Lead Systems Analyst - IHM at Discover
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TITLE: Lead Systems Analyst
DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Lead Systems Analyst in Riverwoods, IL to design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Analyze existing technical procedures and perform systems management and integration functions. Design and develop solutions to complex application problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Lead technical efforts and liaise with the vendor to support, integrate, and maintain test automation tools. Responsible for technical QA delivery platform of new capabilities to support continuous integration or continuous delivery in support of applications integrating with Jenkins. Work with other internal information technology teams to complete project activities, such as Infrastructure, Architecture and Database teams and serve as the technical project lead for internal projects, overseeing and reviewing activities. Act as a technical resource and participate in change management review and problem incident report discussions. Implement capacity management as business practice for release environment management team, working with other middleware and infrastructure teams. Perform root cause analysis and problem solving involving various infrastructure, such as databases, middleware platforms, and vendor applications across test environments. Develop recommendations for improvements and strive to automate manual processes for existing technical tools and operations. Provide support for users of test environments such as development team and other partner groups for a particular application system, such as Modes and ALM. Participate in technical planning and implementation of project code deployments and infrastructure updates to test environments with minimal intervention to testing. Collaborate with Test Planners, Test Leads, and QAs to understand project and test requirements and consult for appropriate test environment needs. Test entrance readiness, applications making changes, code overlap across all projects testing in the same release or environment, quality center structure, test planning, and test plans as appropriate. Collaborate with Test Automation and CICD teams to improve automation capabilities. Promote a risk-aware culture to ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field and (4) four years of experience in the job offered or related occupation: working with OpenText Exstream to create and update monthly card member statements; supporting two pass processing flow to produce AFP files; updating database for Mailstream Plus (MSP), including configuring MSP to prepare files for sorting and bundling in preprocessing step; liaising between vendor and statement applications to facilitate software version upgrades; working with batch processing, including card statement nightly mainframe batch jobs to maintain, support, develop and enhance the existing process utilizing HSAM, DRMS, FileManager, SYNCSORT, SAVERS, ENDEVOR, DB2 Platinum, CICS and COBOL modules, SMARTIS, and OPC; configuring and scheduling job applications; performing Unix Shell Scripting to run two pass processing in Autosys tool to create print files and backups; working with card statements, including upstream and downstream data; analyzing and providing risk assessments; supporting company audits, cyber security assessments, and customer compliance queries related to card statements; and resolving production tickets, including debugging issues in mainframe and Unix batch.
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