Teltech Communications, LLC

Systems Analyst 2 (Deployment Analyst & Vendor Coordinator)

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Information Technology
Full Time
USD $143,270.00/Yr.
USD $128,270.00/Yr.



Note:  Deadline for submission is 8/12/2021



Texas Education Agency requires the services of 1 Systems Analyst 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Systems Analyst 2, Applications/Software Development and the specifications outlined below for the Texas Education Agency.

This position will serve as a deployment analyst and vendor coordinator for the Texas Student Data System (TSDS). Key responsibilities include the outreach, engagement, and oversight of vendor integration with the upgrade of TSDS to Ed-Fi version 3.x. This individual will develop, implement, and monitor the strategic plan to assist software vendors during the pilot program (2021-2022) and parallel submission year (2022-2023) to standardize processes, identify best practices, and ultimately ensure vendor product readiness.  


This position works under minimal management direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The work involves highly complex computer systems analysis work and the ability to plan and organize assignments effectively in a fast-paced environment. 



Strategic Planning: 

  • Interpret and understand the data reporting requirements for assigned products of the Texas Student Data System (TSDS).
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan for ensuring vendor engagement and readiness for the TSDS upgrade to Ed-Fi 3.x.
  • Provide effective oversight and reporting of the progress and milestones for each vendor.  

Vendor Coordination:

  • Coordinate the on-boarding of vendors into the pilot program based upon stakeholder engagement.
  • Ensure technical documentation, guidance, and resources are made available to vendors.
  • Schedule and facilitate monthly meetings with each vendor to monitor progress and solicit feedback for the project teams.

Vendor Support:

  • Assist with integration and testing with vendors during the pilot and parallel submissions.
  • Provide guidance and support for Local Education Agency partnerships for verification testing.
  • Research and respond to identified vendor issues and challenges.
  • Coordinate User Acceptance Testing efforts and implement strategies to ensure product and system readiness for vendors and TEA.


  • Assist with the development of vendor implementation resources and develop documentation based upon best practices and challenges experience throughout the pilot program.
  • Communicate new and modified requirements and/or policies that impact vendor development and data reporting.



Note:  Prior experience working with a State of Texas agency is desireable.


7 Yrs Required: System & Data Analysis

6 Yrs Required: Technical Support & Troubleshooting

6 Yrs Required: Stakeholder Engagement & Communications

4 Yrs Required: Interpreting Data Standards & Specifications

4 Yrs Required: Software Testing of Requirements

4 Yrs Required: Development of Technical Documentation

5 Yrs Preferred: Project Management

4 Yrs Preferred: Data Collection & Analysis

2 Yrs Preferred: Public Education

2 Yrs Preferred: Ed-Fi Technology & Data Standards

2 Yrs Preferred: Development of Training Resources



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