Senior System Analyst

Tenaska, Inc   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Less than 5 years

Posted 30 days ago

Job Summary:

The Senior Systems Analyst works directly with the business, developing solutions vital to the success of one of the largest private companies in America. The senior team member delivers high-quality, maintainable applications in our fast-paced, agile workplace. Along with development duties, this person will also have responsibilities including project management and technical analysis for various efforts.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Designs and develops optimized, testable, and maintainable code
  • Provides technical leadership to multiple agile teams
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating problem definition, requirements, and proposed solutions
  • Evaluates and presents ideas for technology improvements, including cost proposals and business value
  • Performs testing and quality control during the software development life cycle
  • Reliable, dependable, and predictable attendance is a requirement

Required Skills

Core Competencies:

Self-Starter - The Senior Systems Analyst can work effectively and efficiently with little oversight. He/she does not require assignment of tasks but sees worthwhile activities and initiates the appropriate effort. He/she is a self-starter showing a strong bias for action with a sense of urgency and high energy. The Senior Systems Analyst works within a collaborative environment to achieve improved results.

Customer Focus - The Senior Systems Analyst will maintain a customer focus by understanding the customer's viewpoint. He/she is to be viewed by customers as a business partner who anticipates their needs and assures there are no barriers to doing business.

Effective Communication Skills – The Senior Systems Analyst uses effective communication skills to manage communication and feedback within the organization. He/she is candid, clear, and concise in communication. He/she uses appropriate style, tone, and delivery methods to effectively reach the intended audience.

Leadership/Team Orientation - The Senior Systems Analyst displays leadership and team orientation by working collaboratively to achieve the organization's success. He/she effectively practices a high level of good judgment and interpersonal skills; mobilizes and inspires others to take action (situational leadership); and is willing and able to lead beyond his/her area of expertise.

Technical Skills - The Senior Systems Analyst holds him/herself and others to high standards. He/she proactively strives to stay ahead of technical expertise and inspires others to stay current in areas of technical expertise.

Required Experience


Basic Requirements:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience using .NET, C#, object-oriented programming

Preferred Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Proven working experience engineering software solutions
  • Experience in the latest web technologies, methodologies, and frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of transactional structured query language (T-SQL)
  • Strict adherence to best-practices and standards
  • Demonstrated experience in technical leadership role
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and exceptional planning and organizational skills.