Senior Applications Technical Analyst

University of Queensland
April 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:$108,975 - $122,176
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Contract Type:fixed term position
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  • Information Technology Services – Enterprise Technology

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

  • Full-time fixed term position for 6 months

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options

  • Based at our vibrant St Lucia campus

  • 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:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • 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

  • About This Opportunity

    The Senior Application Technical Analyst undertake solution design, development, implementation, testing and documentation of solutions across ERP systems at the University of Queensland.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Champion and enforce robust cybersecurity practices in alignment with UQ's Cyber Security Policy and procedures.

  • Undertake solution design, implementation, testing and documentation of solutions to deliver features that meet customer requirements while managing stakeholder expectations around system and resource constraints.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to analyse business processes, identifying operational needs and proposing innovative solutions for automated and non-automated components, fostering process improvements.

  • Take responsibility for the creation of test cases and test scripts using in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications. Conduct and facilitate testing activities in accordance with the approved Test Strategy.

  • Lead project management for significant IT projects, engaging in negotiation and liaison with senior stakeholders to ensure adherence to organisational policies and strategies. Provide senior technical advice, support, and mentoring while maintaining an in-depth knowledge of business processes and systems.

  • Provide senior technical advice, support and mentoring to other team members, acting as an escalation point for complex issues and facilitating the resolution in line with service delivery expectations. Maintain an in- depth knowledge of business processes and systems sufficient to provide expert advice on their application.

  • This is a 6-month full-time, fixed-term position.

    At HEW level 8, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,975 - $122,176, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $127,500- $142,946 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    About You

    You'll be a highly driven individual with previous experience delivering and enhancing projects and initiatives within the SDLC environment. In addition, you will possess:

  • Postgraduate qualifications in IT, business, or a related field, or demonstrate significant progress towards such qualifications, coupled with extensive relevant experience. An equivalent combination of experience and education/training will also be considered.

  • Significant experience in business analysis and requirements gathering, technical solution design, testing, correcting and documenting solutions within a large ERP system.

  • Experience in solution design and risk management activities to ensure the robustness of proposed solutions, with the demonstrated ability to collaborate with stakeholders, including vendors and other technical teams, to manage these to resolution.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to effectively mentor and provide technical leadership to other team members and to communicate and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve outcomes.

  • Excellent written communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to write clear and precise user and technical specifications, with the ability to prioritise own workload, work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in designing, testing, coding, and documenting complex programs and scripts for Oracle PeopleSoft applications is desirable.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mr Nathan Tran, Manager Enterprise Support Systems via [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    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

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    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.

    Applications close 3 April 2024 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-35728).

    Applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the job closing date. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. The University of Queensland reserves the right to close this application process early

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