Systems Analyst Sr - IT Job In Starbucks At Seattle, WA

Systems Analyst Sr - IT

  • Full-Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Starbucks
  • Posted 1 week ago – Accepting applications
Job Description
Job Summary and MissionThis position contributes to Starbucks success by delivering and supporting technology solutions in support of technology initiatives. As a systems analyst sr – Global Technology, you will identify, design, and deploy technology and process solutions establishing key business capabilities enabling the realization of strategic initiatives and operational improvements. This role requires proficiency in requirements analysis, solution design, and process improvement coupled with the ability to collaborate effectively across various IT and business functions. In addition to delivering new technology and enhancing/supporting existing systems, an effective systems analyst sr. contributes relevant technical, functional, and process expertise, negotiates and drives alignment, and coaches/mentors less-experienced analysts.
Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.
Summary of Key ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Solution Design
  • Supports project initiation efforts by assisting in the definition of project scope and the identification/selection of targeted solution(s). Assists project management in the development of work plans, effort estimates, and delivery timelines.
  • Gathers, analyzes, and documents solution requirements. Facilitates user story creation and backlog grooming in an agile delivery environment.
  • Utilizes LEAN techniques to develop business process designs and improve operations via process re-engineering efforts.
  • Creates solution designs utilizing user-centric design techniques.
  • Coordinates with business, development, and testing teams and leverages relevant process and technology proficiency to propose optimal solution(s) options delivering required business capabilities.
  • Proactively identifies and effectively assesses improvement opportunities (productivity/efficiency gains, cost savings, etc.)
  • Utilizes agile delivery methodologies and participates on scrum teams in execution of solution delivery projects.
  • Considers overall user technology experience in thoughtfully designing engaging solutions.
  • Applies Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) design concepts.

System Configuration & Testing
  • Performs application configuration (i.e. create attributes, workflows, and UI changes) in support of solution delivery initiatives.
  • Proficient in using Oracle EMC for site and hardware configuration.
  • Defines and develops approaches for data conversion. Performs the extract, load, and validation of converted data.
  • Supports solution testing efforts by developing test plans, preparing test environments, performing test execution, and validating test results.
  • Utilizes query tools to write complex ad-hoc queries and operational reports.
  • Ability to build and modify SPLUNK query’s to provide performance data.

Production Support
  • Provides 24*7 global support of critical systems.
  • On call support rotation required.
  • Demonstrates system proficiency and leverages subject matter expertise to perform root cause analysis and assess issue trends.
  • Coordinates issue resolution with vendors and/or cross-functional teams. Provides timely and thorough communication regarding issue status/resolution with end-users and other key stakeholders.
  • Creates and maintains systems documentation (e.g. Wiki, Knowledge Base Articles) Develops and facilitates system training.

  • Partners with business and proposes solutions/improvements.
  • Works effectively in a self-directed manner with minimal direction from lead and/or manager.
  • Leads smaller streams of work. Interfaces across all organization levels comfortably.
  • Generates new ideas and influences decisions within and outside team.
  • Mentors team members and peers in developing required technical skills, functional knowledge, and business acumen.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of industry trends and innovative thought leadership.

Summary of Experience
  • 7+ years of relevant experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of all facets of systems development lifecycle and IT operations.
  • Strong knowledge of configuration and key integration points of relevant applications/modules/platforms.
  • Working understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Leverages user-centric design concepts in conjunction with agile prototyping, development, and testing to deploy highly engaging technology solutions to the end user.
  • Ability to couple technology expertise with deep understanding of business requirements to design and deploy highly reliable, scalable, and sustainable global technology solutions.
  • Collaboratively and objectively assesses benefits, costs, and viability of proposed solution options and drives alignment across a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Applies knowledge of business principles and technology practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional activities.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Simphony Software

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals.
We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at
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