IT Software Applications and Systems Analyst

Gopher Sport - Owatonna, MN

Who we are:
Gopher Sport is currently seeking a Software Application and Systems Analyst. This exciting position is responsible for maximizing the benefit and ROI from Applications by ensuring Applications work properly, are updated, are available, and are used to their full potential. The ideal candidate will be a smart, resourceful problem solver who is systematic and thoughtful in their problem solving approach. This person will work independently and cross-functionally with departments to accomplish the corporate goals.

What You'll Be Doing:
Ensure excellent Applications and System availability

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current Systems and Applications.

Respond to and correct issues preventing or negatively affecting Application or System uptime.

Reduce system and application cost and complexity by eliminating redundant Systems and optimizing, replacing or eliminating unnecessary Applications or processes.

Perform and confirm success of any Application and System changes (updates, repairs, upgrades, or modifications).

Optimize Application and System configuration and usage

What You'll Need to Be Successful:
Ability to optimize time and resources to achieve expected results. Effectively prioritize and organize work to fully contribute to team efforts.

Ability to efficiently and successfully complete projects both independently and by organizing and guiding the activities of team members from other departments and outside vendors.

Ability to easily and quickly test concepts or strategies, interpret results, and adjust/expand/abandon

Proactive, clear and concise communication

What’s it like to work here?

You’ll find a fast-paced environment, a very friendly culture and a meaningful mission. Great outcomes will require a combination of individual effort and cross-department coordination and collaboration. You’ll have your hands in a lot of areas! Expect to be valued, supported and challenged. Successful team members are rewarded and promoted. Generous comp, benefits, profit sharing and paid time off.


Associate degree with 2 years’ experience supporting enterprise class business applications to include, not required, but favorable: ERP, WMS, CRM.

Demonstrated success implementing and supporting enterprise applications in a corporate environment

Experience managing projects through a system development lifecycle

Notes: Management retains the discretion to add or change duties of the position at any time. The incumbent is required to be thoroughly familiar with the company’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy and Affirmative Action plan and to know and adhere to the company’s Harassment policies to prevent discriminatory action because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, sexual orientation, or national origin .