Senior Analyst, Information Systems

11 - 15 years experience  •  Automotive

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17
Mississauga, ON
11 - 15 years experience
Automotive
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17

Summary:

  • Assists in communications between the business unit, IS core team, and vendor providing IS services related to the area of expertise.
  • Co-ordinates the initiation, assessment, approval and status of all project requests submitted to vendor.
  • Participates in the prioritization of core services and new projects and services.
  • Monitors application or technical resource usage and escalates situations which may cause usage to exceed approved, authorized levels.
  • Assist the team’s effort to monitor service levels, contract compliance, and research and escalate deviations to appropriate levels.
  • Assists the business unit in justifying projects, by participating in the investment decision process to ensure that the IS initiatives are aligned to the business priorities.
  • Participates in application or technology development projects.
  • Assist in overseeing projects ensuring they stay on track with defined initiatives.As necessary, performs any other relevant duties to aid in the success of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:
The following qualification factors reflect the minimum skills and abilities required of the qualified applicant.

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree with advanced technical degreepreferred.
  • Minimum 10 years experience within technical specialization; Possess knowledge of various technologies in both mainframe and enterprise platforms.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge in area of applied specialty.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Visio.
  • Ability to assist in managing incidents as they occur by working with multiple third party vendors to ensure maintenance and support is carried out effectively among all parties.
  • Familiarity with multiple programming languages, operating systems, and computer hardware platforms.
  • Organizational skills to help analysts manage projects, resources, risk, and change.
  • Ability to implement approved actions and workarounds with vendors while minimizing risk.
  • Possess knowledge and experience in area of specialty.
  • Possess excellent problem solving skills. 
  • The IS Specialist must have technical skills and the ability to understand technical systematic issues and communicate issues effectively to management and peers in their area of expertise.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with end users, as well as with other analysts, programmers, and other systems professionals in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Effective communication skills that promote the establishment of partnerships with service providers.
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