Systems Analyst

Boston, Suffolk County / Mission Hill, Suffolk County / Roxbury, Suffolk County / Roxbury Crossing, Suffolk County
Apr 04, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training

Northeastern University

Systems Analyst

Requisition Number: STFR001457

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

FT/PT: Full Time

Grade: 11

Position Summary:

The Systems Analyst, working under the guidance of the Business Systems Architect and the Director of IT, will assume responsibility for the day-to-day operation and administration of various systems utilized by the College of Professional Studies, including admissions, customer relationship management (CRM), degree audit, transfer evaluation, and student information systems.

The individual in this position will perform, but not be limited to, the following duties: maintain and update systems for daily operations and functionality; manage user accounts, access and roles; collaborate with users to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, and learn user requirements; analyze user requirements and procedures to automate processing or to improve existing systems; review system capabilities and limitations to determine if requested changes/improvements are possible; troubleshoot system errors and serve as liaison with Business Analysts, external consultants and vendors as needed; create error reports and resolution procedures to ensure system data integrity; build test cases and conduct system testing to ensure accuracy of processes and associated data elements; assist the Business Systems Architect, Business Analysts and the IT Director in conducting studies pertaining to development of new information systems to meet current and projected needs of the College; create standardized queries and reports to assist users with operations, as well as provide senior leadership with data for strategic planning and analysis; plan and prepare instructional manuals and/or training for users.

This position requires strong analytic, technical and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational, planning and documentation skills are required.



- Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree in computer science, information systems or related field preferred.

- Minimum 4 – 6 years of experience. 3 concurrent years of programming and development experience with demonstrated proficiency in object oriented programming in technologies such as, JavaScript, jQuery, J2E, and C++.

- Minimum of 1 year of exposure to Salesforce including basic development experience with Apex Classes, Controllers, Triggers, VF pages/Components, SOQL, SOSL, Workflow & Approvals, Reports and Dashboards.

- Strong analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills.

- Highly motivated, self-starter.

- Database management experience required including a working knowledge SQL and mySQL.

- Experience working with application and database integrations.

- Experience in web development technologies – HTML, XML, PHP, and CSS.

- An understanding of all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Recommended Experience:

- Exposure to Eclipse IDE, Eclipse IDE Plug-in, Explorer, Data Loader.

- Exposure to PHP and Oracle

- Working knowledge of SunGard UDC Banner, and/or Hobson’s ApplyYourself

- Exposure to web services development

Additional Information:

This position requires a criminal background check.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.