AOC Functional Architect

Full Time, Part Time, Contract: Corp-To-Corp, Independent, W2

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Candidates must be located in Arkansas or willing to relocate.
Face-to-face interviews.

The Functional Architect is required to be an expert user in AOC applications provided to the courts and to have a high level of understanding of relevant court business processes. The Functional Architect is responsible for providing direction and analysis on issues that require escalation. The Functional Architect is responsible for identifying and detailing opportunities for improvement with internal processes, training, and the quality of service. The Functional Architect reports to a Business Analyst.

Produce accurate and complete business process documentation and workflows to use in system configuration, data conversion, training materials, and application support
Analyze impacts to software applications throughout all phases of projects
Work with application developers to translate high-level business requirements into functional and technical specifications
Propose changes to validation tables, code tables, and rule tables
Maintain system expertise by participating in testing of training materials, software patches, upgrades, configuration, and data conversion results
Analyze the impact of data conversion designs and document process changes that result from data conversions
Create specification requirements for documents and reports and update change tracking documentation
Develop documents and documentation for court use
Conduct application training sessions and provide support to end users, both in-person and remote
Provide business process information to the training personnel for development of training materials
Review training issue logs for impacts to business processes, configuration, security settings, and on-site support
Maintain and troubleshoot training equipment, such as computers, projectors, and other audiovisual devices
Be familiar with agency policy and procedures
Extensive in-state travel with overnight stays to Arkansas courts is required (approximately 75%)
Ability to accurately enter information into a computer, accessing information from a computer, and verifying information on a screen.
Duties involve utilizing automated equipment
Other duties as assigned

The formal education of a bachelor s degree is required. A bachelor s degree in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration or equivalent are preferred.

Three years of experience in conducting business analysis is preferred. Knowledge of Arkansas court processes and understanding the use of technology in court software is highly desirable. The Functional Architect will have regular contact with elected court officials and court staff, department staff, other state agency/institutions personnel. As a representative of the AOC, the Functional Architect is expected to maintain a high degree of integrity, decorum, and respect for court personnel at all times.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
-Knowledge of Arkansas court business processes and procedures
-Knowledge of project management and process improvement methodologies
-Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with court and non-court, legal and non-legal, technical and non-technical personnel
-Exceptional analytical and creative problem solving skills
-Strong computer skills with proficiencies in Microsoft Office, Visio, and Outlook
-Ability to accurately chart existing business processes, provide thorough analysis, and recommend improvements
-Ability to add and modify system codes to satisfy functional requirements
-Ability to analyze and evaluate comparative data, graphically represent work flows, and present in front of large groups
-Ability to provide classroom training on the use of the applications and provide application support to court end users
-Ability to identify gaps and define functional requirements for system usage and reporting of data out of the systems
-Ability to effectively multitask, well under pressure, and meet deadlines
-Ability to travel in state, often with overnight stays, sometimes on short notice

Required/Desired Skills

SkillRequired/DesiredAmountof Experience
Business AnalysisRequired4Years
Business Process DocumentationRequired4Years
End User TrainingRequired4Years
Multiple Concurrent ProjectsRequired4Years
Develop Training MaterialRequired2Years
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Visio, and OutlookRequired4Years
Superior Presentation SkillsRequired0
Excellent Communication SkillsRequired0
Knowledge of Arkansas Court Business Process & ProceduresHighly desired0


Question 1The Special Vendor Rate for this position is $34.06. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2This requirement falls under the e-RTR process. The candidate MUST follow the process and submit their Right to Represent electronically to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
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Question 4Telecommuting is allowed. However, candidates must be local to begin the assignment. Do you and your candidate accept this position?