PSR Associates, Inc.
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Senior Systems Analyst – Data Integration
IT is working on an enterprise foundation initiative to refresh and modernize API infrastructures, build out new API\'s which could be consumed by Internal & external consumers, create developer portals and help foster an internal developer community among IT and R&D in these common capabilities.
Specifically, this analyst would be facilitating requirement sessions with business partners and assist in the configuration and stand up of the Azure API Management (APIM) platform. They would work with developers on the current API, built in various .Net, SOAP and REST technologies and look at the legacy apps and services API\'s and publish them to AZURE. Document SQL stored procedures to be moved to a new business layer. The analyst will also gather requirements and assist IT in moving from a legacy APIM to Microsoft Azure API Management. Assist day-to-day activities of the business analyst team members (Regular and/or Contractor). This includes mentoring to new and junior business analysts. Adding value to other departmental activities as required.
This position is full time, based out of the Charlotte office, however it will be hybrid remote in nature (one or two days on site each week).
The role involves facilitating requirement sessions with business partners, articulating business requirements into Agile/Scrum story format, and working within the technology organization to deliver and validate new features/functionality.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related areas, applicable professional certification with more than 5 years of professional experience in IT industry or equivalent experience is required
Leadership in mid-size to large projects
Demonstrated experience with best practices for the applicable job functions
Multiple application full life-cycle implementations and upgrade experience
The Skills You Bring:
Expert knowledge and experience of taking complex features and breaking them into clear and concise stories with well-defined business value and acceptance criteria;
Experience with minimum viable product definition and product backlog management;
Ability to comprehend and articulate end-to-end system workflows;
Good understanding of data modeling and relational databases
Ability to create basic queries and create reports for analysis
Understanding of API testing using tools such as Postman, Insomnia or others
Strong contributor with a collaborative work style;
Ability to manage competing priorities and communicate impediments appropriately;
Ability to establish and maintain trusted relationships with business partners and technology;
Comfortable having trade off conversations with business partners;
Experience working with QA and customer-facing resources on test scenarios;
Experience detecting scope changes and escalation of issues;
Effective management of project-related tasks and issues.