VSP Global Senior Systems Analyst, VSP Vision Care in Rancho Cordova, California

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

With minimal direction, deliver and support creative technical designs/solutions meeting business needs that are in alignment with VSP Global’s values, objectives and long term goals. Strategically facilitate and lead communications between technical and business teams. Perform strategic technical research and analysis for all lines of business.

Essential Functions

Perform one or more of the following:

Strategically facilitate and influence communications between technical and business units to guide projects to optimal outcome

Produce functional and technical specifications and research technical system implications from business user stories; develop the functional and technical specifications to assist with producing creative, efficient, and cost effective solutions

Participate in requirements definition, development, test methods, training, and delivery in line with the long term goals and objectives of VSP Global

Partner and lead technical plans and analysis, identify, and plan as required to meet goals of complex projects

Develop and present technical materials, models, workflow diagrams, findings, plans and/or conclusions that will provide the necessary sensitivity analysis for management to form new strategies

Provide post implementation support, such as, technical problem resolution, adjustments to new procedures, and change management

Perform appropriate technical scope analysis

Foster the communication and cross-functional collaboration required to share information that will support and in most cases drive fact-based decisions; Assist business stakeholders with technical defect reporting and resolution

Continually look for process improvement strategies

Contribute to the vision, long term objectives, and goals of VSP Global, and GTS

Make appropriate technical plans to ensure the value and effectiveness for the long term functionality of current plans and adjust plans as necessary to overcome shortcomings; make notations of plausible technical issues beyond scope of control and present to the appropriate parties

Mentor and assist lower level Applications Systems Analyst as needed

Lead complex technical analysis of projects, drive solutions, and develop alternatives to meet needs of key stakeholders

Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions

Drive constructive change and provide leadership

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences or related field or equivalent experience

Eight years of experience analyzing information systems

Prefer five years of coding experience; must read / comprehend code in order to design technical specifications

Prefer knowledge of various data transmission methods

Prefer Health Care Industry experience or knowledge

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills for interaction with technical and non – technical employees

Excellent organization skills, detail oriented and ability to multitask

Proficient with Microsoft office suite of products to develop any necessary materials within the scope of the position

Excellent analytical and organizational skills

Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for even complex problems

Excellent time management skills

Influence organizational best practices to better suit organization needs

Identify and mitigate risks; contribute to risk management plan

Demonstrated ability to direct others to optimal outcomes

Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable, lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

The above information on this description had been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job grade.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.