Job summary:

Business Analyst with SNAP/TANF - Mostly remote

Jackson, MS, USA

Length and terms:
Long term - W2 or C2C

Position created on 05/23/2022 04:57 pm

Job description:

****  Very long term project; initial PO for 1 year but expected to go for multiple years *** Webcam interview*** Mostly remote; expect 25% onsite as needed

Position Description and Job Skill Set

Description of the job functions the contractor will be expected to perform:

MDHS is currently seeking two (2) individuals to work within the MDHS Economic Assistance Program and with the IT Project Management Office to act as primary Product Owners and Subject Matter Experts in support of current agency IT modernization and system improvement projects that promote Economic Assistance Programs product vision and mission. These individuals will be responsible for program area duties related to defining requirements, managing the backlog, setting priorities, reviewing design documents, overseeing development stages related to planning, designing, testing, approval and implementation of new systems or programmatic initiatives. The individuals should have extensive experience with SNAP/TANF Eligibility standard operating policies and procedures along with advanced experience with the federal and state requirements necessary for compliance with USDA FNS standards and regulations. Additional skills around interfacing with Program Managers, Enterprise Architects, Project Managers, Organizational Change Control Managers, Business Analysts, and Software Development Teams are desired. Additional experience with software design documentation, business processes, and excellent business communications skills are preferred.

Required Skills/Experience:

Provide the minimum required skills and/or experience the contractor must possess to qualify for this position. These requirements will be transferred to the Score Sheet and candidates without these requirements reflected on their resume will NOT be presented to the manager for consideration.

  • Candidate must have a minimum of seven (7) years experience with state level SNAP/TANF Policies, Practices, and Standard Operating Procedures and eligibility systems.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in working with SNAP or TANF programmatic initiatives.
  • Candidate must possess advance knowledge of USDA FNS Requirements regarding administration of the SNAP and TANF Programs.

Preferred/Not Required:

Provide any skills/experience that would be helpful for the candidate to possess but not required. Examples: Previous supervisory experience, WebLogic experience helpful, etc.

  • Working knowledge of Information Systems supporting SNAP, TANF, Child Support and Child Care.
  • Working knowledge of Application Lifecycle Management Processes (SDLC).
  • Experience with working within an Agile Team Environment.
  • Experience with effectively communicating with departmental program managers and executives.

Operating Systems:

  • Windows 11
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Teams


  • Agile
  • Kanban

Contact the recruiter working on this position:

The recruiter working on this position is Ragadeep Gattipally(Shaji Team)
His/her contact number is +(1) (510) 4086890
His/her contact email is

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