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INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST II OPTION A (Project Coordinator/Business Analyst)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 11, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5170

Job Requisition ID:  15451

Agency:  Department of Innovation and Technology  
Closing Date/Time:  05/25/2022 
Salary:  $6,294-9,558/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

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CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification # DoIT 33387

Job Responsibilities

Under administrative direction, serves as a project team leader on complex projects; works with the Enterprise Application Services Information Technology (IT) staff to provide a full range of business process re-engineering and transformation services for highly complex enterprise-wide applications; coordinates and conducts complex business process analysis, detailed requirements analysis, technical research, and feasibility studies on-site and at user provided facilities to create detailed process diagrams, business requirements, design basis, and technical , descriptions; ensures requirements traceability throughout software development; provides advanced application and user support during system transitions; participates in the modification and enhancement of existing IT application systems; designs, re-engineers and develops new major systems, sub-systems, and configures third- party (i.e., vendor) supplied solutions. Attends meetings, training and conferences; travels when held off-site.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

  • Performs in-depth assessment and analysis to provide business process re-engineering and transformation services for highly complex enterprise-wide applications; works with the Enterprise Application Services Information Technology (IT) staff to provide a full range of business process re-engineering and transformation services for highly complex enterprise-wide applications; coordinates and conducts business requirements workshops with key stakeholders and users to determine business requirements; coordinates and conducts complex business process analysis, detailed requirements analysis, in-depth technical research, feasibility studies, and feasibility studies on-site and at user provided facilities; creates detailed process diagrams, data flow diagrams, and other graphical models that represent business and system requirements and technical descriptions using tools such as MS SharePoint, MS PowerPoint, and MS Visio; provides advanced application and user support during system transitions. 
  • Writes user stories, use cases, and program specifications; participates in design, testing, training, knowledge transfer, system tuning, and system implementation in order to translate and track results of business analysis through entire SDLC; ensures requirements traceability throughout software development. Prepares testing plans, test scripts, and test data for new or modified programs and/or systems. Works with test team to ensure logic paths are tested. Evaluates test results to verify conformance with program objectives. 
  • Serves as a project team leader on complex projects; determines and coordinates project components such as ES project scheduling and assignments; assigns and reviews the work of business process analyst staff; provides expertise, guidance and direction to assigned staff; reviews results and verifies that requirements have been  incorporated into individual components of the project and into the final product. 
  • Analyzes and recommends new procedures and techniques to improve requirements gathering, articulation, process and data modeling, testing and documentation process. Prepares and makes presentations to large and small audiences. Provides mentoring and training to other staff when required.
  • Represents team by attending meetings and conferences; keeps abreast of new developments in the Information Technology field; continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, seminars and conferences to increase familiarity with and maintain current knowledge of Information Technology products, vendor software/hardware, project management methodology, techniques and procedures applicable to unit activities; attends demonstrations and exhibitions related to assigned operations; travels to meetings, conferences, or continuing education when held off-site.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four years college with course work in computer science or directly related fields, supplemented by three years of professional experience in a related Information Services field. Requires extensive knowledge of Information Technology concepts, principles, theories and functions of computer systems, and expertise in problem solving and critical thinking with the ability to decompose abstract ideas/solutions. Requires highly developed verbal and written communication skills. Requires the ability to facilitate a shared understanding of the problem, possible solutions, and determine the scope of a project; assist project teams in solving technical challenges; and the ability  to negotiate with business and/or technical stakeholders to evaluate possible options and decide on a viable solution. Requires extensive knowledge of interactive systems and scheduled batch processing design and development. Requires the ability to prepare and make presentations to large and small audiences. Requires a valid driver's license and the ability to travel. Requires the ability to utilize agency supplied material/equipment (e.g., cell-phone, laptop, etc.). 

Specialized Skills: Requires three years of professional experience as outlined above with the following: at least 2 separate system development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies; Business Process Design and Business Process Reengineering definition and modeling; requirements analysis and design, including visual process and data modeling techniques and conventions; ability to work effectively with office productivity tools such as MS SharePoint, MS PowerPoint, and MS Visio. 

Work Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm  
Work Location: 120 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5170  
Agency Contact: DoIT.BidForms@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Technology  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: DoIT.BidForms@illinois.gov

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DolT) is the state's IT agency delivering an enterprise approach to statewide technology, innovation and telecommunication services, as well as policy and standards development, lifecycle investment planning, and cybersecurity services. With over 1,500 employees, DolT delivers IT services and innovative solutions to customer agencies to improve services provided to Illinois residents, DolT offers employees the opportunity to advance their careers, develop new skills and reach their potential, both personally and professionally. DoIT is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences and talents. It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement. In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation