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Enterprise Technology Business Analyst

  • 510264
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION
  • Full-time

DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION

Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.

Enterprise Technology Business Analyst

Job Location:

Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology 

100 N. 15th Avenue 

Phoenix AZ 85007 

This position is available for remote work on a full-time basis within Arizona (including virtual office arrangement)

Posting Details:

Salary: Up to $80,000 DOE 

Grade: 26

Closing Date:  Open until Filled

Job Summary:

Do you enjoy working with a variety of people and learning new technology? If so, this role is for you! You will be responsible for working closely with industry leading tech companies to establish statewide agreements that help position the State of Arizona and its agencies as a technology leader in State Government. We are looking for someone who loves to negotiate enterprise agreements, can conduct market research, and help agencies innovate through existing and new statewide contracts. You will advise procurement and service owners on the statewide acquisition of established and emerging technologies, including identifying market trends and cutting edge products. This position will help shape the tech that serves and supports 35,000 state employees.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Innovation and is excited to identify enterprise agreement opportunities, negotiate agreement pricing, and secure purchasing pathways for best of breed technologies. 
  • Detailed oriented and experienced in reviewing or managing IT agreements or licenses. 
  • A dedicated collaborator that will work with procurement to design/negotiate IT contracts. 
  • An independent driver performing product and market research and crafting presentations. 
  • A trusted partner responsible for engaging with vendors, procurement and agency customers.
Job Duties:
  • Review contracts and manage renewals to ensure accurate pricing to agencies/customers. 
  • Manage vendor agreements and perform customer pricing audits/reviews. 
  • Facilitate the onboarding of new agencies/customers to statewide contracts. 
  • Maintain vendor relationships and be the primary contact for questions regarding pricing and licensing. Structure. 
  • Support engagement managers and services owners with pricing and pricing quotes tied to enterprise agreements.. 
  • Partner with the State Procurement Administrator to identify and develop cutting edge technology procurement methods. 
  • Maintain the forms, dashboard, and enterprise agreements information in SmartSheets.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

● Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience in a relevant field.
● Prior experience in contracts and negotiations is required.
● Proven track record of excellence in the area of customer service.
● Knowledge and experience in the areas of software and/or ITto drive planning, procurement, and development based initiatives.
● Knowledge of procurement and contract life cycle management.
● Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with all levels of an organization.

Selective Preference(s):

N/A

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Background and reference check, including a state and federal criminal records check 
  • Requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driving training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Benefits:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Sick leave 
  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year 
  • Health and dental insurance 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance 
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:
  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at shelia.wiggins@azdoa.gov or 480-645-2290 for assistance.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.