Systems Integration Analyst at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Systems Integration Analyst
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
Five (5) years of database administration experience in appropriate technical environment.
Advanced Microsoft SQL Server knowledge (to include advanced querying in T-SQL, stored procedures, indexes, triggers, SSIS, import and export capabilities)
May be required to travel to client locations for data conversion planning sessions
Valid Florida driver’s license

Preferred Skills:
Experience in the labor market, Unemployment Insurance or regulatory occupation industries preferred.

Job Description:
Develops, administers, maintains, and supports policies and procedures for creating interfaces between and/or converting data from client existing and legacy systems to the company’s systems. Designs programming specifications through interaction with business owners and subject matter experts. Ensures correct functionality and accuracy of the interface or conversion scripts. Familiar with the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the labor market industry as well as job services concepts. Works under general supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities
Designs advanced SQL queries, stored procedures, triggers, scripts, cursors
Leads/assists in data conversion and data migration projects
Assists business analysts and end-users with reporting needs
Collaborates with applications developers to ensure correct data and data structure to support evolving development
Understands Full Development Life Cycle & RDBMS
Develops processes for nightly builds, and deployment
Optimizes and improves SQL code for better performance
Develops programming specifications through interaction with business unit subject matter experts
Works with the Team Lead and Analysts throughout the change request process to insure the delivery of an accurate solution
Processes change requests through OPC ticket system, including application wide data changes
Estimates the level of effort required to complete a project or change request
Prepares and update technical documentation

Required Screenings:
Background Checks (Local/State/Federal); Reference Check; Test/Assessment (SQL Database Skills Assessment, Personality Assessment). Drug Free Workplace.

Work Environment:
Fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Full Time position; Monday through Friday; Complete work schedule will be discussed with applicant.

Pay:
Depends on experience; Benefits are offered.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Sr. Economist at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Sr. Economist
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:

Five (5) to Ten (10) years of Product Management work experience in a top tech company, government labor or economics sector or innovative technology startup
Bachelor’s Degree in economics or quantitative data, statistics, or related field required
Experience using data visualization tools or programming libraries such as Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics, Datameer, D3 or derivative
Minimum five (5) years of experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis, preferably with a labor economics focus
SQL Server Reporting and Analytics Services
Data modeling both OLTP and OLAP
Written and oral communication skills
Preferred Skills:
MBA or PhD
Prior technical experience in labor economic data science or data analytics
Expertise in data visualization

Job Summary: The Data Services team works collaboratively with the sales, technology and business teams to uncover the actionable business insights from data that fuel new products and insights. The role is to lead and inspire teams across our company to solve important customer problems with data. The Sr. Economist will help to inform development of and enable solutions that span the gamut in terms of analytic complexity from descriptive analytic insights to sophisticated algorithms or models. The director will lead, execute and coordinate analyses, models and projects from hypothesis to delivery which reflect deep knowledge of business questions and align with project and business objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage communications with internal customers and leaders
Coordination of team of analytic resources and their work to deliver analytics solutions to stakeholders or project team.
Partner and collaborate with sales, development and data teams to design, build and launch core data products
Use data manipulation and analytics tools to execute analyzes on large data stores.
Scope and lead analytics projects of varying sizes from hypothesis through delivery.
Leverage advanced analytics techniques on large and disparate data sets for the purpose of delivering ad hoc analyses and insights or formulating analytics-enabled solutions
Develop and train personnel to increase analytic and reporting capabilities and set the foundation to meet requirements of future offerings.
Develop and evolve the departments toolset and offerings in line with business demands, including the introduction of new and innovative solutions
Manage and maintain all system processes (operations) that are integral to the company’s ability to conduct its daily business.
Identify process improvement and profit opportunities through rigorous data analysis and partner with business owners to implement the improvements
Establish, maintain and promote consistent methodology for analytics deployment
Proactively investigate data issues and ensure on-going reporting data integrity
Conduct a wide variety of research projects on various data sources.
Creation of reports and indices for national publication.
Create summary data extracted from workforce systems across 30 states and territories.
Investigated opportunities to monetarize jobs data
Improve the quality of data

