IT Analyst

Location Exeter
Discipline: IT and Technical
Job type: Permanent: Full Time
Salary: £30,000 up to £40,000 p.a. depending on experience, plus an array of benefits
Contact name: Toni Kemble

Contact email: careers@sarahwest.co.uk
Job ref: VR/113
Published: about 2 months ago

IT Analyst also known as: Systems Analyst, IT Technician or IT Engineer

£30,000 up to £40,000 p.a. depending on experience, plus an array of benefits.

37.5 per week Monday to Friday

Exeter, but open to hybrid or even remote working

 

Educated to Degree level or have equivalent working experience

Strong communicator / great interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with multiple levels of IT and business management.

Able to successfully influences diverse groups and teams in a complex, ambiguous and rapidly changing environment to deliver value-added solutions.

Effective working relationship with the business to ensure business requirements are accurately captured agreed and accepted.

Does this sound like you? If so? Please read on...

We’re looking for two IT Analysts to join this rapidly growing, highly successful global eCommerce organisation based in Exeter. You’ll be someone who is has an in depth understanding of business areas that are supported by the systems and how to identify the required solutions to meet true business needs and requirements. It’ll be a real bonus if you’ve done this on a global scale too.

What you’ll be doing…

You’ll be responsible for leading the effort to understanding the business needs and identify how best to meet those needs. This role encompasses systems and data related activities as well general business. You’ll also support on-going project work, day-to-day operational needs (maintenance, fixes, enhancements, releases and small change requests) and performing data analysis. All within a SAFE AGILE environment.

Job functions and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with key business and IT resources on requirements gathering, solution design, configuration, testing, user acceptance, implementation, and documentation

  • Understand and translate business concepts to executable functional designs; ensure functional designs are executed as a viable solution to the business concept; ensuring module solution aligns and is compatible with overall architecture

  • Work with other analysts to understand integration points with other systems and communicate the impact of proposed system changes

  • Assist with estimations of new developments and enhancement requests (costs, benefits, resources).

 The type of qualities and skills you’ll be able to bring:

  •  Good problem solving and analysis skills

  • Able to develop and keep updated, functional design documents and testing scripts insuring scripts are aligned with current system design and business practices

  • Configure, test and train during projects following methodology

  • Plan, prepare and execute unit, integration and support user acceptance testing

  • Able to support & deliver upon change

  • Resolve incidents and complete service requests to the agreed service levels (SLA)

  • Work with the change management system to promote your changes through the environments to production

  • Monitor performance and provide responsive action to issues maintaining high level internal customer satisfaction

  • Ensure individual and team compliance with all policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley, IT and Security

  • Follow established governance processes and standards

 The clever stuff you need to know:

  • VB skills essential

  • SQL Developer skills essential

  • C# desirable,

  • Previous experience using Zoho desirable but not essential

  • Previous experience using Jira desirable but not essential

  • Previous experience with APIs desirable but not essential

  • Previous experience of WMS desirable

  • Require strong analytical skills, strong people skills and individual(s) capable of taking ownership.

 The Extras:

  • 25 days paid annual leave + bank holidays

  • Company Pension Plan

  • Life assurance cover 2 x basic salary (rising to 3 x basic salary for company pension scheme members)

  • Bupa Critical Illness Plan

  • Cycle Scheme

  • Company profit share scheme