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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: San Diego, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 99851 

The Leonardo DRS Global Enterprise Solutions business delivers world-class mission-critical satellite communications and security solutions with unmatched reliability and support anywhere in the world.

Job Summary

Opportunity Summary – This position is contingent upon contract Award    
Description: Under general supervision, formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements.  With this knowledge, develops or modifies moderately complex information systems.  Includes analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary.  Guides and advises less experienced Business Systems Analysts.  Competent to work in some phases of systems analysis and considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment.

Job Responsibilities

• Plan, design, develop, and launch efficient business, financial, and operations systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes. This includes gathering and analyzing data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements. Also responsible for generating and compiling reports based on their findings, complete with probable causes and possible solutions to systems issues. Apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of IT system investments 
• Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve systems issues 
• Lead design sessions in prototyping new systems for the purpose of enhancing business processes, operations, and information process flow 
• Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems
• Collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications, and enhancements to existing applications 
• Conduct research on software and hardware products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts 
• Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in operating systems across the organization
• Create system design proposals
• Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions 
• Create system models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to application programmers 
• Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems, and other postimplementation support 
• Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems
• Oversee the development, testing and implementation of business systems ensuring solutions adhere to specifications and address business needs 
• Coordinate with end users and technical staff to implement and maintain systems that utilize industry best practices to meet business objectives, while maintaining the security and integrity of the data, system and network. 
• Develop project plans, provide direction and coordinate project activities associated with the installation, evaluation, implementation, and maintenance of business solutions and when required, manage a small project team to implement chosen solutions that require Information Technology expertise 
• Review and monitor the progress of projects to ensure accuracy and timeliness and provide periodic reports to management 
• Provide functional direction and technical expertise to less experienced personnel 
• Prepare, coordinate and support user training and documentation and provide technical assistance for postimplementation support issues 
• Provide service desk and technical support to users
• Devise solutions to system-related problems and issues through coordination with users, other system analysts or engineers to assess and identify probable conflicts and investigate diverse data elements and sources 
• Work with management to define appropriate standards, policies, procedures, software tool sets, and supporting peripherals to facilitate the management, accountability, functionality, and security of systems 
• Provide ongoing trend analysis for determining current needs and future resource requirement 
• Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Job Responsibilities Part II Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in business administration, management information systems, mathematics, information technology, computer sciences, a related field, equivalent experience or associate level vendor certification(s) 
• 5yrs of directly related experience with business systems analysis 
• Ability to interpret and explain complex technology and business issues to the technical, general user, management and executive levels 
• Detail oriented, organized and able to prioritize multiple concurrent responsibilities 
• Ability to work effectively with cross functional groups and to facilitate or participate in problem solving workshops or design sessions 
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team-oriented environment 
• Ability to successfully interact with all levels of management, other IT professionals and end-users 
• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills 
• Is open and responsive to change and demonstrates a commitment to the process of continuous improvement by identifying and responding actively and with sensitivity to the needs of all customers
• Active U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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