Sr. Systems Analyst

As a Stable Kernel Senior Systems Analyst, your primary goal is to effectively communicate our clients’ requirements to our development team through analysis of existing code and ensure these projects meet our clients’ business needs. Your special blend of technical knowledge, problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills allow you to effectively work with our clients’ product owners to define the “why” and “how” behind some of their most innovative projects, including all aspects of building and support.

You will report to the Director of Client Engagement and work closely with our engineers, sales team, and other colleagues across the company.

Repeatedly Rated Best Workplace by Inc Magazine, Fortune Magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle

Responsibilities include

  • Eliciting complex business requirements from stakeholders and other functional teams and translating them into technical specifications for user stories
  • Creating and maintaining key documentation (requirements, process maps, test plans, etc.)
  • Solving complex problems by taking a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Leveraging system expertise to support and troubleshoot moderately complex issues
  • Supporting the work of junior team members and enabling the broader development team to work faster
  • Contributing ideas around the life cycle of the system and communicating details regarding system initiatives in meetings, discussions, or brainstorming sessions
  • Communicating effectively with team members and business stakeholders
  • Managing internal and external dependencies with partners and representing the Stable Kernel team when meeting with partners.

A Sr. Systems Analyst at Stable Kernel will exemplify and demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Intuition
  • Curiosity
  • Adaptability
  • Positivity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail


Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of experience as an analyst
  • Experience leading significant system or platform enhancements/implementations
  • Experience in driving teams and stakeholders to decisions  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with a notable ability to translate highly technical concepts to business applications and vice versa
  • Ability to read and analyze existing code and extract requirements from it to write stories for new features
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Methodical, investigative, and inquisitive mind
  • Pays attention to details
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Has a deep understanding of how APIs operate and interact in an enterprise production environment
  • Capable of writing queries in both relational and non-relational databases (SQL and DynamoDB)
  • Familiarity with data analytics tools such as Amplitude, Tableau, Google Analytics, or PowerBI
  • Strong interpersonal and team collaboration skills
  • Pursues continuous improvement and exhibits a personal drive for excellence
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field
  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Postman, AWS, Kubernetes, DataDog, Splunk, JSON, BloomRPC, and Postgres are helpful
  • Comfortable with gRPC and protocol buffers
  • Ability to read and understand Java and GoLang
  • Familiarity with Spring Boot
  • Previous experience as a software engineer or quality engineer for a backend team a plus

Generous total compensation package

Minimum base salary: $120,000

  • Health, vision and dental plans at 100% personal coverage
  • 401k with above-average company matching 
  • Group Life and Short Term Disability Insurance at no cost to employee
  • Optional Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account participation
  • $3000 annual industry educational budget 
  • Paid time off and paid holidays (including a floating holiday) 

*Note – We are not sponsoring employment visas at this time. If you are currently in possession of an employment visa, it will need to be effective for at least 3 years from the date of your application for your candidacy for employment to be considered.


Stable Kernel’s culture is inclusive and expansive. We celebrate diversity in its many glorious forms and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender role orientation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. However, we will discriminate against those unwilling to comply with the practice of our company values:

  • we work with integrity always
  • we respect our work and each other
  • we are dedicated to life-long learning and sharing
  • we stay hungry for new challenges

If you are like-minded in this regard, we hope you will apply. We look forward to meeting you.

Why you'll love us

  • Access to endless learning opportunities
  • Award-winning wellness programs and initiatives
  • Choice in primary work location & flexible work schedule
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Located in one of Atlanta’s most popular neighborhoods on the BeltLine
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks
  • Monthly happy hours, celebrations and company outings

Our roots run deep in technology

At Stable Kernel, you will be surrounded by some of the brightest talent in the industry with leadership from Joe Conway, award-winning author, founder and CEO. Joe is recognized in the developer community for his best-selling iOS programming book that led to him teaching 2000 professional software engineers at Facebook, Apple, Cisco, AT&T, Microsoft and more.  

Our leadership’s desire to help others grow is embedded in the culture here, which is why one of our four core values is to learn and share.

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