Assistant Systems Analyst

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Division
Redrow Group Services
Department
IT
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
St David's Park, Ewloe
Summary

The Assistant Systems Analyst works with the users of Redrow’s IT systems, the software developers and DBAs, in order to specify requirements for design, test and implement new and updated business applications.  The post holder also carries out project management tasks in order to ensure that systems are built and delivered using approved company IT procedures.

Key Responsibilities

Analyse System Requirements

  • Review business processes and discuss requirements with the project team, prospective users, senior management, IT development and IT support.
  • Produce wireframes to gain consensus on appropriate solutions and document according to policies and procedures.

Design New and Amended Systems

  • Provide detailed system designs to suit the requirements, ensuring they are practicable.   Gain approval for the designs and document them in accordance with policies and procedures using appropriate tools.  Use SQL to query existing database structures and propose new ones.
  • Where appropriate, research and evaluate 3rd party applications.

System Development and Testing

  • Co-ordinate the project review meetings and application demonstrations.  Ensure that systems are developed (or supplied from a 3rd party) to match the agreed requirements and design. Configure, and define interfaces to, 3rd party systems.
  • Document test plans ensuring they are up to date and in use.  Carry out internal IT system testing, employing automated testing tools and formal methodologies including SQL interrogation of the database where appropriate.  Ensure appropriate user acceptance testing is carried out.

System Implementation

  • Liaise with the project team and user departments in providing an implementation plan.
  • Liaise with the Training Dept to arrange training sessions when required.  Ensure an online help system, User Guide or other release note is provided.
  • Manage the system’s implementation, carrying out and documenting detailed technical integration where required.

Identify New Project Areas

  • Recommend system improvements and identify business areas where IT systems could be used more effectively.
  • Maintain an understanding of the latest developments in systems architecture and analysis/design techniques.
Closing Date
01/08/2018

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