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Systems Analyst

Pramerica Limited

  • Donegal
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 01/03/2013
  • Human Resources
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Systems Analyst (Jennison Investment Accounting Operational Support) Job Overview: The successful candidate will work independently to analyze operati

 

Systems Analyst (Jennison Investment Accounting Operational Support)

Job Overview:
The successful candidate will work independently to analyze operational queries and reports of erroneous processing, devise time sensitive solutions and implement remedial action to resolve the issues. All steps taken in problem resolution should be recorded for succession planning & future reference.

This will be a demanding role and the successful candidate will need to be capable of:

• Managing progress and communication on a number of issues daily
• Have the ability to work on their own initiative showing creativity and a committed drive to obtain the results required
• Excellent communications skills
• Excellent information gathering and document creation skills.

The successful candidate will join the Pramerica Jennison support team. An enhanced level of onsite presence at Jennison’s Manhattan office should be  expected with an initial visit for knowledge transition of at least two weeks being mandatory

Position Requirement, Education and Qualifications:

Typical responsibilities include:
• Liaison with Jennison Operations department to understand nature of issues
• Effective information gathering from diverse sources will be required to assemble complete picture
• Understanding & execution of best practice investigative steps to identify remedial action
• Elicit SME support to validate proposed solution prior to implementation
• Implement solution, adhering to Jennison processes to ensure no risk to production systems
• Ensure thorough and reusable documentation is produced on any area of the system analyzed or investigated
• Work closely with Business and Systems groups in the US to gain a sound understanding of the systems being supported and to     build and maintain excellent  working relationships
• Provide regular and complete project status to the end user as and when requested
• Provide estimations as required
• Perform all duties in a professional manner
• Contribute to overall Team objectives
• Collect metrics to ensure visibility of achievements
• Encourage and facilitate the implementation of process improvements
• Provide out of hours 24*5 support

Personal Skills:
• Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent multi-tasker capable of handling multiple initiatives at any one time
• Excellent organizational skills
• Proven ability to learn and adapt to change quickly and easily and to motivate others to do likewise
• Team player with excellent interpersonal and motivational skills
• Proven ability to work well with technical and non-technical staff involved in the successful delivery of projects
• Have a positive attitude and take a proactive approach to problem solving.
• Ability to work in a challenging environment handling the management of issues in a calm, professional and controlled manner

Essential Technical Skills:
1. SQL

Desirable Technical Skills:
1. Microfocus Cobol
2. UNIX
3. Oracle
4. Knowledge of Investment Accounting would be a distinct advantage

Qualifications:
• Should be educated to degree level in a Computer or Engineering discipline
• Must have at least 3 years experience in IT Development with a proven track record in problem solving. 

Ref: 812182
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