WestDesMoinesRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for West Des Moines jobs

Systems Analyst 3

Company: Sammons Financial Group
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Job Description:

Sammons-- Financial Group's (SFG) member companies offer some of today's most sought after life insurance, annuity, and retirement planning products. Unlike most financial organizations, our companies are not publicly traded, which means we're focused on long-term value rather than short-term earnings pressures. As a privately held company, our leaders and employees remain consistently focused on long-term growth, making decisions that allow us to deliver on our commitments to customers, distribution partners, our employees, and our communities. Individually, our companies provide value in the products and services they offer. Together we represent a history of strength and longevity.

What you can expect when you join SFG:


  • A casual dress code including jeans
  • A rich company culture driven by private ownership and intentional leadership inspiring employees to engage in our healthy, high-performing and values based culture.
  • Healthy balance between work and personal lives. Friday afternoons off all year long, competitive PTO and generous number of paid holidays
  • Great benefits including medical, dental, vision, wellness plan, charitable giving programs, education assistance--- to name a few ESOP-A generous 100% company funded retirement plan

    What you can expect in the Systems Analyst role:

    • Does being the person behind the scenes working large scale initiatives supporting an agent's experience through modern cloud apps intrigue you?
    • Do you possess deep knowledge of modern technologies?
    • Do you enjoy utilizing TDD techniques while working within a scrum team to deliver next generation solutions?
    • Do you have experience---


      • developing native mobile apps?
      • integrations with third party platforms?
      • with real-time data streaming?

        If so, read on!

        In our shop, we're committed to the following technologies:

        • Salesforce Lightning Components
        • Salesforce APEX
        • Microsoft .NET Core
        • Node.js
        • Docker and Kubernetes
        • SAML2/OIDC/OAuth
        • ReactJS and Redux
        • SQL Server and/or NoSQL platforms

          Essential Functions:

          • Collaborate with analysts, designers, and programmers in conceptualizing and development of new software programs and applications.
          • Perform technical tasks, detailed analyses, and interpretation of technical problems requiring expertise and/or specialized knowledge in a systematic manner; apply subject matter expertise unique to the discipline.
          • Exhibit expert understanding of the organization's Systems Development Life Cycle.
          • Play a leading role in the definition, development, and documentation of software's requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal users and departments.
          • Play a leading role in defining software development project plans, including scoping, scheduling, and implementation.
          • Prepare and/or interpret business, functional, and non-functional requirements; create and maintain user-oriented applications and design specifications.
          • Develop, test, document and implement applications according to standards and methodologies.
          • Design, implement and maintain databases. Follow database standards and integrity controls, analyze information requirements, and develop database specifications.
          • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information resources against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure.
          • Design, run and monitor software functional and performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging; administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.
          • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.
          • Must be on call during scheduled times and may be required to work for extended periods at night and on weekends in support of conversion, assisting in operational problems, or testing a new program.
          • Maintain currency of professional, technical and business skills.
          • Utilize established status report, time accounting and collaborative process to provide data for management.
          • Exhibit expert understanding of application, data, and integration, plus deep understanding of security, operational, and systems management architectural and design domains.
          • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve business systems issues.
          • Ensure compatibility and interoperability of in-house computing systems.
          • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
          • Create and describe system design and models utilizing commonly used industry mechanisms like E-R Diagrams, UML models, flow charts, etc.
          • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analysis for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
          • Direct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
          • Liaise with company's software and hardware suppliers for prompt rectification of any problems or emergencies.
          • Take an active role in cross-departmental projects when needed.
          • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application development best practices; Train, mentor, and provide guidance to junior software development staff.
          • Oversee the quality assurance of program logic, data processing, and error resolution.
          • Commitment to embrace SFG shared values (Respect, Accountability, Integrity, and Openness)
          • As stated within the Company Attendance and Punctuality policy, regular attendance is required and expected in order to meet the business service levels and workflow demands.

            Qualifications:

            • College Degree in the field of computer science, information science, management information systems preferred
            • Minimum 8 years' IT development experience or equivalent preferred
            • Effective verbal and written communications skills and the ability to communicate with business partners and other IT staff
            • Problem solving skills sufficient to perform research and recommend a proposed solution to problems
            • Able to work on multiple tasks and meet established deadlines
            • Able to effectively direct and coordinate the work of other team members on a project without having HR management responsibility for them
            • Knowledge of computer programming languages as required for the system
            • Criminal background check required.

Keywords: Sammons Financial Group, West Des Moines , Systems Analyst 3, Professions , West Des Moines, Iowa

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Professions Jobs


Salaried Consultant (Permanent Position)
Description: Description Robert Half Technology is expanding our Salaried Bench program It's rapidly growing and the demand is increasing If you have ever considered being in the consulting world, but don't want the (more...)
Company: Robert Half
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

Patient Care Technician-Y7 Medical/Surgery-Methodist
Description: Provides direct care for patients on a 22 bed medical/surgical unit. Patient population includes lung conditions, bowel and bladder conditions, other various acute and chronic
Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

Print Production Supervisor
Description: Printingcompany located east of Des Moines is needing a night time ProductionSupervisor with a print industry backgroundto assist in
Company: NPPS, Inc
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020


CDL A Truck Driver
Description: Looking For A Few Good Flatbed 'Partners'At P S, we only hire the best of the best. With P S you choose your freight and share 27 of freight revenue without missing out on weekly home time.Driver Pay (more...)
Company: P & S Transportation
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

CDL Drivers Team Up: Earn Top Pay and $40,000 Sign On Bonus!
Description: br br br IT PAYS TO TEAM UP br TEAM UP WITH COVENANT TRANSPORT br br It s becoming more and more evident that team driving br is what makes you the most money in trucking. br Joey Hogan (more...)
Company: Covenant Transport
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

OTR Flatbed or Dry Van CDL A Truck Driver
Description: Why Work for Curry If you're interested in a driving career with one of Eastern Iowa's largest premier flatbed carriers, then you've found the right place. We have a large terminal in Muscatine, Iowa, (more...)
Company: P & S Transportation
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

92A Automated Logistical Specialist - Supply Chain
Description: AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 br br Keeping the back of house in order is a key factor in successful mission planning. As an Automated Logistical Specialist in the Army National (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

CDL-A Drivers: Fleet Owners & Independent Contractors
Description: Job Description: Fleet Owners Independent Contractors Solo and Teams Call us today at 866 995-0537 Or apply online below Artur Express is a Top Safety Rated full-service, nationwide trucking company (more...)
Company: Artur Express
Location: Ames
Posted on: 01/19/2020

CDL A Company Drivers and Owner Operators
Description: 1,100 mile average length of haul br Extra stop, detention, layover, and breakdown pay br 65 drop and hook br br Company Driver Benefits br br 100 No Touch Freight br Paid twice (more...)
Company: Transport Design
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

Warehouse Worker - Material Handler
Description: br br Our Material Handler positions are important to the overall success of the warehouse. Your high level of accuracy
Company: O'Reilly Auto Parts
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 01/19/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

West Des Moines RSS job feeds