Overview: Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) is a diversified information management company that for over half a century has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, analytics and technology. The MSA Media division has been offering client-focused technology and analytic solutions to the media/cable television industry since the early 1980s. We are seeking an Application Analyst (Intern) to join the MSA Media Application Analyst team. The Application Analyst team is responsible for designing software applications to be part of the overall Gabriel application suite. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and writing skills, and a solid understanding of the overall software development life cycle.
Under close supervision, performs business analysis, use case analysis, develops software requirements, functional specification and designs the user interface (if required) for simple/routine enhancements to be made to existing MSA software products
Maintain existing software requirements and functional specification documents in order to keep them up to date with previous changes made to the software, under supervision based on experience level
Works on a team with software developers, QA, documentation and client service in order to ensure timely delivery of the software enhancements/ modifications to which they are assigned. Will act as the team lead during the initial stages of the development process for simple enhancements to the software
May participate as a team member in process improvement initiatives
Has a good understanding of the software products they are involved in as well as the industry that the software is designed to support
Begin to learn about the overall software development process and how their role fits
Attend on-going training classes to achieve personal, professional and technical improvement
The ability to begin to interact directly with internal development staff with direct supervision from senior staff
Working knowledge of MS Office including; MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access/MS Query required
Software and user interface design skills
Must have strong oral and written communication skills
Able to understand and document business processes
Since its incorporation in 1963, Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) has established itself as the foremost developer and supplier of...