Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Business Systems Analyst



CyrusOne, LLC. - Carrollton

CyrusOne is a global enterprise data center collocation provider, dedicated
to increasing the availability and efficiency of our customers'
mission-critical business applications and safeguarding their data in our
highly secure data centers. The company has 25 facilities across the United
States, London, and Singapore. CyrusOne is a fast growing, publicly traded
Real Estate Investment Trust (NASDAQ: CONE) and is well positioned for
rapid growth.

We are seeking a Business Systems Analyst, this role solves information,
system and process problems by analyzing requirements, executing system and
process improvements, project managing large system implementations, design
reporting and ensuring appropriate data standards.

Education Requirements ( List any certifications, degrees, etc. required)

Bachelors in Business, Management Information Systems or Computer Science
or related degree. An MBA preferred but not required.

Essential Functions - ( List of principle tasks, duties, and
responsibilities of the job. Include the % of time spent on each function)

Strategic Initiatives:
Drive Strategic Initiatives, programs and systems
Independently identify, research, and validate innovative solutions
applying concepts of appropriate methodologies
Anticipate and resolve issues/barriers that may impede success
Meet or exceed internal and external client requirements with respect to
time, cost efficiency & business value
Provide support for deployed financial applications
Business Analyst/System Support - 50%

Determines operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering
information; evaluating output requirements and formats
Improves current systems and associated business processes by analyzing
requirements and current practices; constructing workflow flowcharts and
diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications and reports
Recommends system and process controls by identifying problems and
necessary remediation steps
Provides system support to keep financial systems operational and effective
Provides references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation
including process documentation, flowcharts, and training materials
Support requests for new user setup, configuration updates, and ad hoc
reports
Write SQL queries for quick database data extraction
Reporting and Data Management - 30%

Works with end users to develop reports to fit business requirements
Perform and coordinate quality assurance reviews and testing
Documents report criteria, design and processing procedures
Ensure data management standards align with corporate data management
strategy
Provide requested support and documentation for IT audits
Project Management - 20%

Works independently and leads assignments/projects of moderate to high
complexity following company and best practice methodology
Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and
elements
Monitors project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems,
publishing progress reports, and recommending actions
Lead special projects as necessary to support requests from Accounting,
Finance, or Lease Admin
Minimum Qualifications - ( Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities
required to perform the job)

4 year college degree in Business, Management Information Systems, Computer
Science, or related degree.

MBA preferred but not required. Experience as an Business Analyst highly
preferred.

Experience Required

Minimum 3-5 years experience as a Systems or Business Analyst with related
undergraduate degree. ERP System implementation and support with business
experience in finance or accounting.

Skills Required

Exceptional analytical ability, strong technical skills, and business
intelligence skills.
Possess strong Customer Service orientation, demonstrate a full
understanding of the needs of the client both external and internal
Project management skill set, ability to manage special complex projects
that are large in scope, and ability to work independently
Flexible to various demands and ability to manage problem solving,
including the ability to logically approach a problem and propose
recommendations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
High level of interpersonal skills to enable collaboration with other
functional groups and individuals to meet overall business objectives.
Advanced Microsoft Excel, Access, and Visio
Mid-to-high level ERP implementationn experience
Systems Experience (Preferred)

Yardi Voyager, SalesForce, Crystal Reports, SSRS, SQL Queries/Programming

Potential to travel - less than 10%

CyrusOne is an equal opportunity employer.

199416-cjb-0@cyrusone.hrmdirect.com