Business Analyst III #999719
Job Summary / Basic Function:
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION: The Business Analyst III will be responsible for performing senior-level business analyst work. Work involves the gathering, development, and documentation of user requirements; the review, assessment, and development of Ellucian Banner business processes; the creation and validation of user acceptance testing; the performance of Banner post-implementation support of systems; and support of the systems development life cycle. May supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Coordinates the service request life cycle through customer-related service request responses, report writing for Ellucian Banner business requirements coordination, technical specifications and related artifacts review, and monitors system integration and user acceptance testing prior to implementation.
•Coordinates the analysis of program policies and procedures to determine their effect on automated systems and system functional areas.
•Coordinates and/or analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems; and coordinates and/or analyzes computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.
•Coordinates with outside vendors and contractors to complete projects and service requests; and defines, assigns, and evaluates their work.
•Identifies opportunities for improving business processes through automation and assists in the preparation of proposals to develop new systems.
•Identifies potential project risks and difficulties, and designs strategies to mitigate or avoid them. Reviews complex project deliverables such as project charters, design documentation, test plans, and risk assessment plans, and provides comments and suggestions to document owners.
•Consults on the analysis Banner applications, troubleshoots system problems, and implements solutions.
•Provides complex quality assurance consultation to, or oversight of, projects, assignments, or special initiatives.
•Develops training curriculum and conducts formal training sessions covering assigned systems module. Performs related work as assigned.
•Develops the design and/or review of test cases; processes change requests; and manages a projects scope, acceptance, installation, and deployment.
•May supervise the work of others.
Minimum Qualifications and Education:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, computer science, management information systems, or a related field. Experience in business analyst work and as a report writer for Ellucian Banner software.
Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications, Skills, and Education:
Knowledge of software development life cycle and systems development life cycle concepts; of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources: and of project management principles and practices. Extensive and unique experience with Ellucian Banner tables. Skill in business analysis methodologies; in analyzing and evaluating complex information technology applications, policies, and issues; and in developing creative and workable solutions to complex problems and issues. Ability to analyze and interpret technical information including regulations, policies, and automation system documentation/specifications; to communicate in writing to translate user/business needs into a technical style; to communicate technical instructions to system users; to analyze, evaluate and integrate business rules into system requirements; to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Salary:
04/26/2021Open Until Filled: