Applications Systems Analyst (Junior)

Location: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH

Req#: 477675
Company Information
Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work with some of the smartest and most accomplished people you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits, and it’s an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo is currently seeking an Applications Systems Analyst to join a growing team on an exciting and highly visible Operations & Maintenance project for a DoD customer. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide System Administration for all environments; administers and maintains the operating system, hardware, and software; installs, maintains, upgrades, and migrates hardware, software, and equipment; and administers the operating system and webserver for enterprise finance web applications in a SQL/MySQL environment.
  • Support, manage, and ensure optimal performance of enterprise finance web applications and systems such as document management, quality management and enterprise resource planning software. 
  • Assist in troubleshooting mid-tier application issues and develop resolutions. 
  • Install new releases, system upgrades, and patches to enterprise applications, as required.
  • Participate in meetings and help drive the strategic vision for all enterprise finance web applications.
  • Perform routine application/database maintenance and resolve application performance issues.
  • Write SQL Queries and understand SQL securities to update, modify, and complete tasks at hand
  • Write, develop and deploy business reports using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) across various databases and systems
  • Understand business needs and how systems function and interface with different business units
  • Prepare system and business workflow documentation and diagrams to identify operations to be performed by system & personnel
  • Provide training to system users on application functionality and enhancements
  • Multi-task and manage multiple projects at once

This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits and compensation package.


Skills & Requirements
  • Familiar with System Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.
  • 2 years of experience with software development environment
  • Familiar with build tools including Ant and Maven.
  • Familiar with CM tools including SVN and Git.
  • Familiar with source code control tools.
  • Proven experience with Microsoft SQL Server writing queries and an understanding of how SQL works is required
  • Proven experience with Enterprise Resource Planning software in a software applications environment is preferred
  • MS Windows, SQL Server, Project Management skills
  • Ability to understand complex technical projects, and translate them into simple business terms for training purposes
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to participate and contribute in group initiatives that support company goals


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience


  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation