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IT Senior Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00717
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Start Date / End Date: 07/31/2017 to 12/31/2017
Hello,
We are currently looking for a Sr. Systems Analyst in Tempe, AZ.  If you are currently interested or know anyone interested please email your word copy resume to william@itavalon.com
Senior Systems Analyst
Come join a growing bank at the heart of the innovation, technology, green tech and life sciences space. We continue to expand our global footprint and our banking technology is at the core of everything we do.
Work within our IT Engineering and Operation team and be part of a team that is working to move our current production Datacenter into a new CoLo facility.
We are looking for a Senior Business Systems Analyst, who possesses extensive experience in IT infrastructure, financial systems, has strong business and systems analysis skills, and is able to work with minimal guidance to deliver their assignments. Ideally, they should have experience working on banking system implementations in the US or European Union geographic regions.
Perform business systems analysis associated with migration of environments to our CoLo. Responsible for technical assessments, analysis, requirements, configurations, testing and documentation of existing systems before and after migration.
Serve as a liaison with the business owners to facilitate the elicitation and prioritization of business requirements including but not limited to interface design, user interface specifications and computer systems report design. Serve as the liaison between technology and business end users. Responsible for working with stakeholders to analyze business requirements and produce specifications for any changes to technology applications.
Core responsibilities include:
• Work with system owners, application support and system administrators to collect the following information for assigned applications:
o Server inventories with server specifications and IP addresses
o Storage usage and requirements
o Application interfaces and required firewall configuration
o DNS requirements
o Client configuration requirements
o Disaster recovery approach and requirements
o Desired migration approach if known, i.e., move as-is or upgrade OS, DBMS, etc
• 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
• Manage end-to-end from idea to delivery of enhancements and changes to systems
• Regularly provide guidance and direction to other systems analysts
Skills and Requirements:
• 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
• Experience with systems implementation projects
• Experience with production and disaster recovery systems/application support
• Experience with datacenter moves
• 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
• High attention to detail
Preferred:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Being able to communicate effectively with colleagues, customers and clients.
• Being confident to have face to face interactions with Business / stakeholders
• Not being afraid to pick up the phone to talk to people
• 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.
• Flexible, Friendly and Approachable
• Writing SQL queries and navigating databases will be required as part of troubleshooting or looking at data for the Business
 
William Blankenship
william@itavalon.com  
916.997.0741
550 Harvest Park Drive, Suite B
Brentwood, CA 94513