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check

Work Environment:
We offer a fast-paced, team oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday thru Friday, full-time position

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

QA Automation Engineer II at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: QA Automation Engineer II
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Two (2) + year of Software development experience
Three (3) + years of Software testing experience
Experience with Source Control Applications and Software Configuration Management promotion processes.
Basic user level knowledge of networking and databases
Exposure to internet security products or test automation or performance testing
Must have software development experience
Visual Studio IDE knowledge
Written and verbal communication skills

Special Requirements:

Testing methodologies and theory
Knowledge of Automated testing techniques
Knowledge of Performance testing techniques
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft development tools (VS6/VS.NET)
TSQL knowledge
Windows Operating Systems knowledge
Microsoft Office proficiency
Internet Technologies
Development defect tracking tools
Software life cycle
Web-based applications
Labor Market Information & National Employment Systems

Preferred Skills:

Experience with Team Foundation System, VSS, Vault or performance application a plus.
Knowledge and use of Telerik Test Suite desired

Job Description:

Under limited supervision, carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet minimum company standards and end user requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Tests software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects.
Documents all problems and works to resolve them; reports progress on problem resolution to management.
Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations.
Performs workflow analysis and recommends quality improvements.
Responsible for team understanding of Quality Methodology and process creation.
Work with developers and DBAs on test projects.
Utilization of defect tracking tools (BugTracker, DevTrack, Quality Center, etc).
Utilization of Telerik Test Suite Tools.
Limited use of MicroFocus TestPartner Testing Tools.
Development experience in the creation of automated testing scripts.
Experience and development of automated testing scripts.
Understanding of Quality Methodology and process creation in an IT environment.
Manage both large scale testing projects and fast tracked bug fixes.
Develop Test Cases and Test Scripts for the large software modules.
Utilize technical knowledge of application architecture, operating environment, strengths and weaknesses of both, and how these factors affect product quality.
Assess functionality and be a knowledgeable resource of several software applications for the team.
Mentor SQA Analysts and SCM on all software applications.
Primarily responsible for ownership of projects from a QA standpoint.
Test all software releases from development department.
Conduct tests of packaged installations and deploy applications to various test environments.
Documenting and tracking of all software defects.
Evaluation and assignment of all trouble tickets to development team members.
Reviewing and assisting in the creation of software documentation in conjunction with the technical writer.
Recommendation and review of development department policies and procedures related to source code integrity, testing procedures and implementation of software releases.
Maintain technical project documentation.
Provide technical guidance and assistance to project team members as needed.
Act in role of project resource as assigned.
Participate in the determination of installation instructions for software releases.
Depending on project size, may be required to be on multiple team/projects.
Adhere to company policies.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Required Screenings:
Criminal Background and Reference Checks.

Work Environment:
Fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday, Full Time position.

Pay:
Depends on experience; Benefits are offered.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Proposal Writer at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Proposal Writer
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
Bachelor’s Degree in English, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
Two (2) years of technical or proposal writing experience
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office
Experience working with graphics (eg. anchored to text)
Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check

Job Description:
The Proposal Writer creates and submits responses that propose the building of workforce systems (CMS/UI/VR/AE) which answer the requests in a format that meets requirements and evaluation criteria identified. The creation of the RFP response includes the gathering and coordination of marketing, management, and development personnel inputs, and writing the response from source documentation (e.g., past proposals). It also includes continuous review of and knowledge of the current workforce systems (CMS/UI/VR/AE) and updating of boilerplate proposal documents.

