Sr System Analyst

at Health Care Service Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description
* Develop detailed technical specifications and designs for waterfall/XP projects / system enhancements.
* Provide application domain knowledge to the ADM team.
* Manage unstable applications / systems by helping to resolve incidents and issues.
* Support infrastructure first build with Solution Architects and Infrastructure Engineers.
* Review, guide, troubleshoot and resolve contentious issues escalated during implementation.
* Evaluate integration of SaaS / COTS packages to current environment.
* Develop operating procedures and user manuals for transition into routine operations.
* Enable building of knowledge databases for technology, solutions and domain areas.
* Work with architecture, application services, infrastructure, release management and other relevant stakeholders to enable a smooth deployment.
* Continuously work on capturing and transferring tacit knowledge to vendors and knowledge management systems.
* Maintain the common I/O access subsystem (database access layer) used to access these files.
* Maintain the in-house developed utilities that assist in managing the databases and their integrity.
* Manage the underlying test platforms and files used by developers maintaining these applications
* Partner with system analysts and solution engineers to translate business and technical requirements into detailed designs that are secure, robust, scalable and extensible.
* Manage VSAM performance thru proper design and buffering, key design.
* Administer and use the CICS VR forward recovery utility (enterprise).
* Write or review responses to audit requests. SDO severity and authorization reports.
* CICS ABEND reporting.
* Production and Test problem determination and debugging
* Capacity planning
* Testing processes for select system software upgrades

Required Job Qualifications
* Bachelor Degree and 4 years Information Technology OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 6 year Information Technology experience OR 8 years Information Technology experience.
* Knowledge of application configuration
* Knowledge of Big Data Analytics - HAVeN / HADOOP/ Autonomy / Vertica
* Knowledge of Cloud computing / SaaS / IaaS / PaaS technologies
* Knowledge of Integration Technologies - Tibco/Informatica/CAS
* Knowledge of Mobile technologies - Phonegap / iOS / Android / Java / HTML5
* Knowledge of Scripting Languages - BASH / PERL / PYTHON / RUBY
* Service Oriented Architecture - SOAP / REST
* Web Technologies - HTML/CSS/Java/ASP.Net/PHP/Ruby/C#
* Rapid prototyping
* Requirements definition & management
* SDLC Methodology - Agile / Scrum / Iterative Development
* System Performance management
* Conceptual thinking
* Creative thinking
* Problem solving and analytical thinking
* Strong oral/written communication skills

Preferred Job Qualifications:
* Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology related
* Ability to execute
* VSAM File:
o Backup and Restore
o Forward Recovery
o Conversions for filler expansion, key restructuring etc
o Reorganizations and free space tuning
o Naming convention standards
o Special loads and reports or extract
o Logstream management and design
o Master file copybook creation and copybook change management
o Disaster Recovery support
o Data flow and file design and access key design consulting
o Creation and initialization of test databases
o Test copies of production files
o Ad hoc record fixes
o Batch tuning consultation
o CICS memory and CICS topology
o CICS VR administration
* Support / Maintain database related applications:
o Blue Chip Term Up (GTUP) and Terminal Operator File (GTOF) transactions
o Record locking “Exclusive Control” process
o Early morning production file availability transaction (EAIN)
o Key Range Verify program to ensure the integrity of partitioned files.
o SDO authorization reports. Audit requests and reports.

HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 11905504

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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