Senior SW Analyst/Developer

  • Company: Through Executive Search by KPMG
  • Date posted: 07 Jan
  • Ref. Code: INT-SWAD-9373

Description / Requirements

Our client, a leading multinational financial services company seeks to hire a Senior Software Analyst / Developer, who will be responsible for monitoring, supporting and otherwise ensuring the successful and efficient every-day operation of business critical IT systems, with secondary responsibility the participation in in-house or multi-party project teams tasked with the Technical Analysis, Requirements Specifications, Testing and/or Development phases of various IT projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Work in a team with other database developers, .NET experts, business analysts and system engineers to support the operation, troubleshooting and development of business critical IT systems 

• Administer, troubleshoot and maintain existing SQL databases

• Investigate and resolve application functionality related issues and provide first level user support of the Company ERP and CRM systems

• Troubleshoot technical issues and identify changes needed in existing applications to meet current or future user requirements 

• Provide assistance and advice to business users in the effective use of applications and information technology

• Analyze data contained in the central SQL databases and identify data integrity issues with existing and proposed systems and implement solutions

• Review query performance and  implement optimizations

• Write complex SQL code for data handling and reporting and conduct SQL code reviews to ensure best practices are followed

• Produce data models to visualize database structure  

• Make recommendations on optimizing custom applications e.g. a number of MS-Access data capture systems for car reservations that need to be migrated into a central SQL repository.

• Assist in the Project initiation and Requirement Analysis Phases of new IT projects to identify requirements related to people, processes and technology and support the ensuing Technical Design 

• Participate in workshops with subject matter experts, users, vendors and other 3rd parties in order to validate operational requirements & functional specifications and to ensure the design meets the business requirements

• Write and/or validate technical documentation including requirement analysis, design, testing reports, user/administrator manuals etc.

• Participate in the execution and documentation of UAT and SIT tests

Candidate profile

• Bachelor degree in computer science, information systems, or similar field

• 7 year experience in the IT industry as a SW Analyst/Developer with a proven record of strong expertise in SQL programming and good knowledge of .NET framework and associated programing languages (e.g. C#)

• Knowledge of relational database systems, operating systems, SQL server database administration and software development with relevant certifications

• Experience in SQL Server Database Tuning and Query Optimization techniques

• Advanced analytical abilities & problem-solving skills

• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in Greek and English

• Post graduate degree in Information Systems or Data Science or similar

• Knowledge of ITIL best practices in ICT operations

• Proven Record in Requirements Analysis and Technical design of complex IT systems

• Microsoft Certifications is considered a plus

• Knowledge of security principles, standards and corresponding implementations in.Net environments