Lead Applications Systems Analyst

Job ID 18-00217

Industry Computer/IT

Job Type Permanent

Location Richmond, VA


The primary purpose of this position is to provide support for business users and projects teams by coordinating all technical teams in implementation of Argo strategic technology solution (EDGE).  This includes understanding and coordination of integration efforts, evaluation of system changes' impact and validation of estimates and designs.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Validate estimates and technical designs
Coordinate all technical teams activities related to integration and development.
May assist with multiple teams and projects ensuring that project goals are achieved according to project plans, and in accordance with project priorities.
Consistently communicates progress, obstacles, and growth opportunities to the team and management team.
Assist technical teams in troubleshooting
Understand and coordinate deployment activities between different environments
Understand Code Merges as well as release schedules
Understand server landscape and various integration points
Engages in regular and periodic reviews with supervisor.  Willingly accepts direction from supervisor.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred, not required.
Minimum of 5-7 years' work experience in an IT environment with relative technology and/or Business/Systems Analyst role from the business or IT perspective is preferred, not required.

Additional Qualifications:
Highly motivated and solution oriented
Excellent verbal / written communication and analytical skills and the ability to work well within a diverse, geographically distributed, multi-cultural environment
Experience in .Net, Java, XML, Oracle / SQL Server Databases
Understanding of Data Warehouse, ETLs
Experience working under tight and unpredictable deadlines
Very strong written and verbal communications skills; detail orientation; problem solving skills, organizational skills and ability to prioritize work
Ability to work across multiple teams, including Offshore vendors
High degree of personal ownership and accountability of all work products
Understanding of Insurance Systems, including Policy, Billing and Claims areas
Analytical and problem solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to assess and solve issues, reasoning and intuitiveness
Be creative in finding the right solutions in line projects requirements and deadlines
Teamwork aptitude – a team member

Skills and Certs Required: 
Java, .NET, XML, SQL Server, ETL, Data Warehouse, Oracle


Candidate Details:
5+ to 7 years' experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent
Willingness to Travel – Always