Sr Systems Analyst (Sharepoint) -Cancer Medicine IT

MD Anderson Houston , TX 77020

Posted 1 week ago

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Ideal candidates will have Sharepoint administration and Network administration experience


Must be experienced in SharePoint, network resources, group policy objects, database and system design. Must understand how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other. Must be able to identify critical issues with ease. Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems. Must be able to push creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and customers mindsets.


Responsible for the administration and support of the Division of Cancer Medicine (DoCM) network resources, group policy objects (GPO), department file shares, SharePoint environment and application server infrastructure. Work directly with Data Center Operations - Technical Services and Information Security to ensure proper network connectivity and functionality, business continuity, disaster recovery, and institutional compliance. Patch management of servers and desktops within the Cancer Medicine's OU's with end-user information, security permissions, additions and deletions. Provide advance notification to appropriate departments and centers concerning outages, patch deliveries, software/hardware changes and impact. Provides analysis of business and management solutions in terms of network systems, SharePoint and other information technology tools.

Provides network systems, application development, SharePoint administration and troubleshooting support for computer users throughout the DoCM.

Core responsibilities by function:

Application and Application Development Support: (40%)

User Management: (20%)

Hardware Support: (20%)

Network Data Support: (10%)

Desktop Management: (10%)

Responsibilities will include skilled analysis of problems, tracking and follow-up as well as effective business partnering with constituents regarding IT solutions to support business objectives and mission. Proficiency in clinical, lab and research operating systems, application tools and network administration as well as the relationship and interaction of the system components. Designs and develops modifications and enhancements to the network operating system and its components. Awareness of network computing trends and their impact on the division/departments.

Key Functions

As a Senior System Analyst in the Division of Cancer Medicine, you will provide leadership to co-workers and sound advice to superiors. Responsible for improving our business practices using information technology when possible. Must be able to maintain application servers and deploy and implement SharePoint solutions. Will support and maintain an Active Directory environment for users, workstations and server objects in addition to crafting Group Policies to maintain and support the IT environment.

Provide senior level support for Management, Systems Analyst II, Business Systems Analysts, Support Services Analyst and end-users. Analyzes source documents, data base structure and management report requirements. Create and maintain DOCM IT images for all hardware. Coordinates systems improvements between Information Systems and user departments and provides necessary documentation and consultation for implementation of system. Validate reports to ensure DOCM IT workstations are properly managed. Consult with Institutional I.S. departments for guidance on Information Security issues and Hardware/Software related problems, upgrades and images.

Researches information for network study, analysis and implementation. Instruct and assist user personnel in network system implementation, maintenance, and repair. Performs any and all network-related duties as required. Provides information regarding new technology pertinent to existing programs and recommends and/or identifies enhancements as required.

Acts as a consultant to the client departments in analyzing and integrating workflow design, technical needs, and available resources to provide streamlined efficiencies. Evaluates new products and system upgrades; recommends institutional purchases, standards and implementation plans. Conducts technical research, and reports on findings for Division. Diagnose problems, evaluates optimum solutions and communicate the resolutions to the departments. Assists in representing the Division at institutional technical group meetings.

Other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

  • IC Analytical Thinking:

  • Gather relevant information systematically;

  • Break down problems into simple components; and

  • Make sound decisions.

  • IC Build Relationships:

  • Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; and

  • Show sincere interest in others and their concerns.

  • IC Innovative Thinking:

  • Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; and

  • Offer new ideas, solutions and/or options.

  • IC Oral Communication:

  • Express ideas clearly and concisely in groups and one-to-one conversations; and

  • Create an environment with open channels of communication.

  • IC Team with Others:

  • Encourage collaboration and input from all team members;

  • Value the contributions of all team members; and

  • Balance individual and team goals


Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Healthcare Administration or related field. May substitute four years of MDACC information technology experience for required degree.


Required: Position requires continuing education and certification necessary to support the Division of Cancer Medicines' information technology infrastructure.

Education Required:

Bachelor's degree.

Experience Required:

Five years experience in analysis/design/project management/programming. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis or completed years of college on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 125825

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 98,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 118,200

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Sr Systems Analyst (Sharepoint) -Cancer Medicine IT

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