Duties and Responsibilities
Create a shell document for proposal response inputs
Analyze requirements and write/create/find RFP responses matching the requirements
Find existing responses in previous proposals or boilerplate proposals
Use an actual current Geosol system to create up-to-date screens and functionality responses
Interview and work with different departments to gather information for any responses not readily available in existing documentation
Organize the various inputs and responses to individual requirements to create a formatted and organized draft proposal
Coordinate or perform line editing of final response for spelling / grammar / consistency
Create Final master files (& PDF copies) of the documented RFP response
Work with team to print & send final the response
Print final copies, organize, create tabs/packaging, bind, and ship
Perform Post-Response clean-up / maintenance for boilerplate
Clean and organize folders and files
Create hard copies of RFP for reference, presentations, internal use, etc.
Identify proposal input to be incorporated back into “Boilerplate” documents/files
Actively participate as a member of the team to move toward the completion of goals
Make customers, and their needs, a primary focus of one’s actions.
Develop and sustain productive customer relationships.
Take prompt action to accomplish objectives.
Take action to achieve goals beyond what is required, be proactive.
Anticipate consequences of decisions and actions.
Communicate recommendations to take preventative steps and initiate further action
Manages time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently
Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small.
Show concern for all aspects of the job.
Accurately check processes and tasks.
Be watchful over time, meet demanding deadlines, learn quickly and exhibit organization in work habits.
Maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition, such as; time pressure or job ambiguity.
Handle stress in a way that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills, or knowledge in position related areas.
Keep up with current developments and trends in area of expertise.
Display a work ethic demonstrated in attendance, punctuality, maturity and dedication.
Maintain a positive attitude.

Days & Hours:
Monday thru Friday, full-time position

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Project Manager (Workforce) at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Project Manager (Workforce)
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Four (4) years of experience
Workforce development and/or unemployment compensation experience
Knowledge of Department of Labor Employment and Training programs to include one or more of the following: Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Assistance
Knowledge of relational databases and basic SQL query techniques
Experience interfacing with customers, internal managers and staff
understanding of Employment and Training programs related to day-to-day operations and federal reporting requirements
Knowledge of the software development life cycle
Proficient in MS Office to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project
Ability to work independently or in a team environment
Written and verbal communication skills
Organizational skills
Preferred Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field; or equivalent experience preferred
PMP, SCM, CAPM certification, or formal project management training preferred
Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Job Description:
Responsible for the Software Development life cycle using the GRID methodology specifically designed for the company. The candidate will be accountable for leading and managing the implementation of workforce development and/or software solutions for state and regional clients. Responsibilities will also include managing workforce development and/or Unemployment Compensation software products for Virtual One Stop clients in order to assess client needs, meet and exceed client expectations in terms of quality of product and service, and manage the delivery of software solutions. You will work among a team of software engineers, developers, project managers and QA for support and collaboration of client specific deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Project Management
Create, maintain, and execute an information technology project plan that communicates tasks, milestone dates, status and resource allocation
Coordinate with designers, engineers, QA, other subject matter experts, vendors, service providers, and clients to deliver milestones according to the project plan
Articulate design rationale and functional strategy as it directly relates to accomplishing goals, when applicable
Oversight and management of the day-to-day operational aspects of one or more projects
Maintain and manage the overall project plans and milestone reports to ensure accurate and timely reporting of project status, issues, risks, and concerns
Coordinate delivery of development and production releases that meet quality assurance standards
Assist technical team in specifying design and development tasks
Assist quality assurance team in creating test plans and testing efforts
Review deliverables prepared by the team before passing to the client
Apply project management methodology and enforce project standards
Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
Communication
Facilitate team and client meetings
Keep the client and project team well informed of project status, issues and issue mitigation strategies
Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
Communicate relevant project information to superiors
Prepare presentations and conduct training sessions at the annual User’s Conference
Technical
Possess an understanding of application programming, database and system design
Understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
Ability to analyze system requirements relative to the base software functionality and configuration
Write software requirements based upon analysis of client’s needs
MS SQL server and query knowledge
Leadership
Manage the process of innovative change
Identify opportunities for improvement and make suggestions for change
Teamwork
Acknowledge each team member’s contributions
Work with both technical software developers and non-technical state and local government clients to make sure that final deliverables meet client requirements
Coordinate client training with training staff and assist where necessary
Prepare and deliver training updates via webinars
Ability to work as a team player across time zones and geography with business analyst, development and QA teams in
Client Management
Provide client support, including monitoring of incidents and change requests, and answering client questions submitted via an online issues/change management system, via email or via phone
Manage day-to-day client interaction, and investigate and answer client questions
Obtain, discuss, and follow-through with feedback from the client
Set and manage client expectations
Seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
Build a knowledge base of each client’s organization and objectives
Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday thru Friday, full time position.

