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Software Application Analyst II


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role applies basic to intermediate level of subject matter knowledge and understanding of a function’s principles, theories and concepts to assignments of limited to moderately complex scope. Utilizes professional concepts and theoretical knowledge acquired through specialized training, education or previous experience. Exercises independent judgment within defined parameters. Develops expertise and practical knowledge of applications within business environment. Acts as team member by providing information, analysis and recommendations in support of team efforts. Follows established guidelines and interprets policies. Evaluates unique circumstances and makes recommendations.  Application focus area of this position will be in the back office area, in particular the HR and Payroll business areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs elicitation, analysis, and documentation of business, functional, and non-functional requirements for projects of moderate complexity. Documents as-is and to-be processes. Participates in RFx processes. Creates use cases and corresponding UAT test cases. Manages requirements throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Demonstrates technical and non-technical proficiency.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams.
  • Develops solutions to smaller projects.
  • Represents team to client/customers.
  • Consults with team members and customers on issues.
  • Ensure information security policies and standards are understood and assists the business in assessing risks and applying standards and policies.
  • Works with and through contract workforce for configuration within applications
  • Assists in management of HRIS applications including payroll, timekeeping, and main HR system

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 3+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Experience in an I.T. development environment.  Experience of one or more full release cycles. Basic understanding of modern software development methodologies (Object), information security procedures and practices, and/or data management practices. Basic understanding of modern software development tools and SCM (software configuration management). Basic understanding of Software Test methodologies, test scripting and testing tools. Understanding of Basic Database Administration.  Good verbal and written communication skills. Good meeting planning and facilitation skills. Experience of one or more complete projects.  Good attention to detail. Basic understanding of standard business processes.

Job Requisition ID: 4536

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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