Business Systems Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Novato
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • $110,000 - $130,000 USD / YEAR
  • Salary: $110,000 - $130,000

Buck Institute for Research on Aging

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Position Benefits

  • Competitive salary ($110,000 – $130,000) commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package including health insurance, paid parental leave, generous vacation/sick leave and 401(k) with 5% employer match
  • This is an onsite position – local applicants or applicants willing to relocate only.

Position Summary

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging is looking for an experienced Business Systems Analyst to focus on supporting the Institute’s enterprise business systems. This mid-level technical position, reporting to the Director of Information Technology, will support the implementation of: Core Financial System, Grants Management, electronic Research Administration, HRIS, Payroll, Purchasing/Receiving, and other business systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support day-to-day activities of enterprise-level systems and users for: Financial, Grants, Purchasing, Research Administration, Human Resources, Philanthropy, and other departments.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand and document their processes and data requirements to come up with robust solutions that meet their objectives and required outcomes.
  • Build software solutions to meet stakeholder needs; or work with vendors to identify commercial or custom software solutions that would meet stakeholder needs and implement the solution.
  • Translate technical requirements and business processes into technical specifications/designs
  • Train users, other analysts, and IT technicians on operations and support of enterprise systems.
  • Write and maintain custom reports and queries, leveraging appropriate reporting tools or by writing SQL queries.
  • Act as the Institute’s project manager for software selection and implementation projects.
  • Document system architecture, operational practices, and end user procedures.
  • Keep abreast with current trends with a focus on technology development and industry best practices and recommend solutions or alternate methods to meet both business requirements and industry best practices.

Required Qualifications / Skills

  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to program in a modern programming language.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of business administration, finance, or information systems.
  • 3-5 years related work experience.
  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and project management software skills, including planning, organizing, and managing resources.
  • Working knowledge of Windows office systems.

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