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 Senior IT Business Analyst - Seattle, Washington, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: City of Seattle - Seattle Information Technology Department 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 0ydb0RBQDBMFjkw98ysJNEhembbvUM / Latpro-3842132 
Date posted: Nov-19-2021
State, Zip: Washington, 98104

Description

Senior IT Business Analyst

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: Seattle, WA
Job Type: Temporary - Benefit Eligible
Department: Seattle Information Technology
Job Number: 2021-01674
Closing: 11/30/2021 4:00 PM Pacific

Position Description

The City of Seattle is seeking candidates for a Term Limited Temporary (TLT) Senior IT Business Analyst (Strategic Advisor 2) with the Project Delivery Division in Seattle Information Technology (Seattle IT). 

As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship and social justice amongst other things, making our City what it is today and shaping our exciting future. The organization’s workforce plays a critical role in making this possible.

Seattle IT is the technology backbone of the City of Seattle’s complex operations and its ability to deliver a wide array of services for the residents of Seattle. The 600+ strong professionals in Seattle IT are involved in the full spectrum of a modern IT enterprise offering many dynamic career opportunities. Our vision is simple: be a Best-in-Class digital services delivery team and set best practices for others to follow.

Job Responsibilities

Seattle IT is looking to fill a Term Limited Temporary (TLT) assignment for a senior level IT business analyst with strong technical, analytical, and financial skills for requirements analysis and business process analysis related to a budget system implementation project.  This assignment is anticipated to last eighteen months.  In this role you will be accountable for requirements elicitation, analysis, and documentation; business process and workflow mapping; test plan development and execution; and end-user training and documentation.  

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for identifying and recommending solutions to operational problems by implementing new software systems, integration of business processes into existing applications, and the evaluation of workflow processes of the organization. 
  • Engage and work closely with business customers at all levels from front-line to Executive leadership.
  • Perform detailed requirements analysis, document business processes, and identify areas for improvement, not limited to fit/gap analysis, use cases, user stories, and process/workflow diagrams.
  • Communicate requirements and opportunities to all levels of the organization. 
  • Support business users by collaboratively helping develop user procedures and training materials; may also deliver training.
  • Work with the quality assurance resources to deliver sound test plans and quality results by reviewing process and system changes. 
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the business processes and the associated IT systems. 
  • Build strong working relationships with application owners, key business stakeholders, and all of the various resources to ensure the organization is delivering financial information in a consistent and efficient way. 
  • Gather and evaluate information from multiple sources for project planning and requirements gathering, including interpreting high-level information; abstracting from low-level information to a general understanding; and evaluating user requests to perceive the underlying needs of the business.
  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts on system design and documentation.

Qualifications

NOTE:
Equivalent combinations of education/experience/training will be considered for the required qualifications except where specifically noted.

You will be most successful in this role if you have experience in the below areas: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Accounting, or equivalent education and/or experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of business analysis experience implementing technology projects
  • Experience with business process modeling, workflows, and data analysis
  • Demonstrated experience working with implementing COTS systems and/or replacement of legacy systems
  • Financial system or budget system experience; PeopleSoft financial management experience
  • Experience with developing end-user training materials and delivering training
  • Experience writing project documentation and deliverables
  • Experience engaging with all levels of management including senior level executives
  • Experience with RFP process (requirements definition, vendor evaluation, etc.)
  • Government and/or public sector experience

Additional Information

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter along with your online application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/. 

Employees of the City of Seattle enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package generous leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play.

City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. 

This position is open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle Information Technology Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. ITD encourages people of all backgrounds to apply. 

NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle’s Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. 

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Agency City of Seattle
Address Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500
Seattle, Washington, 98104
Website http://www.seattle.gov/jobs

 

 

 


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