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Systems Analyst - Associate

  • Job ID: 189500072
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Information Services
  • Department: Ent Data Quality IT
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.77 to $35.99 / hour

Description

The Associate System Analyst’s primary role is to support the EMPI (Enterprise Master Person Index) application used to identify and manage patients/providers throughout UPMC. The primary focus is to support the IBM Infosphere platform and its processes (Interfaces, Lookups, Reports, SDKs) and end users. The EMPI is an important application that ties all Business Units (Hospital, Physician, Community Provider Services and the HealthPlan) together.
 
This position involves support, build, configuration and testing for the IBM Infosphere platform. Specific responsibilities include incident management, break/fix, shell scripting, query writing, on-call duties, data validation and project management. As the successful candidate becomes more tenured, the role will gain the opportunity to expand knowledge of the EMPI and provide work on more complex efforts like configuring/installing IBM Infosphere upgrades, custom coding, using new technologies to implement new solutions or efficiencies for existing solutions.
 
The most suitable candidate will need to be willing to learn and research various topics/technical solutions to improve their knowledge and skill set. We also are expecting a candidate that is able to work in a collaborative setting and able to use feedback from the team to improve their performance.  

Responsibilities:
  • Data Confidentiality/Security - Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information at all times.
  • Application Upgrades and Implementations - Responsible for activities related to application upgrades and implementations: review and validation of functionality and reporting of issues; identify new functionality and hardware requirements as assigned; ability to create test plans.
  • Data Quality - Maintain data quality at all times.
  • Report Writing/Analysis - Ability to write, analyze and make basic modifications to reports under the direction of more senior team members.
  • Second and Third Level Support (Including Maintenance Activities) - Ability to triage support issues and escalate accordingly. Partner with team members to trouble shoot support issues.
  • Vendor Relationships - Interact with vendors (technical issues, project initiatives) under the direction of more experienced team members, as necessary.
  • SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) - Have a fundamental knowledge of the system/application development life cycle.
  • Process Improvement - Review and validate existing processes.
  • End User Training - Review and conduct gap analysis on existing training documentation. Partner with more experienced team members to observe end user training sessions.
  • Documentation - Complete documentation/flow charting of system builds and maintain team's existing documentation. Demonstrates the ability to extract and document customer/business requirements and needs for use by the enterprise architecture and engineering teams (network, system, and software), under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Project Management - Contribute to project tasks and milestones typically under the direction of project manager/more experienced team members. Update all project management and time tracking tools accordingly.
  • Communication - Responsible for demonstrating appropriate, clear, concise, and effective written and oral communications in all interactions to build relationships and accomplish day to day work and projects.
  • Self-Development - Responsible for continuous self-study, trainings, partnering with more senior members of team, and/or seeking out opportunities to broaden scope to stay up to date with industry and organizational trends. Seeks feedback from senior team members for development and effectively incorporates feedback into work and behaviors
  • System Integration - Responsible for individual assigned tasks and validation of testing with system integration. Ability to modify existing test plans.
  • Interactions with Others - Successfully completes projects, tasks, and initiatives by embracing a team-first approach. Works in collaboration with team and offers feedback, where appropriate, to complete individual and group efforts. Shows the ability to adjust and be flexible to change by adapting approach when necessary.

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with modern technology and application support through education or practical experience.
  • Highly driven and self-motivated to meet expectations.Ability to work independently and in a team based environment.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of information technology fundamental tools and concepts (SDLC) of one of the information technology professional disciplines and applies that understanding to make independent practical contributions to IT work within a UPMC department or function.
  • Completes on-going training on-the-job, through courses, self-study, certifications and/or advanced degrees to maintain and enhance technical and business capabilities.
  • Additionally, this position may be required to maintain a standby status as part of a rotation within the team. This requires 24 hours per day, 7 days per week availability during the standby period. The frequency varies based upon the number of colleagues in the rotation.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • SQL Experience
  • Shell Scripting Experience
  • Analytical Skills
  • Data Analysis/Quality
This position will involve a hybrid work schedule with flexibility after the initial training period

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