Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst I (extended)

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Los Rios Community College District

 

Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst II

Job Posting Number: C01708P

Salary: $8,383.12 per month LRCCD Salary Schedules

Closing Date: 12/21/2021

 

Complete job description and application available online at: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=214178

 

Position Summary    

The Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst II is an experienced Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst I, or equivalent who has primary responsibility for Business and/or Technical Analysis across several major systems and applications, and with complex integration responsibilities. The Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst II is distinguished from the Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst I by the amount of leadership exercised and the complexity and scope of work performed, and the exercise of significant autonomy in research and development of solution options. Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst II operates with moderate oversight.  For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting click here.

 

Benefits    

Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.

 

Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies.  You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater.  To calculate this position’s FTE, take the number of hours per week divided by 40, to get the percentage of hours worked.  Then take the number of months worked divided by 12, to get the percentage of work year.  Then take the percentage of hours worked divided by the percentage of months worked to get the position’s FTE (e.g., a position that is 30 hours per week with a work year of 12 months: 30/40 = 0.75; 12/12 = 1; 0.75/1 = 0.75 FTE).  For the full LRCEA contract agreement, details click here. 

 

Assignment Responsibilities    

Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst II:  In addition to the typical duties of Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst I; 

Operations (including security, performance, problem resolution, and budgets): 

• Maintains or administers software, across multiple major systems (different Operating Systems, different applications, integration between systems, etc.). 

• Provides business analyst and/or technical analyst support for system applications across functional domains (examples of functional domains include but not limited to: HR, Financial and Campus Solutions/Student Administration) and across multiple technical platforms. 

• Maintains and monitors performance, capacity, and availability of organization-wide business applications. 

• Researches and develops non-standard or custom configuration/setup or system modifications to meet business requirements. 

• Coordinates with Senior Information Technology Analysts on server updates. 

• Performs major upgrades of software for development and production servers and software.

• Recommends changes for future consideration to improve application functionality, security, performance, capacity, and cost benefit. 

• Designs, codes, tests and implements complex pages/panels and complex programs; creates timelines and documentation as needed. 

• Provides/develops technical documentation for existing and delivered system applications across functional domains and across multiple technical platforms. 

 

Projects: 

• Performs project planning and management for large-sized projects and software upgrades 

 

Organizational Support and Leadership: 

• Assists and provides coverage for other Information Technology staff, sometimes in either technical or functional roles. 

• Leads cross-functional business process re-engineering teams and continuous improvement efforts. 

 

Strategy: 

• Recommends changes to system architectures, policies, and procedures.

• Plans, designs, and implements additions, replacements, upgrades, or retirement of computer, network, database management or application systems. 

 

Performs related duties as required.

 

Information Technology Business/Technical Analyst I:

Operations (including security, performance, problem resolution, and budgets): 

• Business Analyst – Primary responsibility for business analysis at college-wide or district level. 

• Technical Analyst – Primary responsibility for analysis, development, and maintenance of technical applications that support college-wide or district-wide level functions. This includes but not limited to the ERM (enterprise resource management system – ERM). 

• Be able to research, set-up, and configure system functionality per existing, created, or delivered documentation on any system that supports the District. 

• Primary focus to provide business analyst and/or technical analyst support for one or more similar systems or business areas (such as multiple modules in a functional domain and/or an interface that supports the primary focus). 

• Secondary focus is assist in research, configuration, setup, and/or development of specific modules across functional domains and across multiple technical platforms. 

• Business Analyst – May maintain multiple functional applications and/or multiple servers for one or more similar systems and/or related functional area.

• Technical Analyst – Performs installation and patching of software for development and production assigned systems.

• Technical Analyst – Analyzes and resolves technical issues.

• Works with vendor to resolve problems.

• Provides vendor with enhancement requests.

• Creates scripted procedures and/or programming to automate support functions. 

• Monitors performance, availability, and capacity of assigned functional applications.

• Performs analysis, application and migration of patches to the assigned functional applications, both in development and production.

• Maintains relevant technical documentation for District Information Technology.

• Conducts internal and external research to gather data and objectives/guidelines for organization-wide information systems.

• Conducts various types of analysis including alternative, business applications, cost benefit, data, feasibility, impact, technical and/or workflow processes.

• Advises on project and system feasibility. 

• Monitors the service delivery of information systems and recommends needed changes or improvements.

• Conducts analysis using tools and techniques to address business application issues. 

• Uses established industry methods and standards for conducting research, developing models, and performing statistical analysis. 

• Develops business models.

• Designs and develops application. 

• Supports development and production application environments per vendor standards.

• Analyzes, detects, and corrects technical problems and deficiencies. 

• Supports production control and operational activities.

• Researches, identifies, and documents business and system requirements.

• Designs, codes, tests and implements pages and programs; creates timelines and documentation as needed.

• Translates and simplifies requirements for technical design. 

• Creates functional requirements in use cases; coordinates requirements walk-through and sign-offs, verifies with user representatives/stakeholders that use cases and process models accurately portray specific business needs.

• Provides/develops technical documentation for existing and delivered system applications across functional domains. 

 

Products: 

• Participates in projects and provides task definitions and time estimates within assigned role. 

• Performs project planning and management for small and medium sized projects and software patch cycles. 

• Manages on-going priorities, schedules, and task completions.

• Provides development for multiple projects. 

 

Organizational Support and Leadership: 

• Attends vendor training (off-site or web-based). 

• Assists and provides coverage for other Information Technology staff in similar roles.

• Maintains knowledge and provides advice in the business areas supported. 

• Evaluate potential software solutions, including off-the-shelf and open source components, and the system architecture to ensure that they meet business requirements. 

• Leads functional business process re-engineering teams and continuous improvement efforts.

• Acts as liaison between Information Technology departments and customer business units. 

 

Strategy: 

• Researches vendor sites for technical information/updates, new product updates, and future trends. 

• Participates in long-range Information Technology planning and related cost analysis within assigned area. 

• Following established plans, implements system architectures, policies, and procedures, additions, replacements, upgrades, or retirement of computer, network, database management or application systems. 

 

Performs related duties as required.

 

Additional Information    

This position provides innovative technical and functional support, as well as routine maintenance, for the PeopleSoft Financials system.  Collaborating with customers to understand business needs, this position researches, designs, and builds solutions that maximize the end user experience in the Purchasing and Financial modules.  Utilizing best practices of IT Service Management, this position provides customers with top tier support in response to help requests related to the Financials business and system processes, as well as identifying opportunities for optimizing business process workflows.

 

Minimum Qualifications    

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:  A Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, management information systems, engineering or closely related field and four years’ experience directly related to the job duties; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and two years in class of Information Technology Analyst I ; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and six years’ experience directly related to the job duties. 

 

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.  

 

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)  

 

Education must be from an accredited institution.

 

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.