Job Description

Programmer Analyst 2

Requisition IDreq11386
Working TitleProgrammer Analyst 2
Position Grade13
Position Summary

UNM Financial Services Division is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter, with a strong technical and functional background. The selected candidate must be able to demonstrate proficiency in business analysis and reporting. Experience in payroll and/or accounting systems is also desired. This individual would work closely with subject matter experts and technical resources in Payroll and Finance Systems Management to provide operational and technical support for Payroll including, but not limited to, monthly/biweekly payroll processing, pay adjustments, ERB feeds, batch job processing/error handling, and reporting. To ensure that essential services are provided to the University community, the employee may occasionally be required to work outside his/her regular working hours and on some university holidays.

Primary Responsibilities of this position:

  • Support Payroll, Benefits, HR projects and implementations such as and not limited to:
  • Kronos interface upgrade
  • TIAA Roth implementation
  • Banner Time Entry project
  • ERB Fiscal Year compliance changes
  • Faculty Unionization implementation
  • Payroll datamart
  • Data analysis and production support for the Ellucian Banner Payroll application
  • Technical support and maintenance of ERB applications
  • Rewrites of MS Access / Visual Basic applications to web-based solutions
  • Reports development using IBI WebFOCUS enterprise reporting tools, including data validation, documentation, training materials and conducting end-user training
  • Support and enhance Payroll adjustments data portal developed using IBI Webfocus, jQuery & HighCharts
  • Responsible for Banner Finance & Payroll ODS (Operational Data Store) upgrades and customizations
  • Assisting in testing efforts for upgrades affecting Payrollsystems; Web Servers; Application Servers; and Database Servers
  • Maintaining and enhancing Business Intelligence Reporting; dimensional data models; OLAP interfaces and Dashboards

Please read and follow the Application Instructions listed below.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by the department.
  • Successful candidate may be subject to a criminal background check prior to starting work.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of progressively responsible experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in Oracle Apex
  • IBI WebFOCUS or similar Enterprise reporting tools such as Cognos, OBIEE or Business Objects
  • Working with Ellucian Banner ODS, IA Admin, Appworx (UC4) batch job scheduling and Oracle ODI or similar ETL tools
  • Prior experience working as a Business analyst or Financial analyst


  • Fluent in SQL and PL/SQL
  • Current knowledge of database management tools, such as Toad
  • Knowledge of ITIL v3 compliant ITSM tools such as Livetime


  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and complete large projects successfully
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work as a team player
  • Excellent communications skills, with the ability to work with business users as well as other members of the technical staff
  • Strong functional knowledge of accounting systems
  • Proven communication and listening skills
  • Brings a sense of curiosity to business processes and identifies unique opportunities for improvements

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPayroll Department (404A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,434.31 to $5,416.67 (Monthly) Salary is non-negotiable.
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required
For Best Consideration Date3/17/2020
Application Instructions

Please attach:

  • Unofficial or advisement transcripts to document that you meet the minimum requirements for this position, which includes: Bachelor's degree.
  • The résumé should include a complete work history, including beginning and ending dates of employment, (Month and Year), and the number of hours worked per week.
  • Cover letter that addresses how your qualifications and experience match the Preferred Qualifications that are detailed in the Job Ad.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Application Instructions

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