Systems Analyst Lead

Location: Langley, BC
Date Posted: 10-06-2017
On behalf of our client, Affinity Staffing is seeking multiple Systems Analyst Leads (2) to join our client's organization in a full time permanent capacity.

About the Position
The successful candidate will provide leadership on the selection, design, development/implementation and delivery of major retail ERP systems and other business applications.  You will lead a team capable of engaging in innovative and deep analysis of business capabilities and delivering outstanding technical solutions. Your in-depth understanding of business domains will allow you to plan and deliver complex business solutions on time and on budget.
The Senior Systems Analyst role oversees the analysis, development and delivery of ERP systems and point solutions that may be diverse in their complexity, business significance and cost over both long and short terms.
Key Responsibilities
·        Manage the development, implementation and deployment of new applications, systems software, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the enterprise.
·        Ensure that development projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues.
·        Design, develop, and install enhancements and upgrades to systems and application software.
·        Research and make recommendations on software products and services in support of procurement and development efforts in conjunction with our enterprise architecture team.
·        Coordinate analysis for software and system products under consideration for purchase, and provide advice based on findings.
·        Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications.
·        Collaborate with analysts, designers, architects and system owners in the testing of new software programs and applications.
·        Manage and own the work product and relationship while working with 3rd party professional services teams and contractors.
·        Provide technical leadership to project managers and programmers working on development project teams.
·        Cultivate, disseminate, and enforce functional policies, procedures, and quality assurance best practices.
Skills and Knowledge
·        10 years of experience in software development environment with 3+ years of business analysis experience
·        Diploma or Degree in Computer Science required
·        Diploma or Degree in Business preferred
·        Business process reengineering experience specifically focused on IT solutions and services
·        You have a solid track record of delivering large scale enterprise applications
·        5 years leadership experience
·        Proven ability to educate and influence stakeholders and sustain positive working relationships
·        Exceptional facilitation and communication skills, including the ability to present complex ideas clearly and effectively
·        Experience with Software Development Lifecycle processes and methodologies, including Agile, Kanban and Modified Waterfall
·        Ability to lead project teams (~20 people) including software developers, analysts, professional services contractors
·        Experience with large scale ERP systems desirable
·        Skilled at developing team members and future leaders
·        Retail or related experience is an asset
·        Grocery retail experience is a strong asset

About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long-term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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