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Business Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 18-40160
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
Business Systems Analyst:
This position is responsible for the technical delivery and data transfer analysis of product solutions to end users in the banking financial services industry. The individual oversees all technical aspects of the product including server administrations, database administration, technical implementations, application installations/upgrades, application monitoring, server monitoring, and daily processing status. This individual works directly with internal Clients to provide support for the product. The position is responsible for researching/resolving critical problems to ensure a high level of Client satisfaction and retention.

1. Oversees all technical aspects of supported applications including problem resolution, data transfer, server administration, database administration, internal customer support/troubleshooting, setup, installation, training, upgrades, advanced support, daily monitoring, troubleshooting and daily processing/daily updates.

2.  Tracks and monitors daily processing and troubleshoots daily processing issues to ensure client Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met. Ensures daily updates, jobs & tasks are completed in accordance with client expectations and commitments.

3.  Performs software installs, updates, and upgrades as needed.

4.  Completes department cross-training as required to ensure familiarity with the servers, databases and applications used to deliver the product solution to end users.

5.  Answers technical questions related to the product in order to support the sales staff, Account Managers, Service Managers, Project Managers and Client Services staff.

6.  Provides technical support to resolve client issues.

7.  Assists client services team with troubleshooting report writing errors, connectivity issues and program errors.

8.  Maintains outstanding issues list ensuring outstanding issues receive regular follow up and the status is tracked and updated regularly.

9.  Assists in the planning and design of products throughout all stages of the product life cycle.

10.  Research new product ideas or enhancements to existing products.

11.  Provide product support to internal departments and external clients upon special request.

12. Recommend new product ideas.

13. Work with other internal departments to effectively market products.

14. Simulates or recreates customer problems to resolve user operating difficulties.

15. Discusses problems or inquiries with other department personnel and offers technical assistance and insures proper handling and follow-up.

16. Assists the Client Services team with researching and investigating the technical portion of customer suggestions for enhancements and insures proper handling and follow-up.

17. Documents problems and corrective procedures.

18. Works with development personnel to determine problem solutions.

19. Attends on-going training to achieve level of technical skill needed to solve more complex problems.

20. Perform other duties as required.

*Essential Functions
The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

About the Role:
The applications supported are used by our Client allows customers to perform their jobs, run their bank, and to efficiently and effectively run their business as well as make critical business decisions. This is a rewarding and challenging opportunity for the right candidate to be actively involved with the technical side of delivering high value product solutions to our clients and Client.

About our Business:
The Enterprise Technology Group's Integrated Server Group functions as the application subject matter experts and is responsible for managing all aspects of the server based applications utilized by our clients

Essential Job Responsibilities:
• Manages servers to ensure that supported applications are running correctly
• Troubleshoots any and all issues that arise
• Solves problems and issues to keep the servers and applications running smoothly and efficiently
• Responsible for coordinating the technical solution across several technology teams in a matrix organization.
• Conduct technical assessments for both new and existing feature sets and recommend solutions and remediation measures.
• Validates developed software solution to ensure that the completed product matches with the business requirements and operates correctly.
• Ensures the use of best practices and applies lessons learned from previous projects. Evaluates, develops, and refines process to improve team productivity and efficiency.
• Participate in usability testing of the product and utilize the implications of the research findings in the design process.
• Performs software upgrades and installs, implements required software and interfaces

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum of five years work-related experience. Must be able to make decisions, resolve problems using experience and professional judgment, follow specific instructions, perform repeatable technical product implementations, manage multiple implementation projects simultaneously and possess effective multi-tasking skills. Must show a demonstrated work history of learning technical software applications, processes and procedures as well as performing technical product implementations.

Must be:
• Reliable
• Dependable
• Dedicated
• Committed
• Responsible
• A team player
• A quick learner
• Detailed oriented
• Organized
• Thorough
• Efficient

• Work well with others
• Have strong communications skills (verbal and written) with special attention to technical content
• Have effective problem solving skills
• Possess a strong work ethic
• Possess strong retention skills
• Have analytical problem solving ability
• Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft SQL, DB2, Microsoft Windows servers, including hardware and software
• Be able to take ownership of job duties & responsibilities as well as work independently with minimal supervision and oversight

Preferred Qualifications:
Microsoft SQL 2012 & higher
Microsoft SQL Query Language
Microsoft Server 2012 & higher
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
FTP file movements and file transmissions
Working knowledge of network connectivity including basic connectivity troubleshooting
Technical product implementations (includes SQL DBA & Windows Server administration functions)
Automated file processing
A wide variety of 3rd party programs and applications

Previous financial services experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree in computer science and/or related field required. Equivalent work experience may be substituted.

Functional Area Skills/Knowledge: Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process, with a working knowledge of the organization and intermediate technical skills required to complete assignments.

Additional Notes:
Going to be working with: IIS, SQL, Database's and DB2
Would need to be experienced with windows.
Helping handle 24/7 installations and upgrades.
Working with various people and teams within the organization.

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.