University of Massachusetts Medical School

Senior PeopleSoft Functional Analyst

2 weeks ago
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It’s an exciting time to be at UMass Medical School!  U.S. News & World Report ranks UMass Medical School in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care, and this opportunity gives the right candidate the chance to be part of an elite academic and research institution that is among the most affordable in the country.  As a member of our Information Technology Department, you will join a dynamic team of dedicated individuals committed to delivering forward thinking solutions with a focus on continuous improvement. At UMass Medical School IT we recognize and reward independent thought and innovative ideas. We have fostered an environment where the team dynamic is embraced and collaboration and FUN are core components of our culture! 


We are looking for a talented Senior PeopleSoft Functional Analyst to support, maintain, upgrade and enhance the Student system. The Senior PeopleSoft Functional Analyst will be joining a highly energized and motivated team. The focus of this position is to provide analysis, trouble shooting, planning, testing, training and customer assistance. The team supports 3 separate graduate level schools with unique needs. The future holds new initiatives/projects that will expand your knowledge and skills.

If you are an individual who loves to take on challenging work, we want to talk to you!



    • Responsible for the maintenance of new or existing information systems. This includes user and vendor liaisons at the policy level
    • Develop business plans to evaluate cost/benefit and feasibility studies with recommendation of best alternatives
    • Responsible for the assurance of quality control and risk management procedures during the life cycle application development process
    • Participate extensively (via committee membership or individual interviewing) in the needs assessment and system requirement process of all business and clinical applications development and implementation
    • Direct and manage the on-going project implementation systems to ensure that quality, delivery, and time management goals are met
    • Work closely with users to implement related system configurations on business or clinical applications and support ongoing system administration, communications, troubleshooting, defect tracking and reporting needs
    • Ensure development of policies and procedures for new and existing systems, including application and end user documentation and training
    • Set standards for system enhancements, definition of user requirements, software acceptance criteria and end user technical support
    • Evaluate requests for system enhancements, upgrades and interfaces with vendors and provide support including environment management, release testing and deployment
    • Responsible for all aspects of the program development cycle from project definition through system implementation. Develop and control project plan and coordinate resources to accomplish project objectives
    • Monitor project status and provide periodic status reports
    • Participate in software development process as necessary
    • Ensure accuracy of application systems documentation
    • Perform other duties as required.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or equivalent experience
  • 7 years of related experience, including some project management experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work among multiple constituencies and complex environments
  • Innovation, flexibility, and creativity
  • Product level understanding the needs of users, roadmap, future trends for the domain.


Additional Information


  • 6+ years of experience as a PeopleSoft Business Analyst
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
  • Excellent testing and documentation skills
  • Proficient with PS Query
  • PeopleSoft Security
  • Complete understanding of PeopleSoft Internet Architecture
  • Application and Tool Version – 9.0 + and 8.53 +
  • Experience in working in scrum/agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of STAT



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