What does a Systems Analyst II do?

Systems analysts implement, maintain, and support IT and informations systems to meet the business needs of organizations and scale as organizations grow. They analyze and create tests, and develop specifications and requirements for developers and programmers to follow. They usually are not involved directly in software or hardware development.

Most systems analysts will be required to have a Bachelor's degree in the field of computer science, information technology, engineering, or information systems. Systems analysts oftentimes advance into project management roles. The best systems analysts have excellent analytical skills and are creative problem solvers.

  • Deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot core business applications, including application servers, associated hardware, endpoints, and databases
  • Meet and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to establish project scope, system goals, and requirements
  • Develop, analyze, prioritize, and organize requirement specifications, data mapping, diagrams, and flowcharts for developers and testers to follow
  • Translate highly technical specifications into clear non-technical requirements
  • Manage the set-up and configuration of systems
  • Define and coordinate the execution of testing procedures, and develop test cases to serve the overall quality assurance process
  • Provide documentation of all processes and training as needed
  • Develop and implement maintenance procedures, monitor systems health, gather system statistics, and troubleshoot reported errors and alarms
  • Perform design, implementation, and upgrades of information systems to meet the business and user needs
  • Implement best practices for scalability, supportability, ease of maintenance, and system performance
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology, or equivalent experience
  • 4-6 years experience working with information technologies and systems analysis
  • Strong computer, hardware, software, and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to assess business needs and translate them into relevant solutions
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of the principles and practices associated with database maintenance and administration
  • Experience installing, configuring, documenting, testing, training, and implementing new applications and systems
  • Working knowledge of a wide variety of programming languages
  • Excellent analytical skills
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Systems Analyst II Salaries

Average Base Pay

$88,776 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$73K
Median: $89K
$108K
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Systems Analyst II Career Path

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Systems Analyst II Insights

Read what Systems Analyst II professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
IBMIBM
Senior Systems Analyst
Oct 22, 2021

“The main thing i feel is we get time for our personal thing to do and provides good work life balance”

Mysoft
Systems Analyst
Sep 7, 2020

“And the best part is we get a very good salary which we receive on time.”

SantanderSantander
Systems Analyst
Sep 10, 2019

“Managers and superintendents don't want to know about the real business and make mistakes.”

CapgeminiCapgemini
Systems Analyst
Dec 3, 2020

“This is my first job and I think Capgemini is giving me a great opportunity to start my career.”

Mysoft
Systems Analyst
Sep 7, 2020

“We get to work with some really dynamic and talented guys and learn how to do business.”

Foiwe Info Global SolutionsFoiwe Info Global Solutions
Systems Analyst
Jan 23, 2022

“A good place to begin your career as a fresher an dyou get to know and learn many aspects.”

FNZFNZ
Systems Analyst
Sep 16, 2019

“If you enjoy a challenge and pushing yourself then it is a great working environment.”

USTUST
Systems Analyst
Jul 21, 2020

“You got to meet with amazing people who are really good at what they are doing.”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a systems analyst ii

When working as a systems analyst ii, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Systems Development, SQL Server, Microsoft Office Suite, Configuration, and Written Communication.

The most similar professions to systems analyst ii are:
  • It Consultant
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • It Support Analyst
  • Information Technology Manager

The most common qualifications to become a systems analyst ii include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.