IT Applications Analyst

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

DUTIES: Responsible for working on projects in the area of Human Capital Management (HCM), such as Core HR, Payroll, and Absence Management, throughout the System Development Lifecycle. Perform application analysis, information management, technical services, project management, and production support. Collaborate with the business and development teams to develop functional and technical designs. Highlight/identify gaps in existing functionality and review requirements with stakeholders. Analyze and document current state of applications. Validate that designs produced adhere to architectural roadmap/standards and support the development, execution, and operations of systems. Drive validation processes to ensure that detailed designs match high level designs and are traceable to requirements in functional specification. Define how different application components will need to interact with each other. Translate functional requirements to technical requirements. Execute and support other team members during the design and build phases to ensure quality deliverables are produced. Drive test execution throughout all phases of testing (i.e., unit, end-to-end, integration, performance, operational readiness, user acceptance). Routinely manage user acceptance testing and obtain sign-off from the business. Collaborate with project leadership to create the project plan. Create project status reports. Create reporting/dashboards for leadership review. Collaborate with key stakeholders to define the release and deployment plans. Provide Level 3 support on production issues related to Corporate Systems.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related technical field. 3 years of experience in the IT field as an Applications/Systems Analyst or in a related position, including experience and understanding of application and technical architecture concepts. 3 years of technical and functional knowledge of Corporate Systems, especially PeopleSoft HCM application. Demonstrated understanding of SDLC methodologies and best practices. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, able to create technical system design diagrams. Must have legal authority to work in the U.S. EEOE.