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Systems Analyst At Affinity Staffing Inc

Location

Toronto, On

Job Description

On behalf of our client, Affinity Staffing is seeking a Systems Analyst to work with an entrepreneurial company. If you have specific experience with TSYS you would have a significant advantage. Huge career potential here at this company!

The Systems Analyst is responsible for researching problems, planning solutions, recommending system changes/upgrades, and coordinating development to meet business objectives. The Systems Analyst will also serve as the liaison between their vendors and IT for all assigned projects.

What You'll Do:
  • Lead/manage technical areas as required ensuring deliverable are brought in on-time, within budget, while meeting quality targets
  • Create technical solutions that meet the business requirements and IT Standards.
  • Document technical solutions and specifications, including non-functional requirements
  • Communicate and describe the design of the technical solutions to internal and external teams
  • Work with business units to identify & analyze complex issues/problems
  • Oversee support for the QA group, as it relates to solutions
  • Ensure comprehensive documentation is provided and maintained
  • Identify opportunities for optimizing business and systems effectiveness
  • Assist the client in clearly defining needs and concerns, and translating these into the physical definition of a system solution
  • Identify when projects appear to be deviating from plan or objectives; raising issues and proposing solutions with management
  • Leverage strong relationship management skills; using influence to work with stakeholders
  • Balance complex business and technical issues to develop an effective business/system solution
  • Provide regular status reports on task and project items
  • Work independently and seeks advice with recommendations, after reviewing multiple options.
  • Work on enhancements and projects, one or multiple concurrently
  • Act as SME on solutions
  • Assess the impact of the solution design on other systems/projects

What You'll Need:
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in a distributed and/or mainframe systems environment, as a Systems Analyst, or similar role.
  • Card Processing and Banking environment background.
  • Previous experience in both development and maintenance environments which may have included project leading responsibilities.
  • The ability to manage conflicting priorities while completing assignments successfully
  • Thorough knowledge of the business operations and issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable when dealing with change.
  • Strong understanding of system design and development (database structures, batch and real time interfaces) and production processes.
  • Thorough understanding and practical application of analytical tools and methodologies, design concepts, programming techniques and training methodologies.
  • Ability to prepare schedules and status reports, delegate & monitor effectively.
  • Card processing and banking background experience (Financial, not insurance or wealth management related)
  • Extensive experience with real-time and batch interface design and implementations, including sequence diagrams and documentation
  • Experience designing and implementing micro-services
  • Experience with SOAP/XML and RESTFUL/JSON schema design and implementation
  • Experience with database structures and relational database design and modeling
  • Solutions design experience.
  • Enterprise project experience
  • Experience with the SDLC (Software development lifecycle)
  • Ability to breakdown business requirements, and then design a solution integrating multiple internal and external systems/processes
  • Experience presenting solutions to vendors, partners and internal teams.
  • Ability to work with remote teams, partners and vendors on solutions, design, development, testing and implementation, in a positive and collaborative manner;
while ensuring that the business and technical requirements are being met.
  • Ability to lead teams through solutions for technical defects, and recommend solutions.
  • Technical solution design and documentation experience
  • Ability to present technical solutions in a non-technical way

Nice to have:
  • Experience working with and/or designing systems to integrate with TSYS
  • Experience working with campaign management systems, Smart Card Management System, Loyalty systems
  • Experience with Financial/Banking security (encryption, PCI, etc.)
  • Experience as a Sr. Developer
  • Experience as a Systems Analyst

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.

For more information on Affinity Staffing, please visit www.affinitystaffing.ca

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