As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years. The Human Resources department's mission is to support UW faculty and staff in successfully meeting the goals of the University by providing high quality and responsive human resources support to foster an exceptional work environment that encourages, nurtures and recognizes the professional development of University employees. The department's vision is to create a premier HR organization whose staff members are dedicated to the goal of working together to provide the highest possible quality of services in carrying out its mission. HR Benefits, Analytics and Information Systems has an outstanding full time opportunity for a HRBAIS Business Analyst.The purpose of this position is to provide analytical, project and technical support to UW HRBAIS activities. This role will also act as a primary HRBAIS business and support analyst, providing requirements analysis, documentation and testing on complex HRBAIS projects. This role will also assist developers in HRBAIS in building and maintaining complex SQL queries, Reporting Services Reports and SSIS packages.POSITION COMPLEXITIES:Understanding UW's Operating EnvironmentThis position must develop a complex working understanding of a broad variety of Human Resources' business activities and related information systems needs/projects. HRBAIS information management services cross systems that include compensation, benefits, payroll, recruiting, layoff/rehire, time and leave, reporting (labor, internal, public, state and federal). Each of these systems includes a variety of differing rules, data governance policies and procedures.RESPONSIBILITIES:Business AnalystLead users through discussions regarding the current state, and future state of a process or system; and assist subject matter experts (SMEs) and business owners in producing high-quality documentation of the current and desired future states,Perform complex gap analysis of processes and systems,Work with SMEs and business owners to document high quality system requirements,Work with SMEs and business owners to deliver system documentation, including technical and functional guides, Work with SME's and business owners to produce user guides for HRBAIS systems,Lead the creation and implementation of test plans.Info and Support AnalystInformation management efforts such as developing reports, fulfilling information and records requests, and developing a solid understanding of HR's data are a key portion of HRBAIS' work and of this role.This position requires advanced SQL skills that will be used to pull, aggregate, and document large data sets. The position also requires strong Microsoft Access, Excel and VBA skills, these will be used to support and maintain custom applications. This position will:Develop Microsoft Reporting Services reports, using tools such as Office Writer and Enesys reporting tool to present data in an application layer to HRBAIS customers. MiscellaneousOther duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or Business or related field and three years of experience. Specific Skills:Minimum of 2 years using SQL (or programming languages) to extract and present data out of complex multi-layer environments.Minimum of 2 years working with business clients to develop requirements and system documentation.Minimum of 2 years developing enterprise level reports in a production environment.Minimum of 2 years' experience analyzing and explaining complex data sets.Minimum of 3 years' experience working within the IT industry. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.DESIRED:Ideal applicant will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.Ideal applicant will work well as part of a team, but is also able to work independently when needed.Ideal applicant will have experience with the Microsoft BI suite including reporting services, SSIS, and SSAS. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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