Agreeya Solutions Austin , TX 78719
Posted 2 days ago
I. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICESTexas 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 in this document for the Texas Education Agency.
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Education Agency and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law. Texas Education Agency will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).
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.
Vendors should not to submit anyone previously submitted for 701-23-015.
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.
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.
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.
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.II. CANDIDATE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSMinimum 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.
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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