Suffolk University Information Technology Services is seeking qualified candidates to consider for the newly created Integrations Engineer position. This is a career opportunity for a self-starter to work with an energetic ITS team led by CIO Dr. Tom Lynch. As a member of the ITS and Enterprise Applications (EA) teams this key position will have three primary areas of responsibility as noted in the Job Description field below.
Manage university data sets in Ellucian Colleague and other software applications and data sources having student, staff, and course information.
Provide best-practice guidance in data quality assurance efforts among functional units.
Ensure data and meta-data consistency across all platforms.
Ensure there is a consistent standard data dictionary and data definition for each data element and subject.
Monitor Databases for consistency and integrity.
Work with IT Governance, ITS, and other stakeholders to ensure that the right data are being used for the right purpose
Gather and document metadata, improving data quality, analyzing process controls, completing root cause analyses and coordinating activities related to problem resolution.
Implement data solutions including big data management strategies, data migrations and data cleansing.
Participate in university data warehouse projects, if initiated.
Conduct technical design sessions to identify and document client data and integration requirements, specifications, and processes.
Assist Enterprise Application (EA) developers, Suffolk Infrastructure team members, DBAs, and functional areas with the creation and development of integration services including data ETL processes, conversion/cleanup, and unit and system testing among functional units.
Work with end users to create and maintain integrations and data feeds to and from Colleague to Workday, Slate, Blackboard, the University Partnership with INTO and other systems within Suffolk's enterprise architecture.
Create and maintain documentation for integrations.
Assist in the creating of regression test scenarios and automated testing.
Monitor daily integration performance and diagnose and fix issues that arise.
Responsible for working with stakeholders in the creation of reports and dashboards from data in Colleague, Workday, and any other primary data repositories.
Review and evaluate internal business user requests for data and reports. Determine appropriateness, availability, and source of data needs. Prepare data, reports and/or system specifications required to facilitate the generation and distribution of user reports to satisfy their needs.
Integrate and utilize executive dashboards across platforms and functional areas.
Utilize data skills to ensure that reports are accurate.
Develop and provide reporting training to empower personnel across the university to create their own reports, and promote the efficient and consistent use of existing source systems, data, and analytical tools.
Other duties as assigned.
Suffolk at a Glance
Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus-Boston and Suffolk blend together.
Since 1906, Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamic institution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship, innovative thinking, and community collaboration across disciplines. We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatile and prepared for modern society and the new world market. We will provide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities and professional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumni and community partners. We will recruit, mentor, and support a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committed to preparing our students to be leaders in the global community. We will inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built on ethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork, and cooperation.
Suffolk University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. We are actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, and national origin or LBGTQ status.
See yourself here with our terrific benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Harvard Pilgrim medical/Delta Dental at low employee costs
Retirement options including both Standard Retirement Plan (SRP) and Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity (VTDAP). The University contributes 9% to your SRP when employees contribute 5% after eligibility guidelines have been met.
All employees and faculty members who are at least half-time are eligible for the tuition free course benefit in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School. There are additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children.
Generous time-off program. Vacation accrues monthly. Vacation for part-time employees is pro-rated based on the employees' regularly scheduled hours. Additional holidays are announced each year and are separate from the employee's vacation allowance.
Pre-tax commuter benefit
Discounted home and auto insurance
Suffolk University conducts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as a contingent offer of employment for all positions. Suffolk University requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude candidates from being hired.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter for the position in which you are applying to.