Exactly where is the specific phrase, "MUST have knowledge of the Ruby 
programming language"?

:)
Tsume

On Wednesday 08 February 2006 06:23 am, Sri Rao wrote:
> Required  Data Analyst with School Interoperability Framework
>
> Location: Columbus,OHIO
>
>
>
> DURATION: 8 MONHTS(LIKELY TO GET EXTENDED BASED ON CLIENT DISCRETION
> BUT MOST LIKELY)
>
>
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> Rate: Competitive
>
> ODE desires to procure a candidate with extensive experience and
> expertise with education data, at both the state and federal level, and
> experience in analysis and documentation related to data standards,
> specifically the School Interoperability Framework (SIF)
> specifications. The candidate should be able to deliver assignments in
> a timely, high-quality manner. The STS vendor will state an hourly rate
> for this work and bill monthly for requested support services at this
> rate. The hours of support paid under this contract will not exceed
> 1600 hours.
>
> Scope
>
> This initiative is a time and material engagement for analysis and
> technical documenting services not to exceed 1600 hours, ending no
> later than December 2007,performing the following tasks:The resource
> will conduct a detailed item-by-item analysis of the current EMIS data
>
> elements to assess alignment with the SIF data standards and
> specifications. If a standard does not already exist for a data
> element, in collaboration with SIF, a standard would be created. Upon
> completion of the EMIS SIF analysis, SIF analysis effort would then
> extend from the EMIS data elements (vertical reporting from the locals
> to the state) into the vertical reporting requirements of ODE to the
> United States Department of Education
>
> Skills Required
>
> 1. A minimum of 5 years experience in education data management at the
> state,local or federal level.
>
> 2. Experience in performing analysis related to data standards,
> specifically the School Interoperability Framework (SIF)
>
> 3. Experience with and knowledge of data collected by the U.S.
> Department of Education
>
> 4. The candidate should be able to deliver assignments in a timely,
> high-quality manner.Ohio Department of EducationProject Managers Office
>
> 5. Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication
> skills. This person should be capable of performing effectively in a
> team, or alone andunsupervised.
>
> 6. Experience in documenting data element, data definitions and data
> standards Project Management
>
> The project will be managed by the Project Director and a Project
> Manager (assigned by the ODE Project Manager Office (PMO)) using the
> Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) framework and
> methodologies. Issues Management and Change Management are addressed
> therein and the use of these processes will ensure adequate oversight
> of the effort. All project communications will go through the Project
> Director.
>
> Status Reporting
>
> The consultant will provide weekly written status reporting and
> exception-level status reporting to the PMO project manager. The
> consultant will participate in regular status briefings at the
> manager's request.
>
> Schedule
>
> The consultant will be responsible for meeting all timelines designated
> by the Project Director and the project manager. All work for this
> project will be completed by December 1, 2007. The consultant will also
> submit weekly timesheets to be signed by the Project Manager or a
> person designated by the Project Manager. Vendor Personnel
>
> The vendor must replace, in a timely manner, any personnel whose skills
> the ODE.Project Director or Project Manager determines to be inadequate
> to perform the tasks required. The vendor must obtain equally-qualified
> replacement personnel for any personnel who become unavailable during
> the course of the project.
>
> Participation in Meetings
>
> The consultant will participate in meetings with personnel or groups
> recommended by the project manager and the project director.
>
> Deliverables
>
> This is not a deliverables based engagement, but based upon the nature
> of the support,some enhancements may require a formal signoff and if
> so, the following will apply.
>
> Deliverable 01: Analysis and documentation that maps education data
> elements to existing SIF standards - including identification
>
> of the gaps where standards to not exist and assistance in working with
> SIF to develop standards when gaps exist. This encompasses
>
> the following data:
>
> 1. All data collected through the Education Management Information
> System(EMIS) Ohio Department of Education Project Managers Office
>
> 2. All data required to be reported to the U.S. Dept. of Education for
> purposes of the Performance Based Management Initiative (PBDMI)
>
> 3. All data required as part of the state and part of the federal
> performance accountability system.
>
> Thank you
> Regards
> Srikumar
> srikumar / promega-cs.com