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Technical Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00280
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 04/06/2018 to 10/06/2018
Contract to Hire Opportunity
6 Months +


As a Technical Systems Analyst, you will, partner with business owners and other IT teams to assess, research, and analyze business, technical and system 
needs to provide solutions within the company's front and back-office applications. Working directly with business and infrastructure partners, you will have the opportunity to manage and drive application enhancements and ensure the stability of existing applications.

What will you do?
  • Become proficient with the company's front and back-office applications and become knowledgeable in how they integrate with other applications.
  • Develops detailed plans and accurate estimates for completion of the build, system testing and implementation phases of a project.
  • Is capable of managing joint development, testing and plans and coordinates implementations.
  • Participates and/or leads application disaster recovery and performance testing activities.
  • Effectively communicates and builds rapport with team members, stakeholders and interface groups using a variety of techniques and collaboration from initiation to close.
  • Facilitates small to large group meetings for technical design, decision making, problem-solving and task implementation.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to business and technology partners and senior management, selecting the appropriate approach based on the audience.
  • Provides direction, expertise, feedback, coaching, and development to build the capability of more junior staff.
Must-have:
  • 5-7 years development background preferably in the financial services industry. Experience facilitating application incident oversight (ticket initiation, communication, and tracking to resolution).
  • Experience with application disaster recovery, IT portfolio specs, security assessments and associated documentation.
  • Experience with application disaster recovery, IT portfolio specs, security assessments and associated documentation.
  • Extensive infrastructure knowledge: MVS, Client/Server, IIS, and Mainframe technologies.
  • Security knowledge: Well versed with SSL Certs and SSO authentication methodology.
  • IT Standards, Methodologies, CMM & audit requirements.
Nice-to-have:
  • Understanding of Network architecture.
  • CRM and/or Account Opening and/or Client Onboarding experience.
  • Different programming languages (e.g. Cobol, JCL, Java, VB) and Middleware technologies (ex. MQSeries/Websphere, WXF, XML, .NET).
  • Understanding of software development and project management life cycles.