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DC Government
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6 Months
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23 Jul 2013
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Complete Description:


The Business Analyst will be part of a small team of Analysts to capture the existing, multi-agency processes supporting the management of affordable housing activities for the District of Columbia.


The Business Analyst will assist in work according to a pre-determined work flow and project plan with appropriate activities to produce defined business process reengineering deliverables characterizing the “As-Is” business process.


The Business Analyst will collaborate in the development of a “To-Be” business process for the District, and the decomposition of that process into sub-processes for the individual agencies and management teams in the Executive Office of the Mayor.


The Business Analyst will assist in the team’s development of processes for data collection and analysis of supply and demand affordable housing data, the specification of core IT system requirements to enable the affordable housing management process, management reporting materials, dashboards, and formats, and the crafting of policies and procedures for the management and implementation of the affordable housing processes.


Execute a project plan and provides key deliverables for BPR analysis of affordable housing activities in the District of Columbia.


Meets with customer and creates designs, uses software tools (e.g. Visio) to gather requirements, analyze needs, identify risks, propose designs, documents, and carry out analysis.


Creates mock-up screens.


Fosters an environment allowing for business process mapping, change management, operational design, design and creation of process reporting metrics and controls, and business process design.


Lead and facilitate process-related meetings and perform useful interviews with SMEs.


Works with District of Columbia agencies to define and document current business processes and lead efforts to analyze, design, and document requirements for “to be” business processes and procedures.


Analyze data to improve reliability, security, risk management, and integrity.


Work in close collaboration with colleagues in a fast paced deliverable driven environment to facilitate accurate documentation and translation of business requirements for IT solutions.


Serve as a liaison between the business (customer) and IT organizations in the development of new IT system requirements.


Must be able to meet short-timeline deliverables.


Behavior Characteristics:

Able to work independently as well as cooperatively as part of various sized teams and with various levels in the organization. Able to work effectively in a fast-paced IT environment with quickly changing priorities.



Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience    Expertise Rating

Analyze business & technical processes

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Business Process Reengineering; Business Performance Improvement 

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Documentation experience in IT specifications, business rules & flow    

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

SDLC including requirements, data interfaces, QA & deployment             

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Solving bus. & Tech. problems independently, creating innovative solutions       

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Experience working in teams to produce deliverables and meet pre-determined timelines

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Unified Modeling Language       

Desired                                5              Years     3 - Expert

Six Sigma certification and experience with SIPOC and DMAIC/DMADV tools      

Desired                                4              Years     2 - Proficient

Substantive affordable housing experience        

Desired                                4              Years     2 - Proficient

Bachelor's Degree