Tyson Foods Senior Analyst Applications in Dakota City, Nebraska


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Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position assists in the development of detailed system specifications for major systems installation as well as provide work leadership and direction for other members of the programmer/analyst staff, with emphasis on detailed analysis, programming and/or configuration issues; works with little direct supervision in the maintenance of assigned systems and the development and installation of systems. This position must have significant exposure to and demonstrated proficiency in the areas of programming and/or configuration, analysis, design, software requirements, testing, debugging, and implementation. The responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • The individual will act as liaison between a business department and IS

  • Perform all programming and/or configuration assignments as well as coach and mentor other team m embers

  • The duties include analyzing and resolving software errors in a timely and accurate fashion;

  • Providing status reports where required, developing and reviewing design specifications for software applications, and developing and maintaining software to support the business processes.

  • Position will create and maintain documentation for code and/or configuration throughout the system lifecycle

  • Train end users on established programs; provide on-call support and problem resolution for software applications

  • Work with end-user groups closely to assist with aligning IS technology with the department's business goals

  • Conduct feasibility studies to define the purpose, functions, and overall structure of business processes

  • Perform analysis and document business processes leading to process change and/or system implementation

  • assist in developing system/application architecture

  • Individual will aid in developing scope and requirements for IS projects for a business unit

  • Aid in development and execution of project plans

  • Conduct acceptance testing to ensure that the functional and business requirements are met by the provided solution

  • Responsible for collaborating with business analysts and other Team Members to develop and lead testing efforts across many different platforms.


Education: College degree (or equivalent experience) with demonstrated ability generally associated with 4+ years of experience or advanced degree with demonstrated ability generally associated with 2+ years progressive experience.

Must possess the following traits, abilities or skills: ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical team members. solid understanding of business process design and be familiar with various System Development Lifecycle Methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, ...). ability to develop and/or modify specifications, configurations, and programs to meet specified requirements. technical knowledge of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment. knowledge of current technology developments and trends and expertise in at least one technology or system. above average problem-solving skills. ability to develop and execute test plans. ability to create Architecture Designs. ability to Drive complex problems to resolution across multiple teams and resources.

Specialized Skills: SAP Experience preferred (alternatively a high aptitude and willingness to learn SAP will be considered). Knowledge and experience working with emerging technologies.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.

Facility Name (Location):

Dakota City Staff

Pay Type:



Senior Analyst Applications


Dakota City





Job Function:

Information Technology

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

Knowledge with emerging technologies. Experience preferred in SAP application or high aptitude to learn.

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.