Pay:
We offer a competative compensation and benefits package.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Database Administrator at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Database Administrator
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
Minimum 4 years database administration experience in appropriate technical environment.
Experience as a SQL DBA in a SQL Server 2012 or higher environment
Ability and willingness to provide off-hours on-call support
Analysis, decision-making, and communication skills
Command of T-SQL programming
Experience in a transaction volume, 24×7, VLDB, enterprise database environment
Understanding of SQL clustering
Familiarity with log shipping, database snapshots and mirroring
Can support data synchronization across multiple environments
Understanding of database security and access
Knowledge of data modeling techniques and tools
Ability to excel in a large, fast-paced database environment
Fortitude to enforce, practice and improve database standards and deployment processes
Performance tuning and indexing expertise including execution plan analysis
Preferred Skills:
Experience administering transactional replication a plus
Working experience with Reporting Services a plus
Experience in the labor market or regulatory occupation industries preferred
Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Job Description:
Administers, maintains, and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company’s databases. Resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, synchronization, replication, and other distributed data issues. Assist with the development, review and testing of database objects and stored procedures using advanced programming techniques. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the labor market industry and security concepts. Works directly with clients and technical staff to support the company’s applications and operational data need. Consults with and advises users of the various organizational data sources and the tools available to access them. Works directly with developers and technical support personnel to anticipate and plan for productive data access, security and utilization. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Provides on call support for scheduled 24×7 time periods.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills
Deliver expertise in MS SQL database technology
Perform daily health checks and ensure recovery strategies are functioning
Troubleshoot, identify and resolve database issues in a timely manner
Provide off-hours on-call support and work in unison with system engineers
Take responsibility for performance and health of all company databases
Support all software development life-cycle database environments
Collaborate with solution architects to devise enterprise level data strategies
Mentor development teams and assist with new and existing data interfaces
Enforce naming, coding, design, deployment and security standards
Enhance current methods, policies, procedures and processes
Produce quality documentation
May also be assigned various projects and tasks as needed
Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday; full time position.

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. DOE.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Business Development Representative, Corrections Industry at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Business Development Representative, Corrections Industry
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
Bachelor’s degree required and minimum of two years in sales positions with proven sales results in related industries.
Fluency in Microsoft Office applications.
Knowledgeable about the corrections industry and/or experience working in public job placement/career development fields and confident working with professionals at all levels and areas of discipline.
Outstanding interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Sound presentation skills are a must.
Experience of delivering product demonstrations and presentations in a professional environment.
Analytical and problem-solving skills for identifying client needs, developing solutions, and logically organizing complex information.
Demonstrate organizational and follow-up abilities.
Relationship-building ability.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Capable of providing and receiving feedback.
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently.
Attention to detail and organization.
Ability to travel client sites and conferences

Job Description:
Under limited supervision, the full-time Business Development Representative position is primarily responsible for sales to public and private agencies in the corrections industry. Our products provide agencies with job search tools and related career services to help offenders transition back into the community. The new Business Development Representative will be a member of our Sales team and will work closely with the Director of Sales and Marketing. The position will include a varied set of responsibilities, as described below.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Researching prospective sales targets and identifying opportunities
Contacting both cold and warm prospective clients via phone, email, and social media
Setting up and attending online and face-to-face meetings with prospective clients
Delivering presentations and product demonstrations via the web links or face-to-face meetings
Demonstrating a thorough understanding of our technically complex products and explaining the nuanced differences between products
Independently managing a pipeline
Writing proposals and quotes
Building long-term professional relationships
Working with existing clients to introduce them to our wider product suite
Attending conferences and other networking events to promote Geographic Solutions and its products
Documenting sales activity in our sales tracking systems
Working closely with the Case Management team to ensure product delivery and implementation to the client’s satisfaction

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday, full time position.

