Senior Business Systems Analyst

Massachusetts, United States
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Human Resources, to analyze requirements, design and develop effective solutions, and align technology with business strategies as part of the HRIS team. Will coordinate and conduct testing for system support and enhancements; develop training materials, implementation plans, and change management strategies; develop, maintain, and execute reports; collaborate with stakeholders to research and document HR business processes and procedures; and monitor and maintain user authorizations for systems and applications. 

Other responsibilities include understanding the business policies/procedures of HR functional areas; recommending new technologies and business process changes; leading small-to-medium technology projects; providing system support for a wide variety of users; analyzing, developing, modifying, maintaining, and documenting database applications that support employee data for the HR department; developing, coordinating, and conducting testing for system support/enhancements; providing hands-on troubleshooting; ensuring that the confidentiality of HR data is preserved; and serving as a liaison between HR and other departments, teams, and external vendors. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in a related field; at least seven years’ relevant business systems analysis experience; commitment to safeguarding confidential data; ability to fully understand business processes and translate business requirements/regulations to functional and technical solutions; project management skills; proficiency with ERP systems, preferably SAP and SuccessFactors; proficiency with reporting tools such as Cognos and Tableau; experience working with cloud applications such as Mendix and Fragomen; ability to communicate--through writing and presentations--complex ideas to diverse audiences; and excellent organizational, analytical, and problem resolution skills.

Experience with HR data, systems, and metrics; and experience working in higher education or other large nonprofit setting preferred.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.