Senior Systems Analyst-IL

Senior Systems Analyst

Location: Chicago, IL

Duration: CTH

This position is responsible for designing enhancements and new business applications and/or information systems solutions through integration of technical and business requirements; serving as technical designer to identify best solution and resulting technical specifications within limits of code environment; linking Business Analyst needs and Architect definition to technical solutions.
Required Job Qualifications-
* Bachelor Degree and 4 years Information Technology OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 6 year Information Technology experience OR 8 years Information Technology experience.
*Programming experience (preferred not required) – Java, .Net or other popular languages.
*Experience with Data Integration strongly– Real time, Batch Files, Queue, API, SSO, SOAP, REST
*Knowledge of Data Integration Technologies – Information/Mulesoft/Datapower.
*Database SQL experience strongly preferred
*Knowledge of Scripting Languages – UNIX SHELL, PERL
*Experience working in Agile Scrum team.
*System technical design specification writing experience.
*Review design specifications of junior SA’s.
*Ability to drive conversations with vendor partners and cross product technical teams (app archs, SA’s, BA’s etc.) to design solutions.
*Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills – Ability to troubleshoot, triage, solve critical time sensitive issues by breaking down issues into core issues
*Strong verbal & written communication skills.

Job Responsibilities:
*Research business problem & plan technical solutions, software & system recommendations.
*Develop & document detailed data integration & other technical specifications and designs
*Provide application system knowledge to vendor and other cross functional teams.
*Work & coordinate with product vendor and internal architecture, application services, infrastructure, release management and other relevant stakeholders to enable a smooth deployment.
*Manage unstable applications / systems by helping to resolve incidents and issues.
*Work closely with end users to review, guide, troubleshoot and resolve contentious production issues.
*Develop & document standard operating procedures for transition system support into routine operations.
*Enable building of knowledge databases for technology, solutions and domain areas.
*Continuously work on capturing and transferring tacit knowledge to vendors and knowledge management systems.
*Maintain the common I/O access subsystem (database access layer) used to access these files.
*Maintain the in-house developed utilities that assist in managing the databases and their integrity.
*Production and Test problem troubleshooting, debugging & coordination of resolution.