Business Analyst II-Projects and Contracts - Irving, TX
The University of Texas System
July 27, 2018
Salary commensurate with exper
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
To be considered for this position, please visit our web site at http://www.utsystem.edu/careers click on Full Time Opportunities. Then click on "Search and Apply Here" and reference job number 3494. Applications are accepted through our online application system only.
Earliest Start Date
Salary commensurate with experience
Hours per Week
40.00 Standard from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Office of Shared Information Services
Purpose of Position
Work with customers and IT teams to develop requirements, maintain application configuration, test, support (issue management, request fulfillment) and provide expert analysis for the PeopleSoft financials and Supply Chain management application.
Contribute independent subject matter expertise and execution of assigned tasks including:
incident management and resolution
problem management root cause analysis
Assisting with compiling/review business cases
planning and monitoring, eliciting and organizing business requirements
translating and simplifying business requirements
requirements management and communication
analysis of business requirements
development of detailed test plans
Collaborate and share knowledge including:
demonstrating functionality and expertise to educate internal/campus customers
documenting and sharing tools, tips and knowledge within and across teams
provide content/develop communication to external end users
Contribute knowledge and process improvement including:
posting and reviewing with internal/campus customers helpful documentation for SME
recommendations for process/procedure improvements
Other duties as assigned
May work around standard office conditions.
Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.
Some travel may be required.
Uses standard office equipment.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Complete all sections on the application, including highest level of education, college degrees (if applicable), references and all questions on the application questionnaire. If you are applying for the first time make sure to complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application.
Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Human Resources.
Bachelor degree with coursework in computing, information systems or related field and five to eight years of progressively responsible PeopleSoft support and analysis experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Solid working knowledge of PeopleSoft 9.1 FMS or greater with specialty in Project Costing, Contract Management
Ability to use requirements to drive the design or review of test cases, process change requests, and manage a project’s scope, acceptance, installation and deployment
Solid working knowledge of two or more modules in PeopleSoft 9.1 & 9.2 FSCM suite with specialty in Finance – Project Costing, Contract & Grants Management
Focus: Project Costing, Contract & Grants Management: expertise in setup and configuration of project costing module, contract management and related integrations to general ledger; possess working knowledge of the chart of accounts and structure of the general ledger; possess strong working knowledge of core Financial Management processing
Solid working knowledge of all phases of the application development life cycle specifically business case development, modeling techniques and methods and ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis
Hands-on experience with one or more PeopleSoft applications (Campus Solutions, Enterprise Portal, HCM, Financials, EPM, and/or CRM) and integrating PeopleSoft with non-PeopleSoft Applications or third party systems.
Service Now (Incident and Problem Management, Request Fulfillment, Change Management, etc.) hands-on experience
Ability to work well with people in all levels of the organization and handle a fast paced, dynamic environment where competing interests and working multiple priorities is the norm.
Excellent organizational skills, leadership skills, promote teamwork, problem-solving, and understanding of systems engineering concepts
Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint, Project);
Strong skills with operating STAT, Phire, Service Now or any change management and incident management system.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; including technical writing skills
Internal Number: 3494
About The University of Texas System
For more than 130 years, The University of Texas System has been committed to improving the lives of Texans and people all over the world through education, research and health care. The University of Texas System is one of the nation’s largest systems of higher education, with 14 institutions that educate more than 217,000 students. Each year, UT institutions award more than one-third of all undergraduate degrees in Texas and almost two-thirds of all health professional degrees. With about 20,000 faculty – including Nobel laureates – and more than 70,000 health care professionals, researchers, student advisors and support staff, the UT System is one of the largest employers in the state. University of Texas institutions are setting the standard for excellence in higher education and will continue do so thanks to our generous donors and the leadership of the Chancellor, the Board of Regents and UT presidents.