Systems Analyst
Rich's - Buffalo, NY

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Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 7,300 associates worldwide.

We currently have a great opportunity as a Systems Analyst in our Information Systems department. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.

Develops detailed program specifications and performs analysis and design activities on small, medium and large sized units of work, adhering to system life cycle methodologies and coding standards.

Leads, defines objectives, identifies milestones and timelines and monitors performance relative to the established project plans for small, medium and large sized projects, using accepted project management methodologies.

Works with customers to determine business needs, identify system requirements and foster strong customer relations within areas of responsibility. Provides regular status updates to users and I/S Management regarding projects. Oversees resolution of problems. Develops training plans to ensure effective use of designed systems by customers.

Mentors less experienced I/S delivery team members, providing training and guidance as needed. Supervises the work of team members assigned to assist with project segments of limited complexity, ensuring compliance to system life cycle methodologies and coding standards and resolving any problems which occur.

Researches new development tools and technologies, recommending those which will benefit the organization.

Develops high level testing plans for integration and system testing in order to identify potential defects and minimize problems within the application after it is implemented. Supervises testing activities.

Designs integration solutions for existing software applications. Evaluates and recommends package software solutions consistent with systems architecture.

Provides the information, documentation and guidance necessary to seamlessly transition-designed systems to the operations and support areas.

Performs other related responsibilities, as needed, to support Rich Products Corporation's business objectives.

What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Bachelors degree in MIS, CS or related field.

Minimum of 5 years experience application development and/or system integration.

In-depth knowledge of Client/Server and Open Systems Environment (UNIX, Windows).

Solid understanding of MS Sharepoint features

Proficient in SLC (systems life cycle) development and project management methodologies.

ERP experience a plus (SAP preferred).

Must be available to be on-call 7 by 24, and work off hours.

Proficient in all Microsoft Office Tools such as Word, Excel, Access, Project, Visio.

Travels regularly (up to 25% of time) - Domestic/International.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.

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