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Systems Analyst Senior at HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM in Houston, Texas

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary

Perform complex computer information systems analysis and technical application design and development work.


Analyze existing procedures for efficiency and effectiveness.

Design, code, and implement new or revised methods that more effectively meet departmental and institutional needs.

Apply Application Development Project Management methodologies to all projects, large and small.

Prepare charts, diagrams and tables depicting the proposed systems in terms of cost, tasks, and schedule.

Prepare Business Process diagrams and other information portraying the movement of work through the organizational elements.

Formulate logical descriptions of problems and devises optimum solutions.

Monitor and assist in facilitating the progress of assigned projects.

Provide regular updates on projects status and on requirements for additional implementations of new functionality and enhancements.

Coordinate with Information Technology personnel, consultants and other external resources to ensure efficient and effective resource utilization.

Monitor the interface of systems/subsystems and software applicants.

Evaluate and recommend action on testing and implementation of software/hardware upgrades.

Provide technical support for new or enhanced systems and ancillary applications.

Recommend and provide specifications for requirement gaps, interfaces, enhancements and workflow.

Serve as a project leader, overseeing the planning, development, troubleshooting, testing and implementation of enhancements to application software systems.

Analyze technology needs for business applications.

Monitor progress of projects against approved plans and schedules.

Research and recommend appropriate hardware, software and network solutions pertaining to application area of responsibility.

May work flexible work schedule as needed

Perform other duties, tasks and assignments as required.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science or Engineering required 

  • 8 years directly related work experience may be considered in lieu of required degree

  • PeopleSoft Applicants: Experience with PeopleSoft version 9.2 PUMxx online applications for any of the following modules – Finance, Human Resources and Student Administration.  Extensive experience with PeopleCode, PeopleTools; Application Designer, SQR and SQL; Familiarity with BI Reporting, Crystal Reporting; PeopleSoft portal, Integration Broker, Oracle, LDAP & Solaris preferred

  • Web Focused Applicants: Proficiency in HTML, SQL, XML and Oracle with emphasis on Web related software system design, implementation and support in various genres; Data Warehousing design, implementation and support experience preferred

  • Experience with business productivity applications, applying continuous business process improvement techniques preferred

  • Experience in coding and design of web based solutions required

  • Experience working in a team environment required

Licensing & Certification

  • Valid Texas Driver License

Special Skills 

  • MS Office Programs

  • Information Management Systems

  • Enterprise Systems and Change Control Processes

  • Quantitative Methodology 


  • Delivering High Quality Work

  • Accepting Responsibility

  • Serving Customers

  • Supporting Organizational Goals

  • Driving Continuous Improvement

  • Acting with Integrity

  • Thinking Critically

  • Managing Change

  • Communicating Effectively

Working Conditions

General office.  May frequently be required to walk; stand; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.  Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer, photocopier, file cabinets, and calculator.  Manual dexterity, ability to lift up to 25 pounds, ability to reach and bend, and use 2-step stool while safely lifting and lowering boxes.  Ability to travel to and from meetings, training sessions or other business-related events.  May be required to work after hours to include weekends and holidays.

SECURITY SENSITIVE:  This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

You will find a collaborative, collegial atmosphere at HCC; one in which you will receive strong support at the highest levels of administration. Our leaders foster a positive work environment through empowerment of team members and direct reports.


Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.

  • 145 languages are spoken here.

  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.

  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.

  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.

  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.

  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies

David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator

Office of Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517                                    

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact  (713) 718-8565.

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