Systems Analyst Senior (Athens, Georgia)

Position ID: 34431
Location
Institution: 
Board of Regents
College/Div/School: 
University System of Georgia
Department: 
Student Services
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Systems Analyst II
Job Description: 

 

Job Details
 
Title:  Systems Analyst Senior
 
Job Category:  Staff
 
Description:
 

This position will be responsible for strategic development as it relates to the Student Information System and the Degree Audit system. In conjunction with Business Systems Analysts within the Student Support Services area, this position will be involved in all aspects of the software development life cycle including requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, testing and deployment activities for the student information system and integration.  The duties for this position are more aligned with those of the Systems Analyst, Senior positions within the organization.   When filled, this position will provide complex level development work in applications integration in support of Academic Services areas including, but not limited to, DegreeWorks localizations, Banner integrations with the D2L Learning Management System, and integrations with PeopleSoft Financials.

Essential duties include the following:

  • Abstract business requirements into logical business rules and corresponding data models.
  • Design an d development of complex forms, processes and reports.
  • Manage task completion across all implementation phases using the prescribed software development life cycle. Lead by example in adherence to documentation and development practices.
  • Actively participate in cross-department projects as a representative of Student Support services interests, capabilities and technologies.
  • Anticipate, identify and mitigate risks and manage resolutions of implementation issues.
  • Communicate project risks, issues, timelines, solutions and status to supervisor.
  • Work with internal and external customers, business analysts and team leads to confirm and substantiate functional and technical designs.
  • Develop and implement best practices.
Required Qualifications:
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Baccalaureate degree required.
  • Over five years of related experience required.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of programming code language and logic.
  • Knowledge of internet standards.
  • Knowledge of change management processes.
  • Knowledge of data storage systems and concepts
  • Knowledge of backup systems and concepts.
  • Knowledge of database development and management concepts.
  • Knowledge of firewall and information security principles.
  • Knowledge of enterprise level applications.
  • Knowledge of server operating systems.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Knowledge of system administration products and tools.
  • Knowledge of application protocols, advanced networking and multi-tier application architecture.
  • Skill in collaborating with multiple constituents.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in the provision of support to end users.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to respond diplomatically to sensitive and critical issues.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task.
Desired Qualifications:
 

BA, BS or university program certificate and a minimum six years related experience and/or training or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Posting Department:  Academic Services
 
Location:  Athens
 
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
 
Minimum Hiring Salary:  $67,125
 
Open Date:  12/19/2016
 
Hours Per Week:  40 Hours Per Week-Must be able to work on a schedule that includes nights, weekends, or holidays when required to address escalated issues.
 
Required Documents Message:  Cover Letter, Resume
 
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Computing Support (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Bachelors
Position Type: 
Staff
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II