University of Utah Applications System Analyst Sr in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/28/2017

Requisition Number PRN14651B

Job Title Applications System Analyst Sr

Working Title Business Intelligence Developer

Job Grade G

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00844 - Community Clinics Provider Gp

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 60700 to 115300

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

This position is responsible for feeding the analytic life cycle by extracting, cleaning, and transforming data and data products into a visualization platform that can be leveraged by those who seek insight from enterprise data. Develops programmatic solutions in response to technical needs such that they meet requirements and design specifications. Accountable for organizing, managing, and storing data in a manner that facilitates business enablement and intelligence. Interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining independently. Designs, develops, implements and maintains business solutions. Must comply with all analytics design standards. Serves as a resource to and collaborates with the Quality Improvement Team to help clarify questions, develop proof of concepts for them and/or outline potential challenges and/or (data or BI capability) limitations.


  • Collaborates and engages with subject matter experts and knowledge workers to support business projects
  • Creates graphics and visual representations that adhere to design elements and principles for professional quality.
  • Selects the appropriate tool to build original visualizations, images, and graphics.
  • Acts as a knowledge expert for one or more specific domains of data and understands the relationships to other data sources.
  • Maintains a structured process to describe the aggregate trends, features, and composition of a data set.
  • Designs and creates the appropriate processes and framework to Identify, capture,evaluate, retrieve, structure, and share enterprise information.
  • Performs data profiling and characterization techniques and can quantify data quality to describe confidence in analytic results

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). At least 5 years of experience in applications systems analysis or in a related area required. Must have a working knowledge of relational databases and client-server concepts.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Proficient with standard office productivity tools, such as MS Office

Proficient in a visualization platform such as Tableau,SAPBusiness Objects, or Excel

Proficient withSQLand query tools

Familiarity withIRBprocesses

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.