Senior Analyst Applications in Dakota City, NE at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/16/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position assists in the development of detailed system specifications for major systems installation as well as provide work leadership and direction for other members of the programmer/analyst staff, with emphasis on detailed analysis, programming and/or configuration issues; works with little direct supervision in the maintenance of assigned systems and the development and installation of systems. This position must have significant exposure to and demonstrated proficiency in the areas of programming and/or configuration, analysis, design, software requirements, testing, debugging, and implementation.

The responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following: The individual will act as liaison between a business department and IS;
  • Perform all programming and/or configuration assignments as well as coach and mentor other team members
  • The duties include analyzing and resolving software errors in a timely and accurate fashion; providing status reports where required, developing and reviewing design specifications for software applications, and developing and maintaining software to support the business processes
  • Position will create and maintain documentation for code and/or configuration throughout the system lifecycle
  • Train end users on established programs
  • Provide on-call support and problem resolution for software applications
  • Work with end-user groups closely to assist with aligning IS technology with the department's business goals
  • Conduct feasibility studies to define the purpose, functions, and overall structure of business processes
  • Perform analysis and document business processes leading to process change and/or system implementation
  • Assist in developing system/application architecture
  • Individual will aid in developing scope and requirements for IS projects for a business unit
  • Aid in development and execution of project plans
  • Conduct acceptance testing to ensure that the functional and business requirements are met by the provided solution
  • Responsible for collaborating with business analysts and other Team Members to develop and lead testing efforts across many different platforms


Education: College degree (or equivalent experience) with demonstrated ability generally associated with 4+ years of experience or advanced degree with demonstrated ability generally associated with 2+ years progressive experience.

Must possess the following traits, abilities or skills: ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical team members. solid understanding of business process design and be familiar with various System Development Lifecycle Methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, ...). ability to develop and/or modify specifications, configurations, and programs to meet specified requirements. technical knowledge of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment. knowledge of current technology developments and trends and expertise in at least one technology or system. above average problem-solving skills. ability to develop and execute test plans. ability to create Architecture Designs. ability to Drive complex problems to resolution across multiple teams and resources.

Specialized Skills: DLX Experience preferred (alternatively a high aptitude and willingness to learn DLX will be considered). Knowledge and experience working with emerging technologies.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.

Job Requirements

Knowledge working with emerging technologies and JDA DLX experience or a high aptitude to learn preferred.