Systems Analyst

Location: Yuma, AZ

Department: Information Technologies

Reports To: Global IT Manager

Assignment Type: full-time


With varying levels of direction and supervision, the Systems Analyst provides support and coordination of application development and maintenance involving a wide range of business areas and technical platforms. Performs systems analyst activities and makes recommendations in areas that require sound technical competencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Lead requirements gathering, analysis and design activities 
  2. Evaluate business requirements and prepare detailed functional and technical specifications 
  3. Communicate design to all stakeholders and varying levels of the organization 
  4. Present and evaluate design solutions.  
  5. Develop strategies to improve application development life cycle and governance processes 
  6. Evaluates business requirements and prepares detailed specifications that follow project guidelines required to develop written programs 
  7. Formulates, defines and documents the functional system specifications 
  8. Devises or modifies procedures that solve complex business problems with due consideration for hardware/software capacity and limitations. 
  9. Follow generally accepted/established application development methodologies

Required education, knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 4+ years of progressively responsible experience in application development
  • 4+ years experience with programming languages; C#/VB/SQL/XML
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of application systems, development and integration 
  • T-SQL, SQL Server 2008/2012, data structures and data management skills
  • Demostrated ability to communicate with internal & external customers to best understand the business needs driving software development
  • Strong skills describing technical solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demostrated ability to translate business needs and requirements into workable software applications
  • Knowledge of SharePoint configuration and development.

 **Must be legally authorized to work in United States**

Contact Information:

Gowan Company

Human Resources Department

370 S. Main St.

Yuma, AZ  85364

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