Information Systems

College of Business Administration
University of Missouri - St. Louis

Systems Analysis Job Descriptions
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Below you will find twenty advertisements for individuals to apply for Systems Analysis positions. These are the actual ads that have been adjusted only to shield the name of the organization. They are not listed in any particular order.


This position will define system requirements, develop general designs and specifications, and test applications in a multi-tier client-server environment. Working in a team, the successful candidate will interact with other developers, system users, and management.

Requirements include:
Experience designing 3-tier applications
MS SQL Server, or comparable experience
Strong skills in MS Access 97 or later
Experience with automated testing tools a plus


We currently have openings for experienced programmers, systems analysts, networking engineers, project leaders and management consultants.
5-6 month contract.
Required skills/experience:
system design capabilities
expertise with design methodologies
excellent business and communication skills
ability to develop a design quickly and efficiently and
communicate with programming staff as well as non-technical persons.

Project overview: Client has approximately 8 systems running on a Dec Vax machine. These systems are not Y2k compliant. At least one of the systems is fairly complex and at least two are mission critical. The nature of this project is to have the analyst review each of the VAX resident systems and create a comprehensive design for conversion to a client server environment. The appropriate candidate may also be retained to oversee the conversion if he/she has the right skills.

Required Skills:
Programming Skills
Analysis Skills
Year 2000


Manage hardware, software, and personnel resources to effectively develop and maintain Miller Brewing Company information systems. Perform or supervise systems analysis, design, and programming activities to meet client requirements. Provide tactical and strategic support in the selection and implementation of new technologies. Provide overall systems, technology and client support in the daily operation of business units and management of application systems.

The position of Systems Analyst requires the following skills and performance characteristics:
Detailed knowledge or interest in Manufacturing Operations, particularly plant floor systems.
Effective management, leadership and team interaction skills.
Strong systems analysis and design skills.
Solid knowledge of application development tools, techniques and methodologies.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated decision-making ability.
Demonstrated experience-developing systems in either PC, VAX/VMS, NT or UNIX/Oracle/package software environments.

Additional desired skills:
Experience with Distributed Control Systems/Process Control Systems or Warehouse Management Systems
Familiar with C, JAVA and Visual Basic


This position will define system requirements, develop general designs and specifications, and test applications in a multi-tier client-server environment. Working in a team, the successful candidate will interact with other developers, system users and management.

Requirements Include:
Experience designing 3-tier applications
MS SQL Server, or comparable experience
Strong skills in MS Access 97 or later
Experience with automated testing tools a plus


Seeking a self-motivated Systems Analyst to join a small is team supporting a $110M global manufacturing company. Will support MRPII-based manufacturing software system, design and implement database schemas for EIS, and other data reporting projects. Candidates should possess strong database skills and be able to work autonomously with little supervision.

BS/BA Computer Science or related technical discipline.
Relational/CODASYL database experience, report writing or 4GL, and at least 2 years in a manufacturing environment.
Good communication skills a must.


The project responsibilities Assisting in development of the Clarify System, a Basic Customer Call Center, not a hotline for external customers. Applicants must have understanding of data conversion processes and self motivation to get the task completed

Required Skills:
1 yr. exp. developing and/or modifying SQL or ORACLE dbs.
3-5 yrs. exp. developing and/or modifying Client Server apps.
Exp. in developing & using decision support systems/tools primarily using MS Office.
Understanding of systems development life cycle.

Desired Skills: MVS skills would be a plus.

Non-Tech Skills:
Bachelor's degree in business or information technology.
Interpersonal skills for interaction with Marketing & Sales personnel and management, and various support groups.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.


In Depth Knowledge of JD Edwards EPR Application (either World or One World) and IBM AS/400 technology. Analyzes user applications and possible workflow improvement. Work with the end users, Business unit Management, IS management and other member Of JDE technical team. Ability to work with end users and create functional documents and Subsequent technical specification for development. Assists Project Mgrs in preparing realistic time and cost estimates. JD Edwards implements Helpful.


