualBasic/NET       Novice       No  
  Skills   VisualStudio       Novice       No  
  Skills   Windows 9x/2000/XP/NT/Vista/7       Expert   3-4 yrs   Yes