Systems Analyst Specialist
Mar 4, 2024
Government IT Division
Richmond, Virginia, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

Qualifications
• Minimum 3 years of experience in Data Analytics, Data Warehousing, and/or Date Science is required
• Minimum 3 years of experience in Experience with data modeling and dimensional modeling
• A deep understanding and mastery of constructing complex SQL queries is essential
• Experience/knowledge supporting BI Platforms like Power BI, Cognos BI, Business Objects etc. is required

Skills and Experience
• Strong problem-solving skills, and attention to detail with the ability to work both independently, and as part of a team.
• Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
• Strong working knowledge of SDLC practices and procedures
• Demonstrated ability to organize materials and make presentations in front of groups and senior management
• Good project management skills.
• Prior electric or gas utility experience is preferred
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
• Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
• Must be able and willing to collaborate in a team/cooperative environment as well as exercise independent judgment and initiative.
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet multiple project deadlines.
• Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions.
• Highly self-motivated and directed.
• Keen attention to detail.
• Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Strong customer service orientation.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


Responsibilities
• Works independently on the most complex projects, at the highest technical level, of all phases of applications systems analysis activities.
• Formulates or defines system scope and objectives, based on user needs.
• Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems, considering computer capacity and limitations, operating time, and desired results.
• Works with multiple business units, in multi-platform environments, on multi-project assignments.
• Guides and advises less experienced Systems Analysts.

Job Duties:
• Assist in the planning, design, development, of new Analytical and data science applications and enhancements to existing applications.
• Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve business systems issues.
• Create systems models, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide direction to system programmers.
• Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems.
• Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems.
• Creates and delivers effective presentations to all levels of colleagues and peer groups
• Document standards and procedures for various Analytic platforms.
• Develop test cases and validates test results
• Coaches and transfers knowledge to less experienced team members.
• Proficiently performs assignments having the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to carry out all aspects of the job
• Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in planning, organizing and conducting work assignments.

Salary: $90-100k (depending on experience)


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: MKS2 Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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