Application Analyst Specialist Duties
Formulate and define system scope and objectives to develop or
modify business applications. Analyze system requirements, and
prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be
written. Assist programmers with designing, coding, testing,
debugging, documenting, and maintaining
The work of an Application Analyst will vary according to the
nature of the employing organization and the level of
responsibility associated with the position posting.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop, program, document, test and perform data analysis of
complex software programs and information systems.
Analyze management information requirements for major sections
of client business needs; scope is not limited to individual
department needs, but to enterprise-wide needs.
Define and implement application systems for computing needs
reflect client requests.
Plan for and implement controls and test procedures for these
large database information systems.
Direct, supervise and coordinate efforts of applications
analysts and programmers in planning, designing, testing,
documenting and installing information systems.
Assure systems security and control.
Cultivate effective working relationships between IT and client
community to maintain ongoing awareness of information needs and
Encourage and enforce data processing standards embraced by
hiring operating unit.
Support production application system operation as needed.
Have ability to acquire new technical skills, apply those skills
in the development of software solutions, and effectively convey
new knowledge to colleagues.
Working knowledge of or proven capability to quickly learn
structured programming language(s), database management systems,
and other tools to be utilized/supported in the hiring operating
Additional duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
See IT Matrix
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
See IT Matrix