Do you enjoy working in a challenging and creative environment? Are you looking for an organization that values and recognizes your contributions and encourages you to shape your own career path? Do you like surrounding yourself with the best and brightest? If so, we are looking for a technically astute and driven IT Business Analyst 2 to join our dynamic team at Stanford's School of Engineering. At Stanford you'll enjoy a better quality of life while taking pride in working for the greater good. Here your work really does make the world a better place.
School of Engineering Information Technology (SoE IT) provides support to 6 departments, multiple interdisciplinary programs, laboratories, centers, and affiliate programs. Our vision is to build an integrated community of Information Technology Professionals who leverage existing and emerging technologies to support innovative and adaptable research, teaching, and business operations.
You will be part of a team providing software, system and project management support in a complex environment. You will work closely with stakeholders from the School of Engineering and other areas across campus to identify technology needs, research solutions, assist with the evaluation of proposed solutions, and lead projects through final implementation.
This position reports to the School of Engineering Director of Information Technology.
Your responsibilities include:
Review, research and evaluate software to determine its usefulness and appropriateness as related to existing or proposed business systems; assist or develop preliminary and detailed system design documentation.
Lead and coordinate projects to assist the School of Engineering in evaluating the potential for automating processes and assess the feasibility of creating or modifying systems to meet user requirements.
Analyze new business requirements, assist with feasibility of enhancement requests, system functionality, current system use and user needs. Translate business processes into system requirements and/or development of systems solutions. Specify functional analysis and design and work with developers and internal stakeholders to recommend solutions and resolve system issues.
Liaise with external vendors or partners, which may include system development, implementation and/or operations.
Coordinate the implementation of business systems.
Perform testing of new systems, upgrades and patching of existing systems; plan, conduct and document results of testing.
Develop instructional materials, training and job aids.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and five years relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge of, computer system capabilities, business processes, and workflow.
Experience with enterprise applications and understanding of database driven applications
Strong understanding of the software development life cycle.
Knowledge of principles and techniques used in conducting management studies and in systems analysis.
Project Management skills.
Current knowledge of rapidly changing computer technology.
Skill in conducting interviews and facilitating group meetings.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems expertise and business needs.
Strong listening, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to design and document complex business systems.
Proven problem solving and analytical thinking and ability to approach problems logically and systematically.
Experience with the Pega Systems platform is a plus.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location: School of Engineering, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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