IT Business Analyst – Hennepin County

*Job ID: 11002
*Job Title: IT Business Analyst
Organization Name: Hennepin County
Wage/Salary: $50,448.32 – $91,272.48 Annually
Employment Start Date: 1/1/2010
*Job Description: The long term goal of the Hennepin Justice Integration Program (HJIP) is to align criminal justice agencies in Hennepin County for the sharing of critical justice information statewide. HJIP seeks to put the right information in the hands of the right people at the right time in the right place.

This posting will be used to fill one IT Business Analyst at the Senior level and one at the Principal level. The Senior IT Business Analyst will support the gathering of information needed to create and implement this process while the Principal IT Business Analyst will take on a leadership role in creating and implementing the programs and processes.

The primary duties and responsibilities of these positions include:
· Facilitate requirements gathering sessions and develop, validate and secure acceptance of requirements documents for HJIP projects
· Work closely with the project teams to solidify understanding of the requirements and ensure their realization throughout the project life cycle
· Review / translate requirements with design team to identify detailed functional specifications
· Work with / lead subject matter experts through the creation of current and future state business process models that identify process improvement opportunities
· Assist in / lead the creation of test plans and their execution to ensure the accuracy, integrity and usability of applications
· Work with appropriate teams to develop training materials and strategies
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of customers and technology staff
· Provide project coordination as necessary
Qualifications: The Ideal Candidate will have:
· For hire at the Senior IT Business Analyst level, one of the following:
o Two-year college/vocational technical degree in computer science, management information systems (MIS), information technology or a related degree
o An approved information technology certificate
o At least four full-time equivalent years of experience as a business analyst within the last eight years
o An approved equivalent combination of the above cited education and experience
· For hire at the Principal IT Business Analyst level, one of the following:
o Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, management information systems (MIS) or related field plus at least two full-time equivalent years of professional project management or lead business analyst experience
o A two-year degree or approved certification in an IT program and at least four full-time equivalent years of project management or lead business analyst experience
o An approved equivalent combination of the above cited education and experience to equal at least six full-time equivalent years
· Facilitation experience leading Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions to define projects, gather requirements and review project deliverables
· Accomplished modeling skills and experience developing current and future state business or information process models
· Experience gaining consensus on issue resolution with multiple parties
· Experience identifying process improvements and implementing workflow technology
· Experience writing complete and accurate business requirements
· Experience creating and executing test plans
· Strong verbal and written communication skills, including interpersonal skills with experience building effective collaborative relationships with all organizational levels of business and technical staff
· Ability to lead a project, including development of plans for scope, timeline, budget and managing change
· Ability to demonstrate the established Hennepin County employee competencies
Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience.

Application Instructions: To apply for this position please visit our website http://www.hennepin.jobs
For additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at 612-348-2163 or email hr.recruiter@co.hennepin.mn.us
On-line Application Address : http://hennepin.jobs

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