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Technical Systems Analyst (560151)
Ref No.: 17-15129
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 12/04/2017
Pay Rate : $ 45.00 /Hour
Alluvion Staffing is seeking a Technical Systems Analyst for an immediate long term contract role in Jacksonville, FL. 

NO THIRD PARTIES PERMITTED!

OVERVIEW:
Looking for someone with a strong technical apptitude and strong c
ommunication skills. Must have experience working on system integration projects. This is a team of 14 people. including two developers this Analyst will support. This team handles the Integration Platform and tools shared by the whole organization. They are working on creating some self-service portals for internal IT customers. They don't have an Analyst and they need one to, gather business requirements, write use cases and test cases. They don't have to have business knowledge but need to know about integration technology.

Description:
  • IT Business Systems Analysts collect and analyze information to formulate the scope and objectives of technology solutions. Writes system and programming specifications so that when the system is implemented it will meet user needs. Provides input into cost estimations and project plans. 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. Assigned to complex projects, systems or initiatives.
  • Analyzes project 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
  • Take the initiative to seek out areas of improvement
  • Assigned to highly complex projects, systems or initiatives
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 developers 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.
  • Develops test scenarios & test cases, performs test executions 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.
  • Develops and documents vetted contingency plans in case of risks or roadblocks
  • Responsible for consensus and relationship building between Business, IT teams and BRMs
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
  • 3 or more years of work experience in a 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:
  • Experience using Agile methodology
  • Well versed with integration technologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of Dell Boomi, IBM Datapower, CA Siteminder, Node Red, Kafka etc. preferred, not required.