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Analyst Programmer, Lead

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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Analyst Programmer, Lead

Office of Institutional Effectiveness/ Enterprise Data Management and Analytics (EDMA)

Georgia State University

These are exciting times at the Office of Institutional Effectiveness/ Enterprise Data Management and Analytics (EDMA). We are growing and we are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our team. We are surrounded by individuals empowered to use their expertise and talents to achieve our mission to pursue excellence.

Are you ready for us? Are you seeking an opportunity with purpose and direction? If you are, we have the perfect opportunity for you!  We hire great people from a wide variety of educational, career, and personal backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a stronger team. 

EDMA is seeking (1) Analyst Programmer, Lead to join the already awesome team taking them to the next level of excellence!

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness/ Enterprise Data Management and Analytics (EDMA) is responsible for the collection, development, and maintenance of data resources to provide the foundation for all data analysis and reporting needs and supports the strategic planning and policy-making processes at Georgia State University. EDMA facilitates the flow of accurate, timely information and all levels of management in obtaining information and interpreting results. For more information, please visit 

Do you thrive on digging deep into complex data and mining solutions? Our Business Analytics team is growing, and we are seeking a developer with critical-thinking, business analytics, and programming acumen.  Our BI team creates programs and reports to interpret data to uncover insights, patterns and trends that inform better decision-making.


·    A flexible work environment

·    Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.

·    A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.

·    Professional development opportunity and mentorship

·    A rapidly growing center within an academic setting


The Analyst Programmer, Lead position plays a pivotal role in driving the transformation of raw data into actionable insights. This position is responsible for backend development and report development and mentoring the Business Analytics junior team members with technical tasks; The duties of the position require digging deep into complex data and mining solutions and working with attention to detail and accuracy. 

This successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of analytics with effective storytelling and requires working independently and under general supervision. Having the business acumen to apply advanced programming and problem-solving skills, with a independent ability to troubleshoot complex issues is required. 

Major Responsibilities 
•    Analyzing, troubleshooting, and developing reports based on end-user requirements and specifications.
•    Creating, modifying, and maintaining custom reports, dashboards, and database queries/program/packages.
•    Producing/publishing reports through Business Intelligence tools
•    Create detailed test plans, test scenarios, and perform testing activities to ensure the quality and reliability of delivered software solutions. Address and resolve issues identified during testing. Apply quality assurance methodologies and best practices.
•    Create and manage quality improvement initiatives and strategies to meet performance goals.
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve/promote team congeniality and disseminate information.
•    Preparing and maintaining documentation outlining functional specifications, test cases, system requirements, user stories and use cases to effectively capture and communicate the proposed solutions and deliverables.
•    Support Project management methodologies. 
•    Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Hiring Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications: 

 Familiarity with Ellucian Banner Enterprise Resource System 
•    Demonstrated knowledge and experience (minimum 5-years) coding in Oracle, Oracle APEX or one or more relational database management systems such as MySQL, MS SQL Server, or Oracle for efficient data retrieval in a complex scheme. 
•    Able to independently design, create, optimize, troubleshoot and manipulate databases using Oracle SQL and ANSI SQL: advanced SQL techniques, such as grouping, 
•    Advanced experience with core database concepts and analysis 
•    Experience with Oracle Apex 4.0 and above 
•    Experience implementing web-based systems. 
•    5+ years’ experience with data visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau.
•    Experience with User Experience (UX) design
•    Experience designing and implementing visible, and innovative analytical strategies.
•    Strong technical problem-solving skills, with an ability to troubleshoot complex issues
•    Demonstrate ability to multi-task and plan for prioritizing workload within tight deadlines.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Excel skills  

College/Business Unit
04/16/24, 3:59:00 AM

College/Business Unit: Provost & VP Academic Affairs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 04/04/24, 2:06:13 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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