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.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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