iSphere is looking for IT Project Management and Business Analysts with comprehensive knowledge across K-12 district business & student functions to assist with our client engagements based in both the Houston and Dallas metropolitan areas.

 

Selected candidates will assist in defining future state requirements, system functionality, processes, procedures, data, 3rd party integrations, customizations and reporting capabilities for our clients.

 

These individuals will serve as Project lead business analysts working within an internal school districts IT development team to support and facilitate the implementation and roll-out of a Student Management/ Data Solution products including products such as PowerSchool or Aeries Student Information System (SIS).

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Works collaboratively with clients/business owners to develop business requirements; conducts analysis and understanding of business functionality & practices to integrate processes and system functionality into the SIS.
  • Works collaboratively with SIS SMEs and vendor’s process consultants in resolving challenging business solutions via the SIS.
  • Develop and document system, process and procedural gap analysis to ensure future system configuration, data migration, customizations, integrations and reporting requirements are met.
  • Aligns and documents legacy SIS processes with new SIS processes to assist with user acceptance testing.
  • Conducts significant systems testing; supports data conversions; supports local system rollouts; executes all work in alignment with district’s systems plans.
  • Helps users develop processes & procedures that support future state transformation.
  • Assist with development and delivery of training materials.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong Project Management, Business Analysis / Business Process / experience
  • Ability to work in an Agile / Scrum environment
  • Minimum 5+ years in the IT industry, preferably with experience in an educational institution or educational software/consulting
  • Strong technical writing skills for business requirements/design, process/ procedure/UAT/ Training documentation
  • Excellent facilitation, presentation skills (Advance MS word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • Extremely flexible with strong work ethic to accommodate high level of multiple responsibilities
  • SQL , Data Analytics experience is a plus
  • Experience with PowerSchool, Aeries, etc. Student Information Systems
  • Experience in system administration and/or customization is a plus.

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