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Boston University REPORT DEVELOPER II (CAMPUS SOLUTIONS),IS&T Information Services & Technology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

REPORT DEVELOPER II (CAMPUS SOLUTIONS),IS&T Information Services & Technology 


SIS (Student Information System) Renewal Program

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Grade 49

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Job Description

We are seeking a Campus Solutions (CS) Reporting Developer II to join the Student Information System (SIS) Core project organization, playing a critical role in the implementation of Peoplesoft Campus Solutions and other supporting tools. Under the supervision of the SIS Core Application Development Lead, and working in close collaboration with the implementation partner, this position will analyze, develop, test and/or implement reporting solutions as it relates to project delivery.

The role requires demonstrated working knowledge of specific Campus Solutions tables/data entities, processes, and infrastructures as well as operational knowledge of several reporting subject areas. The CS Report developer II will be working in different Campus Solution modules such as: Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Record, Curriculum Management, Student Accounts.

This role is expected to develop utilizing supporting tools in multiple Peoplesoft Campus Solutions disciplines such as but not limited to Peoplesoft Query Reporting Tools, BI Publisher for PeopleSoft PeopleTools, SQR, DataMover, and other Oracle/PeopleSoft tools. This position will actively review and contribute to the relevant projects and ongoing support documentation artifacts. The CS Report Developer II will develop and test reports; follow development standards and guidelines, work closely with team colleagues, functional leads, and end-users in the development and maintenance of CS reporting capabilities; and produce adequate documentation to facilitate the maintenance of the reports created. As deployments to production are completed and after the full implementation effort is complete, the Campus Solutions Report Developer II will have a critical role in the ongoing support and operations of Campus Solutions and other supporting tools.

The Student Information System (SIS) Renewal program is a Boston University-wide effort to modernize the Information Technology systems in order to better serve our students and support the university’s strategic priorities while mitigating the technical risk our current, custom-developed, mainframe-based SIS presents. Over the next three years, the SIS Renewal Program team and implementation partner Deloitte Consulting will configure and launch new processes and systems for Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Records, Curriculum Management, Student Advising, Student Financials, and Student Employment. Related changes to the process and tools for creating student BUIDs and system access, as well as academic reporting and data analytics will also be included. Implementation will occur in phases, with the first new service capabilities launching in summer 2022 and the last in fall 2023.

  • Experience with enterprise architecture, systems design, database management systems, and emerging web technologies.

  • Strong attention to detail and debugging skills.

  • Excellent listening and communication skills (both written and verbal) •Strong organizational and documentation skills

  • Self-motivated and able to adapt to continuous change

  • Has worked successfully in a client-oriented team environment

  • Able to collaborate with team members and think of out-of-the-box solutions

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Comfort working on a cross-functional, matrixed team

  • Knowledge of ITIL processes including service management, configuration management, incident management, and change management

  • In-depth knowledge in software development methodologies

  • Ability to analyze, understand, and effectively communicate between business requirements and technical design

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • More than 3 years of work experience, with 2+ years of related experience

  • Proficiency in data visualization, data analytics, data modelling and SQL.

  • Experience working with Peoplesoft Query Reporting Tools, BI Publisher for PeopleSoft PeopleTools, SQR, DataMover, and other Oracle/PeopleSoft tools.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with PeopleSoft HCM, Finance, or Campus Solutions

  • Familiarity with higher education student systems

  • Experience working on large-scale implementations, performing common project activities, including Data Conversion, Integrations, Application Development, Report Development, Domain Architecture, Solution Design, Coordinating, and performing testing System Integration Testing (SIT).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.