Systems Analyst - Full-Time - 18-06450
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Systems Analyst - Full-Time - 18-06450
Ref No.: 18-06450
Location: Santa Clara, California
Diversant has an immediate need for a talented Systems Analyst that will bring their experience to our client in the Financial Services Industry. This is a Full Time opportunity and is located in Santa Clara.  This position incudes base salary, bonus and excellent benefits package. We are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply NOW for immediate consideration
Client is Unable to sponsor employment visas for this position. Candidates with unrestricted authorization to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.

Core responsibilities include:
  • Analyze and translate complex business requirements into a functional system design document.
  • Technology and system related analysis using knowledge of current applications, interfaces and data structures to recommend solutions and provide input.
  • Facilitate and participant in design white-boarding sessions to ensure prioritized business needs are met within Client standards.
  • Provide leadership and support for system production issues, change requests and maintenance. Maintain knowledge documentation.
  • Able to manage and direct, with authority, remote team members to quickly resolve business critical production incidents successfully.
  • Prepare and present subject matter knowledge, analysis, options, solutions in both written and presentations to internal and external audiences.
  • Regularly apply advanced data analysis skills to understand detailed data flows between systems and within systems for their domain.
  • Regularly apply knowledge of future technology and system trends for your domain to solve for current and future business needs.
  • Configure systems and develop expertise in system functionality and design.
    Understand points of interaction and impact on other systems across the enterprise.
  • Understand client needs and pain points; recommend enhancements to release tracks.
  • Assist in developing and executing test scripts.
  • Perform and/or participate in testing releases prior to installing in production.
  • Assist in developing training materials for system functionality.
  • Assist with performing applications changes and configurations.
  • Manage the installation of maintenance/patches and software upgrades.
  • Convert application designs into data model and data mapping specifications.
  • As a system owner, own end-to-end health and maintenance of assigned systems, including tactical vendor management.
Required skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Extensive prior work experience with systems and application management.
  • Experience working in information technology domain within Banking or Financial Services industry. (Financial experience especially with investments.)
  • Experience with systems implementation projects.
  • Experience with production and disaster recovery systems/application support.
  • Experience with development coding and relational database (SQL) queries.
  • Advanced knowledge and analytical skills of systems integration through web services, ETL, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to execute and prioritize a number of tasks, initiate and conduct meetings with team and peers.
  • Able work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to streamline complex requirements to simplify Business Processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Being confident to have face to face interactions with Business / stakeholders.
  • Ability to understand data flows and how applications interface with one another (including upstream / downstream).
  • Quick Thinking – being able to think on the spot quickly to minimize business impact and make key decisions.
  • Basic level of understanding regarding IT infrastructure e.g. understanding networks, circuits, routers, etc.