Analyst (MR7697)

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 orientations: 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. Familiarity with Oracle, SQL, Java considered a plus. Experience with Ellucian’s Banner applications considered a plus.
Reference Number: 
18-0655/MR7697
Reporting To: 
Portfolio Manager
Salary Range: 
(Grade 05) $56,000 - $70,000 (midpoint) - $91,000
Faculty/Unit: 
IT Services
Information Systems Resources
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 
33.75
How To Apply: 

Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to IT Services:

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

*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*

We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, IT Services will only contact applicants selected for an interview.