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Job Summary The IT Business Analyst conducts business process analyses, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefit analyses in an effort to align information technology (IT) solutions with business initiatives. Prepares functional, system, and program specifications. Holds a higher level of technical skills and application in their work, variation in activities, longer-term work, latitude to apply skills to solve routine problems without review, and some latitude to devise the approach and method to performing assignments. Performs routine work without supervision, seeking assistance when guidelines are inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems arise.
Hybrid work options may be available to Wisconsin residents. Work will be performed primarily on the UW-Milwaukee main, Waukesha, Washington County or other campus, with requests for remote work considered after the initial training period. Specifics regarding work location requirements will be discussed during the interview process.
Bachelor’s degree in business analytics, computer systems, information technology, or related field by date of hire
3+ years of professional experience interpreting stakeholder’s business goals into specific deliverables, then overseeing their technical development
Professional work experience successfully managing departmental and enterprise services projects to completion
Business Analyst (BA) and/or Project Management (PM) certification
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in business analysis and/or project management strategies, processes, and tools
Experience analyzing data, making decisions based on analytical findings with analysis or modelling tools to identify business needs
Experience with stakeholder management (at individual, department, and executive levels)
Experience in gathering and developing stakeholder requirement specifications, creating process flows diagrams, and writing business and/or use case scenarios
Demonstrated experience with PMO and BA software tools
Application Instructions Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:
A cover letter addressing your education/experience as it applies to all minimum and preferred qualifications
A resume AND
A document listing the names and contact information for three professional references
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.Apply electronically at:https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/37027 by the application deadline date of June 4, 2023. Questions about this position should be directed to Chad Hietpas at email@example.com.
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