IT Systems Analyst Lead


Brief Summary

                            IT Systems Analyst Lead

IT Systems Analysts are responsible for leading, managing, and facilitating activities pertaining to the development and completion of system deliverables. System deliverables include validating artifacts, developing system requirements, and assisting with translation into functional system specifications. Incumbents work with business and IT delivery teams in order to understand the business vision and collaborate with IT delivery teams to enrich understanding by thorough deliverables development and reviews. IT Systems Analysts research and help resolve defects and production issues with business and technical teams and assist with defining and creating test case scenarios. In addition, responsibilities include participation in the sign-off of key deliverables and the storage of critical artifacts, as well as accountability for managing systems requirements and artifacts to IT team members.

•	Serves as requirements management Subject Matter Expert (SME) and liaison between business management, software quality assurance, and the IT software development community.
•	Actively contributes to project successes by partnering with Program Management to understand program strategy, transformational, and operational plans.  Ensures readiness of scope, business goals and objectives prior to project initiation.
•	Participates in project governance process, analysis, training of Systems Analysts.  Serves as a trainer/mentor/coach.  Conducts quality reviews and observes team members in the development and delivery of their work product; delivers coaching and just-in-time training.
•	Collaborates with Domain Architect on Roadmap and upgrade strategies.  Performs high-level analyses on technical topics for pre-project and project topics.
•	Performs and/or manages multiple roles such as requirements trainer, coach, scrum master.  Supports Project Management and Practice leads with policy, procedures, and governance.  Participates in process improvement initiatives in support of project strategy efforts.  
•	Leads innovative opportunities to improve efficiency and productivity for the Analyst role.

Technical requirements:
•	Knowledge of Agile practices
•	Strong facilitation skills
•	Strong problem identification and resolution skills
•	Object Oriented Analysis and Design
•	Unified Software Development Process
•	Software Product Engineering Life Cycle
•	Visio

Minimum Experience:
•	10+ years relevant experience to include continuous process improvement, project management, business/systems requirements and analysis, and/or technical proficiency.
•	Bachelors degree or 4+ years of work in the Information Technology field.