Come work as an IT Business Analyst II at a large nonprofit organization in northwest Austin that offers great benefits with a wide range of opportunities to advance and learn alongside a team of talented professionals. About the Texas Association of School Boards The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has been promoting educational excellence for all Texas schoolchildren since 1949. We provide a wide variety of services and programs to help public school board members serve their communities more effectively and to help school districts function more efficiently. Since 2009, TASB has regularly made the top 10 list in the large-employer category of the Austin Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Central Texas. Our inclusive, friendly work environment encourages employees to innovate, collaborate, and grow. We employ a diverse mix of professional, technical, risk management, and administrative staff. At Texas Association of School Boards, the health and safety of our employees, and members, is our top priority. We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our facilities. Due to the current pandemic situation, this will start as a remote position, but will transition to onsite at TASB headquarters when the office reopens. About the Position We’re looking for a Business Analyst II to work in a fast-paced Information Technology department to act as an intermediary between Business Services, and the technical community, working with IT project teams and business users to collect, clarify, and document business requirements (using appropriate tools and models) from which applications and solutions are developed, implemented and supported. ResponsibilitiesWorks with the business units to create and maintain an operating plan to achieve the strategic vision using their operating platforms and software applications. Partners with business and technologists to elicit, analyze, translate and document business requirements into technical requirements. Builds and maintains a holistic view of all processes within Governance Services to understand dependencies, redundant processes, cross functional impacts with regards to the use of software, processes, workflow and reporting. Communicates business priorities to IT in order to drive effective business solutions. Leads and facilitates requirements and design sessions with user community.Develops use cases to explain/demonstrate business requirements/specifications to IT team and contributes business partners’ perspective during design reviews. Works with internal and external developers, consultants, and business partners to meet technology project objectives.Creates documentation of business areas’ system requirements and working with IT professionals to deliver effective technology solutions.Assists with user testing and training for new technology. Identifies opportunities for better leveraging technology and improves business processes to support operational performance objectives and deliver better service to members.Evangelize the virtues of IT process management and the User Experience, and foster collaboration. Skills and AbilitiesExperience in identifying, translating and documenting requirements for custom and Commercial off the shelf software technology configurations & implementations.Proven experience with process mapping and documentation, including change control and identifying opportunities for process improvement.Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies. Intellectual curiosity and ability to question business units.Outstanding written and verbal communication skillsAbility to quickly troubleshoot problem that may arise in work products/applications.Strong understanding of basic system engineering, object-oriented design, information risk, security guidelines and architecture standards. Experience with software or SaaS implementations of enterprise-level. Ability to serve as the translator between business area users and technical staff. Ability to work effectively on large, cross-functional teams.Logical thinker with ability to process and synthesize complex and detailed business information and processes.Ability to work independently, lead and facilitate group work sessions.Passionate/enthusiastic about problem solving and leveraging a variety of tools (including technology) to improve processes and service delivery. Strong customer service, analytical and research skills required.Must have a passion for championing excellence in customer experience.In depth understanding of various software development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall).Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office, Visio, Project Server, Team Services, SharePoint. Client is a Microsoft organization and majority of our custom code is .net.Change management experience is a plus. Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer technology, business, or related field.5-8 years of experience as a Business Analyst, preferably in consulting services, meeting management and/or board services.Business analysis experience in support of commercial off the shelf, custom software solutions and SaaS implementation.Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) certification preferred. Why Apply at TASB? Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid disability, life insurance, and flexible spending, as well as a retirement plan with company matching and an employee assistance program. We have generous paid leave and holiday time too! Convenient staff-supportive amenities like an on-site child care center, mini- market, fitness room, and more.Professional growth and advancement opportunities in a wide range of areas, including tuition reimbursement and robust training and development programs.A diverse, inclusive work environment that celebrates the unique perspectives and talents of all employees.A friendly company culture that encourages a healthy work-life balance. Learn More and Apply Learn more about what it is like to be a TASBite by visiting tasb.org or by following us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. All job applications must be submitted online through our ADP application system. Only those candidates that closely meet the job’s requirements will be selected for interview and contacted. Posting Notices TASB is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, disability, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other personal characteristic protected by law. This position does not qualify for visa sponsorship. This position is subject to a background check. Any job offer is contingent upon receipt of results of a satisfactory background check.