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Business Systems Analyst

Job Details

Kentwood (GR1) - Kentwood, MI
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Information Technology


Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Belding, Michigan, Flat River Group, LLC is a leading end-to-end ecommerce partner that works with vendors to take their businesses to the next level by accelerating eCommerce sales growth. We sell a variety of product categories as a 1st Party Seller, including toys & games, pets, baby, outdoor sporting goods, housewares, and more. Flat River Group has experienced incredible growth over the last 11 years, and we now have five US-based distribution facilities.


We’re currently looking for a Business Systems Analyst to join our IT team. Reporting to the Vice President of Information Technology, the Business Systems Analyst places a heavy emphasis on the writing of application software to support multiple systems including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and internal and external web pages that operate on multiple platforms.  


The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of various Microsoft based software platforms, and have a passion for working with programming languages. This position is a great opportunity for those looking to expand their experience in building databases, analyzing data, and working with ERP software in the growing field of e-commerce!



Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Analyze user requests and business processes. Work closely with business process owners to develop scope of project prior to any development.

  • Write complex programs and reports using various standard programming tool sets such as WinStudio, asp, html, perl, java, Ruby on Rails, or ajax.

  • Develop and execute a project plan, checking in with leaders on progress.

  • Perform SQL database administration tasks from a developer’s standpoint when needed.

  • Assist with ERP system upgrades and add-on installations.

  • Assist with any other IT tasks, when necessary, due to vacations, emergencies, special projects, or other unusual circumstances.

  • Occasional travel to other company sites may be required.


Flat River Group Offers You…

  • Competitive compensation package (salary commensurate with experience).

  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans upon hire with flex spending/health savings account options.

  • Company-paid group life insurance policy.

  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance.

  • Unlimited time off.

  • Paid holidays.

  • Paid maternity leave.

  • A flexible schedule, remote work possible.

  • 401(k) with Company match, immediately vested upon hire.

  • Tuition reimbursement program.

  • A challenging yet rewarding career with opportunities for growth within the organization.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Highly proficient in writing MS SQL queries and stored procedures.

  • Highly proficient with report writing with an assortment of applications such as Tableau, SSRS, PowerBI, Powerapps, C#, Java Scripting, PHP, Python, or Ruby on Rails.

  • Familiarity with API integration.

  • Must be able to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.


Physical Requirements:

  •  Regularly required to sit or stand, bend, stoop, and reach.


Education and Experience:

  • Associates Degree in Mathematics, Management Information Systems (MIS), Software Engineering, or equivalent Required.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Development, or equivalent preferred.

  • Two years working in an IT environment required.

  • Three years of experience working in a distribution, production, or manufacturing IT environment is a plus.

  • Experience with WMS or ERP systems is a plus.