• Business Systems Analyst

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.


    As a Business Systems Analyst with Hines, you will analyze, develop, implement and support IT business solutions within Hines Securities, Inc. (HSI). Specifically, this position is responsible for and/or involved in a broad range of activities including opportunity recognition, IT project development and direct involvement in implementation and support. This position holds responsibility for supporting installed application and reporting solutions, as well as development for all organization-specific computer systems and IT solutions.

    Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:


    • Utilize analytical skills to effectively integrate IT and evaluate alternative solutions to facilitate operational excellence within the organization and with its customers, vendors and business partners.
    • Analyze, design and implement business solutions that will facilitate cross-functional collaboration while fulfilling near-term IT objectives.
    • Work with business personnel and knowledge experts to implement business solutions that meet the needs and concerns of all HSI functional areas
    • Utilize an Agile Software Development methodology to deliver value to the organization in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Communicate regularly with user community personnel to assure that efforts are properly aligned with the needs of the organization.
    • Follow the strategic directions of the HSI IT architecture and Hines Central IT in the implementation of new applications and business solutions.
    • Maintain the highest standards of data quality, integrity and security.
    • Make efficient use of available resources and technology to meet organizational objectives.
    • Provide administration and production application support for: HSI integrated reporting database, Ad hoc and custom data queries as requested by all functional areas, External data exchange partners, Cross-functional internal data exchange and Salesforce.com (CRM)
    • Serve as the primary programmer for new application development projects, Enhancement initiatives, Additional data integration processes, Additional external data exchange processes, Additional internal data exchange processes, Application testing and data validation and production system deployment
    • Create and maintain technical documentation including application support documentation, file specifications, functional requirements and data mappings


    Minimum Requirements include:


    • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited institution
    • Five or more years of experience in the field or in a related area
    • A good understanding of data management, integrity, security and privacy issues gained through two or more combined years of hands-on Database Administrator (DBA) experience in a Microsoft SQL-Server environment, including development experience utilizing Extraction, Translation and Load (ETL) software tools.
    • Experience with diverse IT projects and a wide range of programming technologies
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative and complex technology solutions to meet the needs of a complex, dynamic and growing business environment
    • A highly-technical programming and application support background
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the capability to effectively work with personnel in all areas and levels of the organization and bridge between technical and business areas


    Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 201 cities in 24 countries. Hines has approximately $111 billion of assets under management, including $60 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $51 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 108 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,295 properties, totaling over 422 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 506 properties, representing over 210 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.


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