Systems Analyst - Southampton

Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefit Package
Ref: 109 Date Posted: Tuesday 26 Jul 2022
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Futures Recruitment Services are sourcing for a Systems Analyst to join our client's expanding workforce.  The company has seen significant organic growth and is always on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join the firm who are highly motivated and want to deliver excellence in the fund and corporate services.

Since our client’s inception in 2001 they have placed a strong emphasis on the personal and professional development of their employees, providing an opportunity for individuals to truly progress and shine.

Key Responsibilities for the Systems Analyst 

  • Own and take responsibility for the end-to-end process surrounding a project/request, from gathering and documenting requirements, developing solutions, testing, deployment and closure documentation including accompanying user guides.
  • Participate in data-related projects and interfacing with third-party systems to make the maximum value out of our system's data for the benefit of our clients.
  • Assist with the continuous improvement of operational efficiency that might be possible to achieve, either for processes performed within the team or the wider business by working on automation, integration and the creation of complex reports.
  • Perform testing of configuration changes to various applications and reports, documenting and evidencing findings to progress through release cycle or return to the developer for adjustments.
  • Work closely with other members of the team to assist in growing a detailed understanding of the applications used by the group, enhancing and updating our knowledge base and other materials.
  • Consideration of the wider impacts of changes made to the system and possible implications, ensuring a focus on scalable solutions, and to maintaining a core (group-wide, consistent) configuration, with continual group improvements, finding dynamic ways to achieve desired outcomes/results.
  • Understand the group's change management framework and ensure that sufficiently detailed scoping documentation and deployment instructions be prepared to enable the testing and approval of changes.
  • Be able to follow a change process for significant system or data changes. Understand the audit need for it, as well as being confident in moving it through the development, system integration testing, user acceptance testing, and approval steps.
  • Document changes to systems and processes, incorporate updates to training materials and design relevant test cases to support and evidence successful development against the requirements.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload in order to meet deadlines across numerous clients, workstreams and projects.

Desirable skills for the Systems Analyst

  • Creative mindset, general problem solving, and strong analytical skills are essential
  • Experienced in customer service/support desk
  • Must have a genuine interest in technology, systems, and data
  • Advanced PC skills notably MS Office suite (MS Word & MS Excel)
  • Experience with databases and programming/reporting languages such as VBA &, Javascript, Python, SAS or Transact-SQL
  • Experience in dashboard creation tools: PowerBI, Tableau, IBM Cognos.
  • Experience in adjusting IT system configurations and / or report development while following a rigid IT change management framework.
  • Prior configuration experience of eFront products (Invest, Investment Café, eFrontPM).
  • Prior experience in supporting users on Yardi, Viewpoint.

If you are interested in the position apply now or contact Courtney on 01243 839286.