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The Florida Legislature
Senate Information Technology

Job Title

Business Analyst

Working Title

Information Systems Programmer/Analyst or Senior Information Systems Programmer/Analyst

General Summary

The Florida Senate Information Technology Office (Senate IT) is seeking an experienced business analyst to join an application development team that designs, develops, documents, tests, and maintains a wide array of software including web, mobile, and desktop applications.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Foster relationships with stakeholders to build a community of trust and gain knowledge.
  • Immersion into customers’ business processes.
  • Lead the discussion for feature design and functionality to improve the user experience.
  • Write user stories and manage a product backlog for stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to ensure delivery of requirements.
  • Communicate progress, obstacles and accomplishments to stakeholders and management.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Background in business analysis, project management, or related field as well as experience in software development organization.
  • Experience in conducting thorough business process analysis to understand existing workflows and systems, document current processes and systems, create requirements for new processes, develop use cases, and manage requirement changes.
  • Ability to be an advocate for the user, envision and provide usable and efficient solutions for their needs.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret user requirements and adjust to rapidly changing user requirements.
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to understand and convey business priorities and the relative importance of their projects.
  • Able to identify multiple approaches to problem solving and recommend the best-case solution.
  • Possess strong technical acumen with the ability to translate information and research into non-technical language as necessary to effectively communicate across to stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Quality Control, Project Managers, and Technical Leads to ensure business acceptance.
  • Develop use cases as a key communication tool between the business and technical teams.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Able to root out an issue and provide options to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Willing to learn and discover.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, design skills, and ability to multitask.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with agile software development, including Scrum.
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server or similar work-item tracking system.
  • Ability to process information logically.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work under deadlines.
  • Able to root out an issue and provide options to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Willing to learn and discover.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, design skills, and ability to multitask.

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience.
The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Submission of Application

Interested parties may send a completed Florida Legislature Employment Application to:
 
Office of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
Re: Senate IS Programmer/Analyst
111 W. Madison St, 701
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1400
 
or
 

 

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.