Job Description :
Technical Analyst
Location – Minneapolis – Must be local, no relocation
6 months – Contract to Hire

Job Description
Our client is seeking a talented Technical Analyst who will be responsible for managing the software applications delivered by the team. This position will work closely with the project manager and developers to define and deliver those applications. Their role is to lead the system design, development and implementation of the project for the engineering team. This position will also provide ongoing support for the applications they manage and the internal teams that operate those applications. The right candidate will have a strong development background with experience working in and leading all stages of the development life cycle.
Our client's tech stack and tools include: Oracle database, Java web environment, React front-end web app, multi-tier client server structure running Tomcat on a Linux server, using GitLab for version control and project/issue management.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Understand our client's customer business needs and requirements and bring those requirements to life as web and/or mobile applications.
Provide direction for the software engineering team, in written specification form, to ensure that customer expectations are met or exceeded in the deliverables.
Lead troubleshooting efforts, resolve issues quickly, and remediate software as needed.
Skills & Abilities:
Expertise in PL/SQL Oracle database development.
Expertise with SQL queries to aid in validation and troubleshooting.
Familiarity with procedural and object-oriented development languages, such as Java.
Comfortable both writing test plans and testing applications.
Strong communication and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to work well with a cross-functional team of varying technical skill-sets, and which will at times include customer business owners and customer technical contacts.
Driven, self-motivated individual that takes pride in your work, ownership of your projects, and is accountable for the success of applications.
Nice to haves:
Postgres experience a plus.
AWS experience a plus.
Front-end web application experience (React) a plus.
Working knowledge of micro-service architecture concepts.
Education/Experience Required:
Minimum 5 years business and technical project management experience.
BS/BA in Computer Science or related field, preferred.