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Applications Analyst

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Successful applicants for employment with Human Kinetics must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 .*

*Applicants that cannot get vaccinated due to a medical or a sincerely held religious belief may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation.

Human Kinetics is committed to building a more diverse workforce. We welcome BIPOC candidates and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Summary

The Applications Analyst at Human Kinetics has direct impact on the operational success of the business. Operating from the Information Technology Department, the Applications Analyst supports, maintains, and enhances legacy systems and applications and at the same time advances and improves HK technology by creating new systems and applications.

The Applications Analyst works across several technologies and disciplines, some of which include: Access Databases, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, EDI, E-Commerce, CRM and ERP.

Salary Range: $55,000-$70,000/yr.

Essential Functions:

1. Develop and maintain a deep and broad knowledge of specific business processes and functionality of current HK applications.

2. Analyze usability and manageability of current IT applications.

3. Recommend solutions for current/future application usage.

4. Provide daily support for the operation of customer- and non-customer-facing systems application.

5. Monitor IT applications daily and resolve support tickets.

6. Develop and document strategic workflow design.

7. Provide ERP support for all facets of the business including acting as the point of contact for the ERP vendor.

8. Maintain HK’s compliance with EDI standards, especially related to purchase orders (850 specification), purchase order acknowledgements (855 specification), invoices (810 specification), and advanced shipping notices (856 specification).

9. Manage Microsoft Access database applications, including making template changes, adding or changing reports associated with them, ensuring data is syncing correctly, etc. Build new databases when required.

10. Provide systems/staff support on Business Intelligence/Data reporting ranging from Power Pivot reports to legacy Crystal reports.

11. Provide a professional “Customer Service” attitude that has a high focus on sense of urgency.

Secondary Functions:

1. Serve as a secondary backup to the Database team as needed.

Job Qualifications

Education: 4 year degree in Information Technology, or equivalent training and experience required. Microsoft certification/training preferred.


2 years with Access DB, and/or 2 years of SQL experience, and/or 2 years of Application Support, and/or 2 years of Business Analytics required.

Preferred Experience:

2 years of Applications Support

Business Intelligence or Business Analytics Experience

Strong Knowledge of VBA scripts, macros and pivot tables

Microsoft Access Experience Reports/Forms

Familiarity with MS SQL DB’s and Queries

Required Competencies:

Conceptual Thinking







Technical Expertise and usage

Job Demands

Rarely (0-15%)

Occasionally (16 – 45%)

Frequently (46 – 100%)

Office Equipment: Frequent use of a computer and telephone. Occasional use of a copier.

Mental Demands: Frequent problem-solving, decision making, organization, data interpretation, and reading/writing.

Physical Demands: Frequent sitting. Occasional standing/walking. Rarely lifting/carrying.

Working Conditions: Indoor, Office environment.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, Responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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