NCDIT -Business Analyst – Expert
Date PostedMarch 7, 2023
Offered Salary$0 - $76 / hour
Expiration dateMarch 13, 2023
Duration12 Months and 6 Days
Interview TypeEither Webcam Interview or In Person
Work Address3700 Wake Forest Rd, Raleigh NC
**This person will work remotely but will have access to Teams to collaborate on solicitation documents. There may be a need to meet in person on occasion, but Teams will be the primary meeting method. Depending on the location of the person, DIT may ship the laptop to them.
Department of Information Technology is looking to hire a solicitation writer (Request for Proposal-RFP, Invitation for Bid-IFB, Request for Quote – RFQ, Statement of Work – SOW, and Request for Information – RFI) with public sector government experience, ideally state government level. This position is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Candidate may work remotely, but as needed, will come to the office when solicitation needs dictate.
DIT has several divisions: Internal Operations, Government Data Analytic Center (GDAC), Enterprise Security and Risk Office (ESRMO), Broadband, Digital Equity, Chief Operating Office (COO), and Privacy Office. The Chief Deputy State CIO oversees the DIT Internal Operations Division. DIT Internal Operations Division, the largest of all the divisions, includes the following sections: Strategy and Governance, Enterprise Architecture and Innovation, Enterprise Customer Experience, and Enterprise Operations. Enterprise Operations include the following services and platforms: hosting (on-premises, cloud), database, middleware, networking (WAN, LAN), identity and access management (NCID, Active Directory, MFA), telephony, ServiceNow, Microsoft M365 (email, Teams, Dynamics, PowerApps, SharePoint), Digital Commons (common content management website platform), software quality assurance, and mainframe. This position will serve all the divisions’ solicitation needs.
The successful candidate will have a proven track-record writing high quality IT-related RFPs, RFQs, IFBs, SOWs, and RFIs for public sector.
•Create, write, and revise solicitations. This includes but is not limited to: RFPs, RFQs, IFBs, SOWs, and RFIs.
•Manage solicitation creation process.
•Perform edits for consistent tone and flow (one-voice) across solicitation sections/volumes.
•Write clear, persuasive, and articulate solicitation sections translating complex ideas into easily understandable text.
•Collaborate with business owners or subject matter experts to ensure the business specifications are captured and articulated clearly.
•Collaborate with agency architects and/or security to ensure the specifications for architecture and security are in the proper solicitation sections and provide clarity.
•Collaborate with DIT statewide IT Procurement (contract specialists, legal) to refine solicitation sections to ensure the solicitation document is consistent with established processes, provides clarity, accuracy, and compliance.
•Maintain solicitation document library.
•Understands the difference between the state procurement process of substantial conformity vs a ranking/scoring evaluation.
•At least 5 years solicitation writing experience in the public sector in the IT domain.
•Understanding of compliance with Government RFP/IFB/SOW/RFI/RFQ’s.
•Able to follow directions and verbal orders with minimal supervision.
•Excellent work ethic and excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
•Capable of creating complete, high quality solicitation documents.
•Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities to create high-quality material.
•Ability to successfully execute multiple tasks simultaneously.
•Dynamic interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management.
•Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
•Current solicitation writing experience with public sector, especially state government.
•Strong interpersonal and relational skills.
•Detail-oriented with ability to multi-task.
•Collaborative with ability to work with cross functional support for IT initiatives/projects.
•Understanding/experience with State of NC procurements.
Responsibilities and required skills
At least 5 years solicitation writing experience in the public sector in the IT domain (5 years)
Understanding of compliance with Government RFP/IFB/SOW/RFI/RFQ’s (5 years)
Able to follow directions and verbal orders with minimal supervision (5 years)
Excellent work ethic and excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills (5 years)
Capable of creating complete, high quality solicitation documents (5 years)
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities to create high-quality material (5 years)
Ability to successfully execute multiple tasks simultaneously (5 years)
Dynamic interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management (5 years)
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (5 years)
Current solicitation writing experience with public sector, especially state government (3 years)
Strong interpersonal and relational skills (3 years)
Detail-oriented with ability to multi-task (3 years)
Collaborative with ability to work with cross functional support for IT initiatives/projects (3 years)
Understanding/experience with State of NC procurements (3 years)