Classification Title: Senior Information Systems/Business Analyst
College/Division: Division of Information Technology
Department: DOIT Service Delivery
Advertised Salary Range: $73,347
Advertised Job Summary:
The Senior Business Analyst leads coordination for initiatives and business operations across DoIT This includes the creation, analysis, and management of business requirements and their supporting processes by ensuring requirements are fully developed, documented, and measurable by the project or business sponsor. Reports to management on status of projects. Directs the design, development, and implementation of special projects. Consults with clients and provides solutions for routine problems. Manages system development activities defined by an agency's System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Leads multiple internal or external program/projects that are complex in nature. Provides expertise for the design and development of IT systems within all levels of complexity. Sets standards for the DoIT, and champions the processes. Performs highly complex systems process analysis, design, and simulation across multiple platforms and/or across functions in business areas. Leads development of innovative IT solutions for risky and demanding business situations. Leads the full systems lifecycle responsible for designing, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting application software, etc. May drive recommendations towards the development of new tools/solutions. Leads in the determination of the technical feasibility of solutions, and the definition of system scope and objectives based on user defined needs. Leads and prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Leads analysis and revisions for existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary. Serves as a lead subject matter expert associated with highly technical content, processes and procedures. Identifies current processes and procedures which are candidates for improvement and leads the creation of future configurations which lead to gains in efficiency and cost savings. Develops detailed selection criteria based on identified IT system requirements which lead to buy versus build decisions. Oversees and directs work of others. Provides estimates on the amount of analysis and development effort need based on requirements.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 10 years systems related experience including business analysis experience, technical writing,technical documentation, or technical training, and/or quality assurance and systems testing experience; or equivalency.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 85152
About The University of South Carolina
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