Senior Applications & Data Analyst

Position Information

University Code 24255 University Title Senior Information Technology Developer/Programmer 2 University Job Family Information Technology ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Senior Applications & Data Analyst Position Number 570120 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department School of Medicine Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

As part of School of Medicine Technology Services (SOMTech) team and Application Services (AS) unit, this position will perform advanced application development and systems design functions to support 1) the development of custom, homegrown School of Medicine ( SOM ) application software solutions in addition to 2) ensuring seamless data-integration with commercial solutions.

This position reports to the Lead Applications & Data Analyst and will help support a broad portfolio of administrative, business intelligence, financial and educational systems for the School of Medicine, MCV Physicians, and the VCU Health Science campus.

This position will require a thorough understanding of SOM business and academic processes, data-driven decision making, the ability to identify and create business solutions at the enterprise level, and excellent communication and people skills to connect those ideas, recommendations and solutions to leadership and stakeholders.
• Execute multiple software development projects across a Microsoft technology stack (C#, ASP . MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5/CSS3, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, Azure DevOps, Bootstrap, . NET /. NET Core) for applications with n-tier architectures.

• Apply modern application development principles, methodologies and standardized tools to advance SOM business initiatives and capabilities.

• Quickly analyze complex technical environments, summarize status-quo, and perform gap analyses with resolution proposals in collaboration with the Lead Applications & Data Analyst, Senior Business Analyst, Project Management Office ( PMO ) and Director of Application Services to communicate statuses to Departments.

• Consult with users to identify and analyze application/system purpose, business and logic processes, workflows, output needs and to determine overall system requirements and specifications.

• Conduct feasibility analysis, problem definition, determine and evaluate solutions and approaches to meet user needs, and provide recommendations to leadership.

• Ensure system modifications, user requests and updates follow established change management and project management processes. Advise users on problem resolutions and alternative approaches.

• Write and maintain documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections. Monitor performance of programs after implementation.

Minimum Hiring Standards

● 5 years of experience with the Microsoft technology stack (C#, ASP . MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5/CSS3, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, Azure DevOps, Bootstrap, . NET /. NET Core).

● Application Delivery Process – Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, and formal application delivery methodologies; ability to utilize these in order to deliver new or enhanced applications.

● Application Design, Architecture – Knowledge of application design activities, tools and techniques; ability to utilize these to convert business requirements and logical models into a technical application design.

● Application Development Tools – Knowledge of and ability to utilize a variety of specific tools and toolkits for the development and support of applications.

● Application Testing – Knowledge of application testing and ability to design, plan and execute application testing strategies and tactics to ensure software quality throughout all stages of application development.

● Application Integration – Knowledge of and the ability to deploy application software and integrate it with multiple data sources and systems, databases and technology platforms.

● System Development Life Cycle – Knowledge of project management techniques and the ability to plan, design, develop, test, implement and maintain system development life cycle segments and phases.

● Technical Troubleshooting – Knowledge of technical troubleshooting approaches, tools and techniques, and the ability to anticipate, recognize, and resolve technical (hardware, software, application or operational) problems.

● Proven presentation and communication (written and oral) skills.

● Willingness and ability to quickly expand technical skills, capabilities, and understanding and apply to solution development.

Preferred Hiring Standards Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 02/25/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Information Technology Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please briefly describe your professional experience working as a full-stack developer, focusing on the software development life cycle phases you are most comfortable with.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please briefly describe your level of expertise in working with relational database technologies.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please rate your comfort and experience level in working directly with stakeholders to understand business processes and identify business needs.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please briefly describe your experience developing, coordinating and delivering applications in Azure DevOps.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What are your salary expectations for this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

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