Gathers and analyzes business and technology requirements. Evaluates and tests systems to verify that they function according to specifications and standards.
Consults with business customers to gather information about system needs, objectives, functions, features, and input and output requirements
Elicits requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs
Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
Designs screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, reports, and interfaces with other systems
Applies business process reengineering techniques to redesign and improve business processes
Must be able to understand and communicate effectively with all levels of both business and technical team members
Creates test plans, test cases and test data
Tests software and services to compare to requirements and documentation
Identifies, analyzes, and documents defects, questionable functions, errors, and inconsistencies in software program functions, outputs, online screens, and content
Performs simple SQL queries against databases to validate test results
Creates and executes automated test scripts using testing software applications
Coordinates testing by testers, consultants, business users and third parties
Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm systems meet specifications
Training and Support
Supports Booth faculty, staff and students on the use of technology tools and applications
Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about tools and applications
Develops training materials and/or video content and provides training on the use of technology tools and applications
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree preferred.
At least five years of related business analyst and testing experience required.
Experience with automated software testing tools required.
Experience writing basic SQL queries required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Basic understanding of the project management and software development lifecycles required.
Experience with Agile software development lifecycle preferred.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow IT and other university policies regarding data security and protection required.
Ability to communicate technical ideas and concepts to non-technical audiences required.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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