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Senior Systems Analyst - Integrations (Remote)

DATE:  Nov 17, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  138148
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus - East 5th
DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology

Senior Systems Analyst – Integrations (Remote)


The Senior Systems Analyst, Integration formulates and defines systems integration scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and Retail industry requirements. Develops or modifies complex information systems, including analysis of business and user needs, defines and describes data formats, creates data mappings, and documents requirements. The candidate in this position is familiar with technology and business use of technology, which allows them to provide recommendations of business process and product improvements in line with the business vision. Candidate may be required to act as a project manager on moderately complex projects. The candidate must be able to build effective cross functional relationships, communicate effectively to meet the needs of varying audiences, collaborate with development teams, and assist with driving project deadlines. All remote employees are required to be in the United States and are expected to be available during team core hours of 9am-4pm Eastern time.



  • Leads cross functional requirements and design sessions
  • Interprets data models and formats
  • Understands and documents complex data transformation rules
  • Creates functional specifications and mapping documents to DBI standards
  • Builds simple to moderately complex database structures
  • Performs data analysis, design and implementation for enhancements to current business systems:
  • Identifies system impacts of changes to the company, user and operating systems
  • Identifies solution methods (i.e. development, query tool or business process)
  • Prepares requirements definitions including user process changes, flowcharts and preliminary reports
  • Provides the functional and technical specifications which may include SQL
  • Updates documentation as required by changes to the enhanced systems
  • Prepares and submits new “Work Orders” and coordinates implementation
  • Participates in testing, user training and result evaluation and oversees implementation
  • Performs data analysis, design and implementation of new business systems primarily using relational databases
  • Provide production support
  • Build Data Models
  • Create database tables, views, and store procedures
  • Review and analyze table keys and stats
  • Review SQL performances and assist in SQL tuning


A strong candidate for this position will have:

  • Experience with integration software, Informatica preferred
  • Relational Database experience required
  • High proficiency in SQL required
  • Experience generating Source to Target mapping documentation preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Visio)
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple teams across IT and the business
  • Retail experience (preferred, not required)


We’re looking for people who:

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent planning and follow-up skills and ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Strong oral/written communications and analytical skills
  • Decisive and results oriented
  • Creative, strategic thinker and solutions-minded


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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