Semper Valens Solutions Application Systems Analyst in Austin, Texas
Position Details: Application Systems Analyst
Join our team and be a part of the mission that supports the
Department of Veterans affairs (VA) with IT technical expertise. This
position is one of many that provide delivery and technical support to One VA
world-class service to Veterans and their families by delivering
results-oriented, secure, highly available, and cost-effective information
technology services. VA depends on Information Management/Information
Technology (IM/IT) systems to meet mission goals and in support of those goals
EO is constantly transforming.
APPLICATION SYSTEM ANALYST:
The applications system analyst must have extensive IT
experience in the analysis, design, and integration of information systems and
commercial-off-the-shelf (cots) and development software. Must be well versed
in understanding structured analysis and design methodologies for the
translation of systems requirements from business needs with a proven track
record. Must be able to evaluate cost factors and risk.
SYSTEM ANALYST TASKS:
- Write, execute, and analyze benchmark programs
to test proposed new software features.
- Assist in establishing controls to ensure an
accurate and timely product.
- Perform the necessary quality assurance
procedures and coordinate with all necessary elements to ensure products
conform to customer's requirements
- Participate in the estimation process of
Provide application programming support.
Maintain and update input screens, batch
modules, and their related edit modules.
- Maintain and update application modules and
the associated JCL, copybooks, and PROCS as it pertains to SDE EO projects.
- Coordinate all work with other SDE EO
application programmers and system programmers.
- Analyze and recommend a test management
process: analyze an application and determine testing requirements, develop
test plans, create test cases and perform tests runs, report and track defects
in the application and document the code changes and provide progress reports.
Any recommendations shall be provided to the COR/VA PM(s) prior to any
- Ensure that new software is integrated with
- Design and document output formats for printed
file records and reports and depict each position that the program/module is to
print or display.
- Design and document each data field and verify
that the data field is large enough to accommodate the largest possible value
it might contain and to allow for possible expansion.
- Document the detailed logic required by the
program/module and all of its processing steps.
- Analyze production problems and research
- Provide status updates of multiple efforts to
co-workers, team leaders and supervisors.
- Design and document the overall software
process flow to include interfacing systems.
- Inform the Project Manager of any identified
risks pertaining to the project.
- Resolve all action items assigned resulting
from product reviews and process audits.
- Attend project meetings, conduct peer reviews,
and participate in product reviews of the Requirements and Design Specification
- Convey explanations and details pertaining to
requirements and service requests, orally and in writing.
- Utilize a change, configuration and release
management product to create a new support request, retrieve and modify an
existing support request, and close a support request.
- Perform production callback, including outside
normal duty hours, weekends, and holidays.
- Adhere to all SDE EO program and naming
SYSTEM ANALYST BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, EE, or
other engineering technical discipline is required with 10 years of strong
industry experience; 8 years additional relevant experience may be substituted
CLEARANCE: Must possess a secret level clearance or have
the ability to obtain one.
SYSTEM ANALYST DESIRED SKILLS:
SAS Programming language, COBOL Programming language, knowledge
of Job Control Language (JCL)
About Semper Valens
Semper Valens Solutions, Inc. is a Service Disabled
Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Cost Effective Software and
Systems Engineering, Field Support, Training and Full Life Cycle Support
Management to the DOD community
At Semper Valens, our vision is to remain a creative, cutting
edge and cost-effective solutions provider where our shared intellect, industry
experience, and technology excellence, make a positive difference in our
customer's success. Our solutions help bridge the gap between IT and business
prioritizations to optimize budgets, risks and operational processes.
We search for outstanding technical professionals, hiring at all
levels of the experience spectrum; intermediate, journeyman and senior.
Consider us for your career plan.
Semper Valens Solutions is an Equal
Semper Valens Solutions, proactively fulfills its role as an
equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital/parental
status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, physical or mental
disability, genetic information, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently
Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces
Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a
position with Semper Valens Solutions through its online applicant system,
please contact Semper Valens Solutions Human Resources Department at (520)
Semper Valens Solutions is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are
urged to apply. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.