Analyst (MR3189)

McGill University - Human Resources
POSTING FOR MANAGEMENT AND EXCLUDED POSITIONS
Position Title: 
Analyst (IST2E)
Position Summary: 

Contribute to the development and support of the IT Systems to ensure that they meet the current and future needs of the stakeholders and users community.

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Support IT team in resolving system incidents/problems and act as a liaison between Business Subject Matter Experts, technical teams and/or third-party vendors as required
  • Lead the implementation of simple enhancements to existing systems that meet business requirements and are aligned with IT orientations:
    • gather business requirements;
    • evaluate feasibility, provide estimates, design solutions and prepare detailed specifications
    • coordinate team effort in developing and implementing the enhancements
  • Work with other IT Professionals and Business Subject Matter Experts in implementing new systems that meet business requirements and are aligned with IT orientations
    • Provide estimates for tasks and artifacts under own responsibility
    • Transform business requirements and conceptual system designs into detailed functional specifications in accordance with design standards
  • Develop the following artifacts (not limited to) for hand off to the development team and/or third-party vendors:  functional specifications, interface designs and configuration specifications
  • Develop test scenarios and conduct detailed functional and integration testing to ensure programming/configuration has been done in accordance with detailed functional specifications and business requirements
  • Perform or assist in the configuration and control of system parameters and files to meet business requirements
  • Support Business Subject Matter Experts and users during user acceptance testing
  • Assist in the development of application documentation, user documentation and training materials
Minimum Education & Experience: 

Undergraduate degree

Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities: 
Undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent experience.Functional knowledge of IT business domains.Experience in the implementation, development and support of ERP, client-server and web-application systems. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills – ability to perform root/cause analysis. Demonstrated knowledge of functional analysis and data analysis - ability to understand and clarify business needs formulated by requesters and stakeholders.Experience in working with third-party software and third-party suppliers.Knowledge of the following would be an asset: business process techniques (BPMN), Master Solution Delivery methodologies (Macroscope Productivity Center), SOA concepts, Research Data Management Software. Demonstrated effective communication, writing and planning skills. Self-motivated and ability to work well with multiple teams in cross functional set-up.Demonstrated ability to work on multiple initiatives and to manage deadlines.Familiarity with Oracle, SQL, Java, considered a plus.Experience with Ellucian’s Banner applications, considered a plus.English spoken and written. French spoken and read.
Reference Number: 
18-0109/MR3189
Reporting To: 
Student Administrative Portfolio Manager
Salary Range: 
(Grade 05) $55,400 - $69,300 (midpoint) - $90,100
Faculty/Unit: 
IT Services
Enterprise Application Services
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 
33.75
How To Apply: 

*Internal candidates: Please provide your McGill ID number when applying.*

Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, clearly indicating the reference number:

Mail:

McGill University, HR IT Services
688 Sherbrooke Street West, 16th floor
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 3R1

Fax:
(514) 398-4451

Email:
careeropportunity.its [at] mcgill.ca