The University of Southern California (USC) has established a program to enhance its current use of the Workday and the deployment of Workday Financials functionality. The IMAGINE program is critical to USCâs overall goals to improve administrative efficiency and positively impact its customers for years to come. Â Â
We are currently seeking a Data Conversion Lead (Senior Developer) to join our Workday Financials deployment program team. The Data Conversion Lead will be the point of contact for all data conversion activities for the IMAGINE program. He/she will be tasked with collaborating with the other program workstreams and USC departments to ensure a quality data extraction, transformation, and load from USCâs existing source systems into Workday.
ITS is committed to providing information technology services and support to the university. ITS provides essential, university-wide services such as:
Enterprise information systems
University wired and wireless networks
This is a fixed-term position with an anticipated end date of December 31st, 2021. Please note that this is a full-time role eligible for benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans.
What Youâll Do:
Supports project and task planning, contributing to the development and execution of processes and procedures and ensuring alignment with university and ITS objectives and customer needs. Assists with security governance, policies, and overall university compliance by embedding standards, procedures, and quality analysis measures into workflows/plans. Identifies and communicates system issues, bugs, and fixes, and aids the initiation of process-improvement efforts within teams and across ITS
Collaborates with team members and management, implementing effective solutions to support the Application Services teamâs vision. Maintains currency with technology, standards, and best practices. Supports process improvement efforts within the team and across the ITS organization
Handles and routes customer requests appropriately for tracking and resolution. Supports customer point-of-views when identifying priorities and presenting solutions, leveraging insights on customer pain points, challenges, and needs. Provides customer-focused solutions, and builds and maintains effective customer relationships through timely follow-ups and efficient, effective feedback
Leads and facilitates innovation, continuous improvement, and effective troubleshooting and problem-solving. Defines and measures success criteria, leveraging the latest industry knowledge and best practices. Proactively experiments with and analyzes new approaches and complex, diverse, and/or conflicting datasets to identify root causes. Mentors and guides team members and peers, developing and maintaining problem-solving methodologies, frameworks, and training resources
Aids the cultivation of an inclusive environment and a culture of trust and transparency, sharing information broadly, openly, and deliberately. Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with diverse team members, peers, and leaders. Actively embodies ITS values and behaviors (e.g., accountability, ethics, best-in-class customer service)
Drives innovation through the creation, development, and maintenance of software applications and solutions, adapting to regularly changing priorities. Ensures code is maintained and supported, performs as intended upon implementation, and has the potential to scale with business growth. Produces and presents problem-solving rationale in collaboration with key stakeholders in ITS and other university departments, working to develop understanding of technical specifications and deliver features and services based on business requirements
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time
The Must Haves:
Bachelorâs degree in a relevant field, such as business management or administration, computer science, computer information systems, etc., or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Five years of experience in information technology, software development, engineering, or relevant field
Directly relevant experience with data conversions
Foundational knowledge of security concepts, secure code development techniques, and the development and configuration of software solutions
Ability to understand and work with large, complex systems, write test cases for new and existing code to ensure compatibility and stability, and provide detailed information and summaries to peers and supervisors
Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to establish strong, positive working relationships and rapport with diverse groups of team members.
The Nice to Haves:
Bachelor's degree in business administration, computer science, information technology, or relevant field
Eight years of experience
Strong working experience with Workday
Experience in higher education
Come and join the Workday Financials deployment team â a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence for the university.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 5 yearsMinimum Expertise: Foundational knowledge of security concepts, secure code development techniques, and the design, development, and configuration of software solutions. Experience planning and performing tests of units, system integration, performance and user acceptance. Ability to understand and work with large, complex systems, write test cases for new and existing code to ensure compatibility and stability, and provide detailed information and summaries to peers and supervisors. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to establish strong, positive working relationships and rapport with diverse groups of team members.
Internal Number: REQ20084208
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