Senior Systems Analyst (2 openings)

HRSD Hampton Roads Sanitation Dist.   Virginia Beach, VA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on June 3, 2021
With minimal supervision, the Senior Systems Analyst is responsible for:
a. Effectively and efficiently interfacing HRSD information technology systems both within and external to the organization
b. Providing project management and cross-departmental coordination for the installation and integration of software and hardware implementations to support  HRSD in accomplishing and completing programming efforts that improve and enhance computer operations and data processing
c. Investigating the feasibility of alternate program design approaches to determine the best balanced solution involving enterprise software applications and databases, e.g., one that will best satisfy immediate user needs, facilitate subsequent modification, and effectively make use of available resources throughout the organization
d. Working with problems or concepts in clearly defining business needs and then developing and or supporting project management plans to meet those needs
e. Formulating and maintaining documentation related to systems and business application software implementation initiatives
f. Communicating and presenting all relevant information throughout the lifecycle of the project remains the responsibility of the Senior Systems Analyst who is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the resources necessary to ensure a project’s success
g. Analyzing projects in the broader context of the organization and to advise business leadership of the need to ensure that change is managed appropriately and ensure the delivery of benefits that justified the project’s initiation.
 
Job Requirements:
 

a. Education

Required

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline

b. Experience

1. Required

a) Minimum of four (4) years as an analyst or project/program manager/coordinator of progressively complex tasks and work assignments in a UNIX/ORACLE production environment

b) Broad knowledge of systems design, implementation and integration best practices

c) Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey technical information to technical and non-technical audiences

d) Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.  Ability to identify and translate business needs into technology-based solutions

e) Experience working in a team environment both as a member and a leader  Must possess a detailed understanding of systems software and database configuration and support best-practice policies & procedures 

f) Working knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web Services, API, SQL and/or PL/SQL.

2. Desired

a) Project Management Institute certification or Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification

b) Project management experience involving enterprise application implementations and integrations

c) Experience as Cybersecurity Analyst or Information Security Analyst

d) Certification in Agile and Scrum methodology

e) Certification in Cloud Computing

 

c. Job-specific Technical Competencies

Required

a) Demonstrable proficiency in designing, managing, coordinating and/or supporting multiple systems installation, integration and/or modification projects 

b) Experience in clearly defining business needs based upon input from various sources within the organization and formulating approaches to meet those needs utilizing existing and new technologies

c) Extensive experience in planning and executing the installation and integration of enterprise systems and applications

d) Experience planning, developing, implementing and supporting software interfaces for data exchange between and amongst multiple systems

e) Experience in documenting application, database and systems’ parameters for enterprise applications and databases

d. Job-specific Behavioral Competencies

Sets Clear Performance Goals  

a) Clearly communicates expectations for results, timeliness, quality and other important parameters

b) Establishes deadlines for delivery of results

c) Evaluates, determines and refines roles, responsibilities and expectations related to various systems implementation and integration initiatives

e. Special Licenses

Required

Valid Driver’s License from state of residence

f. HRSD Universal Competencies (see previous page)

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