• Application Analyst Sr

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Application Analyst Sr
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Information Technology - IT
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

    We are seeking a self-motivated, hands-on domain expert in training to join us as Senior Application Analyst.


    You will be a contributing member of the Engine IT Manufacturing team interfacing with Global IT teams at Navistar.


    The Applications Analyst, designs, develops, tests, debugs, documents and maintains complex programming applications to satisfy the requirements of one or more user areas. This position will be taught and led by Application Analyst Leads. They will assist in the definition of system and application designs and translate them from functional business requirements into technical specifications. You will develop application and technology roadmaps, vendor relationships for existing and new software, enhance functionality and uptime of existing legacy applications, with a goal of becoming a subject matter expert in the Engine Manufacturing domain.


    The Applications Analyst, devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Remains involved throughout a project’s lifecycle with a team of business analyst, system experts and development teams to ensure that project deliverables satisfy the goals and expectations of the business. 


    Key accountabilities of this challenging and critical role include: 


    • Contributes to major IT projects through to implementation
    • Resolve major IT incidents through to resolution
    • Contribute to Problem Management efforts to drive to Root Cause
    • Proactively works with business units to understand and document requirements for new and existing applications
    • Proactively drives for continuous process improvement
    • Provides status updates on projects
    • Drives for the reduction of Application downtime
    • Works with external suppliers on new projects and support issues
    • Become subject matter expert within our domain

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    Designs, develops, modifies, debugs and evaluates programs for functional areas,
    including but not limited to finance, human resources, manufacturing and marketing. Analyzes existing programs or formulates logic for new systems, devises logic procedures, prepares flowcharting, performs coding and tests/debugs programs. Develops conversion and system implementation plans. Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation. Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Trains users in conversion and implementation of system.


    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of applications analysis experience


    • Master’s degree


    • At least 4 years of applications analysis experience

    Additional Requirements

    • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

    Desired Skills:

    • Technical knowledge of Windows operating systems, architecture, configuration and protocol
    • Experience with application upgrades and troubleshooting application issues
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills often entailing diagnosing and resolving complex or unusual issues
    • Sound judgment and reasoning skills
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) including strong presentation skills; prepares and presents effective and persuasive materials to medium and large diverse groups
    • Ability to prepare and present information and technically oriented material to medium and large groups
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project, Visio)
    • Able to prioritize objectives, set personal goals and complete tasks within deadlines while maintaining focus between tasks
    • Explores innovative solutions while maintaining focus on customer satisfaction
    • Develops positive working relationships and a strong rapport with team members, and is able to influence decisions at the business unit level
    • Ability to both facilitate and actively participate in meetings with representatives from multiple business and/or IT units
    • Experience implementing and/or integrating IT systems utilizing project management, technical analysis, or business analysis processes
    • Demonstrated ability to diagnose and solve complex or unusual problems
    • Demonstrates strong time management, organizational, & administrative skills
    • Familiar with SDLC lifecycle and creating SDLC documentation
    • Experience with database technologies such as Oracle RDB, SQL Server, and Oracle
    • Experience in the Manufacturing Industry strongly preferred



    • Customer Focus
    • Drive for Results
    • Problem Solving
    • Approachability

    It's Uptime at International

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization


    It's Uptime at International


    Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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