Senior Analyst Programmer (BI)

Recruiter
TJ Peel Resourcing
Location
Leeds
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title - Senior Analyst Programmer

Reports To Project Manager/Business Systems Manager

As part of the IT Customer Team, the main purpose of the role is to work closely with IT and Business colleagues to analyse requirements, design; develop; deliver and support solutions which meet our organisational requirements.

If you.

  • Have proven relevant analysis, design, specification, programming, testing and delivery skills
  • Proficient in the application of Testing Tools and Techniques
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills and can engage effectively across the organisation and its partners
  • Have a good appreciation of differing Software Development Lifecycles and associated development and testing tools techniques and methods
  • Have a flexible and proactive approach to change, supportive of innovation and accepting change positively
  • Have technical skills and systems knowledge to enable the effective diagnosis and resolution of service issues and incidents
  • Relevant technology experience - CICS COBOL is essential and SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS are highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills, able to assimilate and report upon complex information
  • Are structured and disciplined in your approach able to manage activities within an agreed schedule

Purpose: To analyse requirements, interpret, design, document, code and test programs to deliver required business changes, and additionally, as required, provide support and maintenance of existing systems to agreed service levels.

Main Accountabilities

Solution Delivery

  • Contribute to the initial scoping, investigation and estimating of project concepts and ideas.
  • Support the planning and scheduling of all elements and activities to ensure successful project implementation.
  • Engage in analysis, design, build, testing, implementation of IS solutions to achieve specified business requirements as project components or enhancements.

Service

  • Be proactive in the avoidance of problems and effective in responding when problems do occur (including out of hours' support) maintaining an appropriate level of service for all production systems
  • Review and monitor implemented systems to ensure the original requirements are achieved and the system meets acceptable levels of reliability, integrity and performance.

Personal

  • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant business applications enabling effective support of users and staff in the resolution of queries, troubleshooting of problems and the recommendation of possible system improvements
  • Mentor and coach less experienced colleagues to enhance their skills and capabilities, ensuring the use of departmental standards and best practice.
  • Maintain a good awareness of trends across IT.

Best Practice

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of standards and guidelines. Ensure analysis, design, and testing activities fall within guidelines and standards.
  • Proactive contribution to improving the effectiveness of IT, promoting good practice across the department.
  • Provide accurate and timely information on own work schedule and those for whom the SAP has responsibility.
  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by acts and omissions at work.
  • To be committed to the fair treatment of customers at all times and be pro-active in ensuring the privacy of all information relating to data subjects.
  • Reports to Project Manager or Business Systems Manager; Works closely with other departments. Provides service to a wide range of people/stakeholders in project delivery and support capacity.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Successful completion of Project activities within agreed schedule cost and quality standards
  • Management of IT Services within acceptable Service Levels, i.e. Problem Resolution, Incident Management, Out of hours' support.
  • Positive feedback from all key stakeholders (Internal & External)
  • Delivery of Project Initiatives/components within current standards and guidelines.

Skills & Experience

Technical Knowledge

Proven analysis, design, specification, programming, testing and delivery skills applicable to the relevant Technology/Project area.4

Proficient in the application of Testing Tools and Techniques.

Communication

Good interpersonal and communication skills, able to engage effectively across the organisation and its partners.

Business knowledge

  • Proficient in the application of Testing Tools and Techniques.
  • Communication
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, able to engage effectively across the organisation and its partners.
  • Business knowledge
  • Good awareness of FGH business operations and how these are supported by IT systems.
  • Best Practice
  • Good appreciation of differing Software Development Lifecycles and associated development and testing tools techniques and methods.
  • Managing Change
  • Flexible and proactive approach to change, supportive of innovation and accepting change positively.
  • Problem Solving

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959910155