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Job ID: 179614

Principal Business Analyst - Tufts Technology Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2022
Title Principal Business Analyst - Tufts Technology Services
University Tufts University
Somerville, MA, United States
Department Tufts Technology Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology


Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology solutions in support of Tufts' mission of teaching, learning, research, innovation, and sustainability. With staff across all of Tufts' campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community. We promote a collaborative, flexible work environment, embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development. Learn more about TTS on our website.


What You'll Do

The Principal Business Analyst will be the primary support for our Financial Aid business partners. There are four Financial Aid offices – Medford, Dental, Medical, and Veterinary. Each office runs the CollegeBoard’s PowerFAIDS Financial Aid product. Support involves supporting two-way interfaces between PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and PowerFAIDS. These include student enrollment data and financial transactions of anticipated aid and actual disbursements of aid. These interfaces are ever-evolving, based on changing business requirements and new programs offered by the university. Within the next 2-3 years, we will migrate to CollegeBoard’s Cloud-based solution. The Principal Business Analyst will be expected to act as project manager for this migration. This person will also provide alternate/secondary support to the Student Financials business analyst, supporting our Student Bursar business partner with their interfaces. These include integrations with external vendors and close ties to our PeopleSoft Financials for GL processing. This may involve some experience with Integration Broker. The Principal Business analyst will determine the best ways to maximize utilization of features of the Student Information System and PowerFaids to meet our customer’s business needs and to maximize the use of student data as an administrative and managerial tool at Tufts.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience as typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree with 8-10 years relevant business work experience with in-depth knowledge of business operations and systems requirement processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work directly and independently with senior managers to accomplish goals and objectives.
  • 7 years’ experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions or other student-focused ERP application.     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Financial Processing
  • 5-7 years’ experience with SQL and advanced query solutions
  • Awareness of Financial Aid processing or the PowerFAIDS application a plus

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
This has a remote work designation.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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