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Senior Systems/Database Analyst

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Location
Mount Olive, NJ
Salary
$1 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
May 21, 2017
Job ID
2480770
Leading logistics company seeks a Senior Systems Analyst  to contribute to its growing business needs.  This includes both maintenance and enhancements of its business systems and processes.

Candidates must be self-starters with a strong technical background along with the aptitude to understand and develop business processes and systems.  Individuals must have experience in transaction processing and supply chain applications as well as experience with formal software development methodologies.  The Senior Systems Analyst will support existing enterprise systems 


Responsibilities:
  • This position requires an individual who can independently lead the design, development and implementation of solutions that will solve issues and meet business requirements.  The incumbent will need to be able analyze data so they can identify root cause of issues and to recommend if existing business applications should be enhanced or if new functionality needs to be developed or purchased.   
  • Support and enhance core enterprise systems and desktop applications including monitoring system, applications uptime, performance and minimizing downtime.
  • Enhance, adapt and optimize business systems in support of growing strategic and tactical business needs.
  • Research and implement new tools developed in-house and commercial
  • Provide SME on projects.  Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills to analyze and scope user requests, gather and define business requirements.  Must be experienced developing use cases, data and business process flows, user interfaces, report prototypes of desired solutions.
  • Mine and analyze data to identify root cause of issues.
  • Capable of providing time estimates and preparing design documents, developing, coding and testing.
  • Monitor process and software changes that impact production support, and update/enhance systems and tools accordingly. 
  • Partner with enterprise Development team to ensure the solution design is appropriately aligned to satisfy user needs, meet standards using best practices
  • Strong team emphasis and relationship building skills; create effective partnerships with business, shared services and other IT support areas
  • Facilitate communication, conflict resolution and interaction among the various functional entities within project teams. Partner with management and business units to ensure timely and accurate assessment and communication of progress, issues and risks
  • Conducting and participating in peer code reviews. Sharing experiences and best practices
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree, plus 6-8 years of relevant work experience required
  • Transportation industry or supply chain background is a plus
  • Superior analytical, data analysis, presentation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Experience in the following areas:  SQL, VB Scripting in Excel and MS Access ,  Excel Macros, Data visualization and presentation
  • Strong Experience developing standalone and embedded SQL scripts to produce on-demand and scheduled custom reports and data sets
  • Experience using and analyzing data using Business Intelligence tools, especially Qlikview
  • Strong analysis, design and debugging capabilities
  • Experience using SDLC methodologies within software design, coding and testing
  • Use of software tools to prototype data structures, process and system functionality (screens, reports, audit logs), data validation and storage logic.
  • Good understanding of MS Project and/or other project management tools