Lead Application Analyst - Actimize


On Site
Full Time


Software development methodology
IT project management
Business software
System integration
Data flow
Microsoft SQL Server
Software analysis
Project management
Business cases
Preventive maintenance
System requirements
IT consulting
Strategic planning
Vendor relationships
Performance management
Risk management
Customer service
Office equipment
Attention to detail
Microsoft SSIS
Software asset management
Regulatory Compliance
Computer hardware
Business analytics
Analytical skill

Job Details

Primary Office Location:
30 Isabella Street. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 15212.

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This position is primarily responsible for being the Lead Application Analyst for Actimize assigned projects and supports initiatives of high complexity and visibility using expert knowledge of business domain, banking knowledge and Actimize business application functionality. The incumbent is at the Subject Matter Expert (SME) understanding level of the systems life cycle, systems integration, data flows and reporting tools. The incumbent's decisions greatly impact the corporation and the operational effectiveness of the Technology Department.

Basic Requirements:
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in a relevant field
  • Technical abilities and experience will be directly assessed during the interview process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in SQL, PL/SQL, SQL Server and SSIS
  • Experience in Java Development
  • Experience in NICE Actimize ActOne, SAM, IFM, CDD-X and WLF solutions implementation.
  • Experience in NICE Actimize solutions custom development.
  • Familiarity with different software development methodologies
  • Comprehensive grasp of Risk, compliance, anti-money laundering practices

Position Title: Lead Application Analyst

Business Unit: Technology

Reports to: Manager of Application Analysis

Position Overview:

This position is primarily responsible for developing work plans or reviewing work plan timelines and managing workflows to meet timeframes. The incumbent participates in the project management estimation process, manages and plans for service demand forecasts and may participate in the development of business cases to support Technology projects. The incumbent helps to improve application performance and determines root cause problems with hardware, software and databases and has expertise in all phases of hardware, software and application activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides top technical and application business expertise to multiple end user groups. Monitors system health, reviews logs and reports and escalates issues to vendors. Performs proactive and preventative maintenance. Uses available data to proactively improve application performance. Designs server applications and performance metrics for monitoring system health.

Formulates and defines system requirements and objectives based on business needs and performance goals. Identifies, explains, resolves and prevents application performance issues. Recommends improvements for business processing requirements and recommends design requirements during installations and upgrades.

Provides technical consulting on business implications of application performance. Leads strategic planning efforts in regard to the development of the application platform to meet organizational requirements and support growth. Communicates with lines of business users and Technology. Requires excellent technology project management skills.

Prevents reliability and performance issues of business applications. Recommends actions to Technology partners to achieve lines of business goals and objectives. Creates and modifies complex processes to solve capacity, limitations and performance issues. Analyzes and revises system hardware and software.

Solves or prevents complex business problems with hardware, software and databases. Provides experience to achieve optimum performance and eliminate down time. Designs and implements tracking processes for hardware and software performance.

Works with management to set tactical plans to meet objectives. Exerts wide latitude under management oversight in determining objectives for assignments to meet user and Technology requirements. Acts independently on defined project tasks.

Reviews, discusses, designs and implements application changes. Works with Technology, Project Management Office and line of business partners. Collaborates with senior management within the Bank.

Develops and maintains relationships with vendor and consultants. Conducts first review on all contracts and statements of work, etc. Collaborates with vendors to set strategic course for the application platform. Serves as a vendor liaison for assigned applications.

Leads team, helps coordinate work and processes, assigns work and provides input for performance management.

Performs other related duties and projects as assigned.

All employees have the responsibility and the accountability to serve as risk managers for their businesses by understanding, reporting, responding to, managing and monitoring the risk they encounter daily as required by F.N.B. Corporation's risk management program.

F.N.B. Corporation is committed to achieving superior levels of compliance by adhering to regulatory laws and guidelines. Compliance with regulatory laws and company procedures is a required component of all position descriptions.

Minimum Level of Education Required to Perform the Primary Responsibilities of this Position:

BA or BS

Minimum # of Years of Job Related Experience Required to Perform the Primary Responsibilities of this Position:


Skills Required to Perform the Primary Responsibilities of this Position:

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to use general office equipment

Ability to work and multi-task in a fast paced environment

Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills


7 years of technology related experience supporting a variety of applications. Advanced knowledge of administration, processes and operations and determining root cause problems with hardware, software and databases.

Licensures/Certifications Required to Perform the Primary Responsibilities of this Position:

Advanced training and certification in the application domain.

Physical Requirements or Work Conditions Beyond Traditional Office Work:


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