Duties/Responsibilities: Responsibilities include development, testing and documentation of application pages and business objects based on design specifications. Develops assigned deliverables following all development and GUI standards. Developers will utilize the standard frameworks provided by the Application Architecture Team. Will be expected to participate as a team member among other developers and analysts implementing the solution. Acquires IT knowledge and technical skills through participation in projects and activities.


BS Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business with emphasis in Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
Skills in Internet or client/server development tools.
SQL/relational database experience.
Ability to learn the functionality of the areas that they are responsible for.
Good organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Experience in analyzing, designing, and delivering systems of small size and complexity.
Excellent customer service skills, a team player, a self-starter, a fast learner, and a highly motivated individual.
Natural gas pipeline service delivery or industry knowledge.
Java experience. Oracle database experience


Qualifications: Four (4) year degree a plus.

Need strong developers with good communication skills, verbal and written.
Need any of the following skills or combination of skills: Powerbuilder, Visual Basic, Oracle, Java Developers, C,C++, Sybase, UNIX C, Sr. Visual C++ develop.


Analyze and document deliverables necessary to design, build, test and implement an application system. Experience with retail and replenishment systems. Minimum of two years in analysis and documentation. Word processing and spreadsheet experience necessary. Efficiency with the Lotus Smartsuite package a plus.


Responsibilities: This position is for the PeopleSoft AR/Billing team. This team is responsible for planning, developing, and managing the implementation of the PeopleSoft AR/Billing modules. This role will include the full package software implementation life-cycle, which includes identification and documentation of business requirements, gap/fit analysis with PeopleSoft AR/Billing modules, performing a prototype, building the required tables and possible customizations, unit testing, creating the reports, piloting the application,and implementation. Ability to understand how the business process, on-line functions, batch functions, and databases are interrelated to evaluate technical needs. Provide guidance to the business partners in development and execution of the work plans. Work with the other test team members to establish priorities, areas of responsibility, and manage effort. Demonstrated team attitude, working well with other team members and business areas. Willingness to help other team members and work on tasks outside of your areas of responsibility as needed. Ability to work with multiple business areas simultaneously.

1-2 year business analysis and 2-4 years Information Systems experience desired. 2 plus years PeopleSoft functional experience preferred.
Strong oral and written communication, organizational, and self-motivation skills required


Programmer Analyst with proven performance as an OO designer
VB programmer/analyst with experience in relational databases (Oracle, Sybase, SQL, PL/SQL)
Must understand software development life cycle, experience working in a team environment


Work as a cross-functional team member contributing to analysis, development and data warehousing areas.
Work with customer and other internal development teams to determine reporting requirements focusing primarily on Data Warehouse and EIS (Executive Information System) requirements.
Work with development/configuration team members to assure requirements are met.
Assist in the data extraction and import functions of the data warehouse.
Develop and distribute reports using Business Objects Query and Reporting Tool.

Desired Requirements:
-Adept at gathering requirements and doing analysis using structured methodology
-Development skills for Client/Server based applications and relational database technology
-2+ years of relational database experience in a client-server environment
-Strong interpersonal skills for interaction with customers and development staff -Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
-Must be a self starter, able to work with minimal direction
-Candidate must also be a team player
-Willingness to work with approved tools to develop and maintain the data warehouse.
Preferred Skills:
-Experience with data warehousing concepts and development
-Experience with Business Objects query and reporting tool
-Business Objects universe design and report development
-Experience with SAP reporting
-Experience in the manufacturing industry, especially with financial processes (esp. budgeting, cost variance)
-Familiarity with the Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model
-Application and report design/development
-Application testing
-Requirements gathering (includes business requirements, enhancement requests, application objectives, requirements justification, system integration)     
-Methodology adherence (cross all functions)

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