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The Enterprise Applications team at Indiana University designs, develops, and operates university-wide software systems. As a business analyst, you will be part of a dynamic product team which works in a rapid and iterative fashion to deliver software products that are both high value and mission critical to the university. This exciting job involves collaborating with end users and stakeholders, participating in the design process, writing user stories, performing quality assurance activities, and performing data analysis. You will become part of a talented team that creates innovative solutions that help to power Indiana University.
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Analyzes data and creates operational reporting dashboards where needed to support either the software development process or for end users of the system.
May serve as a functional backup for the team's Product Owner and works very closely with them to ensure requirements and acceptance criteria are well defined. Helps to ensure that the software engineers have a healthy pipeline of development work.
Administrator for CS Gold software, including providing tier 2 level support to IU constituents.
Conducts experienced assessments to understand client business needs and strategic direction and identifies technology solutions to achieve goals; consults with IT staff and business users to identify, analyze, refine and document business requirements and processes and develop associated solutions.
Facilitates and leads interviews, focus groups, and workshops to establish current and future business requirements; coordinates the communication between stakeholders and service owners in order to effectively implement solutions.
Performs experienced business analyses, including construction of data models, business use cases, process flows and technical specifications for transition to IT solutions; establishes system requirements through functional and technical assessments of existing software.
Provides stakeholders with necessary analysis documentation for buy-in, leadership decision, and implementation; conducts walk-throughs of recommended system functionality and prototypes with business users in small group or large group settings.
Ensures uniform documentation presentation and content structure including, but not limited to, online documentation.
Develops test plans and conducts system/integration testing; can test changes, enhancements, and new programs or functions to ensure they meet business needs. Works with software engineers to automate quality assurance processes wherever possible.
Degree in an analytic or computer related field.
2 years of business analysis experience working on complex problems and producing concrete, actionable solutions.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Service-oriented and skilled in providing positive, friendly customer service.
First-hand experience with Agile software development methodologies.
Experience in writing SQL queries
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This position can be based out of any IU campus.
This position is eligible for remote work, subject to change in the future based on university policy and business needs.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.