Grand Rapids, Michigan

Systems Analyst

Description:

We are seeking a skilled Systems Analyst with a knowledge of Product Management for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a contract position through the end of the year 2024. ***This is a HYBRID role 3 days on-site (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) *** The ideal candidate will combine their expertise in systems analysis with practical experience in product development and management. You will play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between technical solutions and business needs, ensuring the successful delivery of innovative products that meet the demands of our customers and stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize your experience as a Systems Analyst to analyze and understand complex systems and processes, identifying opportunities for improvement and optimization.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and prioritize requirements, translating business needs into actionable product features and enhancements.
  • Serve as the liaison between development teams, stakeholders, and end-users, facilitating communication and ensuring alignment throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Create detailed user stories, acceptance criteria, and other documentation to guide development efforts, leveraging your technical expertise and product management skills.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, designers, and quality assurance analysts, to deliver high-quality products on time and within budget.
  • Use Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban, to drive the iterative development process, including sprint planning, backlog grooming, and sprint reviews.
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and potential gaps in the market, informing product strategy and roadmap prioritization.
  • Monitor product performance and user feedback, leveraging data-driven insights to inform product enhancements and optimizations.
  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in product management, continuously seeking opportunities to improve processes and methodologies.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a Systems Analyst, with a deep understanding of software development processes and methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, and Agile frameworks.
  • Certification in Agile or Product Management is a plus.

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000ä as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By Peopleä.

Required Skills:

Product Management, Agile Methodologies, Systems Analysis, JIRA, Confluence, Scrum, Kanban