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Systems Analyst, Sr
Ref No.: 18-00577
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date: 05/08/2018
Pay Rate : $ 50.00 /Hour
Alluvion Staffing is seeking a Senior Systems Analyst for an immediate long term contract with a client in Jacksonville, FL 

W2 ONLY! NO THIRD PARTIES!


JOB DESCRIPTION
The Senior Systems Analyst will work on a critical vendor data exchange project. They will work on vendor files processing/validations, data analysis, and mapping of attributes to various sources including enterprise operational data sources. The Senior Systems Analyst will be resoponsible vendor coordination and technical team coordination. Must have strong data analysis, data mapping and communication skills.
The Senior Systems Analyst will collect and analyze information to formulate the scope and objectives of technology solutions. They conduct feasibility studies to design possible technology solutions. Writes system and programming specifications so that when the system is implemented it will meet user needs. The Senior Systems Analyst prepares and maintains technical documentation including flow charts, models, and procedures, user guides, scorecards and reporting to assist with the ongoing operation and maintenance of technology solutions. 
  • Analyzes business requirements to determine technical requirements and identifies impacted areas/systems/processes and evaluates alternative solutions
  • Researches and assists in designs solutions for general maintenance requests to resolve system problems
  • Prepares detailed system requirements and assists in functional design solutions for new products/functionality and enhancements to existing products/functionality
  • Provide oversight and final review of design specification
  • Lead effort to identify and evaluate alternative solutions
  • Take the initiative to seek out areas of improvement
  • Act as a design team leader to ensure progress against goals and timely reporting to management
  • Provides input into forecasting and project-planning for scope/requirements documents and/or vendor contracts to minimize risk to on time, cost effective solution fulfillment.
  • Prepares high level proposals that identify viable options to address the client's needs. Works with appropriate parties to gain approval of proposal and initiate work.
  • Leads a systematic process for capturing requirements. Works with partners to capture requirements in a standard format that can serve as the foundation for developing technical documentation.
  • Using SDLC processes and associated tools, analyzes current system targeted for replacement/enhancement to determine business and technical functions to be included in design.
  • Works with Developers and other IT staff to determine system components and functional flow of components and data between components.
  • May determine the best-suited technology to meet the business requirements.
  • Creates detailed program specifications from which a developer can code.
  • Validates the design documentation with the appropriate parties and receives approval on these documents. Reviews final design documents to ensure that they clearly explain the work expectations.
  • Clarifies design expectations. Answers business and technical questions. Researches and involves appropriate parties to resolve more complex business and technical issues.
  • Continuously assesses systems as business direction changes for impacts to existing designs. Understands impacts and works as appropriate to determine best solution.
  • Provide consultative support for the systems within their product family
  • Partner with BSA and other IT staff to ensure the design fulfills business and technical requirements
  • Responsible for relationship management responsibilities for assigned vendors
  • Prepare technical documentation and deliverables including flow charts, models, and procedures, user guides, scorecards and reporting.
  • Ensures adherence to practices, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Assists in test execution for various system components.
  • Prepares complex test strategies to ensure comprehensive coverage of system components and interfaces, provides SME level expertise and recommends test strategies and scenarios for junior level analysts.
  • Influences business/stakeholders and/or is instrumental in driving business decisions while proposing solutions built on Value Proposition
  • Develops and documents vetted contingency plans in case of risks or roadblocks
  • Advocates effective solutions that are flexible to accommodate future enhancements
  • Responsible for consensus and relationship building between Business, IT teams and BRMs
  • Accountable for clearly linking the IT solution to the business vision/strategy while coaching junior analysts to help them understand the business priorities

REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Must have strong experience with:
    • vendor data exchange
    • files processing/validations
    • data analysis
    • mapping of attributes to various sources including enterprise operational data sources
    • vendor coordination
    • strong communication skills.
  • 10 or more years work experience in an application development and/or systems analysis role or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education.
  • Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
  • Thorough knowledge of Information Technology fields and computer systems
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of integration points of assigned business/systems and processes
  • Proven leadership abilities including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness
  • Proficient in requirements gathering methodologies and the SDLC
  • Understanding of a variety of architecture standards and ability to apply them in their design work
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to communicate highly complex technical information clearly and articulately for all levels and audiences
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of systems, subsystems, development methodologies, systems architecture, tools and processes that support the assigned business initiative or system.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of healthcare insurance industry