Information Technology, Other Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
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Under general supervision, performs process analysis and design through coordination with technical and functional staff.
Responsible for complex system process analysis, design and simulation. Understands the University's business systems and State of Texas regulations.
Responsible for analysis and re-design of current processes.
Communicates and resolves issues with functional staff, and coordinates programming requirements with technical staff. Recommends and facilitates improvements to current policies and procedures.
Integrates new process with existing ones, and coordinates training requirements for end-users.
Recommends testing strategies and acceptance criteria.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and 3 years’ experience.
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.
Requires a minimum of two (2) years of directly job-related experience.
The Functional Analyst is primarily responsible for providing support for the PeopleSoft Grants Suite as it relates to award management. Responsibilities include planning and implementation of new features, interfaces, conversion, troubleshooting, audit, end-user training, reporting, and process improvement analysis. Some of the Functional Analyst duties will include:
Analyzes business needs, creates detailed PeopleSoft business requirements and functional designs.
Develops/validates PeopleSoft solutions leveraging PeopleSoft knowledge and best practices.
Considers the business implications of applying technology to the current and future PeopleSoft business environment.
Prepares and obtains approval for business process and procedural documentation.
Provides PeopleSoft end user support including completing system demonstrations, and provides.
PeopleSoft best practice consultation, training and functional IT support.
Develops test cases and test scripts for the preparation and execution of system testing, system integration testing, and user acceptance testing according to test plans.
Completes through detailed test cases execution to ensure software and reports are functioning properly.
Preferred Skill Set:
Ability to use SQL or other query tools, including PeopleSoft built-in query to perform analysis.
Experience with broad range of PeopleSoft modules: Finance, Grants, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources.
Experience performing PeopleSoft business analyst functions including writing functional design specifications, developing test scripts, managing/updating configuration, implementing best practice solutions and providing ongoing support as required.
Ability to exceed customer expectation, quality, and productivity.
Application Process: Interested candidates must complete the on-line application. Posting number STA004937. All UH positions can be found on our website at https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection. Candidates must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of references with names and contact information in addition to the on-line application. Review of applications will begin 1/27/2020.
The University of Houston strives to be an employer of choice by offering a full range of benefits to our full-time staff members. Tuition scholarships, a retirement plan, dental and full medical coverage are only a few of the benefits offered to employees at the University of Houston. From our award winning faculty to our active student body, UH offers the most diverse research university in the country.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Internal Number: STA004937
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni. UH is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.