MO Project: Contextual Branding

Information Technology Specialist I

Information Technology Specialist I

Job Posting Number: 
Opening Date: 
Closing Date: 
Job Location: 
Jefferson City - Cole County
Merit Type: 
Salary Range: 
$2,035.50 – $2,958.50 semi-monthly
Position receives State benefits including health care, retirement, and vacation
IT Specialty: 
Business Analysis
Required Skills: 
Application Development & Maintenance
Business Analysis
Project Management
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

•Assist in the execution of process and technology initiatives as the primary duty. Responsibilities include:

  • analyze existing and proposed requirements, processes, data, data definitions (metadata), database structures, programs, functions, and cost/benefit feasibility
  • design and document logical data models, functional work processes, business rules, and program specification to address the identified requirements
  • represent the agency in the ongoing discovery and implementation of the database, document retention, and process improvement initiatives
  • maintain an objective, professional approach in interactions with internal and external stakeholders
  • engage in effective and timely communication with contractors, management, and stakeholders
  • defines project objectives and oversees quality control throughout its life cycle.

•Maintain an advanced working knowledge of assigned line of business applications, processes, and database systems.

•Assist in the analysis and improvement of data integrity in all databases and reporting systems.

•Research and recommend improvement initiatives for the business processes.

•Assist in the planning and implementation of the transition systems.

•Assist program administrators with the analysis of state database systems and reporting accuracy.

•Assist in streamlining processes and procedures to improve accuracy and efficiency.

•Manage and maintain documentation archival and retrieval for agency.

•Assist in testing third party applications to ensure quality and usability of those systems.

•Compile data and draft documents or reports as requested or necessary for the efficient administration of business.

•Maintain appropriate files and documentation as necessary or required.

•Attend and actively participate in meetings and training programs as directed.

•Maintain and protect confidential information.

•Maintain a professional relationship with others by ensuring a sense of mutual trust, concern, respect and teamwork.

•Maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

•Must have ability to appear for work on time.

•Must have ability to follow directions from a supervisor.

•Must have ability to interact effectively with co-workers.

•Must have ability to understand and follow posted work rules and procedures.

•Must have ability to accept constructive criticism.

•Must comply with any reasonable request of any member of management.


Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Work in conjunction with department and project management staff in project development from beginning to end; define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with management and stakeholders. Develop project plans and associated communications documents. Serves as business analyst in identifying agency's business system requirements; prepares documentation; and analyzes and evaluates processes, data, database structures, and/or business functions. Assists or leads projects teams, in support of application development projects, enhancements, and/or maintenance.

Important Information

NOTE: YOU MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR MOST CURRENT TRANSCRIPTS and resume, and e-mail to address provided.

Please include the job posting number when applying for this position.

Review the required skills and qualifications before applying for this position. Candidates must also complete an on-line application which can be found at Preference given for PMP or State of Missouri Project Management Certification.‌

Applicants need to be eligible to work in the United States.