We are looking for a passionate System Analyst II to join our Middleware and Integration Services group in Administrative Systems. Middleware and Integration Services is responsible for much of the University’s Identity Management strategy for students, faculty, staff, and University affiliates, which includes privilege and account management, authorization, and workgroup, organization and course provisioning. The group manages a set of central Registries.
The role of the System Analyst II is to collect and model/map business requirements, and work with business partners to understand directions and priorities to assure the delivery of quality solutions. Serve as project leader on small to medium-sized projects or on a portion of a larger project, as assigned.
This is a virtual position so you can work from anywhere in the US.
- Act as single point of contact between IT and the customer.
- Perform necessary business and system assessments to gather all pertinent data related to issues in production system, patches, upgrades, and improvements.
- Collaborate with business partners to capture requirements and identify gaps between requirements and the application. Assist business partners with determining deliverables, crafting system test plans, identifying test scenarios, handling user acceptance testing and conducting production roll out of resolution.
- Collaborate with developers on application specifications and system enhancements to ensure appropriateness of design and delivering resolution of issues; work with business partners to test and deploy resolution in a timely manner.
- Assist with initial determination of the feasibility of requests and ensure user requirements are thoroughly and accurately documented in accordance with standard techniques.
- Interact with team members, the user community and others on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate identification and delivery of business requirements.
- Make formal recommendations, and write application specifications, including conversion, upgrade and interface routines.
- Develop functional specifications to ensure compliance with system development lifecycle methods.
- Team up with business partners and developers to set realistic response time and/or deliverable expectations.
- Lead the implementation of the approved development in partnership with developers and business partners.
Knowledge, Education, and Experience - Job Qualifications:
- Strong capabilities in the following: data mapping, conversion, table structure knowledge, running and analyzing traces, configuration settings, page customizations, security updates, custom coding logics, issues analysis and recommendations, running SQL queries, documentation skills, test scripts development, functional analysis, coordination of user acceptance and signoff, business process improvement, fit/gap analysis, requirements documentation and process flow charting, presentation of options and solutions facilitation.
- Solid understanding of the components of web applications.
- Good understanding of the software development life cycle.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with minimum direction.
- Ability to establish effective, ongoing relationships with clients, staff and management.
- Ability to run multiple competing priorities and work under pressure in high stress situations.
Minimum Education and Experience Required
Bachelor’s degree and eight years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Why Stanford is for You:
- Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
- Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
- A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
- A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
- Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
- Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.
- Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, scheduled to open in 2019, will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff, including University IT, whose jobs are important to supporting the University’s mission. The campus will offer amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center for Stanford families.
We are not able to provide relocation or sponsorship for this position.
How to Apply:
We invite you to apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. Please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter along with your online application.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4802
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: I