The Application System Analyst (ASA) understands business objectives and problems, identifies alternative solutions, performs studies and cost/benefit analysis of alternatives. The Application System Analyst analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or to improve existing computer system: They confer with personnel of organizational units involved to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, and learn specific input and output requirements, such as forms of data input, how data is to be summarized, and formats for reports. The Application System Analyst writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer program. The Application System Analyst reviews computer system capabilities, specifications, and scheduling limitations to determine if requested program or program change is possible within existing system.
Roles and Responsibilities:
All roles specified in ASA2 plus the following:
•Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
•Proven experience with complex concepts, practices, and procedures within the IT industry.
•Relies on advanced experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
•Works independently and cooperatively with management and stakeholders.
Skills and Technologies:
Could include various technologies and roles, including prior analysis, requirements gathering and formal modeling experience, but typically also has some prior experience in Programming languages such as JAVA, .NET, and COBOL
Job Type: Contract