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Business Analyst – Vocational Rehabilitation at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Business Analyst – Vocational Rehabilitation
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:

Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field
Four (4) years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of relational databases and basic SQL query techniques
Must have experience interfacing with customers, internal managers and staff
Prior experience within the workforce development system with a solid knowledge of Department of Labor Employment and Training programs to include one or more of the following: Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Assistance
Knowledge of the software development life cycle
Proficient in MS Office to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project
Written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills
Knowledge of Department of Education Employment and Training programs is desired, or has knowledge in coordination of services with other programs such as Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Trade Adjustment Assistance, SNAP Employment and Training, Adult Education, Welfare Transition
Possess an understanding of application programming, database and system design
Understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
Ability to analyze system requirements relative to the base software functionality and configuration

Job Description:
This role will formulate and define system scopes and objectives based on both user needs and understanding of business systems and industry requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze business and user needs, document requirements and translate both into proper specifications for each project.
Coordinate and meet with clients and business leaders, as well as working closely with software architects and development teams to ensure that the direction, scope and dependencies are identified and documented.
Possess knowledge of both project management and the software development lifecycle (SDLC) of large-scale development projects.
Translate business requirements into concise system requirements for use by the software architects and development teams.
Understanding of multiple functional areas related to complex projects and the ability to identify and quantify business process improvements along with system improvements through the use of technology is critical.
Foster communication between technical and non-technical audiences to ensure that technology solutions fulfill the business needs. Responsibilities include
Identify, document and diagram business requirements and processes.
Knowledge of project management methodologies and practices.
Assist with validation and testing of applications written to the design specification
Possess vocational rehabilitation, with emphasis on employment and training programs provided to disabled individuals.
Must have the ability to understand both federal and state laws that govern the programs and translate those requirements into a system
Ability to write design specifications outlining needs to improve the VOS system to support Department of Education programs.
MS SQL server (2008/2012) and query knowledge is essential
Testing of applications written to the design specifications written.
Ability to track data through the database as it relates to the application and when required federal reporting requirements
Review of all customer change orders, enhancement requests to VOS application components to determine feasibility, update requirements documents, and make recommendations regarding the implementation of the request modifications.
Ability to write federal reporting requirements documents along with creation of management reports.
Work with both technical software developers and non-technical state and local government clients to make sure that final deliverables meet client requirements.
Coordinate client training with training staff and assist where necessary.
Prepare and deliver training updates via webinars.
Ability to prepare presentations and conduct training sessions at the annual User’s Conference.
May be required to visit client sites, attend National Conferences and/or assist in marketing presentations which are assigned by Manager when appropriate.

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday; full time position.

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Business Analyst – Unemployment Insurance at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Business Analyst – Unemployment Insurance
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:

Microsoft SQL server (2008/2012) and query knowledge is essential
Testing of applications written to the design specifications written.
Ability to track data through the database as it relates to the application and when required federal reporting requirements
Review of all customer change orders, enhancement requests to UI System application components to determine feasibility, update requirements documents, and make recommendations regarding the implementation of the request modifications.
Proficient in MS Office to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project
Knowledge of relational databases and basic SQL query techniques
Must have experience interfacing with customers, internal managers and staff
Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills with an attention to detail
Strong leadership skills with a proven past to drive results and affect change
Prior experience within the workforce development system with a solid knowledge of Department of Labor Employment and Training programs to include one or more of the following: Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Assistance
Detailed understanding of Employment and Training programs related to day-to-day operations and federal reporting requirements
Ability to prepare presentations and conduct training sessions at the annual User’s Conference
Knowledge of the software development life cycle

Preferred Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field, or equivalent experience preferred
A solid knowledge of Department of Labor Employment and Training programs is desired, to include one or more of the following examples Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Assistance, SNAP Employment and Training, Adult Education, Welfare Transition
Possess a general understanding of application programming, database and system design
Understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
Ability to analyze system requirements relative to the base software functionality and configuration

Job Description:

This role will formulate and define system scopes and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements.

The ideal Business Analyst will possess Unemployment Insurance experience, with emphasis on Employment and Appeals systems Prior BA experience is desired, however, a qualified candidate has experience in operation programs along with performance responsibilities both at a Federal and State level will be considered. You will thrive both in an independent and team environment. You must be able to take ownership of projects and complete those projects accurately and efficiently. You must also be able to work with various internal groups and teams and have the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines. The ability to understand both federal and state laws that govern the programs and translate those requirements into a system are a must.

