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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 179338
Job Location Detail: Roosevelt Commons West 
Posting Date: 05/20/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.  

UW Human Resources (UWHR) strives to ensure that the University of Washingtons reputation as an employer parallels its reputation as a world-class university, allowing for individuals to achieve their full potential. We believe that every position at UW plays an important role in helping the University achieve its goals and that every employee brings unique value.

HR Benefits, Analytics and Information Systems, a unit of UWHR, has an outstanding full time opportunity for a Human Resources Analyst.

The purpose of this position is to provide analytical, project and technical support to UW HRBAIS activities.  This role will also act as a primary HRBAIS business and support analyst, providing requirements analysis, documentation and testing on complex HRBAIS projects.  This role will also assist developers in HRBAIS in building and maintaining complex SQL queries, Reporting Services Reports and SSIS packages.


Business Analyst

Lead users through discussions regarding the current state, and future state of a process or system; and assist subject matter experts (SMEs) and business owners in producing high-quality documentation of the current and desired future states.

Perform complex gap analysis of processes and systems.

Create new project documentation and templates as needed.

Work with SMEs and business owners to document high quality system requirements.

Work with SMEs and business owners to deliver system documentation, including technical and functional guides.

Work with SMEs and business owners to produce user guides for HRBAIS systems.

Lead the creation and implementation of test plans.

Information and Support Analyst

Information management efforts such as developing reports, fulfilling information and records requests, analyzing data and developing a solid understanding of HRs data are a key portion of HRBAIS' work and of this role.

This position requires advanced SQL and data analysis skills that will be used to pull, aggregate, analyze and document large data sets.  The position also requires strong Microsoft Access, Excel and VBA skills, these will be used to support and maintain custom applications.

This position will:

Develop Microsoft Reporting Services reports, using tools such as Visual Studio and Power BI to present data in an application layer to HRBAIS customers.


Other duties as assigned. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or Business  or related field and four to five years of experience. 

  • Minimum of 2 years using SQL (or programming languages) to extract and present data out of complex multi-layer environments.

  • Minimum of 2 years working with business clients to develop requirements and system documentation.

  • Minimum of 2 years developing enterprise level reports in a production environment.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience analyzing and explaining complex data sets.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working within the IT industry.  

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Ideal applicant will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ideal applicant will work well as part of a team, but is also able to work independently when needed.

  • Ideal applicant will have experience with the Microsoft BI suite including reporting services, SSIS, and SSAS and MS Power BI.


    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


    Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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