Information Technology Services at West Virginia University is seeking two Solutions Engineers (Professional Technologist 5). This position are responsible for leading a high-quality team of business analysts, developers, trainers and operational personnel in the analysis of business processes and the development of business solutions.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Leads a high-quality team of business analysts, developers, trainers, and operational personnel in the analysis of business processes and the development of business solutions. Manage the day-to-day operations of their direct reports, including recruitment, evaluation/appraisals, training and mentoring, motivation, teamwork, and consistent support of staff development.
Leads project teams by providing necessary tools and mentoring them in assigned project activities.
Utilizes technical/application skills within functional/project area and with stakeholders to critically identify and communicate opportunities for business process optimization. Leads efforts to analyze requirements against industry best practices in order to design and implement enterprise-level solutions that meet business needs and align with WVU's strategic and technical vision.
Participates in initial project assessments, plans, and estimates. Utilizes standards in the delivery of plans, designs, program modification, testing, and installation of project work. Recommends design/system alternatives or approaches to WVU's systems requirements.
Identifies areas of WVU application and technical weakness and recommends alternatives and solutions through critical analysis and expert knowledge of the institution's business processes.
Coordinates efforts to identify and achieve business objectives by defining measurable metrics for both strategic and tactical goals.
Shares knowledge and ideas with technical and functional staff to accomplish project deliverables.
Utilize technical/application skills within functional/project area and with stakeholders to critically identify and communicate opportunities for business process optimization.
Lead efforts to analyze requirements against industry best practices in order to design and implement enterprise-level solutions that meet business needs and align with WVU's strategic and technical vision.
Manage all assigned resources (internal and external) to accomplish defined deliverables and objectives.
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required
Six (6) years of information technology experience, with supporting enterprise business applications
Three (3) years of experience in the following:
Hands-on technical and management oversight of the technology and tools comprising the Oracle E-Business suite
Technical leadership and strategy to technical, functional and business teams in the design, development, and deployment of enterprise business solutions
Supervision and hands on mentoring of functional, technical and analytic professionals (preferred)
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://careers.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Oct 4, 2019
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 154260
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.