Systems Analyst

Cockeysville, MD 21030

Posted: 11/22/2020 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Broadcasting Job Number: 2020-61 Pay Rate: $100-110K Type: Permanent

Job Description

Well Established Company with an office in Baltimore, Maryland has a need to hire a Systems Analyst to join their growing team and work on the product backlog to improve on the scheduling systems application.  This person will work on a team that will be kicking off some major projects for the company.

Remote & Return to-Work:

  • This is a remote position at this time.
  • Candidate will be expected to RTO on-site when restrictions are lifted.

Job Requirements

Education Required:

  • 4 Year College Degree


  • IIBA certification (International Institute of Business Analysis) a plus

Top preferred skills for the position:

  • 5 years of experience as a Systems Analyst in Enterprise level Organization
  • Agile (preferred) or other SDLC methodology
  • Leading gathering requirement sessions with the customer
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills
  • Experience with linear and non-linear scheduling platforms a plus

Systems Analyst Skills & Knowledge:

  • 5+ years of Systems Analyst experience
  • Experience with broadcast (linear and non-linear) program scheduling platforms preferred
  • Experience reporting, regressing, and reproducing software problems
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience; experience in driving change in current SDLC with a strong continuous improvement mindset
  • Experience working as part of an Agile team preferred
  • Experience leading requirements gathering sessions that achieve intended results
  • Excellent technical writing skills with experience documenting and analyzing complex business rules/processes utilizing wireframes and data/process flow diagrams
  • Solid experience querying and analyzing databases; experience working with relational databases
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Design, code, test, debug, document, and support applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements
  • Work closely with other functions to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps
  • Lead/facilitate requirements gathering sessions and properly interpret business needs and translate into functional requirements
  • Validate that the recommended solution aligns with business goals and objectives
  • Obtain approval of the complete requirement set and get a written sign-off on all the documents prepared for the project
  • Support development, assign tasks and monitor the progress of the activities assigned to the development team
  • Review test cases and assist the testing team in identifying testing scenarios
  • Liaise with the testing team to ensure the functional and technical compatibility of the product with the requirements
  • Ensure adherence to change management processes
  • Support the presentation of interim and final solution to the business owners for approval and feedback
  • Assist in the deployment of the solution in the UAT and Production environments
  • Inspect and validate the installed and configured systems
  • Work with training team and end-users to assist in the preparation of user manuals, technical handouts and operational manuals for the deployed solution
  • Identify/recommend changes in requirements and analysis process with a strong continuous improvement mindset
  • Develop and refine documentation standards, methodologies, and sustainable processes

Soft Skills:

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or within a team environment.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong team collaboration skills.

Additional Information

  • U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
  • Our client is unable to provide H1B Visa sponsorship at this time.
  • Unable to provide relocation assistance
  • Unable to work C2C or with third party vendors


This is a direct hire position with full benefits.

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