The Systems Analyst studies the organization’s current computer systems and procedures (processes) and recommends changes to programs, systems, and planning, to help information technology (IT) operate more efficiently and effectively and meet customer, organizational, and other requirements. They bring business and IT together by understanding – and helping them understand – their needs, capabilities, and limitations.
Reports directly to the IT Manager. Works in conjunction with business managers and technical staff to facilitate software development.
The Systems Analyst Job Description is mentioned of the following procedures:
|Procedure ID and Name||Policies & Procedures Manual|
|ITSW103 Systems Analysis||Computer & Network (IT)/Software Development|
|ITSW106 Software Documentation||Computer & Network (IT)/Software Development|
|ITSW107 Software Testing||Computer & Network (IT)/Software Development|
|ITSW108 Design Changes During Development||Computer & Network (IT)/Software Development|
A bachelor’s degree in computer science/IT is required; an MBA (information management) is preferred. 5+ years of experience in software development is required. 1+ years’ experience managing software developers also required; must have demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team of technicians. Knowledge of SDLC a necessity.
Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels are essential. Strong math, technical, organizational, and management skills. Prior project management experience is preferred.
Prefer a candidate with systems analysis certification. Need Java programming experience. Experience with UML (Rational) is a definite plus.
Ability to communicate orally with customers, vendors, management, and coworkers is crucial. Regular use of phone and email for communication is essential. Hearing and vision correctable to within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, receiving ordinary information, and preparing or inspecting documents.
The ability to remain in a stationary position roughly 50% of the time, as well as the ability to move about the office occasionally (accessing files/storage, office equipment, computers and other office productivity devices, attending meetings, etc.), is required.
Using a computer while sitting for extended periods is common. No heavy lifting is expected, though occasional exertion of about 20 lbs. of force (e.g., picking up and carrying binders, laptops) may be required. Good manual dexterity required to use common office equipment (e.g., computers, mobile devices, calculators, copiers, scanners).
The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Extended periods of sitting while using a computer or other devices are common.