Senior Applications Technical Analyst

University of Queensland
February 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:$106,838
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Information Technology Services - Higher Education Technology

  • This is a full-time fixed-term position through to December 2024 with a salary in the range $106,838.31 - $119,780.70 (negotiable) plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%.

  • Join a high performing team with an opportunity to upskill in multiple technological areas at a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Bring your extensive Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions experience, ability to prioritise tasks and work independently while providing technical leadership, peer reviewing and mentoring other team members, to be successful in this role.

  • Based at our St Lucia campus

  • About This Opportunity

    The Senior Application Technical Analyst undertakes solution design and development within a large ERP system, using technical experience in software development and functional knowledge of ERP systems and system integration to design, document and develop solutions. The role is a senior escalation point within the team, supporting more junior team members in delivering services.

    The position reports to the Program Manager, Student Legislative and Policy Program (SLPP) and may be required to direct other professional or technical staff on work relating to specific tasks or projects and supervise staff.

    Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure adherence to UQ's Cyber Security Policy and standards, promoting sound cyber security practices in line with procedures established by the University or Division.

  • Engage in end-to-end solution design, development, implementation, and testing, collaborating with diverse stakeholders to deliver features aligned with customer requirements. Manage stakeholder expectations around system constraints and participate in peer code reviews for knowledge sharing and quality improvement.

  • Undertake project management for significant IT projects and investigate operational requirements, problems, and opportunities in collaboration with stakeholders. Seek effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of processes.

  • Drive continuous improvement within the team, ensuring efficient service delivery through appropriate Change Management activities. Promote the use of agreed tools and methodologies. Provide senior technical advice, support, and mentoring to team members, acting as an escalation point for complex incidents and facilitating resolutions in line with service delivery expectations. Maintain an in-depth knowledge of systems for expert advice.

  • Other duties within the scope of the classification and within the limits of their skill, competence, and training.

  • About You
  • Possess qualifications equivalent to a postgraduate degree in IT, business, or a related field, or demonstrate significant progress towards such qualifications, combined with extensive relevant experience. Alternatively, showcase an equivalent combination of experience and education/training.

  • Demonstrate substantial experience in Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, either as a developer or as a functional/business analyst/consultant.

  • Exhibit significant experience in business analysis, technical solution design, building, testing, correcting, and documenting solutions within a large ERP system, aligning with agreed service delivery expectations. Additionally, demonstrate expertise in consulting, advising on, and coordinating IT projects across stakeholders of varying seniority levels, following contemporary project methodologies.

  • Showcase strong technical knowledge and significant experience in designing, coding, testing, and documenting complex programs and scripts for Oracle PeopleSoft applications, utilizing technologies such as Peopletools, XML Publisher, Unix, SQL, and banking interfaces. Display competence in undertaking peer code reviews and risk management activities. Work experience in agile development environments and familiarity with software development lifecycle methodologies is crucial.

  • Possess excellent written communication skills, including the ability to articulate clear and precise user and technical specifications. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, effectively mentoring and providing technical leadership to team members. Showcase the ability to communicate and collaborate with diverse individuals, ensuring the integrity and availability of a large ERP system and achieving desired outcomes.

  • You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment and may be required to complete background checks including, criminal history and education checks.

    About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 17% superannuation contributions.

  • 17.5% annual leave loading.

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight.

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family.

  • On campus childcare options.

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day).

  • Salary packaging options.

  • Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section.

  • Resume

  • For more information about this opportunity, please contact Star at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Applications close Saturday, 24 February 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-34256). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 7 March 2024.

    At UQ, our strength lies in our diverse colleagues. We're dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion , fostering an environment that mirrors our wider community. We're committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent. Reach out [email protected] for accessibility support or adjustments.

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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