Detailed Job Description
The IT Technical Specialist IV performs advanced IT activities for specialized, complex and/or functional areas requiring the expert knowledge and professional application of IT principles, practices and techniques in accordance with industry standards and university policy. Requires a great amount of evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May be responsible for training, assisting or supervising lower level IT personnel and other staff. May lead projects and cross-functional activities.
Additional Department Summary:
The Technical Business Analyst is a highly specialized position that will provide support to the Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) within the Department of Computer Science. The Technical Business Analyst will design and document project work flow, provide solutions to new business unit ideas, trends, and concepts appropriately through the latest technological paths. The Technical Business Analyst must understand the CAPS customer's business requirements and business process management, and then translate them to particular software requirements. A Technical Business Analyst is assumed to perform duties beyond that of traditional Business Analyst. Distinguishing between a Business Analyst and a Technical Business Analyst is defined by these additional duties. Specifically, a Technical Business Analyst must have the ability to: Work with innovative, cutting-edge technologies and applications, including those involving wireless data communications; Address non-traditional and previously unsolved problems that are motivated by research and market-driven concerns; Work independently on self-generated ideas; Coordinate teams of software developers and business analysts; Experiment and prototype new solution techniques. This position will require interfacing with a variety of external constituencies, including research sponsors.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional IT experience, OR Master's degree and 1 year of professional IT experience, OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Knowledge of advanced programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional or security technology skills or knowledge of project management methods and applications. May require advanced level training or certification.
Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with users of varying degrees of technical ability and understanding. Effective time management skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Familiarity with software and hardware engineering, understanding of interfaces between software and hardware devices, familiarity of Web development, basic understanding of network design and experience in working with databases. 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 43887.96 Midpoint - $ 63648.00
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.