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Boston College Applications Systems Analyst in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Preference will be given to internal applicants

The Systems Analyst will be required to support the implementation and maintenance of systems within the Application Services team. More specifically, supporting the following groups: University Advancement & Facilities and Document Management. The position will report to an Applications Manager and be part of multiple technical teams chartered to deliver complex applications in support of the University's business needs. The position will be responsible for working on all aspects of the project lifecycle including design, requirements development, integration, documentation, testing, and delivery.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Gathering business and functional requirements through client engagements

  • Preparing functional designs of product customizations and features

  • Performing complex data analysis tasks

  • Preparing test plans & scripts and executing test cases

  • Conducting user training and developing training materials

  • Providing system support and troubleshooting

  • Work closely with customers and the implementation team to deliver successful implementations

  • Implementation of Blackbaud Advancement CRM Systems

  • Support for all University Advancement systems

  • Support for SoftDocs Document Management Systems

  • Support for all Facility Management systems

  • Software Review, Analysis, and Support

  • Business Analysis

  • System Administration for all systems within the group

  • Project Management

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:

Associate Applications Systems Analyst (range: 62k – 78K):

Minimum of one year of professional IT experience or 1-3 years as a non-exempt employee working in an IT environment.

Applications Systems Analyst (range: 76K –95K):

Minimum of 3 years of business and systems experience and at least 2 years of data analysis, design and implementation experience to include working with user departments to define and assess business needs and programming requirements.

Senior Systems Analyst (range: 92k to 114K):

Minimum of 5 years of technical experience to include applications development or business systems analysis experience.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or relevant discipline plus

  • Strong documentation and analytical skills

  • Proficiency with Google Suite of applications

  • Proficiency with wiki type tools, such as Confluence

  • Demonstrated verbal, writing, and presentation skills

  • Familiarity with relational databases, SQL, PL/SQL or Access

  • Familiarity with web applications

  • Client or customer-oriented experience

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination .

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