Alutiiq Computer Systems Analyst III in San Diego, California

Computer Systems Analyst III

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Job Description

This position will be a liaison between leadership/clients and the Information Technology department. The position is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating business processes, user needs and developing Functional Requirement Documents for IT Developers to develop or modify computer programs.

Applies systems analysis and design techniques to complex computer systems in a broad area such as manufacturing, finance management, engineering, accounting, or statistics, logistics planning, material management, etc. Usually, there are multiple users of the system; however, there may be complex one-user systems, e.g., for engineering or research projects. This position requires competence in all phases of systems analysis techniques, concepts, and methods and knowledge of available system software, computer equipment, and the regulations, structure, techniques, and management practices of one or more subject-matter areas. Since input data usually come from diverse sources, this worker is responsible for recognizing probable conflicts and integrating diverse data elements and sources, and produces innovative solutions for a variety of complex problems. The Computer Systems Analyst III maintains and modifies complex systems or develops new subsystems such as an integrated production scheduling, inventory control, cost analysis, or sales analysis record in which every item of each type is automatically processed through the full system of records. The incumbent guides users in formulating requirements, advises on alternatives and on the implications of new or revised data processing systems, analyzes resulting user project proposals, identifies omissions and errors in requirements and conducts feasibility studies. This analyst recommends optimum approach and develops system design for approved projects, interprets information and informally arbitrates between system users when conflicts exist. This worker may serve as lead analyst in a design subgroup, directing and integrating the work of one or two lower level analysts, each responsible for several programs. Supervision and nature of review are similar to level II; existing systems provide precedents for the operation of new subsystems.

EducationRequires a minimum of a Bachelor degree in computer sciences from an accredited college or university in computer science or a related scientific field or the equivalent, i.e., two (2) years of any combination of undergraduate/study/experience in the required areas equals one (1) year of academic proficiency.

ExperienceRequires at least seven (7) years of general experience in integrating computer systems, developing enterprise level architectures or designing complex systems. Must involve specialized experience in: Managing initiatives to support computer systems interoperability considering International and National Standards. Directing the integration of Legacy and new development computer systems. Planning the integration of large-scale Commercial Off-the Shelf (COTS) software systems. Managing the development and defense of end state and mid state architectures and designs. Directing the development and defense of migration strategy and associated designs. Evaluating comparisons of enterprise level Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) software systems and recommending solutions.

Core Responsibilities

  • Interprets business needs and translates them into application and operational requirements

  • Documents, coordinates and plans the modifications or enhancements to software products

  • Acts as the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams

  • Collaborates with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs

  • Proactively communicates and collaborates to analyze information needs and functional requirements

  • Plans, promotes and organizes internal training activities related to new product modifications or enhancements

  • Understands TFS for reporting requirements and progress with leadership.

  • Manage client and developer requirements within TFS system in bi-monthly Sprints


  • Interface with customers (phone/email/face to face) to gather and document requirements

  • Research requirement impacts to existing processes, policies, etc.

  • Effectively communicate/translate customer requirements for developers

  • Contact customers to fully understand and validate requirement

  • Assisting in testing of basic Customer Requirements (process-flow level)

  • Create a technical library for assembly and storage of all team technical documentation. Implement a configuration management solution for tracking changes. Create an update and review schedule for documents, so that they are current with policy and technical solutions.

  • Experience utilizing Agile/SCRUM methodology and practices utilizing TFS.


  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills, including the ability to gather clear business requirements

  • Ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical teams on issues, tasks, and impacts.

  • Proven ability to develop and foster highly effective interpersonal working relationships across IT and government clients.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and Knowledge of MS Project and TFS.

  • Create a technical library for assembly and storage of all team technical documentation.

  • Experience with NATEC website and existing NAVAIR Tech Data business processes a PLUS

  • Security Clearance REQUIRED: Must already possess and be able to maintain, at minimum a SECRET security clearance.

  • Must be reliable and able to consistently work 40 hours per week.

  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this position requires U.S. Citizenship status.

Job Location

San Diego, California, United States

Position Type


We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“protected status”). Our management team is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.