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systems analyst

Line breaks: sys¦tems ana|lyst

Definition of systems analyst in English:

noun

A person who analyses a complex process or operation in order to improve its efficiency, especially by applying a computer system.
Example sentences
  • Professionals such as systems analysts, computer scientists, engineers, programmers, eCommerce developers and Web designers are in great demand.
  • This still leaves teachers $3,000 per year short of accountants, $17,000 short of computer systems analysts, and $25,000 short of engineers.
  • We'll need double today's number of computer engineers, systems analysts and computer support specialists.

Derivatives

systems analysis

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noun
Example sentences
  • Within three years I was able to go from ‘project librarian’ directly into development work in applications programming, then into systems analysis and programming.
  • Formal approaches to computer design such as structured systems analysis and design, for example, require considerable investment of time in the design and implementation of interview or questionnaire protocols.
  • In consulting on a library automation system, I even heard a definition of information architecture that was coextensive with the field of systems analysis.

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