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Date:  May 18, 2023


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Requisition No: 694103 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROJECT ANALYST - 48002939

Position Number: 48002939 

Salary:  $40,948.18 - 50,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 05/31/2023 

Division of Technology and Innovation 

Systems Project Analyst 

Location: Tallahassee, FL



"Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a level 2 background screening pursuant to Chapter 435, Florida Statutes."



Salary Range: $40,948.18 - $50,000 annually, position is expected to be hired at the minimum salary.


This advertisement is for a Career Service position located in the Division of Technology and Innovation. This is a Business Analyst position that requires an experienced analyst with strong technical business analyst skills. They must be an effective communicator working across a broad spectrum of colleagues and capable of presenting information effectively. They must be able to operate successfully in a demanding environment, lead teams, manage project timelines, work independently, manage multiple tasks, develop effective software testing strategies, and produce results that support the Department’s strategic initiatives.

The employee must be productive under tight timeframes, balance multiple and competing priorities and maintain goal-directed behavior and performance sometimes under stressful conditions.

The employee must interact courteously with others.

The employee’s performance and behavior must demonstrate consideration of the workload concerns of others and must not negatively affect productivity and morale of the unit.

Attendance is an essential function of this position.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare reports, presentations, issue and option papers, and gather supporting documentation

  • Write business requirements, design specifications, test scripts, and training materials

  • Participate in the implementation of strategic initiatives and project planning

  • Maintain project schedule throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Coordinate with business processes, technical staff, contract staff, and possibly outside agencies to implement and maintain system software

  • Identify technical and business problems and develop the solutions

  • Proactively recommend system modifications and maintenance to customers based on prior system history and knowledge of system

  • Communicate effectively to ascertain the needs of the customer

  • Facilitate, lead, and document meetings

  • Execute software testing and documenting results

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.




Paid Holidays Annually

Paid Annual Leave 

Paid Sick Leave Annually

Health Insurance - Individual or Family Coverage

State of Florida Retirement (FRS)

Life Insurance 

Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, vision, etc. 



It is the policy of the Department of Education to give preference to eligible veterans and the spouses of veterans in appointment and retention in positions of public employment. 

This position works in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities. You will be expected to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively in this environment. 


Background Screening Requirements

It is the policy of the Florida Department of Education that applicants for employment undergo level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer. 

All applicants for employment or to volunteer who are selected for an interview will be provided with the Consent to Background Screening form for level 2 screening, the Affidavit of Good Moral Character, and the Notice of Rights. The leading candidate for employment or to volunteer will be required to execute the Consent form and Affidavit, report to a designated location, and submit fingerprints for level 2 screening. 

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Department. 

Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for statewide criminal and juvenile records checked through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and federal criminal records checked through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies. 

Applicants requiring an accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the Department's designated hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (877-562-7287).

The Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee