Randstad Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts



job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • date posted:Friday, June 16, 2017

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:560244

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Create user stories in Rally
    • Participate in all Agile ceremonies (standup, sprint planning, retrospective, release planning)
    • Document new APIs / Services and modify existing ones after evaluating the following: user stories, business requirements, high level design documents and database models
    • Prepare the detailed functional and technical specifications for the API including documenting the internal and external schemas via Microsoft Word and Wiki
    • Create/modify XSD and JSON files for the corresponding API
    • Document mapping requirements and implement those rules in Altova MapForce
    • Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
    • Work closely with Developers, Quality Assurance Analysts, Architects, Business Partners and other Technology teams at UHG to ensure requirements and design are completely understood
    • Communicate design to all stakeholders and varying levels of the organization
    • Act as the liaison between Business and Systems Analysts, Developers and project management groups
    • Work closely with business teams to strategize solutions that support long term business objectives
    • Ensure IT deliverables align with business requirements with measurable results
    • Collaborate with QA team to ensure testing efforts align with system deliveries and business processes
    • Lead and mentor other Systems Analysts


    • 5+ years of experience in Systems Analysis or IT Development
    • 5+ years of experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) /System Development Life Cycle
    • 5+ years of experience translating business requirements into a detailed system specification
    • Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint
    • 5+ years of Relational Database experience
    • Experience with two or more of the following:
  • o Working with APIs and web services

  • o Experience mapping data from web services or database to user interface

  • o Experience creating XML, XSD and/or JSON files

  • o Experience with EDI files

  • o Data modeling experience

  • o Experience working as a developer

  • o Experience working with REST methodology

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
    • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
    • Experience working in an Agile environment or familiarity with Agile methodology
    • Ability to work in highly technical environment
    • Experience working with test plans and test cases
    • Healthcare experience