Application Analyst II

Application ends: January 31, 2022
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Job Description

FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Application Analyst II
Requisition: 2022200026
Location: Nigeria
Job Code: ITEC80011
Job Family: Information Technology
Compensation Band: L
FLSA: Exempt
Travel Requirements: Less than 10%
Job Summary

Responsible for the development and day-to-day maintenance and enhancements of the Power Platform application systems in test and production operations, including tasks related to identifying and troubleshooting application issues and issues resolution or escalation.
Responsibilities also include building solutions for Monitoring and Evaluation projects using Power Platform, root cause analysis, management communication, and client relationship management in partnership with Infrastructure Service Support and Operations team members. Ensures all production changes are made in accordance with lifecycle methodology, version control, appropriate testing, and risk guidelines.
Acts as an internal expert in terms of the assigned system and is responsible for knowing what changes have been made to the base system.
Plays a critical role in delivering high-quality service and support to various levels of internal users. Conducts technical and analytical work in developing, designing, and/or analyzing technical solutions for clients.
Assesses new software products and solutions. Duties include participation in client needs assessments, evaluating hardware and platform availability, and software requirements.

Accountabilities

Assists in the evaluation, development, and implementation of company systems, including custom developed, off-the-shelf, and/or hosted solutions.
Participates in code and design reviews.
Develops new system components to include graphic user interfaces, software programs, database interfaces and reports for analyzing and collecting data using Microsoft 365 Power Platform
Build low-code applications for projects in the field to address robust data capture needs for Monitoring and Evaluation.
Design end-to-end solutions that improve collaboration, productivity, and knowledge sharing
Troubleshoots basic software malfunctions, maintaining existing programs and make appropriate modifications based on changes in business environment, equipment, personnel and/or errors in existing programs.
Ensures the consistent and reliable use of all code management and library systems assuring available, reproducible, and reusable programs.
Coordinates with company employees and consultants, on-site and in the field.
Works with IT (ITIL Lifecycle) and project teams to analyze and clarify operational and platform requirements.
Executes development process for assigned work products within the scope of change/release management for enhancements and projects.
Ensures system documentation is up to date, including data related to incidents and enhancements.
Updates system documentation per the change/release process.
Contributes to definition of standards, best practices and maintenance of applications.
Determines project scope, timelines and provide quotes on development efforts.
Leads code and design reviews.
Develops tools to streamline development efforts.
Defines and mentor staff in standards, best practices and maintenance of applications.
Assists in managing flow of change request activities including assignment of programmer and documentation to be updated.
Works with development team(s) to update project plans and track projects. Assists in managing overall scheduling and timeline across projects.
Participates in business requirements definition and documentation.
Coordinates with product vendors for technical support.

Problem Solving & Impact:

Integrates knowledge and skills from other specialties to address moderate to complex work assignments and problems.
Supports technology applications by exploring and adapting to changing technologies.
Independently applies technical judgment to work assignments to achieve desired outcomes.
Proactively verifies problem resolution. Independently resolves routine and non-routine problems. Performs diagnostics on assigned software and/or hardware. Makes suggestions for technical modifications to prevent future problems.

Supervision Given / Received:

Oversee and facilitate the work of others (Developers and other analysts) in support of the project execution process.
Train entry-level Application Analysts.
Provide guidance and support the users in their efforts to become proficient in the use of the applications.
Consults with clients and higher- level technicians and analysts to resolve technical problems and ensure client satisfaction.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or Related Field.

Experience:

5 – 8 Years of related work experience.
Knowledge and experience of databases (Oracle, SQL Server, etc.).
Knowledge and experience with writing technical requirements, test scripts and knowledge of software programming languages and technologies.
Experience in a Software as a Service (SaaS) environment
Experience customizing SharePoint lists and disparate systems with PowerApps
Experience developing PowerApps model
Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely to technical and nontechnical users.
Ability to initiate majority of relevant tasks, specify and plan activities for task accomplishments and notify supervisor of variances. Prior experience working in a non- governmental organization (NGO).

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

Participates in projects and initiatives as a project resource.
Design appropriate system solutions, translate business requirements into system specifications.
Experience in Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI)
Setup, configure, or develop business applications to support business requirements.
Develop and execute system test plans.
Develop and execute plans for deploying the applications into production.
Identify and resolve project issues to further the project execution process.
Troubleshoot issues in the use and functioning of the applications.
Work with technical developers and database administrators to correct issues in the functioning of the applications.
May assist in the use of a combination of data modeling, information engineering, mathematical model building, sampling, and accounting principles to ensure efficient and comprehensive designs.
Coordinate with application vendors as needed in the support process.
Administer applicable security in adherence to the application’s access request and approval procedure(s). Provide regular communication on the status of assignments, requests, and projects.
Understanding of the current licensing models used by Microsoft for Power Platform and Power BI
Integration knowledge for Power Apps connectors
Bilingual in French and Arabic preferred.

Typical Physical Demands:

Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-25 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

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