Business Analysis - Technical Systems Analyst (Proficient) in Minneapolis, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $40.0 - $40.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Position Purpose:

A Proficient Technical Systems Analyst is responsible for modifying or expanding computer information systems to improve production workflow or to serve new purposes.
Writes and executes unit testing for lower complexity programs and recommends technology solutions that satisfy clients’ needs. Will be expected to quickly learn different IT language and tools in order to design technical solutions.
Typical project scope would include small development or maintenance projects (single function, single application). Emphasis is on unit testing and coding.

Key Accountabilities
- Coordinate, with supervisor guidance, design phases for small development projects, identifying, tracking and resolving technical issues
- May facilitate small group meetings for technical design and task implementation
- Provide estimates on activities/tasks required to perform design, coding and unit testing, improving accuracy over time
- Develop code and documents programs of simple to average complexity using different languages
- Will be expected to quickly learn different IT language and tools in order to design technical solutions
- Learn the use of the different techniques and tools (top-down, OO, Rational Rose) in order to design technical solutions that include component reusability, data sharing and security
- Write unit test plans and executes unit testing for programs of simple to average complexity using different tools
- Prepare detailed technical specifications in accordance with all Project Office objectives for PLC and documentation
- Assist in completing technical documentation and training material
- Organize and participate in walkthrough reviews of all technical specifications, programs and unit test plans
- Provide implementation and post-implementation support, as necessary
- Recommend technology solutions that satisfy sponsor/stakeholder needs continually exploring and assessing options for value-add for clients

Knowledge and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
- 1-2 years proven work experience as a Technical Systems Analyst
- 2-5 years work experience assisting IT projects in the financial services industry
Skills and Competencies:
- Knowledge of different programming languages (e.g. Cobol, JCL, Java, C, HTML, VB, Visual C++, C#, .NET )
- Prior experience with single platforms and familiarity with others e.g. MVS, Internet, Client/Server, UNIX or Windows, Linux
- User proficiency with different testing tools (E.g. Expediter, File-Aid), different design techniques (e.g. OO. Top-down, structured analysis, component-based design) and tools (e.g. Rational Rose, HPQC, other UNIT testing or functional testing tools)
- Strong documentation skills

- Analytical thinker, detailed oriented, with good problem solving skills
- Organized with good time management skills
- Business acumen
- Strategic influencing
- Can deal with ambiguity and manage change effectively
- Comfortable in high pressure, deadline-oriented environment
- Ability to adapt quickly; function independently when required
- Creative thinker, breakthrough, innovative, ‘out of the box’ thinker
- Team player, cooperative with good interpersonal skills

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit:

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.