IT Systems & Data Analyst

Information Technology Irvine, California


The IT Systems & Data Analyst works closely with the client to examine existing business models and flows of data, discuss their findings with the client, and design an appropriate improved IT solution. They act as the liaison between the internal and external teams. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks and can function as a implementation project manager when needed. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. This is an individual contributor position that offers specialized expertise to internal and external project teams, without the need to be managing a team of people.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective process mapping, scripting and documents to support effective use of systems
  • Translate client requirements into highly specified system requirements documents
  • Identify options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability
  • Lead application owner on the IT side for specific business systems (ERP, PLM, QMS, CRM, etc..), working closely with business system leads throughout application lifecycle
  • Helps provide architectural direction, IT and business strategy, and guidance to bridge the gap between information technology and the business
  • Partners with business leaders to act as an advisor to IT strategic planning efforts
  • Helps facilitate technology strategy decisions through consulting and support in execution
  • Introduces and accelerates new technologies and methodologies to support digital transformation efforts
  • Initiate project plan from ideation to planning to approval with stakeholders
  • Identify risks, conflicts, and dependencies within and across projects
  • Manage and track multiple active and pending projects.
  • Communicate project process and progress throughout lifecycle to stakeholders.
  • Liaise extensively with external suppliers and consultants or internal clients
  • Write user documentation to systems as needed for all audiences
  • Provide training to organization and leadership of new and existing systems
  • Keep up to date with technical and industry developments
  • Analyzes industry, technology, and market trends to determine their potential impacts on the enterprise

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Data Science, Management Information Systems, or related field.
  • 4+ years in related role
  • Strong experience in using cloud-based applications and services.
  • Proficient in using productivity (Office 365 preferred), project management tools, such as Asana, MS Project or equivalent.
  • Broad business and/or technical work experience.
  • Broad understanding of master data governance and analysis
  • Ability to translate technical requirements into executive friendly terms.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including an ability to articulate ideas clearly and appropriately influence others
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding, change-oriented, fast paced environment requiring a high degree of deadline-driven productivity
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle and prioritize multiple requests
  • Able to identify upstream and downstream impact analysis through experience, systems, and processes.
  • May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be solid contributor/specialist.
  • Exceptional written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines