The business system analyst will design new IT solutions to improve business efficiency and productivity. The business system analyst will work closely with clients; examine existing business models and the flows of data in Enterprise Resource Applications (SunGard Banner, etc.); discuss findings with clients, and then design an appropriate IT solution. The business system analyst will draw up and specify costs and resources, if any, and produce outline designs of clients requirements, specifying the data, files and logical operations the system will perform, and the way data will be viewed by the user. The business system analyst will work closely with the technical teams to implement the solution. Other responsibilities are: liaise extensively with external or internal IT clients; produce project feasibility reports; translate client requirements into highly specified project briefs; identify options for potential solutions and assess them for both technical and business suitability; create logical and innovative solutions to complex business problems; draw up specific proposals for modified or replacement systems; present proposals to clients; work closely with developers, technical teams and report writers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction; ensure that budgets are adhered to and deadlines met; draw up a test schedule for the complete system; oversee the implementation of a new system; plan and work flexibly to a deadline; provide training to users of the new system, if necessary; keep up to date with technical as well as industry sector developments. Contact with clients and vendors are required on an as-needed basis. Performs other related duties as required.
Qualification/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Minimum associate’s degree in business, computer science, engineering or related fields.
Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, engineering or related field is preferred.
3 - 5 years of business systems analysis/data modeling, application development work experience in SCT/SunGard Banner environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of Crystal Reports required.
1 - 3 years experience with Data Modeling, Reporting, Business Intelligence, and/or Data Warehousing.
1 – 3 years experience with executive reporting, dashboards, key performance indicators (KPI), and/or scorecards preferred.
1 - 3 years experience with SQL and/or Oracle relational database management systems.
1 - 3 years experience with Visual Basic or SQL programming languages.
Communication and other skills:
Knowledge of relational database concepts and data modeling required.
Ability to work well with others.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Good knowledge of Higher Education general business practices and procedures.
Familiarity with existing operating systems.
Ability to develop business system models, report, programming, debugging, and data analysis.
Ability to effectively work with people in other departments and/or outside of the enterprise.
Ability to work in a multi-platform environment.
Internal Number: Req 1363
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