The ideal candidate for this position is organized; detail oriented, has great communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment. You will need to apply these skills in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, business analysis, requirements definition, building test plans, coordinating all resources and stakeholders, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring, summarizing and communicating the progress of all assigned projects. You will work among a team of software Engineers, Developers, Project Managers and QA staff for support and collaboration of client specific deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze current UI Modernization requirements and determine applicability to current initiative.
Ideally the successful candidate will have years of experience leading functional area teams working with systems modernization programs within the Unemployment Insurance sector as a consultant.
At least 5 years of experience managing 10 or more functional resources on state government modernization programs (Unemployment Insurance, Medicaid, Workers Compensation, Food Stamps, Department of Insurance, Health Care Reform, etc.).
Management Experience with all phases of an iterative Software Development Lifecycle Methodology
Been engaged with multi-year state government modernization programs in a management capacity.
Solid experience facilitating/supporting design sessions, within an iterative SDLC in a management/lead capacity.
Solid Experience leading JAD or Requirements Validation or SCRUM or Requirements Gathering sessions. Coordinate and meet with clients and business leaders, as well as working closely with software architects and development teams to ensure that the direction, scope and dependencies are identified and documented.
Analyze and document the current Appeals system.
Solicit and document requirements for a new Appeals system
Possess strong knowledge of both project management and the software development lifecycle (SDLC) of large-scale development projects.
Translate business requirements into concise system requirements for use by the software architects and development teams.
Extensive understanding of multiple functional areas related to complex projects and the ability to identify and quantify business process improvements along with system improvements through the use of technology is critical.

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday; full time position.

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers

Business Analyst – Educational Services at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Business Analyst – Educational Services
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
High School Diploma or equivalent
One (1) year of experience
Proficient in MS Office to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project
Knowledge of relational databases and basic SQL query techniques
Experience interfacing with customers, internal managers and staff
Knowledge of the software development life cycle
Knowledge of MS SQL server (2000/2005/2008) and query
Knowledge of project management methodologies and practices
Written and verbal communication skills
Time management skills
Organizational skills
Ability to work independently or in a team environment

Preferred Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field, or equivalent experience
Experience working in government programs specifically related to Employment and Training programs such as Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act or Adult Educational Services that included insuring software meets federal regulations and requirements
Possess an understanding of application programming, database and system design
Understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
Ability to analyze system requirements relative to the base software functionality and configuration

Job Description:
This role will formulate and define system scopes and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements. Work among a team of software Engineers, Developers, Project Managers and QA staff for support and collaboration of client specific deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze business and user needs, document requirements and translate both into proper specifications for each project.
Coordinate and meet with clients and business leaders, as well as working with software architects and development teams to ensure that the direction, scope and dependencies are identified and documented.
Possess knowledge of both project management and the software development lifecycle (SDLC) of large-scale development projects.
Translate business requirements into concise system requirements for use by the software architects and development teams.
Understanding of multiple functional areas related to complex projects and the ability to identify and quantify business process improvements along with system improvements through the use of technology is critical.
Foster communication between technical and non-technical audiences to ensure that technology solutions fulfill the business needs.
Identify, document and diagram business requirements and processes.
Assist with validation and testing of applications written to the design specification
Keep the client and project team informed of project status, issues and issue mitigation strategies.
Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
Communicate relevant project information to superiors.
Testing of applications written to the design specifications written.
Track data through the database as it relates to the application.
Review of all customer change orders, update requirements documents, and make recommendations regarding the implementation of the request modifications.
Identify opportunities for improvement and make suggestions for change.
Work with both technical software developers and non-technical state and local government clients to make sure that final deliverables meet client requirements.
Coordinate client training with training staff and assist where necessary.
Prepare and deliver training updates via webinars.
May be required to visit client sites, attend National Conferences and/or assist in Marketing presentations which are assigned by Manager when appropriate.

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday; full time position.

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/company/careers