Business Systems Analyst 3 (N-IT)
Company: First Tek, Inc.
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Note: This position is used for Systems Analysts outside of the
IT (J) Organization. The IT (J) organization will use the Technical
Business Analyst CWSD and template.
The role of the Business Systems Analyst is to Analyze science,
engineering, business, and other data processing problems to
implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements,
procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems
and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling
limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available
Education & Applicable Fields:
Associate s or Bachelor s Degree in Information Technology,
Business Systems or a related technical field is preferred.
Education & Experience Requirements:
" With a Bachelor s Degree in applicable fields, 8 years of
experience is required.
" With an Associate s Degree in applicable fields, 10 years of
experience is required.
" Without an applicable degree, 12 years of experience is
" Experience should include a combination of work-related
experience on-the-job training and/or vocational training and
should be consistent with the specific requirements of business
systems analysis and progressively more technical in nature.
Typical Tasks may include:
Note: All official drafts, documents and recommendations, as listed
below, must be reviewed, finalized and approved / accepted by
appropriate BPA manager or other federal personnel with the
authority to do so.
" With oversight and approval from the BPA Manager/Other BPA
" Expand or modify systems to serve new purposes or improve work
" Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems,
including coordinating the installation of computer programs and
" Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test
procedures, and quality standards.
" Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related
problems, such as malfunctions and program problems.
" Review and analyze computer printouts and performance indicators
to locate code problems, and correct errors by correcting
" Consult with management to ensure agreement on system
" Confer with clients regarding the nature of the information
processing or computation needs a computer program is to
" Read manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn how to
develop programs that meet staff and user requirements.
" Coordinate and link the computer systems within an organization
to increase compatibility and so information can be shared.
" Determine computer software or hardware needed to set up or alter
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
" Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic
equipment, and computer hardware and software, including
applications and programming.
" Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language
including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition,
" Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and
personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting
quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer
" Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics,
and their applications.
" Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and
technology. This includes applying principles, techniques,
procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various
goods and services.
" Knowledge of business and management principles involved in
strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling,
leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of
people and resources.
" Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the
actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the
goals of the system.
" Determining how a system should work and how changes in
conditions, operations, and the environment will affect
" Analyzing information and using logic to address work-related
issues and problems.
" Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and
weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to
" Writing computer programs for various purposes.
" Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking
time to understand the points being made, asking questions as
appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
" Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related
" Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to
develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
" Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions
to choose the most appropriate one.
" Talking to others to convey information effectively.
" Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs
of the audience.
" Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or
pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g.,
patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical
" Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is
" Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce
answers that make sense.
" Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or
conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly
" Ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the
number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or
" Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas
presented through spoken words and sentences.
" Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in
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