Senior System Analyst

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 12, 2021
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Employment Type
Full Time

Senior System Analyst

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

  • Support and extend the operational objectives of systems used by the office of the Registrar including Banner, Degree Works, UAchieve, Courseleaf, and others by studying business functions, gathering information, and evaluating output requirements and formats. Implement new functionality for these systems by analyzing requirements, constructing workflows, studying system capabilities, and writing specifications. Improve these systems by following current practices and designing modifications.

  • Complete project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements and work with the rest of the office as well as other offices as part of project teams. Recommend controls by identifying problems and writing improved procedures. Report on project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports and recommending actions.

  • Maintain system protocols by writing and updating procedures, and assist in the creation and maintenance of user documentation. Work closely with the technical team to ensure end user processes are as automated and user friendly as possible. Stay abreast of advances in data administration practices and technology and general business developments.

  • Understand and document the uses of degree audit and other student information within the university, and work to enhance the quality and utility of the data contained in these systems. Ensure that student data is available in time to meet standard reporting needs.

  • Other duties as required.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field, preferably with continuing studies and course work. Master's Degree preferred.

  • At least 5 years of demonstrated proficiency in data analysis, documentation, and testing.

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • 3+ years Ellucian Banner Student technical experience

  • PL/SQL and Shell Scripting experience

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Project Leadership and Business Process skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with all levels within the technology and functional units.

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and activities.

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    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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