Systems Analyst

UNIT4 Business Software

March 05, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

UNIT4 Business Software’s core purpose is to empower customers to realize their full potential. We do this by developing, selling, implementing and supporting solutions on the platform of our core products Agresso and Coda Financials.

Our North American headquarters are located in Victoria, BC and Manchester, NH, where we work hard to be a top-rated employer – not to toot our own horn but you may have seen some of our awards from the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, the Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) and Camosun College.

All these accolades are great but that’s not why we strive to be ‘Employer of the Year’ day in and day out – we do it because we know our competitive advantage lies in the performance of our staff. Here at UNIT4, we cultivate a challenging yet relaxed work atmosphere, where people get satisfaction from doing great work under equally great working conditions. We respect each other and our customers, and we respect the principles of work/life balance.

Job Summary: 

Job Summary:

The Systems Analyst is responsible for Business Requirements Analysis, Consultation and Solutions Design.  This position requires a champion of software excellence with deep hands-on experience in business software development, to take on large and small projects for our customers in North America.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the customer’s strategic business needs; define and analyze of the customer’s policies and market business approaches
  • Elicit clear, concise, non-conflicting requirements from customer Subject Matter Experts; capture, consolidate, and communicate that information to the rest of the development team
  • Perform business process modeling and design; contribute to solution architecture.
  • Interpret business rules and requirements for technical systems to create detailed program specifications;  transform requirements into a set of architecture and design documents that can be used by the rest of the team to actually create the solution; outline system capabilities and processes; match technologies to the problem being solved
  • Create system solution proposals
  • Facilitate development of timely, accurate estimates for design, development, and testing activities
  • Provide support to internal departments
  • Knowledge expert for the development project; first line of support for the project team
  • Conduct technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system

Skills Required:

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development including at least 2 year of systems analysis.
  • A passion for software development and a keen desire to keep learning.
  • A track record of excellent results. 
  • The ability to work under pressure, prioritize and meet critical milestones and deliverable dates.
  • Demonstrated experience with N-tier application architecture and design.
  • Previous experience with large business database applications.
  • Previous experience with enterprise-level systems such as ERP is a strong asset.
  • Good technical knowledge and great people skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; ability to apply sound technical and/or business knowledge.
  • Highly desirable core technical skills as a practicing developer are: C#, SQL, Web Services and Visual Studio.

Skills Desired:

  • CAN-DO ATTITUDE: Positive, self-starters who rise to the challenge and take personal responsibility for solutions and results
  • CUSTOMER EMPATHY: Delivering relevant value to customers by listening, understanding and reflecting back what is heard and providing solutions
  • HUMBLE: Respectfully collaborating in the best interest of the customer, company, team and self

Position Specifications:

Reporting to: Development Manager

Supervises: None  

Location: Victoria, BC    

Travel Requirements: Less than 10% anticipated. Must be able to travel throughout North America 

How To Apply: 

Join our team!

Please submit your cover letter and resume online by clicking here and reference job order #2015-95.

UNIT4 Business Software is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.  We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.