BUSINESS ANALYST (multiple openings)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

BUSINESS ANALYST (multiple openings)

Req #: 183150
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Posting Date: 11/29/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

If you would like to find out more about what it is like to work for UW-IT, as well as to get a feel for our culture and our people, visit us at our employment website.

Please note that this position has been reposted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received.  

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW is Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, your experiences, perspectives and unique identities will be honored at the University of Washington. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for six consecutive years.

UW-IT is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing technology solutions to all three campuses, UW medical centers and global research operations. UW-IT collaborates with University partners to advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW. UW-IT is currently looking for a Business Analyst who will support the UW-IT work on Finance Transformation, the Universitys large scale project to modernize its finance operations, business systems and processes. The position is a role in the newly established UW-IT FT program (ITF).

The Business Analyst will perform detailed requirements analysis, document business processes, and identify areas for improvement. Working in a team with other analysts, this position will participate in best practices and processes for business analysis. This position must work with and influence decisions across multiple teams, including: teams responsible for legacy systems, enterprise IT services, and integrations; the UWs Finance Transformation program; and partner IT and business units at the UW.


  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Information Science, Computer Science or related area or experience.

  • Minimum of four years of experience performing progressively more complex work in business analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in business analysis and requirements gathering.

  • Demonstrated collaboration skills with colleagues at all levels and across different organizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

  • Experience facilitating meetings, constructively addressing input and criticism, and resolving conflicts.

  • Effectively presents complex technical material to non-technical audiences in an approachable way.

  • Able to understand and communicate business relevance to management / leadership teams.

  • Demonstrated excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills, and personal interaction abilities.

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Experience with data deliverables as part of an ERP program team using Workday or comparable products

  • Proficient using SQL for data profiling and data analysis.

  • Experience in data modeling and data design, incl. relational and dimensional.

  • Experience with data management / data integration design and implementations.

  • Experience conducting quality assurance and/or user acceptance testing.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and work experience with enterprise-wide relational databases, scripting languages, XML, SQL Server, BI reporting tools.

  • Knowledge of multiple business subject areas, i.e. Finance and Student, etc.

  • Experience in a major research university setting.

  • Experience in an Agile software development environment.


    Work in an open office environment and contribute to collaborative team work focused on problem-solving. Daily interactions with other team members, subject matter experts and stakeholders at all levels of the organization. While the general working hours are within Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., the employee will on occasion, need to adjust hours to accommodate the business needs and deadlines.

    This position on the Finance Transformation Technology Project is temporarily funded; continued employment is contingent on ongoing funding and performance.

    This position is eligible for remote work.

    Proof of full vaccination status for COVID 19  by 10.18.21 or first day of work.

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.


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