IT Business Analyst (Putnam)

Compensation

: $108,820.00 - $190,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Position Focus:

The IT Business Analyst is an entry level role and is responsible for analysis, design implementation and maintenance activities within a specific focus area in the Information Technology Organization at Yale University. The IT Business Analyst provides the ability to develop and build the technical and professional skills needed to contribute to Yales continued dedication to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.

Yale is committed to improving the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice. Yale educates aspiring leaders worldwide who serve all sectors of society. No matter where you work in Yale University you are making an impact. As an entry level professional, you will be taking on a key role with one of our business units to work on the technology that is solving our most challenging problems and changing the way the world thinks.

Business Analytics Areas of Focus
Build understanding of general business analyst skills and principles.
Learn and demonstrate basic understanding of:

Writing business requirements.
Creating test cases and executing testing.
Utilizing tools like Jira and confluence.
Writing and maintaining technical and business support documentation.
Learn and demonstrate basic understanding of the Yale student lifecycle and related technologies, such as Banner and associated applications.
Learn and demonstrate basic understanding of SQL database language.
Learn and demonstrate basic understanding of student information system data and structures.
Learn and demonstrate basic understanding of writing reports in tools like Brio and Jaspersoft.

Key Skills and Abilities
Proven track record as a quick learner and getting results.
Curiosity for how things work and ability to dig in and learn new applications quickly.
Work well both independently and together in a team environment.

Essential Duties

1. Works closely with experienced staff to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to become proficient in area(s) of specialization. Takes initiative to increase understanding of all job-related areas.2. Assists in applying principals and methods of the functional area to problems in technical areas to arrive at viable solutions.3. Perform analysis, design, implementation and maintenance activities within area(s) of focus4. Troubleshoot processes, issues and errors.5. Participate in projects that solve business requirements.6. Explore and propose creative information technology solutions to business problems.7. Pursues opportunities for efficiencies and/or to achieve cost reduction.8. Work with business and technical partners to resolve business issues and respond to ad hoc requests.9. Ensure all work is in compliance with Yale University and Information Technology policies, procedures, guidelines and regulatory requirements.10. Complete additional assignments as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelors degree and no experience necessary or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Passion for a career in information technology.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Strong technical and analytical abilities.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Strong in oral and written communications, analytics and problem-solving.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to define problems, identify solutions and follow through to completion.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Drive and initiative to go above and beyond to achieve goals while collaborating in a team environment.

Weekend Hours Required?

Occasional

Evening Hours Required?

Occasional

Drug Screen

No

Health Screening

No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.


Associated topics: business advisory, business intelligence, business systems, client, consultant, customer, information technology consultant, marketing, sap, senior consultant * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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