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Custom Systems Analyst

Location: Boone, NC, United States
Job ID: 13558
Date Posted: Sep 12, 2022

Job Description

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Samaritan’s Purse is seeking a Custom Systems Analyst to join our team in Boone, NC. You can be a part of a highly professional Information Technology team. As a Custom Systems Analyst you will be responsible for turning initial requirements into developable solutions. You will be working with key subject matter experts, program managers, solution architects, and developers to provide custom applications that solve real-world problems. Come and use your gifts daily to advance the Gospel!

A day in the life of a Custom Systems Analyst:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe. 

In the role of Custom Systems Analyst, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Work with ministry areas and program managers to document needs, processes, and workflows as they relate to custom applications
  • Work with ministry areas and program managers to turn basic business requirements into user stories, functional, and non-functional requirements that are developable
  • Work with program managers and ministry areas to prioritize analysis and development activities
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and analysis workshops to gather an understanding of system needs
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, solution architects, user experience experts, and program managers to design systems that achieve the ministries areas' objectives
  • Collaborate with partner teams to build great products and projects
  • Provide technical training on developed solutions to ministry areas, training teams, and program managers
  • Work alongside quality assurance team members to ensure quality delivery of developed systems
  • Communicate system and business requirements to developers during development kickoff meetings
  • Work cross-functionally to obtain appropriate agreements and approvals for custom development projects
  • Follow policies and procedures of Samaritan’s Purse as set forth in the Policy Manual
  • Attend daily morning devotions and participates in prayer support for the ministry, donors and volunteers
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public
  • All other duties as assigned

Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse: https://bit.ly/2F8Nom5

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or computer science and five (5) to seven (7) years of relevant working experience required; or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Thorough knowledge of business analysis or systems analysis
  • Thorough knowledge of the systems development lifecycle
  • Working knowledge of what it takes to build, deliver, and maintain custom software 
  • Ability to translate business speak to technical speak and technical speak to business speak
  • Ability to lead and maintain control of meetings
  • Thorough knowledge in creating user stories, functional specifications, and non-functional expectations
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred

Job Location: Boone, NC

Type: Full-Time

Language Requirement:  Fluency in English (required)

Benefits:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-term and Short-term disability insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) retirement savings plan
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 12 vacation days
  • 10 sick/personal days

Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:

* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)

* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory. (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)

* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)

* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life. (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)

* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment. (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)

* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church. (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ. (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other. God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society. For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female. (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)

* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism. (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen. (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10) 

 

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    Location: Boone, NC, United States
    Date Posted: Sep 12, 2022

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