DST Systems Application Analysis Consultant in Kansas City, Missouri

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

At DST Financial Services we believe that in order to better service our clients it’s through our use of data. In our Australia, United Kingdom, and United States offices we provide services to mutual funds, brokerage firms, retirement plans, wealth management, and other financial services. Every day our global offices work together to master the complexity of the financial industry to transform the most challenging tasks into opportunity and competitive advantage.

Role Overview

We are looking for an Application Analyst to join our team. This associate will help meet the communication needs of our client. This associate is a support resource to the customer while participating as a member of the development team.

Responsibilities

Application Analysis Consultants 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. Application Analysis Consultants 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. Application Analysis Consultants typically are assigned complex projects and/or situations that have a high degree of customer exposure. They usually work on multiple projects simultaneously. Application Analysis Consultants also facilitate meetings, and produce and deliver project communications and reports. Additionally, Application Analysis Consultants 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.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience supporting the software development life cycle and project development methodologies OR 4 years applicable industry-related work experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Superior time management skills

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Possess sound research skills

  • 5+ years’ experience supporting the software development life cycle (within the financial services industry)

  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly

  • Familiarity with JIRA application

  • Prior work experience with Agile project methodology

  • Ability to facilitate and present in meetings

Location:

Kansas City Missouri

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.