Teltech Communications, LLC

Systems Analyst 2

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
ID
2022-1389
Category
Information Technology
Type
Full Time
Max
USD $150,000.00/Yr.
Min
USD $140,000.00/Yr.

Overview

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20220808-70123015A

 

Location:  The primary work location(s) will be in Austin, TX, 78751.  No relocation is available for this position.  Candidates must reside in the Austin, TX vacinity.

 

Duration:  Services are expected to start 09/01/2022 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2023. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended.

 

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.

Responsibilities

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This position will serve as the vendor coordinator for the upgrade of the Texas Student Data System (TSDS) to a more current version of Ed-Fi. Directly responsible for the engagement, coordination, and oversight of vendor integration with the specified requirements of the project. Key responsibilities include scheduling and facilitating meetings with Student Information System (SIS), Human Resource (HR), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) public education vendors to ensure effective progress, provide direct guidance, and serve as a support liaison between TEA and vendors. 

 

TEXAS SCHOOL DISTRICT EXPERIENCE IS STRONGLY PREFERRED. 

 

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. Highly prefer candidates with previous experience working in Texas public education. 

 

Vendor Coordination:

  • Develop an effective strategy to identify vendors and their ability to update their existing products to meet the specifications and requirements of this project within a two-year period. 
  • Interpret and understand the data reporting requirements for the project to effectively convey business guidance and technical direction to vendors. 
  • Ensure technical documentation, guidance, and resources are made available in a timely manner.
  • Schedule and facilitate monthly meetings with vendors to monitor progress and identify any issues. 
  • Develop and distribute progress reports to executive management and project stakeholders. 

 

Vendor Support:

  • Develop, integrate, and monitor an effective solution to solicit vendor questions, issues, and best practices.  
  • Work directly with TEA business and technical teams to resolve vendor questions and issues in a timely manner. 
  • Oversee the distribution of the software development kit (SDK) to vendors and solicit feedback.
  • Coordinate with Education Service Centers (ESCs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to establish partnerships with vendors for end-to-end testing and to validate product readiness. 

 

Communication: 

  • Develop high quality communications to include technical guidance, updates, and best practices for vendors, ESCs, and LEAs.
  • Facilitate and conduct statewide webinars through remote meeting platforms. Ability to professionally deliver complex content and field live questions from the audience.
  • Provide frequent status reporting and recommendations to senior management based upon vendor progress and challenges.

 

Qualifications

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Minimum Requirements:
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.  Candidates with prior experience working with a State of Texas agency are highly encouraged to apply.

Years

Required/Preferred

Experience

7

Required

System & Data Analysis

7

Required

Technical Support & Troubleshooting

7

Required

Stakeholder Engagement & Communications

6

Required

Project Management

6

Required

Strategic Planning

4

Required

Interpreting Data Standards & Specifications

4

Required

Software Requirements and/or Business Analysis

4

Required

Software Testing

4

Required

Business Writing & Presentations

4

Preferred

Data Collection & Analysis

4

Preferred

Public Education (Preferably in Texas Public Schools)

2

Preferred

Student Information System and/or School Finance Human Resource System

2

Preferred

Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS)

2

Preferred

Texas Student Data System

2

Preferred

Ed-Fi Technology & Data Standards

2

Preferred

Working in Virtual/Remote Environments

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