Banner Finance Programmer Analyst

Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of La Verne

Banner Finance Programmer Analyst

Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is a national, comprehensive doctoral/research institution located in Southern California at the eastern edge of Los Angeles County. Annually ranked as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes Magazine, the 122 year-old, non-profit university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs to over 8,500 students on its main campus in La Verne, 11 regional campuses and other sites throughout California.
The Office of Information Technology has an immediate opening for the position of Programmer Analyst - Banner Finance. In this role the programer analyst will provide daily operational support for Banner, Banner Finance, Cognos, ODS, EDW, Banner Performance and campus web portal as they relate to the Banner System.

Specific Duties:

Provide technical enterprise application level software support for the Banner system. Provide primary support Banner Finance Module by working closely with both technical and end users to define requirements, resolve issues, and modify code for implementation. Provide and maintain support for any and all Banner customizations and modify accordingly, so that they remain functional throughout Banner upgrades. Determine opportunities for automation and improvement of current processes, both in and outside of Banner. Work closely with other programmer, analysts and other technical staff to determine priorities, schedules, and mange any required changes to supported systems. Work closely with business intelligence analyst (or equivalent) to develop, customize, and maintain reports, as well help to ensure ODS and EDW feeds are working properly and are correct. In support of the Enterprise Applications department, work directly with functional and technical end-users to: conduct feasibility studies of new programming requests, identify and document software purpose, workflow issues, and output needs. Research and develop alternative solutions; write up programming specifications and system flow charts; develop prototypes; design user-friendly interfaces to systems, applications, reports and databases; identify current operating procedures; and clarify program objectives. Investigate, design, program and implement enhancements to ERP applications and other integrated applications. Work with all appropriate stakeholders to define and follow a realistic project plan for each assigned project. Work closely with functional and technical end-users to ensure that the delivered capability meets departmental requirements, industry standards, and best practices. Work with functional and technical end-users to determine requirements and coordinate testing of enhancements. Provide end user support, including delivery of user, process documentation, and reports. Keep abreast of latest Banner technologies and functionalities, and make appropriate recommendations.identify current operating procedures; and clarify program objectives. Create, develop, troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain current integrations between Banner and 3rd-party applications (either one or two-way).

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in computer science or information technology/systems. Three or more years of experience in the following: Knowledge and hand on-experience Oracle database technology using PL/SQL, SQL Plus and ODBC; Knowledge and hand on-experience working in Linux/Unix operating system environment. Two of more years of experience in the following: Creating reports via PL/SQL, SQL, Cognos; Gathering requirements needed to create business and functional project or reporting specification; Strong verbal, written and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strongly prefer a candidate with: Hands-on programming/analysis experience in Banner/Ellucian ERP (Banner Finance); Relevant experience creating and maintaining Banner customizations; Relevant experience using Cognos to create complex reports, dashboards, and/or scorecards; Relevant applications development skill using SQL loader, TOAD or SQL Developer, Pro C, Oracle Forms/Reports; Current or previous work in Higher Education. Master’s Degree is preferred.

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions:
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The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation


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