ACS RPL for Systems Analysts 261112

ANZSCO 261112 Systems Analysts 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.

Description of Employment Duties:

  • working with users to formulate and document business requirements
  • identifying, investigating, and analyzing business processes, procedures and work practices
  • identifying and evaluating inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behavior
  • using project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects
  • taking responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system
  • creating user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes
  • developing functional specifications for use by system developers
  • using data and process modeling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software
  • acting as a central reference and information source, providing guidance and assistance in the system project decision making process

Description of Closely Related Core ICT Units:

  • Business Information Systems or Business Intelligence
  • Business Process Reengineering or Business System planning
  • Enterprise architecture - (Enterprise Resource Management, Emerging Technologies)
  • Expert Systems
  • Information System Management or Information Systems
  • Management Information Systems
  • Object Oriented System Design
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis
  • Requirements gathering
  • System Design
  • System Development
  • System Integration
  • System Modeling
  • Systems Analysis
  • UML
  • User Requirements Definition

Description of Additional Closely Related ICT Units:

  • Algorithm design (Algorithm development)
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automata theory
  • Computer Science
  • Critical Path Method
  • Database design or Database implementation
  • Database Management Systems - (Relational Database, Object Oriented Database, RDBMS)
  • File Processing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction to ICT - (Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Theory, Introduction to Business Computing, Computer Science I)
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Programming - (C, C++, Objective C, Visual C, Basic, Visual Basic, Java, Assembler, Cobol, Pascal, PL/1, Fortran, PHP, Pearl, AS3, FoxPro, and similar)
  • Project Management
  • Quality management - (Quality Assurance, Software Quality)
  • Software Engineering
  • Software validation - (Software Testing, Testing strategies and methods)
  • Web Engineering - (Web Design, Internet Engineering)