BlackRock Resources is seeking a Sr. Systems Analyst for a contract in Richmond, VA

Job Summary & Responsibilities:
The individual in this position will provide technical support for the applications used by Information Technology and Corporate Services groups, as well as assist with support within the team’s portfolio across a wide variety of applications and technologies. The selected candidate must be well versed in all phases of applications systems analysis.
• Conducts system design and business information flow studies
• Recommends appropriate computer platforms, workstations, security devices and communication protocols required to support specific related business processes and information flow
• Develops technical specifications, system use cases, and wireframes. Conducts unit, system, and integration testing
• Support of applications and infrastructure in both Windows and Linux environments.
• Responsible for working in multi-platform server environments on multi-project assignments.
• Maintains and manages defects list, remediation, and testing
Qualifications
• 5+ years experience in developing conceptual and detail design for application software, technical analysis/documentation, development of use cases/scenarios, application change management and application testing is required
• Experience working with the following technologies: Windows/IIS servers, Citrix, WebLogic, Oracle and SQL Server databases, MS Access, RedHat Linux, FTP/SFTP, XML, HTML, Web services, Distributed Computing, Active Directory
• Proficient in supporting batch data loads and application interfaces
• Proficient in installing and upgrading vendor products in Linux and Windows environments
• Prior success working with third party vendor support centers
• Experience supporting firewall protected applications

• Strong communication skills both verbal and written
• Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

Nice to Have Skills:
• Experience with admin support of Windows and Linux Servers
• Experience working with Firewall Rules
• Some scripting skills
• Communication skills with other IT Teams
• Documentation experience writing Technical Specifications

High Level Project Overview:
• Serve as Systems Analyst to support the Application Servers across our portfolio of applications
• Work with architects and business to upgrade applications and servers in our portfolio and setup new serves and applications
• Troubleshoot interfaces to applications and provide production support for technical issues involving the servers, firewalls and scheduled jobs
• Write technical specifications for new projects and production support documents

Preferred Years of Experience:
• 5+ years experience in developing conceptual and detail design for application software, technical analysis/documentation, development of use cases/scenarios, application change management and application testing is required
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree or other education in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems, or equivalent technical experience

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Sr. Systems Analyst