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UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO). Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
_Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and within Information Technology Services. Crafting a culture around these values allows us to more deeply connect with and appreciate our employees, students, and campus partners. Information Technology Services is continuously working to build a community where we all feel safe, empowered, and encouraged to bring our authentic selves to work. We do this not only because it is what's right, but because we know that diversity drives insight and innovation. We are proud to partner closely UC San Diego's Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as their dedication to this mission helps us all to drive change. _
We are looking for a talented Business systems analyst who will be leading and facilitating business process analysis for multiple technical projects in support of various campus-wide IT initiatives. Business Systems Analyst will work collaboratively on cross-functional teams to meet strategic objectives. This position will work on a selection of projects across the realms of academic and business systems.
The Enterprise Systems Renewal (ESR) program is a current UCSD initiative that will transform and streamline core business and administrative processes. It is the largest technology improvement program ever undertaken at UC San Diego. Enterprise Systems Renewal (ESR) program is a multi-year initiative that will reshape the way UC San Diego does business. With input from subject matter experts from central offices and academic departments across campus, the program's focus is optimization of core business and administrative practices as we deliver new systems that will effectively meet the needs of our growing university.
This position will contribute directly to the business systems analysis needs for the SIS project and other projects under the ESR program.
Gaining solid understanding of what the business does and how it does it
Interviewing stakeholders to generate a rich picture of business needs
Follow along technical project conversations with ease, and bringing analytical insights
Creating a detailed business analysis, outlining problems, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, highlighting arears of risks / concerns
Translate business needs identified by stakeholders into business requirements document
Use data driven approach to facilitate evaluation of available options
Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
Partner closely with project manager, process analysts, SMEs and project team members to optimize project deliverables
Deliver data-driven recommendations and reports to executives and stakeholders
Tracing requirements from inception to delivery of selected solution
Support user acceptance testing by providing input for test plans/ test scripts to ensure that the product is functioning well as it is designed for.
Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.