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Sr. Business Systems Analyst

Posting Date: 7/30/21
Department: Administration
Division: Information Systems Admin
Pay Minimum: $52,738.40 Annually
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Description

Duties:

To perform a variety of responsible professional duties and responsibilities involved in  designing , implementing and maintaining new applications systems and upgrading  and/or maintaining existing systems; to serve as technical consultant and liaison  between non - technical users in assigned functional or u se r areas; and, to provide lead  supervision over subordinate professional and technical staff. Exercises functional and technical supervision over lower level professional and technical staff. Perform functional analysis to define sys tems requirements . Interact with functional area experts to develop an understanding of busines s implications for the application system. Co nduct interview s and facilitate group meetings with users and other non - technical s taff. Remain on - call as needed after hours, including nights and weekends, when as s igned as liaison with department superiors. Participate on t e ams of technical staff and end - users in the definition of sys tem s requirements including processing, reporting, data and performance requirement s. Test application systems at various levels to ensure performance of components . Re s pond to end - u se r que s tions concerning software and hardware requirement s and capabilities. Assist in the preparation of functional specifications to meet u se r busine ss needs . Ass i st in design of test data to ensure resulting system meets user need s. Perform various levels of application testing to ensure system produces correct result s. Develop user documentation, including system reference manuals and training materials. Assign, supervise and revise the work of subordinate professional and technical staff; train staff in the processes and procedures of information technology; assist in the preparation and conduct of employee performance evaluations .

 

Knowledge of:

Principles, procedures and techniques of programming, systems analysis and

programming documentation .

Uses, capabilities, characteristics and limitation of software and hardware u se d

by the city.

Needs of assigned function or user area.

Applicable federal, s tate and local law s, rule s and regulation s relating to

activities .

Statistical and analytical methods and techniques . Recent developments, current literature, and information sources in the field of information technology .

Modern office procedures and methods .

Ability to:

Principles of lead supervision and training.

Analyze data and develop logical solutions to complex problems .

Train or instruct users in use of hardware, software, and operating procedures .

Successfully complete projects on time and within budget.

Analyze, design, program, install and maintain computer systems and programs .

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in

the course of work .

Analyze potential problems and take corrective action .

Meet schedules and timelines .

 

Qualifications: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in the design, implementation, management and maintenance of databases and database  system applications. Equivalent to a Bachelor 's degree from an accredited college or  university with major course work in computer sc ience, information systems or a related field . Experience with Microsoft Exchange Server 2013  Experience with Microsoft Active Directory.  5+Years experience with querying an Oracle or Microsoft Database using SQL
Ability to communicate with stakeholders and gather business requirements.  Preferred but not required Cisco IronPort Email Security Appliance

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES:

Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residency within the City of Jackson.

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.

 

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