Business Systems Analyst

Posted:  10-15-20

Full-time, Salary, Professional Staff

Location: Lancaster, PA


Provides support and maintenance to the college’s business applications and their integrations. Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, proficiency in programming languages and data structures, and knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.

Candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems field or two years experience in computer science field including application development and support.
  • Demonstrated record of continuing education to stay abreast of changing computer science operations.
  • Some experience in college environment preferred.

Candidates will need to possess the following skills:

  • Familiarity with business applications used in a college environment, including Student Information Systems and CRMs, such as Anthology’s Nexus Student and Technolutions’ Slate.
  • Working knowledge of databases, analytics, and SQL programming, in particular Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Familiarity Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), Integration Services (SSIS), data warehousing concepts, and the design and implementation of integration packages.
  • Competency with XML constructs and schemas.
  • Confidence and experience with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST.
  • Technically fluent in programming languages used in an API environment such as Python, Ruby, or Javascript.
  • Experience with securing integration scenarios using appropriate authentication, authorization, non-repudiation, and data encryption methods.
  • Understand query, filtering, and report writing for end user presentation.
  • Think logically, clearly, productively, and under pressure.

Candidates will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Analyze business systems needs working with various levels of end-users to create the logical specifications for software/hardware systems that will provide a solution for the needs of business problems, focused on establishing and maintaining API integrations between systems.
  • Performs the research necessary to create technical designs and logical functionality which will ensure that business application systems can be effectively developed and implemented to meet business needs.
  • Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution.
  • Work with vendors, contractors, and departments to implement new applications and support existing applications.
  • Perform unit level and system level testing, coordinate regression and volume testing. Certify results.
  • Assist with user acceptance testing, and work with end users gain acceptance.
  • Keep the CEA/SO informed about all projects and assigned applications.
  • Keep abreast of related technology by reading articles or attending webinars.

Assist in other duties whenever called upon as needed for the good and welfare of the total College ministry.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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