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Black Knight System Administrator II

Company: First Interstate BancSystem, Inc.
Location: Spokane
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

If you are a current FIB employee, please apply through the Career Worklet in the Employee Portal.SUMMARYImplement, enhance, document and support assigned software applications and assist various internal departments with further development of applications. This position is responsible for serving as the primary contact between the vendor and business unit and will work with management and project teams regularly to resolve outstanding issues and complete routine to complex tasks and project deliverables.Primary system responsibility includes Black Knight along with other mortgage based systems.This position may be located at any of the offices within First Interstate Bank's six state footprint, including Idaho, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.System Administration for the software: Research, test, and assist in deployment of upgrades and releases while adhering to documented change management process and procedures. Provide tier two help desk assistance to issues escalated from First Support on assigned applications. Assist System Administrator I team members with escalated issues. Provide subject matter expertise to assist in the development and delivery of training for end users. Create and maintain system documentation including desktop procedures, end user procedures, system diagrams, disaster recovery plans, user access audits and test plans. Assist in creating and maintaining Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) for assigned applications. Understand business requirements of assigned applications. Convert business requirements into system requirements and communicate the need to the vendor. Assist System Administrator I team members with the process of converting business requirements into system requirements as needed. Understand and interpret performance measures, goals, and objectives for the software. Gather, interpret and report system performance issues to vendor, business unit(s) and management. Understand, monitor and maintain data integrations with source systems to ensure accurate and timely processing of data. Understand, maintain and monitor data validation routines and understand the business impact of data exceptions or delays. Analyze, evaluate, and recommend system changes, configuration and enhancements based on business requirements of assigned applications. Assist the organization in driving decisions based on mastery knowledge level of supported applications and related business processes. Lead meetings and deliver presentations to small and large groups. Lead project work efforts and/or independently support project work. Serve as primary and/or backup system administrator for other applications as assigned.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and one plus (1+) years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Good understanding of banking, regulations and compliance required. Good understanding of database design and integration required; Experience with bank applications and software administration experience preferred.OTHER SKILLS & REQUIREMENTSStrong communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to remain objective and professional in times of conflict. Must be a self-starter; Ability to work independently or with a team; Ability to properly prioritize workload and remain adaptable under pressure; Must have strong organizational and analytical skills; Must possess a solid balance of technical and business knowledge. Must possess skill mastery and aptitude to easily take on new applications.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.If you are a current FIB employee, please apply through the Career Worklet in the Employee Portal.

Keywords: First Interstate BancSystem, Inc., Spokane , Black Knight System Administrator II, Other , Spokane, Washington

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