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BI Systems Analyst in Columbus, OH at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 2/25/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50620

BI Systems Analyst. Our Columbus, Ohio client has an immediate contract need for a Systems Analyst - Business Intelligence who will formulate and define systems integration scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and retail industry requirements. He or she develops or modifies complex information systems, including analysis of business and user needs, defines and describes data formats, creates data mappings, and documents requirements.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • The candidate in this position is familiar with technology and business use of technology, which allows them to provide recommendations of business process and product improvements in line with the business vision.
  • The candidate must be able to build effective cross functional relationships, communicate effectively to meet the needs of varying audiences, collaborate with development teams, and assist with driving project deadlines.
  • Participates in functional requirements and design sessions
  • Interprets data models and formats
  • Understands and documents complex data transformation rules
  • Creates functional specifications and mapping documents to client standards

Performs data analysis, design and implementation for enhancements to current business systems

  • Identifies system impacts of changes to the company, user and operating systems
  • Identifies solution methods (i.e. development, query tool or business process)
  • Prepares technical requirements definitions including user process changes, flowcharts and preliminary reports
  • Provides the functional and technical specifications which may include SQL
  • Updates documentation as required by changes to the enhanced systems
  • Participates in testing, user training and result evaluation and oversees implementation

Performs data analysis, design and implementation of new business systems primarily using relational databases

  • Prepares technical requirements definitions including user procedures, flowcharts and preliminary reports
  • Creates functional systems design, logical system flow and implementation plans
  • Prepares user documentation and follow-up evaluations
  • Participates in the prioritization process for issues and features
  • Participates in testing, user training and result evaluation
  • Participates as a project team member as assigned

Provide production support

  • Evaluates production requests from user groups
  • Evaluates results on production systems requested from user groups or production support
  • May provide work direction or training for support personnel
  • Answers production questions from user groups
  • Analyze help desk development support tickets
  • Supports programmer/analysts in business related issues
  • Partners with users to identify system improvements that increase efficiencies
  • Assist in identifying / triaging issues and work with the development team to resolve

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline
  • Relational Database experience required
  • High proficiency in SQL required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Visio)
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple teams across IT and the business
  • Excellent planning and follow-up skills and ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Strong oral/written communications and analytical skills
  • Decisive and results oriented
  • Creative, strategic thinker and solutions-minded


  • Experience with integration software, Informatica preferred
  • Experience generating Source to Target mapping documentation preferred
  • Retail experience preferred

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