Senior Applications Analyst

Senior Applications Analyst


George Mason University’s Information Technology Services (ITS), is seeking a detail-orientated, self-starter to serve as a Senior Applications Analyst on the Banner Administrative Applications team. This is a full-time classified staff position with benefits. This position offers a remote or hybrid work schedule (a few days in the office with the remaining days teleworking).


George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.



The Senior Applications Analyst will provide primary technical support to George Mason University’s Ellucian Banner ERP system administrative applications that support the mission-critical business functions of the University. Act as key player in all aspects of Banner Administrative Application operations and development. Review new requests from users and provide solutions that meet our strategic goals. Support users in diagnosing and resolving production problems with software. Provide custom application and integration support using advanced programming techniques and tools (Groovy/Grails, JAVA, Perl, Unix Shell scripting, XML, secure data transfer, Web Services, automated file sharing and web programming).


Required Qualifications:

  • BS or higher degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent combination of educational and work experience;
  • Thorough knowledge of life cycle methodology, analysis and design techniques and languages used by applications: PL/SQL, Pro*C, Unix shell scripting, Oracle forms;
  • Experience with Java programming;
  • Experience with Groovy/Grails;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of XML;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Web Services;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze technical issues and problems effectively;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the University’s IT management, Administrative Managers and others;
  • Demonstrated, effective organizational and problem-solving abilities; and
  • Ability to effectively juggle multiple projects and shifting priorities.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ellucian Banner 9 or greater;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Banner Extensibility; and
  • Experience with advanced scripting language (PERL).


Salary is commensurate with education and experience.


George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. We have tuition waivers; telecommuting (typically one day a week) and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and a campus environment that is dynamic, and ethnically and culturally diverse.


Special Instructions to Applicants  

For full consideration, applicants must apply by September 7, 2022 for position 00692z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references. References must include name, email address and phone number.


George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.