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Sr Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 17-30937
Location: MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota
Job Title: Sr Systems Analyst

TITLE: Senior Systems Analyst (Portals)
DEPARTMENT: Information Systems

JOB SUMMARY:
The Sr. Systems Analyst is responsible for the high level design and integration of the companys Web Applications in the Sales, Service, Manufacturing and Engineering Departments. Effectively partners with project managers and application developers in defining business processes and writing functional specifications to meet the needs of the business. Demonstrates passion for strengthening and enhancing business results via software solutions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

System Design, Validation and Implementation
Transforms requirements into software design
Leads in producing deliverables including database layouts; application modules; and user interface mock-ups
Documents functional design specifications and communicates with software developers/programmers
Leads team to resolve questions and issues during development cycle
Defines test cases and scripts
Performs system testing and leads user acceptance testing cycle
Executes implementation tasks and ensures successful go-live

Gathering Requirements and Analysis
Analyzes current and future state business processes
Evaluates alternatives and defines a recommended system approach
Leads in producing deliverables including business process flows; use cases; and storyboards
Facilitates project and administrative meetings
Responsible for ensuring that the systems meet the needs of the business through user acceptance testing
Insures compliance with SOX

System and User Support
Provides day-to-day application support to Portals and Business users
Troubleshoots production issues and provides resolution
Understands technology and systems infrastructure
Completes minor software programming modifications
Trains users on system processes and changes
Performs other duties as assigned that support overall objective of the position

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Required
Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Software Design, Computer Information Systems or equivalent
5+ years of experience in a Portal (Web Application) analyst role, performing system analysis and writing functional specifications
Thrives in a fast-paced environment with multiple project assignments
Strong written and verbal communication. Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical audience.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills
Strong customer service orientation


Preferred
Experience in: C#, ASP.NET, classic ASP Java and/or JavaScript development; SQL Server 2008+
Experience writing Complex SQL queries
Other software experience (Dynamics CRM, AS400/iSeries, Dynamics AX)
Experienced with Marketing, Sales, Service and Manufacturing business processes
Experience in SOA (Service-oriented Architecture)