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  » Posted on: 19-12-2017

Position or Job Title Systems & Applications Analyst
Company CV-Library Ltd
Recruiter Reference itjobspost/207078570
Position Location (City) Salford
County/Area Surrey
Country United Kingdom
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Description & Requirements

Job Description
Benefits:

• Mobile Phone • Laptop • Death in Service • Pension

Job Purpose Summary

Working close with both the IT team and users of the business, the Systems & Application Analyst will have responsibility for managing and delivering IT development projects, related to both Swift and the Marlowe Strategy. This is a hands on business analysis and technical delivery role.

The role will involve in depth business analysis of both IT Infrastructure, Applications and business processes within the group businesses and managing development projects to deliver solutions to improve our overall application architecture.

The Systems & Application Analyst will have a good eye for detail and have strong analytical skills to quickly understand and document existing systems and processes, working alongside your line manager and formulating plans with key stakeholders to deliver a suitable plan and timeline for delivery of projects.

The role is technically hands on, involving in depth analysis of data, business process and software, so previous technical experience within an IT Environment is essential. The Systems & Application Analyst should be comfortable managing large amounts of data, querying databases, working with suppliers and comfortable in a team responsible for running large IT development projects and organising resource with stakeholders where necessary.

The role is based out of Manchester and there are requirements to travel and support other offices around the UK during acquisitions and integration, so a driving license is essential.

Infrastructure is based on Microsoft technologies as follows; the Systems & Application Analyst will be responsible for implementation of systems using the following software and architecture:

• Active Directory • Exchange Server – 2010 & 2013 • SQL Server – 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016 • Office 2010 / 2013 • Remote Desktop Services • VM Ware • Hyper-V

Applications are based on the following:

• Mentor CASH for Windows & Advantage Database • Clik Software • Internal Reporting Systems (Advanced Excel including formulae, charts, macros and VBA scripting) • SAGE MMS • Sage Payroll • Sage HR • SQL Server / TSQL • Group Portals (.NET C# Web Applications)

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

• Ensuring that the Group is able to meet its corporate objectives through delivery of IT Systems. • Weekly reporting on IT Development projects. • Working hands on delivering IT Development projects and running software implementations. • Writing clear and comprehensive documentation to ensure a smooth transition from existing systems to the group strategic platform. • Extraction and presentation of data from existing business systems and analysis of that data to support revised and new business practices. • Providing technical go live support when launching new systems. • Managing suppliers and licencing costs for expansion of user base during migrations. • Supporting users across the group with the development and implementation of new information systems. • Identifying areas of opportunity to reduce paper within the business and improve overall productivity. • Improve the overall productivity of the business with the use of developed applications.

Person Specification

• Personality – Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm. • Good working knowledge of both (CASH and/or Clik) and SAGE. • Good technical skills writing Macros, Data Analysis, Data Mining and formatting. • Advanced Excel Skills. • Experience of working with SQL Server and writing TSQL queries is advantageous. • Experience of working with .NET C# or web based applications is desirable. • Experience rolling out new systems or running large implementation projects is essential. • A good eye for detail and attention to detail when performing data analysis. • Excellent documentation skills, both IT and business process documentation. • Experience of supporting users within a Microsoft technology environment. • Clear and confident communicator, effective team player, and able to work with end users with varying IT abilities. • Demonstrate initiative and discretion in handling complex, sensitive and/or confidential information

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Additional Details

Employment Authorisation Type of Position
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Salary and Package
£22000 - £26000/a
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