Systems Analyst/ Developer

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Central Dublin, West Dublin
Central Dublin
€35,000 to €55,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Pension, VHI, Bonus
Cruz Recruitment
Job Ref:

      IT Systems Analyst/Developer

Our Client are a growing, dynamic organisation within the consumer products sector; at the core of their success has been their ability to adapt and change in an ever increasing and highly competitive field. They have implemented a state of the Art IT Infrastructure that has help cement their success and allow them to grow at a fast pace and meet change head on!

Due to large-scale growth, they are looking to recruit a Systems Analyst/Developer to work on the maintenance and  further development /enhancement of the  Workday system integrations whilst providing technical support to business teams and users

The role would suit an enthusiastic techie with at least 1 - 2 years development experience who has an interest and passion for code, analysis, software improvement, problem solving. The role will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to progress to a Systems Analyst role.

Key Responsibilities:
System Monitoring
You will be part of the team in charge of key  data flows to both internal teams and external vendors, monitoring daily interface and system activity to fulfil critical SLA metrics. As part of this team your daily duties will include

- Monitoring of scheduled integrations on diverse systems across several time zones
- Working closely with other teams to ensure crucial deliverable targets are met
- Tracking, investigation and resolving day to day incidents and issues
- Prompt escalation and reporting of outages/ issues to management

Change/  Release Management
You will own integration change processes from definition to final deployment, and be responsible for end-to-end change management, including
- Meeting with internal or external stakeholders to determine business requirements
- Developing these business requirements into technical and logical code processes
- Unit testing / back testing proposed changes against existing architecture
- Accurate and timely releases as per schedule, support and review of same as required
- Observance of code, source code management, release and ticketing standards

Other duties
Aside from daily monitoring and change management, you will handle a wide range of ad-hoc activities from data extraction, reporting, scripting/automation to monitoring
performance statistics… all providing ample scope for self-starters to contribute to the on-going ICT team process evolution while simultaneously growing and developing their own career path
Key requirements:
Educated to degree level  in computer science, or with equivalent industry experience
Practical and effective problem solving and analytical skills with a proven ability to translate processes and requirements into code

• A well rounded coding background including core competencies across HTML, JavaScript, databases and SQL alongside a demonstrable knowledge of XML and XSLT transformations

A minimum of 1 /2 yrs  development/ coding, application support experience, ideally in a fast paced environment supporting multiple scheduled interfaces with tight SLAs

Practical experience running, debugging, error trapping in interfaces / integrations
Knowledge of testing, industry standard ticketing and source code tools e.g. GIT
Knowledge, experience in FTP, file formats and data transport
Nice to have requirements: 
Highly desirable: Workday experience and integration certification
Highly desirable: Systems applications experience in the Retail sector
Desirable : demonstrated experience in one advanced programming language e.g. C++
Desirable : demonstrated scripting experience in Unix/ PHP/ASP/ Powershell

The Ideal candidate will have: 
Strong communication skills - including excellent interpersonal , customer facing skills
The ability to work using their own initiative, seeing assigned tasks through to completion on schedule within a high pressure fast-paced, dynamic environment
A solid technical background combined with the ability to understand business requirements and accurately assess any impact on systems and processes 
The ability to work alongside management at all levels within the business
Strong planning and organisation skills, ability to plan and prioritise their work schedule according to priorities and deliver work within agreed timescales
Accuracy, attention to detail and a “can do” pro-active approach essential

Overall the role does requires someone with a certain level of coding skills and experience  with XSLT desirable

Contact Details:
Cruz Recruitment
Tel: 353 (0) 1 6688026
Contact: Noeleen Mc Kenna

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