Business Systems Analyst

Business Systems Analyst


Student Information Systems and Technologies (SIS&T)

University of California, Santa Barbara


Under general direction, the Business Systems Analyst implements manages and supports information systems and office computing needs to support the Division of Student Affairs.  The BSA is responsible for leading efforts to automate essential internal business processes and improve service to customers, as well as analyze problems and issues of diverse scope and offer effective solutions. The BSA analyzes customer and information systems requirements and supports the conversion to new software solutions through project coordination. The BSA reviews, analyzes and evaluates business processes, existing systems, user needs and technology opportunities and provides a detailed description of needs, program and system functions, and steps required to purchase, develop and/or modify software programs. Acting in this capacity, the BSA initiates and manages projects throughout their lifecycle, from initiation and planning through execution. On larger or more complex projects, the analyst will work closely with other analysts, department users, and developers to coordinate the initial information gathering, analysis, including fit/gap analysis, procurement, project scheduling, data migrations, testing, and execution phases of the project. This coordination requires the use of standard methodologies and documentation standards. The BSA serves as the primary contact person for assigned information technology and information systems related projects. Major duties include vendor and custom applications support and implementation, project management, business analysis, requirements gathering, solutions research, and systems and data management. 


Requirements: Experience working with end users, developers and project managers to plan and implement software solutions.  Experience with supporting vendor software solutions. Experience with gathering and analyzing requirements and proposing business process improvements and preferred solutions. Experience with creating reports and providing data in a timely manner. Extensive experience with software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and internet office applications. Must be able to logically process new information and effectively solve problems. Proven strong organizational and analytical skills.Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training with an emphasis in computer science, or in a related field. 


Note: Fingerprint background check required. 


Salary: $58,500-$82,000/yr. 


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Application Information:

For primary consideration apply by 11/15/18, thereafter open until filled. 


Job #20180592