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Sr System Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH116970
  • Location: USA, New York, Manhattan
  • Sector: Corporate, Administration, Utilities
  • Salary: US$110000 - US$111000 per annum
  • Date posted: 11/12/2017
Qualifications:
The Business Systems Delivery department of Information Technology is seeking to hire a highly motivated and dedicated professional to join its management team. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a high energy level, understand the vital importance of commitment to excellence, and possess a high regard for the company's values. The candidate must foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, inclusion and partnership, with the goal of improving how the company manages its business to provide a positive experience to our external customers & stakeholders.

For the System Analyst: The successful candidate must have an Associate's degree with relevant technical certifications and minimum of 3 years work experience; OR a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, or Engineering and a minimum of 2 years of work experience preferably in an analytical capacity, e.g. programming, engineering, or system design, including full systems life cycle management, supporting both vendor software packages and in-house built systems, leveraging Microsoft and Oracle platforms.

For the Sr. System Analyst: The successful candidate must have an Associate's degree with relevant technical certifications and minimum of 4 years work experience; OR a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, or Engineering and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in an analytical capacity, e.g. programming, engineering, or system design, including full systems life cycle management, supporting both vendor software packages and in-house built systems, leveraging Microsoft and Oracle platforms. The candidate must have experience testing software systems and supporting system upgrades. The successful candidate must possess excellent technical written and oral communication skills and must be able to interact with all levels of management. This individual must demonstrate the ability to complete multiple assignments with changing priorities while still meeting deadlines. The candidate must be able to learn new technology as required for the job using documentation and other available resources.

Strong knowledge of relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle) is desired, with a focus on SQL programming skills, basic database administrative knowledge, and some data transformation (DTS/SSIS) ETL experience.

Experience with application development involving technologies such as PL/SQL, Java, XML, and Web Services is desired; Experience with the CGI ARM suite a plus; Experience with full life cycle of project development, including requirements review, design, development, testing, roll-out, implementation and training; excellent ability to research, evaluate and recommend technical solutions; excellent planning, research, time management, multitasking, and the proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively with internal business and technical teams, as well as vendors and consultants; ability to take directions and plan and execute independently or with minimal guidance. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products is required, including Microsoft Project. Following are the technologies and methodologies used within the Business Systems Delivery: * Mobile Development * Analytics * Oracle, SQL Server PL/SQL, DB2 * SQL Server SSIS * Agile and Waterfall methodologies * Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process

Responsibilities:The Candidate will have a major role in daily support and continual upgrade of the existing application portfolio supporting various business organizations - including maintenance of interfaces and data repositories associated with these systems. This position will be a significant part of an application development team charged with the support and implementation of changes and enhancements from development to test, and to production and disaster recovery environments. The selected candidate will work closely with several internal teams, including but not limited to: Technical Architecture, BizTalk, Systems Assurance and Database Administration teams, to troubleshoot issues and implement enhancements, in support of these systems. The selected candidate will also work with our core business user team, as well as the CGI Customer Support team, as needed, to diagnose and solve application errors. The candidate will work with users to understand business requirements for existing or new systems. The selected individual is expected to perform unit, integration and system testing, and participate in user acceptance testing. Additional requirements include the ability to create and update SQL queries, package SQL scripts for production moves, troubleshoot and resolve production system problems, or work cooperatively with other team members to either perform or coordinate these activities. The candidate will be expected to work with vendors to support and maintain testing and production environments, performing and testing upgrades as necessary. Selected candidate is expected to be available to provide on-call support 24X7.

Physical Requirements: Candidate must be able to follow the company safety, health and environmental programs. Candidate will ensure that safe work practices are followed and the environment is fully protected in accordance with Company policy and governmental regulations. Candidate should be available to be on call 24/7 and/or participate in off-hour system maintenance and troubleshooting. Candidate must have a valid driver's license and ability and willingness to travel within the service territory as required. Candidate must be able to participate in the Company's emergency management processes and storm plans as required.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.