Application Analyst I – Farmington Hills, MI

Posted 11/8/2018


Position Purpose

This position is responsible for: supporting, maintaining, and analyzing the Symitar core system application; MDT back office services and ancillary applications in accordance with established procedures; adhering to guidelines and meeting deadlines; checking functionality and ensures that programming code passes the established guidelines before implementing it into production; supports team members and other departments on all operational and application tasks..


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in coordinating Symitar core system application upgrades, including all service packs and semi-annual major releases both internally and for clients.
  • Maintain an understanding of software applications or services (Symitar, Mobile Banking, ARCU, NetTeller, Back Office, etc.) that MDT provides to clients.
  • Responsible for Peer Review and Move to Live SDLC steps for Symitar programming requests.
  • Assists with the Symitar core system setup for new back office services for clients and/or vendors.
  • Performs Symconnect configuration setup and troubleshooting as required.
  • Responsible for all Symitar core system operational requests such as: SYM refreshes, Backups, RESTARTS, Purging, Symitar Batch Files, Consoles, Print Queues, GOODNIGHT processing and etc.
  • Installs and supports Job Scheduler Web (JSW) with the RSJ Agent.
  • Assists AIX team with Symitar daily maintenance to ensure system is running efficiently.
  • Provides primary and backup on-call tasks.
  • Participates in beta testing with third party vendors.
  • Assists Software Services, Implementations, and the Conversion Teams with operational requests.
  • Works with Application Analyst II and the Manager of Compliance to effectively maintain the Security Groups within the Symitar system.
  • Works directly with clients to implement purging processes into their production. This includes assisting credit unions with completion of the survey, creation of jobs, job modifications, and testing.
  • Researches ARCU reported issues and assists with resubmitting files.
  • Responsible for working with other departments to ensure work is flowing effectively and timely throughout the organization.
  • Keeps the management team informed of progress towards established objectives, and of any significant challenges.
  • Completed required reports and records.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and committees as required.
  • Ensures that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.

Minimum Experience & Education Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Two years of college training in business or an equivalent amount of experience in operations and practices.
  • Knowledge of financial industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of Symitar core system.
  • Knowledge of software applications.
  • Understanding of related programming languages and procedures.
  • 1 or more years of experience in financial institution core processing.
  • 1 or more years of experience with the Symitar core system.
  • Experience managing multiple projects at once.
  • One year of related programming experience.


  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid business acumen, management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Effective time management, organizational, and project management skills.


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The compensation is based on experience and offers a base salary plus bonus opportunities. We offer BCBS benefits, dental, disability and life insurance at 90 days and 401K after one year.

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