Senior Systems Analyst - Woodcliff Lake

Company: BMW Group
Location: Woodcliff Lake , New Jersey, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.OCT.2019

Summary

Description The Senior Systems Analyst, Aftersales & Engineering will be responsible in application re-engineering methods and techniques w...

Description

Description

The Senior Systems Analyst, Aftersales & Engineering will be responsible in application re-engineering methods and techniques which enable them to design systems that can be easily modified and maintained. Their skill in the area of system integration enables them to evaluate packaged software and anticipate the necessary workload to integrate it within the business systems compound.
The Senior Systems Analyst has extensive design background and strong technical skills. The Senior Systems Analyst provides team technical leadership and aid to less experienced project team members. He/She is actively involved in the entire development life cycle including: Requirements, Design programming, Testing, and Implementation.

The Senior Systems Analyst conducts feasibility studies, gathers facts and documentation to support decisions related to re-engineering of existing systems and developing new one. He/She will make presentations to management of findings along with (s) recommended action, taking into account new and emerging technologies, e.g. in Cloud, Quantum Computing and Blockchain. He/She must be self-motivated and willing to take on challenging opportunities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Aid in the research and resolution of day-to-day problems
  • Develop criteria and requirements for analytical studies
  • Perform user interview and other data gathering tasks.
  • Develop general design, detailed systems and programs specifications, employing the available technology in an efficient, accurate manner.
  • Code, test, and document systems and programs as required. Create general and detailed test plans.
  • Fulfill administrative reporting requirements.
  • Develop and monitor project estimates and present them to users.
  • Supervise other project personnel on technical issues.
  • Plan a system flow from the ground up
  • Perform testing and deploy systems
  • Document necessary artifacts such as Business Proposals, System Proposals and Operation handbook or contribute to user manuals
  • Impact on innovations and changes
  • This position will require occasional off hours support (outside of 8:30AM and 4:30PM EST) for meetings with offshore resources or critical application support.

    Key accountabilities of the function:

  • Architectural best practices
  • Strong Design, Development and Debugging skills using IBM® Enterprise COBOL for z/OS® compiler, PL/SQL, Unix Shell scripting
  • Strong DB Modeling/Design and Development skills using DB2, Oracle and PostGres
  • Strong experience in Inter-application communication (both real-time and batch) implementations.
  • Strong understanding of IBM MQ, Java Messaging and Message Oriented Middleware
  • Strong understanding of XML, JSON, XML Schema, XSLT, Web Services (REST, SOAP, WSDL and WS-*)
  • Good understanding of UNIX concepts, common network protocols and file transfer protocols
  • Experience in Agile tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio
  • Familiarity with AWS (or other Cloud technologies), Java / J2EE

  • Qualifications and Experience
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience over 10 years is required
  • Proficient with workflows, application product function, design and build expertise.
  • Strong analytical skills for new functions, problem resolution and support of the application product.
  • Proficient in ITS processes to include but not limited to analysis, design, build, and testing and change control.
  • Proven track record of working on large scale information technology projects is required
  • Strong working knowledge of SDLC and Architectural best practices
  • Strong Design, Development and Debugging skills using IBM® Enterprise COBOL for z/OS® compiler, PL/SQL, Unix Shell scripting
  • Strong DB Modeling/Design and Development skills in DB2, Oracle and PostGres
  • Inter-application communications (both real-time and batch).
  • Strong understanding of IBM MQ, Java Messaging and Message Oriented Middleware
  • Perimeter Authentication and Authorization (Web Security)
  • Enterprise migration skills in cloud environments such as AWS, including relevant microservice and API architecture as well as communication protocols XML, JSON, XML Schema, XSLT, Web Services (REST, SOAP, WSDL and WS-*)
  • Strong understanding of UNIX concepts and common network protocols
  • Agile tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio
  • Familiarity with Java / J2EE, Oracle, SQL, and mainframe technologies
  • Desired Qualification:

  • Experience working with Quality Assurance processes and documentation.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 1-2 years Automotive OEM industry experience
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