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House Information Systems Programmer / Analyst

Date:  Sep 5, 2022


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Working Title

Business Systems Analyst

General Summary

The Florida House of Representatives is seeking a candidate that will gather system enhancement requirements for custom applications, train and support Committee (business) end-users, improve business processes, and support knowledge management initiatives. This person will also possess significant testing skills, including test case design and test script creation. This position will work with the Legislative Committees (business) and IT to produce detailed analysis, written requirements, documents or problem description, track and report on project or issue status and providing testing support.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Foster relationships with stakeholders to build a community of trust and gain knowledge
  • Fully understand customer business processes
  • Lead and manage requirements gathering and analysis activities by working with stakeholders, developers, designers, QA analysts and internal/external customers  
  • Write user stories and manage a product backlog for stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the development team to ensure delivery of requirements
  • Communicate progress, obstacles and accomplishments
  • Manage project scope, acceptance and deployment
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities, tasks and coordinate various channels of communication at the same time
  • Design test cases and perform testing    
  • Facilitate and conduct meetings while asking questions and soliciting feedback, presenting and capturing notes/requirements


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Background in business analysis, testing, project management, and related field as well as experience in a software development organization
  • Experience with agile software development, including Scrum  
  • Experience in conducting thorough business process analysis to understand existing workflows and systems, document current processes and systems, create requirements for new processes, develop use cases, and manage requirement changes
  • Ability to be an advocate for the user and provide usable and efficient solutions for their problems
  • Ability to analyze and interpret user requirements and adjust to rapidly changing user requirements
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely, both verbal and written
  • Ability to understand and convey business priorities and the relative importance of their projects
  • Able to identify multiple approaches to problem solving and recommend the best case solution
  • Possess technical acumen with the ability to translate information and research into non-technical language as necessary to effectively communicate across to stakeholders
  • Develop use cases as a key communication tool between the business and technical teams
  • Proven experience in creating user stories, acceptance testing criteria, test plans, design documentation, process flows, user workflows and wireframes for clearly communicating a set of functional requirements. 
  • Be proactive and take initiative with little or vague directions to include desire to solve problems and be resourceful in seeking answers


Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, business administration, education, communications, graphic arts, mathematics, statistics, geography, or engineering and five years of progressively responsible information systems experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server or similar work item tracking system
  • Ability to process information logically
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under deadlines
  • Experience with root cause analysis processes and providing solution options to internal and external stakeholders
  • Willing to learn and discover
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, design skills, and ability to multitask



Commensurate with experience.

The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.


Application Deadline

Open until filled


Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to:


Office of Administration & Professional Development
Florida House of Representatives
402 South Monroe Street, 1201 Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Or email


Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.


Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.


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Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee