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Lead Applications Analyst

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Lead Applications Analyst
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170133
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Excellent opportunity to provide leadership and coaching to a team while continuing to be involved in the technical aspects of the job. Provides supervision and leadership to team of application analysts ensuring timely delivery and accurate results. Interpret customer business needs using analytical skills combined with technical expertise to create system requirements and technical specifications. Develop test plans and review new and modified systems and programs to ensure internal standards and efficiency requirements are met. Provide technical consultancy, expertise, coaching, and advice to all application analysts on the Human Resource Applications team and build effective relations with customers and other groups within Enterprise Systems.

Virginia Tech is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas for this vacancy.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Technology, Computer Science or other related field; demonstrated experience in systems analysis and development of web applications, automated processes, and/or reports that use a relational database system such as Oracle, MySQL, or PostgreSQL; working knowledge of SQL and relational database design; experience in business process analysis and requirement gathering; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty and staff; demonstrated ability to set and meet deadlines; strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Related master’s degree; experience with business processes and applications supporting higher education; experience working with Ellucian (formerly SunGard HE) Banner systems; experience with Oracle PL/SQL development; experience with Test Driven Development and/or Agile Development; experience with other programming languages such as Java/J2EE, Groovy, Ruby, Python, PERL, PHP, .NET, or JSP; experience programming using web application frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, Grails, ZK, Rails; experience using JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX, HTML, XHTML, and or XML; experience using build and dependency management tools such as Maven, Ant, Ivy, or Gradle; ability to lead and coach team members; experience using object-oriented development and design methodologies.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references to jobs.vt.edu. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Human Resources Applications
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F 8-5
Job Posting Date: 05/15/2017
Review Begin Date: 05/30/2017
Job Close Date:
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/76094

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents