Business Analyst

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN


Position Description / Responsibilities

Job Summary:  Do you want a career where you are fulfilled? Do you want a career where you are helping people thrive in their communities? If so the State of Tennessee is the place for you. We have a great opportunity waiting for the right person. This is the business analyst senior position. This position is responsible for supervising the activities of business analysts from multiple project teams and well as providing oversite to the business analysts.


Roles and Responsibilities:

·        Provide Business Process Improvement methodology and templates to document “As Is” and “To Be” process flows 

·        Help facilitate business involvement and ownership of developing the new/future business process requirements; documentation and or review of requirements / user stories / use cases

·        Provide methodology for developing strong and descriptive requirements

·        Develop detailed requirements that may be included in a request for proposals (RFP) or request for qualifications (RFQ)

·        Collaborate with developers and stakeholders for requirements development

·        Communicate requirements and opportunities to all levels of the organization

·        Create written meeting documentation for verification by subject matter experts and business process owners

·        Work with vendor staff to transfer business processes and technical requirements into a structured design format so that developers can produce business applications

·        Review vendor’s work products

·        Serve as the liaison between the business and IT departments

·        Remove obstacles to team progress and escalate when necessary

·        Provide input on job performance plans and holds discussion with employees as appropriate

·        Provides feedback on areas of improvement, including notations on positive performance

·        Offer assistance when skills gaps are identified when working with the project team members

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

·        Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, for interactions with staff, executive management, and vendors

·        A B.S. in IT or related field

·        At least 3 years of experience managing people

Preferred Experience:

·        Experience working in the governmental sector (local, state, or federal)

·        Experience working in the health care sector (public or private)

·        Certification in the one of the following: Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP), Professional Business Analyst (PMI-PBA), Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma, Business Process Management (BPM)

·        HL7 and experience with and EHR or EMR would be a plus

The State of TN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.


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