DESIblitz Job: Digital and Technology Services Systems Analyst
Website Walsall Council
Job Title: DaTS Systems Analyst
Location: Walsall, West Midlands
Salary: £32,909 – £37,261 per annum
Job Type: Permanent, Full-time
At Walsall Council, we have evolved our ICT department into 'Digital and Technology Services' (DaTS) and have an exciting opportunity to appoint a driven Systems Analyst to join the growing Enterprise Architecture team.
We are looking for hands-on, motivated and innovative people with a strong attention for detail and a passion for technology to understand and deliver on business needs. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues from across the business to cultivate Walsall Council's enterprise architecture in line with the organisation's Corporate Plan and Digital Strategy.
We'll need you to:
- Define standards and processes within the Enterprise Architecture team
- Elicit, document, analyse, validate and manage the business requirements of internal customers
- Plan, prepare, execute and support user acceptance testing
- Manage stakeholders and work collaboratively with cross functional teams to deliver high quality solutions and supporting materials
- Conduct workshops, interviews, process mapping sessions, etc
- Champion technical innovation, evolution and growth
- Inspire the development of the organisation's architecture
- Demonstrate a passion for continued personal/professional development
If you're looking to start the new year with a new challenge and would like to collaboratively drive the design, development and delivery of our ambitious digital transformation, we'd love to hear from you!
Why work with us in Walsall?
Walsall Council is committed to attracting, developing and retaining talent and can offer you an opportunity to make a difference and better the lives of the people of this exciting borough. We have a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity and welcome all applicants to help us employ a representative workforce that reflects the community we serve. As part of our commitment to ensuring staff wellbeing, we are strong advocates for initiatives such as all staff and their families residing with them have access to an external Employee Assistance Helpline, who can offer advice and counselling on a number of different subjects.
We actively promote learning and development opportunities to all our employees to help them progress and gain new skills (such as via our Endless Possibilities programme) and in the DaTS department, we support staff to pursue Microsoft certifications by providing learning content and exam vouchers to progress through various career pathways. We love to upskill our employees, and we're very proud of the recognition we receive across our professional communities. Over the last 12 months we have been nominated in the PICCASO Privacy Awards, PublicFinance Awards, Ladder for the Black Country Apprenticeship Awards, Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards and the LGC Digital Impact Awards (to name a few); and we're over the moon to have won in our respective categories.
We also believe that work is defined by what we do and not where we do it, so we offer a flexible and supportive working environment to accommodate your preferences to work from home or from the office (or a bit of both!). We have generous annual leave (starting at 27 days for this role) that rises as your time with Walsall Council increases and is also supplemented by 9 concessionary days throughout the year and flexi time.
Closing date for applications: 22 January 2023
This post is covered by the Government's Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.
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Candidates with experience of: IT Support Analyst, IT Analyst, IT Systems Analyst, Desktop Support, IT Support Engineer, Support Engineer, IT Services Support, Support Analyst, Infrastructure Analyst, Service Desk Technician, Network Support Analyst, Infrastructure Support, Council IT Analyst, IT Data Management, IT Software Development, 1st Line Support Engineer, 2nd Line Support Engineer, 3rd Line Support Engineer may also be considered for this role.
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