System Analyst III - UC4

Date: May 25, 2018

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 642 
Location: 700 Market St, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63101
Position Type: Non Union 
Number Open: 1 

At Spire, energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but it’s one that’s at the heart of our business.

Across the regions and companies within our portfolio, we dedicate ourselves to helping over 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across Alabama, Missouri and Mississippi reach their personal and professional goals, every day. To help address those needs, we provide both regulated and non-regulated natural gas services.

Since 1857, our teams have lived by a different definition of service. One that empowers our employees and the people we serve. Maybe that’s why we’re the eighth longest listed stock on the NYSE. And why we plan to continue to move our communities forward.

Spire is seeking a Systems Analyst III to work in the St. Louis, MO operation. This position will be responsible for working with application and system owners across the organization to develop, configure, schedule and enable monitoring of production batch jobs, operational tasks and application integration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, configure, support and upgrade the scheduling automation environments and job scheduler packages.
  • Drive the automation of operational and batch processes within the application development and infrastructure teams.
  • Review and oversee the implementation of job scheduling requests to evaluate processing requirements and ensure business SLA’s are met.
  • Set up monitoring for all automated jobs, including alerting, messaging and escalation based on application SLA’s.
  • Develop key performance metrics to analyze and report on performance and resource usage in order to manage capacity planning and drive operational improvements.
  • Maintain working knowledge of Automic product strategies and roadmaps to support current and future automation and production control initiatives.
  • Provide operational support for Automic product, responsible for research and resolution of technical problems.
  • Provide technical leadership, as required, to various developers during defect resolution or enhancement assignment efforts.

Core and Job Category Competencies:

Core: Customer focus, results-driven, teamwork and communication

Job Category: Adaptability, quality, initiative and problem solving and analysis

Required Education: (may include certifications, licenses and registrations)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent studies and/or 3-5 years' equivalent experience in Automic Scheduling Application

Required knowledge, skill and abilities:

  • 4-6 years of Systems Analysis experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with CCB integration with the Automic AE and/or AppWorx integration.
  • 3 years in production control operations with extensive experience in Automic (UC4) Automation Engine –Automated Engine V12, AppWorx or other distributed application scheduler equivalent.
  • 2+ years of shell scripting Experience in Unix or Linux development.
  • 2+ years of experience with file transfer protocols and approaches
  • SQL development experience
  • Working knowledge of Oracle database
  • Familiarity with application development and release processes with a good understanding of batch cycles and business processes.
  • Familiarity with computing infrastructures, including data security, operations, networking, operating systems and databases.

Physical demands, work environment and work schedule:

Normal office environment


Spire accepts online applications through our career site at 

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

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