Digital Prospectors Systems Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

Systems Analyst

Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Jennifer Heimberg at

Phone: 603.215.7062

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Job Title: Systems Analyst

Location : Boston, MA

Duration: 6+ Months

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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The Systems Analyst will be a Transit Applications Team member supporting the HEAT Software Service Management upgrade. The Analyst will be working with business users as well as the applications team. Candidate will be expected to build subject matter expertise in the users’ field and with the HEAT application.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Meet with internal customers/users; learn and understand their processes, workflows and business needs

  2. Succinctly write workflow descriptions, business needs and translate to software requirements

  3. Identify gaps during the business requirements phase

  4. Define report specifications

  5. Alert Project Manager of scope creep that may impact the project

  6. Write and execute unit/functional test cases

  7. Maintain project documentation

  8. Hands-on technical tasks assisting the upgrade development/configuration team

  9. Produce training manuals and provide user training

  10. Other tasks as necessary to move the project forward

  11. Analyst will be expected to travel to MBTA sites with team members as necessary for these duties.

  12. Candidate will be expected to adhere to core hours, report work accomplished, and finish assigned tasks in a timely manner

  13. 40 hours/week; no overtime

Minimum Requirements Include:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in a science, technical or business field

  2. Strong analytical skills

  3. Strong listening skills

  4. Strong communication skills

  5. Ability to easily work with all people regardless of role/title

  6. Ability to think and question people across the organization to minimize requirement gaps

  7. Ability to help bring people together to a common understanding and agreement

  8. Ability to accept constructive criticism

  9. Proven ability to write

  10. Proficient at problem identification and resolution, and defining and managing business requirements.

  11. Experience producing various work products throughout the analysis and design phases of a project.

  12. Ability and motivation to learn

  13. Ability to handle shifting priorities

  14. Three to five (3+) years systems analyst experience

  15. Three to five (3+) years application and report creation experience

  16. Technical skills including SSRS, Crystal Reports or other reporting tool

  17. Working knowledge of SQL and database concepts

  18. CRM experience

  19. Candidate must bring a writing sample (i.e. software requirements, use case, or user story) to interview.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract to hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base.

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