Business Analyst III

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Business Analyst to design new IT and data analytics solutions, to modify, enhance and adapt existing systems, and to integrate new features and reports with the aim of improving efficiency and productivity for the research activities, initiatives, and teams supported by the?CTSI. The incumbent meets with stakeholders to understand IT and analytics needs; translate needs into requirements to share with software developers and data analysts; ensure prototypes and finished products support design, data, and overall quality standards; and ensure the final product is aligned with the customers’ needs.


The position requires experience in systems and data analysis and the software development lifecycle. An ideal candidate will demonstrate an analytical mindset, attention to detail, critical thinking and technical skills. A successful candidate possesses a significant level of technical expertise, the ability to discern insights into practices and requests as well as being committed to?working?inclusively in a diverse team environment.

Job Summary
Supports business operations by analyzing multiple, complex requirements. Assesses current practices, collects information, and analyzes industry trends to determine organizational objectives. Designs new projects/programs and makes recommendations to improve systems. Prepares technical reports, analyzes data, and creates visualizations.

Essential Functions
Ability to operate a PC and communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with a broad variety of people. Telephone skills, computer and keyboard skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills. Ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds.

Physical Effort
Position is generally sedentary, but there may be times when position requires mobility to attend meetings both in person and virtually. Ability to move throughout campus to attend face to face meetings and or participate in virtual meetings or lift reports weighting approximately 15lbs.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Job Classification: Staff.Business Analyst III

Job Family: Finance & Procurement

Job Sub Family: Financial Planning & Analysis

Campus: Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience Required: 2

Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience: Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-4:30

Work Arrangement: Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.

Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon Qualifications

Relocation_Offered: No

Visa Sponsorship Provided: No

Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable

Optional Documents: Resume