Business Systems Analyst, Boston (Contract)
PTS Consulting is looking to recruit a Business Systems Analyst to join our growing team in Boston. As a Business Systems Analyst within the organization, you will be supporting the project manager in cross-organizational lifecycle initiatives migrating multiple application stacks from legacy infrastructure to current technology and managing application code remediation activity.
This role will be key in the discovery phase of the project collecting application data and assisting the remediation artefact creation and will suite someone who has strong spoken and written communication skills, excellent understanding of application design and infrastructure architecture and an excellent understanding of business processes and application workflows. You will be working within an fast-paced technology environment, therefore similar experience is desirable as well as the ability to work individually and wi within team environments.
Please note, that this is for a contract role.
Your main duties will include the following:
Identifying and documenting the current ‘as is’ state
Engaging business representatives and app owners to explain the future ‘to be’ state
Collecting, analysing and interpreting discovery data
Documenting the future ‘to be’ state
Supporting the design of testing related to the future state
Acting as application owner single point of contact
Helping build deployment plan
Completing app profile, deployment and migration plans
Completing build specs
Ensuring a successful migration to app owner specs, submits old server decommission, submits CMDB updates
Accepting new system from build team for migration, creates migration / upgrade SOPs / runbooks
Managing migration hand-offs and cut-over
Working with infrastructure owners to orchestrate and manage migration cut-over, confirms migration cut-over acceptance
Collating discovery inventory and manage application Inventory
Collaborating with SSBT resources to categorize application criticality
Establishing migration approaches
Contributing to the development of overall initial migration plan
Supporting the communication plan in respect of business communications
Skills and Experience:
Ideally, you should have the following skills and experience:
Strong spoken and written communications skills
Excellent understanding of application design and infrastructure architecture
Excellent understanding of business processes and application workflows
Broad understanding (not required to be in depth) of multiple technologies (including operating systems (Windows, RHEL, Solaris), storage technologies and networking)
Quick technical comprehension and motivation focused on client outcome
5+ years’ Experience as an application analyst
5+ years’ Experience in fast-paced technology project roles
2+ years’ Experience in the financial service sector
Experience in the financial services sector
Application re-platforming project experience
Global experience is a plus
PTS Consulting has 35 years' experience of delivering world-class IT solutions to some of the world's leading organisations. We help our clients better align their IT, Business and Real Estate strategies by transforming the workplace through technology and by optimising their Data Centre environment.
For more information about this opportunity please apply today.
PTS is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, maternity, colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list.