Analyst (MR5825)

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 orientation.
  • 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: 
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. English, spoken and written. French spoken and read. Experience with Ellucian’s Banner (General) applications considered a plus. Familiarity with Oracle, SQL and Java considered a plus.
Reference Number: 
17-0113/MR5825
Reporting To: 
Portfolio Manager
Salary Range: 
(Grade 05) $54,800 - $68,600 (midpoint) - $89,200
Faculty/Unit: 
IT Services
Information Systems Resources
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