OCTO Functional Analyst Journeyman (557987)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 05/04/2018

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

6+ Years of experience as a Functional Analyst working with multiple aspects of procurement and invoicing systems. Must understand capturing requirements and processes of Procurement systems.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

6-10 yrs business process re-engineering/business analysis experience in procurement systems (Required 6 years)
Bachelor’s degree in any field (Required)
Requirements gathering and documentation (Required 5 years)
Expert level of Microsoft Office suite including Visio (Required 5 years)
Experience with Training and supporting end users of software (Required 5 years)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills and client relations skills (Required 5 years)
Develops, documents, and/or updates the Standard Operating Procedures, guidelines, processes, and/or training materials. (Required 5 years)

Complete Description:

The District of Columbia government’s Vendor portal is a electronic system that processes electronic invoices through an online system. OCTO’s e-Invoicing team is looking for a Functional Analyst who has experience with capturing all the specific roles, requirements and characteristics of a procurement system in a government environment.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience working in collaborative work environments that require the ability to effectively communicate with many different teams and levels of leadership.  This position requires driven individuals who are able to work both independently with little direction, or within a dynamic team setting.

Responsibilities:

i.    Consults with agency functional unit(s) to identify, define and document business needs and objectives, operational procedures, problems, input and output requirements, levels of systems access and configuration specification.
ii.    Acts as a liaison between end-users, technical analysts, information technology analysts, consultants and others in the analysis, design, configuration, testing and maintenance of various systems to ensure optimal operational performance.
iii.    Performs QA/QC software testing
iv.    Develops, documents, and/or updates the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), guidelines, and processes.
v.    Tracks and fully documents changes for functional and business specifications; writes detailed universally understood procedures for permanent records and for use in training.
vi.    Identifies opportunities for improving business processes through quality assurance effort, systems and/or non-system driver changes; assists in the preparation of proposals to develop new systems and/or operational changes.
vii.    Plans, organizes and conducts business process re-engineering/improvement projects and/or management reviews of operations or projects.
viii.    Researches and prepares statistical reports using internal and external data, and   consolidates information into cohesive and understandable correspondence or other written form for use in management decision-making.
ix.    Conducts change impact analysis to assess the potential implications of changes.
x.    Participates in user acceptance testing and testing of new system functionality.
xi.    Develops training curriculum and conducts formal training sessions covering assigned systems module or changed processes and procedures.
xii.    Performs other duties as assigned.

Background check is required, if selected for the position. There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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