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Systems Analyst

Date:  Apr 16, 2021
Req ID:  41252
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  Eyewear
Division:  Altair Eyewear

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Utilize in-depth technical knowledge for analysis and drive technical transition, system modification/enhancements, and aid in process of technical development.  Be a strategic liaison and focal point of communication between GTS staff, management and business partners in order to achieve creative and effective technical solutions. Perform strategic technical research and analysis for all lines of business. Additional roles may include consultation, coordination, and support to various strategic technical committees and programs.

Essential Functions

Perform one or more of the following: 

 

Produce efficient functional and technical specifications for moderately complex to complex projects 

 

Research and determine technical system implications from business user stories 

 

Provide technical requirements definition, detailed development specifications, development, test methods, and project/functionality delivery in line with the long term goals and objectives and architecture of GTS and VSP Global 

 

Utilize developed knowledge of information systems, including but not limited to system flow, input and output requirement, infrastructure, and coding, in order to create technical designs which ensure business needs are met

 

Stay informed of GTS architecture and strategic goals to ensure the preservation of these in projects throughout the VSP Global enterprise; also remain current and comprehend the vision, long term objectives, and goals of VSP Global, and GTS

 

Conduct technical analysis of complex issues and actively participate or lead throughout development cycles and/or enterprise modifications 

 

Serve as resource and point of contact for technical team members for delivery and support of design/development cycle, and post – implementation 

 

Develop technical plans and analyze, identify, plan and manage scope, and risks required to meet goals of moderately complex to complex projects

 

Facilitate and influence communications between technical and business units to drive technical projects to optimal outcome

 

Continually look for process improvement strategies

 

Conduct impact analysis and mitigate risks

 

Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions

 

Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

 

Five years of experience performing analysis of information systems

 

Prefer three years of coding experience; must read / comprehend code in order to design technical specifications 

 

Prefer some knowledge of various data transmission methods

 

Prefer Health Care Industry experience or knowledge

 

Effectively communicate information to a wide variety of technical and non-technical employees

 

Proficient with the MS Office Suite of products, flowcharting, document management, and graphics creation/editing software

 

Vast knowledge of multiple approaches for technology solutions compatible with business requirements

 

Skill to report technical information in clear and concise language, appropriate for message and audience

 

Proven customer service and interpersonal skills

 

General department specific knowledge

 

Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for moderately complex to complex problems

 

Excellent organization and time management skills

 

Meet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards

 

Identify and mitigate risk(s)

 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management

 

Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

 

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Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable, lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Systems Analyst, Ophthalmic, Information Systems, Computer Science, Testing, Technology, Healthcare

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