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Healthcare Business Analyst, HHSC, Austin, Tx

Austin, Texas · Information Technology
Title: Healthcare Business Analyst
Agency: Health and Human Services Commission
Solicitation: 52919062
Location: 701 W. 51st Street, Austin, Texas 78751
Hours:  8-5, Monday to Friday
Visa status: US Citizen, Green Card, EAD
Resume Submittal by: 9/16

Texas Health and Human Services Commission requires the services of 2 Business Analyst 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Business Analyst 2 Category, Core Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission  may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).

The Workers will act as Business Analysts and their role on the project will be as a Product Owner for Community First Choice (CFC) IDD Assessment. The Workers will be responsible for acting as liaisons to the TMHP project team and be responsible for business and system requirements for the Texas MMIS LTCOP, HHSC CMD and IT functions. The Workers will be performing requirements analysis, documentation reviews, and user acceptance testing of the modified systems.
The services to be provided include, but are not limited to, the following:
A.     Analyzes program policies, procedures, and initiatives to determine the impact on business systems and functional areas.
B.     Analyzes and reviews complex project deliverables such as project charters, business user requirements, design documentation, test plans, and risk assessment plans to ensure business requirements are met.
C.    Acts as a Product Owner and liaison between State Staff and Vendors to translate operational and business requirements to vendors.
D.    Reports project statuses to management based on established timelines.
E.     Analyzes and writes User Stories with Acceptance Criteria based on business needs and according to the Agile methodology.
F.     Develops business user test scenarios and participates in systems and user acceptance testing.
G.    Identifies potential project risks and issues and develops mitigation strategies.
H.    Manages schedule for deliverables as established.
I.       Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements: Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will not be considered for this opportunity and the resume will not be submitted to the customer.
Years Required/Preferred Experience
5 Required Experience translating business needs into technical objectives and identifying solutions to satisfy the business need.
5 Required Experience utilizing business analysis skills and interacting with business end users and technical staff.
5 Required Experience reporting project status to management including risks, issues, and key decisions.
5 Required Experience identifying project risks and issues; and developing/implementing mitigation strategies.
5 Required Experience in effective general written/oral communication, including documenting requirements, deliverables, test scenarios and project status.
5 Required Experience performing review and approval processes of complex technical user and system requirements written by vendors.
5 Required Experience with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, etc.).
5 Required Experience coordinating changes to user and system requirements.
5 Required Experience coordinating and developing test strategies.
5 Required Experience with Microsoft Project or similar project management software.
3 Required Experience utilizing the Agile methodology or other form of adaptive software development methodology.
3 Required Experience working in a team environment.
3 Preferred Knowledge of Texas Health and Human Services programs.
2 Preferred Experience with Medicaid Long-term Care programs.
2 Preferred Experience with Texas Health and Human Services programs.
Services expect to start 09/28/2020 and are expected to be completed by 08/31/2021. Total estimated hours per Candidate shall not exceed 2008 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.
Debbie Pedigo
CEO / Senior Staffing Consultant
210.401.4501 o
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Pedigo Staffing Services
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