In support of IU's Bicentennial Strategic Plan, the Decision Support Initiative (DSI) is a bold movement to dramatically improve information supplied to decision makers at all levels of the university. The Enterprise Business Intelligence team, which has been given responsibility for the implementation of DSI, creates and maintains the decision making services needed to fulfill university reporting and data analytics needs. To that end, the Enterprise Business Intelligence team seeks a qualified candidate to participate in all aspects of design and development of data structures and visualizations during the lifecycle of enterprise business Intelligence (BI) projects. Specifically, this position will focus on the identification and implementation of quality assurance processes with respect to university data sources and visualizations. The successful candidate will also collaborate with other DSI project team members, project sponsors and technical analysts helping to establish business requirements create deliverables and fulfill timelines working in an agile fashion.
This position is posted at a PAE4IT level but may be filled at a PAE3IT level depending on the candidate’s qualifications. Although they will be similar, the duties and responsibilities may differ if filled at the lower rank. Please see the Requirements Section below for the qualifications listed for each level.
With minimal supervision, the position will perform technical tasks and more specifically, become the domain expert for Quality Assurance activities supporting of the Enterprise Business Intelligence initiatives at Indiana University. Activities such as the development and execution of comprehensive test plans, analysis, programming, troubleshooting, tuning, data conversions, documentation and support of ES business intelligence services all fall within the scope of the position requirements. The role will also collaborate with functional business clients and other teams within the central information technology organization, working to develop excellent relationships with these groups through careful consideration and thorough communication on analysis and programming assignments. Mentoring of less experienced staff will be required. The qualified candidate will demonstrates initiative, creativity, and innovation in the development of stable, maintainable, and efficient software and assists with management of application releases.
Note: This position is funded for two years with the potential for renewal.
PAE4IT Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Systems, or related discipline. At least five years of professional experience working as a software engineer using the standard Enterprise Software development tools and frameworks.
Combinations of related education and relevant experience will be considered.
Broad demonstrated ability working with enterprise-scale software development and documented experience with Quality Assurance planning, tools and techniques. Near-expert knowledge of Enterprise Software standard development tools and frameworks. Understanding of common design patterns, development architectures, test-driven development, and the agile methodology. Demonstrable skill in analyzing complex problems and producing concrete, actionable solutions, specifically as it pertains to production troubleshooting. Experience resolving highly complex integration issues involving multiple technologies and business areas. Enthusiasm for learning new technologies. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Maintaining a
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.