IT Business Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Madison

Website Department of Justice

Job ID: 2239

This is your opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Wisconsinites by providing a valuable public service. The Department of Justice strives to protect the public and ensures that justice is done by creating teams comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds working together to reach our goals. More information about the Department of Justice can be found on our website. In addition to being a great place to work, we offer amazing benefits, such as excellent health insurance, ample paid leave, flexible work schedules, and an employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and resources to help promote wellness. Furthermore, state government jobs provide job stability, work/life balance, and numerous intrinsic rewards from doing meaningful work.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team atmosphere, tackling new and exciting challenges, and supporting a positive and fun work environment.

Position Summary

As an IT Business Analyst, you’ll work closely with project teams and business users to identify business problems, translate business requirements into technical requirements, and recommend solutions that will improve our ability to meet Department/Bureau needs. You’ll work directly with business leads and subject matter experts from various DOJ divisions to understand their business structure, systems, and operations and translate that insight into tangible solutions that achieve DOJ and BCS strategic goals and initiatives.

You’ll use your highly developed interpersonal skills to facilitate workgroup sessions effectively, communicate ideas and solutions to stakeholders, and liaise with vendors and DOJ stakeholders to ensure a positive outcome to meet pre-defined and agreed-upon requirements.

This position requires experience creating project scope documents, business process mapping, process flow diagrams, entity-relationship diagrams, user stories, RACI’s, and requirements traceability matrix. This position performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to translate the customer requirements into software specifications.

This position is also responsible for drafting test plans, leading the testing and troubleshooting for new applications, and application changes. This involves system testing, integration testing, user acceptance testing, performance testing, and post-deployment verification planning.

Salary Information

Starting salary for the IS Business Automation Consultant/Administrator position is between $75,000 and $111,820 per year, depending on qualifications, and is in pay schedule and range 07-32.  Starting salary for the IS Business Automation Specialist level is between $64,355 and $98,716 and is in pay schedule and range 07-33.  Level of position and salary will be determined based on the qualifications of the selected candidate at the time of hire.  A 12-month probationary period may be required for both levels.

Job Details

The Department of Justice does not sponsor work visas.  Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOJ sponsorship) at the time of application.  A background check including fingerprints will be conducted on selected candidate prior to appointment.

This position may be eligible for telework.


Applicants must have the following to be considered further for this position:

  • Experience as a Business Analyst developing user stories, use cases, business process mapping, system requirements, data dictionary and interface definition documents.
  • Experience working on application development and/or infrastructure efforts in a Business Analyst role; working with IT and business teams.
  • Functional testing experience as a manual and/or automated tester developing integration test plan/scripts.
  • Exposure to automated regression testing and/or experience creating test scripts.

How To Apply

Apply online! To apply, click on “Apply for Job” to start the application process. Once logged in, click “Apply for Job” and follow the steps outlined in the application process. You will be required to submit a resume and letter of qualifications.

Each time you apply for a job; you should update and tailor your resume and letter of qualifications. Candidates should clearly describe their education, training, and experience related to the items listed in the “Qualifications” section of the job announcement. These qualifications should be addressed in your resume and expanded upon in your letter of qualifications. This will allow a fuller assessment regarding your qualifications and those required for the job you are applying for.
Your resume should include the following:

  • Your educational background including any course work that relates to the position in which you are applying.
  • Your employment history, including experiences and/or duties and a summary of accomplishments and skills learned or used.
  • Any training or experience, including volunteer work or internships, you have related specifically to the “Qualifications” section of the assessment.
  • Spell out any acronyms and/or abbreviations the first time used.

Your letter of qualifications should include:

  • Additional information regarding your past work experience, including volunteer work and internships, or coursework you have taken.
  • Highlights of your most relevant skills and experiences as they related to the specific job you are applying for.
  • Specific examples that clearly demonstrates your level of expertise.

What not to include in your resume or letter of qualifications:
Your application materials should not include any information that is not job-related. This includes race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, creed, disability or genetic information. Further, do not include any self-identifying information such as photos, social security numbers, political affiliation, citizen status or conviction records. References will be requested from top candidates once interviews have taken place.

Application materials will be evaluated, and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the process.
NOTE: Current/former State employees interested in a permissive transfer, demotion or reinstatement consideration must also apply.


Deadline to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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