Skip to main content

IT Enterprise Functional Applications & Security Analyst - Division of Information Technology (DIT)

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

Job Details

Job Posting Number:


Position Title:

IT Enterprise Functional Applications & Security Analyst

Class Title:


Regular or Contingent II:

Regular (PIN)



Salary Range:

$95,000 - $105,000

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

PURPOSE: This is a lead functional and security role within the Division of Information Technology. This role is the first point of contact for department end users on application security, application security policies, change modification analysis, functional issue resolution, and related functional and security user and application requirements.

  • Assess security needs or issues, evaluate business needs to design and recommend solutions.
  • Develop, configure, evaluate, test, implement, and certify secure application architectures, systems, and software solutions.
  • Provide technical services to support, prepare, and update existing security systems and work to automate processes related to security implementations, monitoring, and enforcement.
  • Recommend information security policies and lead implementation of processes and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance with security standards and procedures.
  • Analyze security requirements with functional modules and all associated with use of the application by the user community. Ensure functionality and security requirements are satisfied and monitored. Document daily security changes and provide archival for audit purposes.
  • Assists in the functional analysis and maintenance of the application modules.
  • Assists functional departments in analysis, setup, configuration, and management of departmental PeopleSoft business processes.
  • Assists functional departments in the analysis and troubleshooting of application issues.
  • Participates in all facets of functional analysis and design to support application teams during upgrades, migration, and application updates. Participate in Requirements Review, Fit-Gap Analysis.
  • Develops Change Control Requests used to submit technical specifications for developing programming and customized scripts to address application issues and requirements.
  • Assists in the development and execution of test plans module changes. Participate and facilitate in development of test scripts to ensure total functional test life cycle prior to production migration.
  • Develop, review, and implement efficient business Process Models, application, and security requirements.
  • Work with project stakeholders to develop Reporting Requirements
  • Assist Project Manager and technical leads in defining project plans and project scope tasks.
  • Provides support for PeopleSoft Security by establishing roles and permissions.
  • Develop specifications for change management control.
  • Develops, monitors, and manages security reports and modifications as requested by functional data stewards.
  • Reviews and facilitates archival processes of security reports for audit purposes.
  • Escalates any application security issues and provides recommendations when necessary.
  • Provides cross-functional security recommendations across applications and modules to ensure data security and data integrity.
  • Documents security issues and changes. Develop, recommend, and implement application and data security policies to ensure best practices and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Research modern technologies in security and data monitoring to evaluate security processes and tools to enforce polices as required.
  • Communicates and escalates critical security issues. Coordinates efforts to escalate and resolve major security incidents or application security issues.
  • Participates in the strategic design, development, and migration process for the complex security projects/systems including new systems integration, network workstation configurations, and server, applications, and operating system upgrades.
  • Consults with user community on security needs and educates users on standards and procedures.
  • Work in conjunction with other Division of information Technology team members on Patch/Fix and upgrade coordination, ensuring departmental teams make determinations and test for changes.
  • Function as liaison between functional users and technical team
  • Assist developers with design solutions for application modifications, interfaces, and reports.
  • Function as a back-up for other PeopleSoft modules
  • Other duties as assigned.


A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.


  • Candidates must have demonstrated Functional experience that includes process flow, and strong business analytical skills.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years working experience with PeopleSoft security and application functionality.
  • A minimum of two (2) years working experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student or HCM modules version 9.2 is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years working experience with PeopleSoft query is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years working experience with PeopleSoft Security setup and process required.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Security module required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

  • Must have a sense of urgency and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and completely, and document solutions.
  • Ability to create queries/SQL to troubleshoot and support business users.
  • Possess good analytical skills, with ability to develop solutions independently, and be capable of working under limited direction towards predefined objectives.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills to efficiently share knowledge with the user community.
  • Must enjoy being part of a team and be a team player.
  • Ability to facilitate communication within and between division teams.
  • Ability to gather user requirements and translate into technical specifications.
  • Experience in functional applications for higher education.
  • Experience with Workday Human Resources preferred.
  • Experience in creating queries/SQL.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience with PeopleSoft version 9.2.
  • At least one full life cycle PeopleSoft implementation/upgrade project completion functional role preferred.
  • Two (2) years of progressive, responsible experience in the field of data processing, computer systems and applications preferred.
  • Skill in SQL.
  • Technical experience in PeopleTools.

Conditions of Employment :

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are strongly encouraged but not required for eligible faculty and staff employed by Bowie State University. This protocol may be subject to change.

Other :

Non-Union Position.

BSU offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 13 holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools

For best consideration please apply by November 16, 2023.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:





Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

We invite you to take a closer look at Bowie State; you will like what you see.



Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert