This position provides technical analyst support for all areas of our campus administrative applications. PeopleSoft applications are the primary systems used for campus administrative functions. Maybe also called on to support other applications as well. Reporting to the ITS Director for Enterprise Application Services, the incumbent independently applies analysis, design, technical programming, data access/retrieval, and problem solving skills to evaluate and resolve application, project, database and operational issues within an assigned area of responsibility. The incumbent will generally be assigned moderate-sized projects related to customizations, on-going maintenance/production and upgrades of our PeopleSoft and other administrative systems. Tasks will generally have impact on university-wide business processes. The incumbent works closely with all ITS staff and many in the client community to help ensure current, accurate, seamless, secure and reliable operations of those systems.
- Minimum of three years professional experience developing programs in a major language such as SQL , JAVA , PHP , C++ or other similar major proprietary tools such as PeopleTools.
- Demonstrated ability in the use of database systems gained through at least one year experience working with major database systems such as Oracle, SYBASE , etc.
- Demonstrated ability in working effectively with other technical staff as well as with customers to resolve problems with application/database systems.
- Demonstrated ability to implement and adhere to standards.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and on team projects.
- Technical training and programming experience with ERP systems such as PeopleSoft (using PeopleTools 8.4 or above) or Banner.
- Training and experience developing Java applications.
- Experience working in a Unix environment.
- Bachelor’s degree including 27 semester or 45 quarter hours of computer science, engineering, or math courses.
The environmental conditions are those generally expected for a person working in an office and using a computer workstation to execute their work. Incumbent must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time using repetitive hand, arm, wrist, and finger movements. Occasionally, the analyst will be required to perform duties outside the normal university working hours (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.). Occasional travel for training purposes may be required.
Develop and implement new customizations to PeopleSoft and other administrative applications to meet unique campus needs. Functional specifications for these needs will be provided by campus functional lead analysts. Projects will be assigned and tracked by supervisor or technical lead analysts within the Applications Group.
The Analyst will be responsible for:
- Consulting with the functional leads to refine functional specifications.
- Designing and developing custom programs or modifying delivered programs to meet the needs outlined in functional specifications.
- Assisting the functional leads in testing customizations.
- Completing technical documentation in adherence to standards.
Analyze and develop solutions to problems as assigned that are in response to issues/situations noted by functional users and/or help desk personnel.
PeopleSoft delivers changes and fixes for installation into delivered code. Bundles of these fixes are implemented 4 to 6 times per year and may overwrite our customizations. These changes require the analyst to review, reapply and retest all customizations that have been overwritten.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in information technology products and services related to the University’s application systems. Specific activities include, but are not limited to: information exchange among ITS and client personnel, attendance at meetings and professional training, and creating status reports.
Central Washington University - 20 months ago