Sr. Autosys Analyst

Location: Mendota Heights, Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 11-28-2017
NorthShore Resources has a contract to hire opportunity for a Senior Autosys Analyst in Mendota Heights, MN!

This position is part of the team responsible for managing and maintaining the Print Room, job scheduler, monitoring and event management applications of our client's systems. This person works with application and infrastructure IS&T staff, ensuring that the applications support their business needs.

  • Assesses, designs, builds, and deploys software and new application functionality
  • Performs unit testing and directs and partners in system and end-user test planning and testing
  • Designs testing environment and data requirements within the test environment
  • May manage the testing process
  • Analyzes functional and technical requirements for changes or enhancements and prepares system designs and specifications
  • Ensures that appropriate network, database management, and server/operating system integration is efficient and effective
  • Diagnoses system failures, corrects issues, and assesses the issue in order to recommend actions to prevent re-occurrence of the problem
  • Defines technical specifications based on business requirements; consults with IS&T's Business partners regarding technical possibilities and limitations
  • Assists IS&T’s Business Partners with clarifying and prioritizing service requests
  • Identifies the need for and recommends standard processes, procedures and best practices
  • Provides training, professional support and mentoring for Application Developers and other Analysts
  • Supports 3rd party application software; interacts with vendors regarding problems, upgrade schedules and software installations
  • Provides requested documentation and interviews with auditors and third party requestors
  • Understands contractual language and service requirements
  • Responds to support requests and incidents per stated service agreements
  • Ensures needed redundancy and back up parameters are documented and in place for each application or system
  • Participates in change management
  • Develops and implements preventative maintenance routines to ensure application availability and performance
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned

  • Experience utilizing programming languages
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office tools
  • Good understanding of system infrastructure and ability to understand integration of a proposed change into the current infrastructure
  • Ability to analyze business and technical requirements
  • Excellent communication skills in technical and non-technical vernacular
  • Excellent technical writing abilities and documenting
  • Project leadership experience
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
  • Attention to details
  • Strong troubleshooting skills for support requests and problem resolution
  • Able to be on-call 24X7 in areas of expertise and in weekly rotation with other team members
  • Good understanding of core operating systems and platforms
  • Experience within a Unix and Linux environment is also preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • The candidate will have experience supporting batch processing with Autosys
  • 6+ years IT analysis and technical design experience
  • 3+ years project management experience
  • 3+year experience coding, testing, and implementing program changes

Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business.  We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.  
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching.  You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support!  Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
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