DST Systems Principal Application Analyst in Birmingham, Alabama

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

DST Health Solutions provides healthcare reform through a full range of BPO and turnkey healthcare administration solutions. Our solutions, combined with our health outcomes optimization solutions, include advanced technologies and strategic consulting services designed to optimize our customer’s outcomes, revenues, and managing their risk. We help client’s master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of the ever-changing customer requirements.

Role Overview

Principal Applications Analysts are experienced in Applications Analysis and repeatedly demonstrate the ability to independently analyze and produce accurate and thorough project documentation and deliverables, including project benefits, feasibility, requirements, scope, risks, and justification. Principal Applications Analysts demonstrate a solid understanding of DST’s products, business processes, and development life cycle. They mentor and are sought out by less experienced analysts for their product and application analysis knowledge. Principal Applications Analysts typically are assigned complex projects and/or situations that have a high degree of customer exposure or company liability. They may work on multiple projects simultaneously. Under the general direction of a project manager or supervisor, Principal Applications Analysts may act in a team lead capacity for projects of small to medium scope. Team lead duties include project administration tasks such as tracking and/or assigning work to others, facilitating meetings, and producing and delivering project communications and reports. Additionally, Principal Applications Analysts may be asked to estimate effort and/or resources required for specific project phases/tasks for which they are assigned to complete and/or lead.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct data and gap analysis in a legacy system for conversion data mapping

  • Lead and/or participate in business or technical design reviews

  • Prepare for and conduct usability testing

  • Write end-user documentation

  • Manage customer enhancement request process and schedule enhancements for release

Qualifications

Minimal:

  • High school diploma or equivalent;

  • 4 years of experience supporting the software development life cycle and project development methodologies

Optimal:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business- or computer-related field of study

  • 5 + years of experience supporting the software development life cycle

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities

  • Strong aptitude to grasp technical concepts

  • Proficient usage with a variety of software tools

Location:

Birmingham Alabama

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.