Systems Analyst - Senior (Specialty Applications) - Penn State Health IT Clinical

Penn State Health Shared Services


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days
Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p




Working under the supervision of a Team Lead, this position will provide application and technology support to one or more operational business units of Penn State Health. Some responsibilities include:


Participate in team planning and discussion; prepare documentation.


Work with other operational areas to ensure the effective and integrated delivery of information technology services ae required for assigned projects and routine operations


Lead single departmental projects or concurrent smaller projects; coordinate project resources


Participate in project activities (e.g., define project scope, conduct system research and evaluations, recommend selection and implementation processes, predict impact on other Penn State Health operational areas, prepare team documents, give intradepartmental presentations)


Serve as an information technology liaison with the client community


Assist in the resolution of application production problems


Maintain application profile tables (e.g., configuration of PSH-specific parameters for an off-the-shelf application)


Use vendor-supplied tools to perform ad hoc reporting


Engage resources from other information technology teams as required to resolve problems


Responsible and accountable to comply with cyber security policies, standards, and processes in accordance with the Enterprise Cyber Security Program Plan.




Have a solid working knowledge of at least one area of information technology/business applications


General knowledge of technical aspects of networking and cyber security requirements as it relates to documenting Network Flow Diagrams and requests for required security policy exceptions




Either: (a) Bachelor's degree plus four additional years of related experience or (b) eight years total of related experience required.


In-depth knowledge of at least one area of information technology and a solid working knowledge of several areas of information technology required.


Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office required.


Adheres to and exhibits our organizational core values as outlined by Penn State Health.



This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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