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Becoming a Systems Analyst

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Evaluates processes and methods used in existing ICT systems, proposes modifications, additional system components or new systems to meet user needs as expressed in specifications and other documentation.
Training time 1 year
Avg. weekly wage $2,132
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 9,000

How do I become a Systems Analyst in Victoria?

To work as a Systems Analyst in Victoria, you'll need:
    • Certificate IV in Systems Analysis and Design 
    Recommended
    • Completion of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or equivalent 
    • Strong and diverse programming language skills 
    • 10 years of experience working in ICT industry

What does a Systems Analyst do?

    • Working with users to formulate and document business requirements 
    • Identifies, investigates, and analyses business processes, procedures and work practices
    • Identifies and evaluates inefficiencies and recommends optimal business practices, and system functionality and behaviour 
    • Uses project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects 
    • Takes responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensures acceptable quality and integrity of the system 
    • Creates user and training documentation, and conductings formal training classes
    • Develops functional specifications for use by system developers 
    • Uses data and processes modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software

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