Nationwide Sr Analyst, Infrastructure Eng - Systems Engineer in Columbus, Ohio





This role is on the Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) COBRA Agile team as the Requirements Analyst \ Scrum leader for the team. The role interacts directly with BSA's, I&O leaders and teams. The primary purpose of this role will be to collaborate with Performance Engineers, Code Management teams and to assure that requirements available so that automation and scripting solutions are delivered by the team across the enterprise. The Requirements Analyst translates business and system needs into solution requirements for COBRA, using requirements elicitation, analysis, specification. Answers questions about User Stories as posed by Engineers and Developers. Identify when changes to story cards will require new test data and helps in prioritization \ issue resolution for the overall team.Key skills include:• Experience in an Agile development environment. Sound knowledge of ESDm / ESDm-Agile methodologie• Able to backfill scrum master as necessary• Must be willing to work in an Agile open cube environment• Must be able to muti-task with varying priorities• Must be able to identify and remove blockers so team can function effectively• Strong product domain and/or technology knowledge• Must have strong customer service skills and be detailed oriented• Collaborates with Product Owner, Business SMEs and others to elicit Story Card Requirements• Knowledge of Performance engineering in HP Performance Center with Vugen \ Loadrunner \ Storm Runner a plus• Knowledge of Scripting in Python, Python and JavaScript a plus• Candidate will be highly collaborative and must work in a dynamically changing environment• Knowledge of Enterprise Systems Management Performance Engineering and Code Management preferred

JOB SUMMARY: Under moderate supervision, designs, develops, tests, debugs and implements moderately complex hardware/software components, tools, and utilities required for the operation, maintenance, and control of systems. Makes moderately complex modifications to existing hardware/software to fit specialized needs and configurations, and maintains program libraries and technical documentation. Assists in planning, scheduling and implementation. Initiates corrective action to stay on schedule.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Manager/DirectorCORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Analyzes, develops and implements moderately complex solutions, modifications, or enhancements to existing hardware/software applications or a suite of integrated systems for the company and/or a particular business unit. Identifies new hardware/software technologies to fit specialized business needs and configurations.2. Develops, tests, debugs, documents, and implements moderately complex hardware/software components, tools, and utilities including databases, middleware, and personal computer systems.3. Executes all aspects of moderately complex systems hardware/software engineering projects, which involve multiple disciplines and platforms and impact multiple business units or perhaps the entire company.4. Executes configuration management, technical vendor management, problem mitigation, change management, and critical situation management to moderately complex systems as well as their multiple platforms and software applications.5. Performs in the configuration/capacity planning, software product evaluation, systems performance analysis and optimizations for software/hardware systems.6. Provides consultation and technical solutions to management on moderately complex systems integration, compatibility, expandability, ease of use, and multiple platform issues as they relate to hardware/software.7. Conducts moderately complex software/hardware product evaluations; develops and recommends technical solutions to management. Conducts assessments of risk, cost, and return on investment scenarios and impact as well as potential compatibility issues with existing hardware/software.8. Installs moderately complex hardware/software products by analyzing the current system environment, using technical tools and utilities, performing product customization, and developing implementation and verification procedures to ensure successful installation of systems hardware/software.9. Develops, tests, selects and implements new technical solutions, products and servers as they relate to hardware/software operating systems and applications.10. Assists in short-term strategic planning activities for the development and implementation of hardware/software systems architecture and technical guidelines. Participates in the selection, directions and performance of engineering activities and analysis studies.11. Performs all other duties as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education: Undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, or a related field is preferred.Knowledge: Proven knowledge in operating and personal computer systems. Must have an understanding in multiple hardware and software platforms, products and applications. Proven knowledge in technical diagnostic and analytical tools.Certification/Designation: Certification designation in Project Management or specific technology is preferred.Experience: Three years of technical software and hardware development, installation, or operational support.Skills: Must have the ability to analyze systems that have multiple platforms, widespread impact and call for interpretation and coordination of technical and complex fields of information. Must have strong analytical and decision-making skills. Must possess interpersonal savvy. Must be able to perform financial and risk analysis on operating systems and platforms. Must have strong process management skills. Must possess negotiation skills. Must have strong oral and written communication skills to interact with all levels of personnel, management and vendors.Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.Staffing Exceptions: Staffing exceptions to the above minimum job requirements must be approved by the: Vice President and Human Resources.JOB CONDITIONS:Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (exempt)Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Non-standard or extended work may be required based on project needs.ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to the principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some associates assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.Job Evaluation Activity: Evaluated March 2010 JDCJob Family/Function: MIS/TEG