Business Intelligence Systems Analyst **Note - Full Consideration Date Extended!**

Location
Boulder, Boulder County
Posted
Apr 16, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Description: *Who we are:* ABS is a special place to work because of its energy, its vision, and most importantly, its people. We work in teams that aren't bounded by rigid lines, where every door is an open-door, where good ideas and best practices flow freely. Experience dynamic growth, self-directed effort, and a healthy work/life balance among our diverse easygoing group of professionals. *What you will do:* * Manage efficiency and accuracy of departmental records database and reporting processes by reviewing requests for data/information and systems or program modifications; * Ensure timely database clean-up; * Research and outline action steps and verify consistency with original request; * Produce information and system modifications; identify appropriate data sources; * Design program logic, create new code and/or modify existing code using various software tools; Test reports for accuracy, integrity of data, compliance with fiscal and regulatory requirements and compliance with University policies and procedures. * Manage ABS' data files and information systems infrastructure including cataloging, organizing and documenting all data files and systems; * Design and create new systems that manage, store and retrieve data to answer informational requests and to provide longitudinal tracking of institutional data. * Maintain ongoing open communication with Accounting & Business Support Team and incorporate their feedback into all deliverables; * Coordinate and conduct reporting demonstrations and strategic meetings with stakeholders. --- *What we can offer:* $60,000 - $70,000/year The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. --- *Important Notes:* _Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies; your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process._ _The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history._ _The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work._ --- The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127 or to the Office of Civil Rights. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at adacoordinator@colorado.edu or (303) 492-6475.

Minimum Qualifications: *What you have to have:* * A bachelor's degree in an information technology field (e.g., statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics, etc; * Minimum five years' experience in a higher education or related environment utilizing business intelligence software such as Cognos, Microstrategy BI, SAP Business Objects, or OBIEE; * Three to five years professional experience and proficiency using relational database systems and building complex queries to produce financial reports; * Experience optimizing file and database structures to facilitate analysis and reporting; * Strong set of broad technical skills and expertise with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to analyze, organize and present information; * Experience in understanding, manipulating and querying large data sets with complex file structures; * Experience with PeopleSoft Finance or equivalent accounting software;

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: *What you will need:* * Proficiency using advanced functions in personal computer software, including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Access * Proven ability to design modern reports and dashboards * Solid understanding of relational databases, including SQL * Strong conceptual and logical data modeling skills * Demonstrated ability to work creatively to solve problems * Demonstrated responsiveness and ability to produce specified results within defined timelines Ability to manage difficult situations with poise and diplomacy * Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications, including public speaking, and interpersonal and organizational skills * Ability to write reconciliation and validation test cases

Desired Qualifications: *What we'd like you to have:* * Experience with Cognos; * Experience preparing reports based on PeopleSoft Finance and HRMS databases; * Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical issues to a diverse community; Experience writing code for others; * Experience with Drupal; * Web-design Experience; * Experience with training and assisting other co-workers; * Experience working with content management systems and their supporting software; * Familiarity with modern markup technologies and user-interface design techniques, including CSS; Master's degree in an IT or related analytical field; _Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified._

Campus: Boulder