Specialist V/VI, Information Technology (Business Analyst)
Department: Office of Information Technology Admin
Position Summary: The Business Analyst is a technical design and implementation resource in the Office of Information Technology, who works with key stakeholders to improve the quality of delivered products and services. The BA will analyze and document complex business processes and requirements, and translate those into executable, functional and technical, system design solutions, in support of University processes and services. The incumbent will also assist with Integration and Acceptance Testing; support the development of training and implementation materials; and participate in the implementation and post-implementation support.
Essential job functions include, but are not limited to:
Prepare detailed, actionable business requirements and use cases for use in the implementation of technical solutions to support business needs.
Seek opportunities to develop and improve business processes through effective use of existing and newly acquired technical resources.
Meet routinely with functional unit leadership and staff to ensure that department needs for application support are met.
Participate in the collaborative development of unit, integration, and regression testing plans.
Create functional test cases for use in testing.
In conjunction with developers coordinate and lead systems integration testing in accordance with testing plans.
In conjunction with developers and the Quality Assurance department coordinate and lead regression testing in accordance with OIT policy and procedures.
Assist functional analysts and functional product owners in planning and executing user acceptance testing (UAT).
Manage development and maintenance of technical solutions documentation, including (but not limited to) documentation of requirements, test procedures, quality standards, and development/integration activities.
Evaluates and analyzes business processes; gathers critical information from various stakeholders; anticipates and provides excellent written requirements; uncovers areas for improvement; and develops and implements optimization strategies and acceptable solutions to meet business needs.
Serves as a liaison between stakeholders and users; conducts meetings and presentations to cross-functional team members and management; and shares and communicates ideas, findings and detailed reports.
Manages projects, competing resources and priorities to ensure timely completion of projects; develops project plans; prioritizes initiatives based on business needs and requirements; monitors deliverables; performs user acceptance testing, and monitors performance.
Report from various databases using query tools for systems supported by OIT.
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Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, Auburn University Federal Credit Union, Bookstore Discounts, Tiger Perks discounts on dining, shopping and entertainment, Travel Assistance (Domestic and International), and Educational Improvements for Employees and Dependents.
Minimum Qualifications: Entry into applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution plus four (4) years of experience in technical design and implementation resource. Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience.
Experience developing and documenting business requirements, design specifications, use cases, and test cases. Proven ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage multiple detail-oriented projects simultaneously. Effective written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of users and support staff.
Individual must be committed to the delivery of quality service and be self-motivated, able to work both independently under minimal supervision and as a team member, and comfortable learning and working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Candidates must meet eligibility requirements for work in the U.S. by the employment date. Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter, resume and professional references. Only complete application materials will be selected for consideration. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
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A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems or related field.
Possess strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
Exhibits strong Microsoft application knowledge (including Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Has a history of positive, consistent follow through.
Demonstrates excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
Leads, develops and supports top performing teams and successful projects.
Previous development experience in ERP systems using SQL, and or a relevant programming language.
Experience working with web services, especially REST.
Requisition No.: 28218 Close Date: 03-18-2019
The "Close Date" indicates the date after which applications may no longer be received. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
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