Information Technology Specialist II

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jun 21, 2017
Closes
Jul 27, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Requirements Analyst

The George Mason University, Information Technology Services (ITS), Enterprise Applications (EA), Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Group--located on the Fairfax, Va., campus-seeks a Requirements Analyst. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The Requirements Analyst will be responsible for the gathering, analysis, documentation and change control of IT applications, systems and business process requirements.

Required Qualifications: * A bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Demonstrated experience in requirements analysis; * Ability to analyze problems and provide resolutions; * Ability to express oneself clearly in both verbal and written communication; * Eliciting requirements including identifying requirements from various sources including project documentation (e.g., the project charter or definition), business process documentation, JAD (joint application design) sessions, and stakeholder interviews; * Analyzing requirements including determining whether the stated requirements are clear, complete, consistent and unambiguous; and resolving any apparent conflicts; * Documenting requirements in various forms such as a summary list, use cases, user stories, or process specifications; * Work directly with customers analyzing their business needs, concepts and processes; * Serve as the liaison between the customer and technical teams; * Establish change management control for business and system requirements; and * Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications: * A bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in computer science, or a related technical/IT field; * Demonstrated cumulative related IT experience; * Experience with UML (Unified Modeling Language); * Experience with data modeling tools; * Ability to translate user needs into requirement documents; and coordinate testing, implementation, and training for these requests with the technical team and other functional team members; * Ability to identify and recommend new processes or business practices for the purpose of streamlining business processes (internal and external); * Proficiency with Microsoft Project and Visio; * Capable of independently researching, analyzing, evaluating and documenting issues, products and solutions; and * Experience working directly with customers in order to understand their business needs and to ensure proposed solutions do not conflict with established business practices.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. We have tuition waivers; telecommuting and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and the campus environment is dynamic and ethnically and culturally diverse.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01415z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by July 21, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-07-21