The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our CDR-Program Integration program area.
Performs complex (journey-level) business analysis work. Work involves gathering, developing, and documenting user requirements; reviewing, assessing, and developing business processes; creating and validating user acceptance testing; performing post-implementation support of systems; and providing support for the systems development life cycle. May provide guidance to others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:
Military Crosswalk for Occupational Category - Information Technology (texas.gov)
In order to receive Veteran's preference, a copy of the DD#214 is required at the time of interview.
- This is a federally funded position contingent upon continued funding.
- May be required to pass both Federal and State Background check.
- May be required to work outside of normal business hours.
PAPER, FAX OR E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
- Free Parking
- Defined Retirement Benefit Plan
- Optional 401(k) and 457 accounts
- Medical Insurance - State pays 100% of the health plan premium for eligible full-time employees and 50% of the premium for their eligible dependents. State pays 50% of the eligible part-time employee’s premium and 25% for eligible dependents.
- Optional Benefits such as dental, vision, and life insurance
- Minimum of 96+ Hours of Annual Leave a year **Annual leave increases with length of service.
- Telework policy
Essential Job Elements
- Gathers, analyzes, and documents user requirements, business processes, and problems to automate or improve existing systems; elicits and documents business needs for new systems with minimal assistance.
- Analyzes, develops and tests new or existing procedures, objects, and workflows in Grant Management Systems for efficiency and effectiveness with minimal assistance.
- Facilitates the service request life cycle through customer-related service request responses, business requirements coordination, technical specifications and related artifacts review, and monitors system integration and user acceptance testing prior to implementation with minimal assistance.
- Assists with defining and supporting the goals of the Grant Management Systems and devises flow charts and diagrams describing logical and operational steps of projects.
- Identifies potential project risks and difficulties, and designs strategies to mitigate or avoid them.
- Assists in information systems security administration. Performs related work as assigned and complies with all GLO policies.
- Analyzes, evaluates, and makes recommendations concerning existing information technology and systems processes and the development of new procedures, standards, tools, and techniques.
- As it relates to the position, obtain proficiency in TIGR, using it to assist in the completion of all applications, projects, project sites and budgets as required by CDR Management.
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, or a related field is generally preferred. Education and experience may be substituted.
- Business Analyst I: One additional year of full-time business analysis and design work or testing, or closely related experience.
$5,200.00 - $5,900.00
- Business Analyst II: Three additional years of full-time business analysis and design work or testing, or closely related experience.
$5,700.00 - $6,300.00
- Knowledge of the Texas Integrated Grant Reporting (TIGR) system.
- Expertise in Microsoft Dynamics software.
- Proficiency in using Microsoft Visio and other Microsoft products.
- Knowledge of GLO business domains such as (but not limited to) disaster response and recovery.
- Experience working as a systems or business analyst or a similar role.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of the limitations and capabilities of computer systems, and techniques used in the design of automated and non-automated systems, information technology equipment, applicable programming languages, computer hardware and software, and computer operating systems.
- Skills in solving problems in; requirements gathering, testing, supporting, and implementing programs. Skills in troubleshooting computer systems.
- Ability to analyze systems and procedures, write and revise standards and procedures, handle multiple projects, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to attend work regularly and adhere to an established work schedule in accordance with agency leave and attendance.
This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/ customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to move and position oneself as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required.
The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.
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