ERP Business Analyst I

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Requisition Number

Job Title
ERP Business Analyst I

Official Title
ERP Business Analyst I

Position Number

IT Shared Services - 925000


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Department Overview
IT Shared Services (ITSS) is part of the Finance Division of The University of North Texas System. The mission of ITSS is simple: to be the best at delivering customer-aligned IT solutions and services. Our services are provided to all member institutions using an IT shared services governance model.

IT Shared Services provides the primary technology used by all campuses to support their operations. These include: shared resources of data centers, computing hardware, software applications, network and voice communications, collaboration and productivity capabilities, central web services, risk management, and security and compliance services. As a department, we strive to provide the most professional personnel possible to serve our campus constituents.

The University of North Texas is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance.

Job Description
The IT Shared Services Department at the University of North Texas System is seeking to hire an ERP Business Analyst I to join their team. This position works closely with departmental customers to conduct ERP enterprise application business analysis, identify business objectives and requirements, and prepare test plans. Collects information to assist in the development of technology plans and strategies. Assists in planning and implementing ERP systems related projects. Maximizes customer satisfaction by supporting ongoing information services to designated clients.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Elicit requirements to identify a future state that addresses a business problem; assists for larger projects and performs for smaller projects.
* Analyze requirements to an optimal set that will provide the biggest impact in advancing business objectives.
* Participate in creating compelling business cases with the ability to communicate and measure proposed project benefits.
* Provide input to effort estimates and partner with teams to quantify resource requirements.
* Create solutions that adhere to architectural objectives.
* Design usable solutions for end-user adoption and productivity improvement.
* Create and execute test plans that map to requirements.
* Confer with analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system solutions.
* Coordinate software system installation in conjunction with other business analysts and application teams, and monitor system functioning to ensure specifications are met.
* Liaisons between business users and technical teams to communicate requirements, test plans and appropriate project information.
* Supports business users for application systems, addresses functional system issues and questions.
* Use given information on factors such as standards, reporting formats required, costs, performance needs and security needs to determine system non-functional requirements.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree with coursework in computing or information systems and two years of related computer programming experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this role. Has general knowledge of Information Technology concepts, systems, platforms, tools and technologies.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will have business analysis experience as well as the ability to demonstrate:

* Experience working with PeopleSoft or other ERP applications.
* Experience working with Finance and/or HR business functions.
* Knowledge of LMS and training packages, preference to PeopleSoft ELM and Oracle UPK
* Familiarity with SQL
* Understanding and knowledge of basic reporting skills

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their onli ne application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 10/8/2018
Application Due: 12/7/2018
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