Technical Business Analyst
Company: Public Consulting Group
Posted on: May 26, 2023
About Public Consulting Group
Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, technology, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals worldwide-all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, Canada, and a growing practice in Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit www.publicconsultinggroup.com .
About PCG's Education Consulting Service Line
PCG's Education Consulting Service Line works with states, districts, and schools to address a wide spectrum of needs such as curriculum development, instructional resources audits, design and facilitation of professional development and professional learning communities, school improvement, and program reviews.
Project engagements have included the development of the Engage NY grades 6-12 English Language Arts curriculum for the New York State Education Department and the delivery of related implementation services across several states; the design and delivery of a system of a K-3 professional learning program for the Connecticut State Department of Education; and the creation of training and resources to support standards implementation for the Florida Department of Education. We recently collaborated with Chicago Public Schools (IL) to develop a full-year, standards-aligned digital curriculum for PK-12 English Language Arts and mathematics and are providing asynchronous and synchronous professional learning to teachers and administrators to support implementation. Currently, we are also developing a K-5 ELA curriculum in partnership with Pinellas County Schools (FL) to support their transition to the new Florida B.E.S.T standards.
Technical Business Analyst
The Technical Business Analyst (TBA) will support the Technology Team within the Education Case Management practice. The position is responsible for designing and delivering EdTech solutions in the case management markets. Our products are used in 30+ states by nearly 2 million people ranging from state agency staff, district and school administrators, teachers, specialists, service providers, and support staff.
The ideal candidate is well-versed in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and comfortable creating system specifications and documentation used in the development process. The TBA works with engineering, business stakeholders, and clients to define scope, gather requirements, design solutions, complete user acceptance testing, and manage aspects of the implementation.
The TBA can expect to play an active role in a wide range of work assignments around the successful completion of Technology tasks from start to finish.
Facilitate software development life cycle (SDLC) activities
Coordinates and facilitates functional and technical requirement gathering sessions.
Translates business requirements into proposed designs/documents and communicates designs to clients and across internal PCG teams and partners.
Creates functional specifications (as well as any other documentation needed) to clearly denote scope and requirements to development and QA teams.
Creates wireframes or prototypes using Axure RP, or related tools.
Coordinates with system developers, QA teams, and user focus groups to ensure strong communication and feedback loops to inform continual system improvement.
Develops, streamlines, and actively participates in user acceptance testing procedures and scripts in areas of assigned focus and responsibility.
Assists with internal trainings for new features - 'Train the Trainer'.
Assists with writing user stories for new features.
Assists product development and R&D with client focus groups on features/topics, if needed.
Assists with product troubleshooting and triage, when required and appropriate.
Prepares and posts defects/support requests. Manages through to completion and release.
Support teams with new state implementations, new feature configurations and new project rollouts, as appropriate.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills:
Ability to create comprehensive Requirements Specifications, Designs, Process/Flow Diagrams, Test and Implementation Plans, and Feature Release Notes.
Strong familiarity with SDLC, business process design principles, mapping, and testing procedures.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment; reacts professionally under pressure.
Proven ability to take initiative and seek creative solutions.
Advanced analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, organize, and present data.
Detail orientation with excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills; speaks clearly and persuasively.
Effective ability to prioritize and manage multiple activity streams.
Ability to build and maintain business relationships.
Works well independently - makes decisions and solve problems using sound, inclusive reasoning, and judgment with limited supervision.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
5+ years of business analysis and/or product design experience.
Proven record of excellence in documenting, designing, and delivering technical solutions.
Knowledge or experience in EdTech, Case Management systems a plus.
Knowledge or experience with EDPlan a plus.
Experience with wireframing/prototyping tools such as Axure RP or ability to quickly learn.
Knowledge of task management and project management systems is a plus (ex. JIRA, ASANA, Monday.com, etc.)
UI/UX experience and course certification is a plus.
Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience.---As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $65,000 - 74,999. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.
Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.
Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 weeks ago (4/28/2023 10:49 AM)
Job ID 2023-9400
# of Openings 4
Type Regular Full-Time
Practice Area Education Services
Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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