Senior Business Systems Analyst

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016

Brookdale Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, WI
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Bachelors Degree


6737 W. Washington St., Suite 2300 Milwaukee, WI 53214
Job# SBSACObrtTN2067179

Job Summary
Responsible for the execution of business application development projects and the subsequent support of those applications. Provides input and participates in the planning and execution of these activities.

A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting all of their needs along the way. Every day our associates collaborate to guarantee this promise is fulfilled in more than 1,150 communities in 47 states. Our Senior Living Solutions include: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Continuing Care Retirement, Therapy, Hospice, Home Health, and Personalized Living.

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Your responsibilities:
* Interface with third party vendors as liaison between client and vendor to communicate requirements, priorities and issues.
* Demonstrable leadership skills and the ability to influence diverse teams of support staff, consultants, developers and business owners without line authority.
* Participate in after-hours upgrades, troubleshooting, and/or on-call availability as needed.
* Performs analysis and designs tasks related to both new and existing applications. Completes analysis with business users, as required, ensuring support of their business objectives.
* Performs systems development life cycle (SDLC) tasks, as required, to support project objectives.
* Tests application programs within Brookdale's system/regression test environment, develops test cases, tests data, and ensures testing requirements are met and documented.
* Documents and communicates testing results. Tracks and verifies any required corrections and ensures completion.
* Works with business personnel on process analysis, as appropriate. Applies input in the creation of new processes.
* Assesses, recommends, and implements re-engineering processes, where appropriate.
* Assists other team members, as appropriate.
* Supports project planning through the estimation of appropriate tasks.
* Performs project lead responsibilities for appropriate size projects, utilizing appropriate project management techniques and methodologies.
* Develops and modifies application ad-hoc and standard reports using SQL, or other tools.
* Serves as a primary resource for application support issues. Troubleshoots and resolves problems, and properly documents issues and resolutions. Identifies existing and/or potential project and system issues, and formulates systematic solutions to meet business requirements.
* Trains co-workers and users on applications to ensure proper understanding and support.

Required skills and qualifications:
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field required.
* Minimum five years experience in IT or Business.
* Previous programming experience using standard development tools and languages with proficiency in applicable technical platform is preferred.
* Minimum five years experience in design and development of complex business applications and solutions, in the business systems analyst role.
* Minimum five years experience in writing SQL queries in Oracle and/or SQL Server database environments.
* Minimum one year experience in writing test plans, preparing test data, and defect management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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