Require candidates who have at least 5 years of active professional experience with direct involvement in business analyst discipline. Along with hard skills in business analysis, candidates must be assertive and confident to analyze and communicate gaps and concerns to business members and technical team when working on business requirements. Candidates must have delivered BA artifacts such as user stories, use cases, process flows, activity diagrams, wireframes and other common BA output (context diagram, DFD, BRD, class diagrams, etc).

Candidate must be familiar with business analysis common requirements models such as the following:
Role Based Matrix, Actor Tables, Glossary, Context Diagram, ERD Data Model, Class Model, Data Dictionary, Event Response Tables, State Diagrams, Business Rules, Decision Tables, Process Maps, Use Cases, and Activity Diagrams

Candidates must be proficient in the use of Microsoft tools like Excel, Word, Power point, and Visio. Candidates must have worked in Share Point environment for document management and versioning.

The candidate may be required to provide examples of their artifacts (ex. process flows using Visio) during the interview process. It is a big plus if the candidates have work experience in an Agile environment using tools such as Team Foundation Server (TFS) or Rally , Jirra/Visio

Candidates are expected to elicit requirements, analyze complex business flows and rules, present complex ideas in a simplified way, conduct discussions on business topics, challenge ideas, propose new ideas, recommend process improvement, conduct process modeling, and write uprequirements in the required format as defined by the project team.

Candidates must be able to work as a team with other business analysts, business team members and technical team. Candidates must have work experience in dealing with senior member of the business units (within the organization) and product owners that require excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Candidates must be comfortable working with difficult stakeholders and opinionated developers and architects during the development lifecycle.

Candidates must be able to work in a dynamic and fast pace project cycle along with a short learning curve. It is expected for the candidate to be able to pick up on the business knowledge quickly and able to research independently on ideas and concepts that will assist with the BA work scope.
Candidates are expected to be able to work independently with minimal supervision or work with the assigned team to elicit, analyze and produce requirements artifacts that are clear to enable technical work and testing.

Candidates must be able to provide additional clarifications to the technical and testing team so that the business solutions can be properly developed and tested to support the requirements.

Candidates must have participated and/or led JAD sessions for requirements gathering. The candidate will provide requirements artifacts using Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio and other tools like TFS and Rally. The candidate will share and manage the requirements, and will be required to conduct meetings with counterparts in different locations using video, Sametime/other IM platform, and teleconference. The candidate will also serve as liaison between the business area and the Information Technology (IT) Area where the candidate is able to articulate the business intent to the technical team, and at the same time, able to communicate the technical constraints to the business team. This will be done in a face-to-face sessions, demonstrations in front of other teams, and presenting in front of other project members using videos and projectors.

Thank you,
Senthil Kumar
952 221 6247

NY – Quality Engineer

10+ years of experience in Quality Assurance

• Analytical competence, which supports Test creation
o Strong knowledge of eReader and similar education technology applications, as well as the Scholastic eReading platform, supporting processes and test strategy
o Active Participation in determining acceptance criteria of new features as well as changes
o Determine appropriate test strategy for changes
o Determine impact to test suite – need for new tests, maintenance to current tests etc.
o Determine test data requirements for new tests

• Technical competence, which supports Test Implementation
o Experience with Acceptance Driven Development (ATDD) or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) approaches to developing and testing software
o Experience with Cucumber/Gherkin language to specify scenarios, or alternate tools in the same space such as Behat, Watir etc.
o Knowledge of Java programming as applied to implementing automated tests with REST services, Selenium, Databases etc.
o Familiar with relational databases (e.g. Oracle, MySQL etc.), as well as NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, Cassandra etc.)
o Familiar with modern version control systems such as Git, BitBucket or similar
o Familiar with leveraging Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins to setup tests to execute on schedule, on demand or true CI (e.g. chained to code commits)
o Familiar with using tools such as SumoLogic, Loggly or other logging tools to correlate defects against other events of interest
o Familiar with Fiddler, Charles, Postman, REST-Client, SOAP UI or similar tools to independently test REST end points to correlate and isolate defect causes
o Able to review code changes at a high level, understand unit test coverage and design automated tests that complement developer unit tests

• Other competence, which supports Quality
o Strong adherent to Agile principles in letter as well as in spirit. Knows and follows Agile convention, but importantly internalizes the Agile spirit
o Strong communicator – able to work closely with counterparts in a cross-functional, Agile team setting, to understand product needs and implement the right automated tests
o Understands the importance of data insofar as to analyze reported issues, inform severity of defects, inform the priority of tests
o Understands the importance of metrics in the modern software organization and supports the automated generation of such metrics as an outcome of normal work. Observes patterns in the metrics and takes appropriate action
o Understands the importance of performance of software and is able to interface with performance test teams to highlight and resolve performance problems in applications

PCI – UI Developer -MN

Sr UI Developer
Location: MN
Contract type: C2H

Job Description:
– Delivering world class experiences while executing understandable, maintainable, well tested code.
– Executing on complex requirement sets as part of the core of the Client’s commerce capability.

Skills Overview:
– 10+ years of JavaScript experience with multiple modern frameworks.
– 5+ years of another programming language

Top three:
1) JavaScript
2) Experience on a team and interaction with people outside of developers
3) Willingness to take initiative to learn about the project and company.

Technologies :
Years of technical knowledge in web development. We don’t look for specific technologies. Instead we look for someone that is self-learning, self-sufficient and holds themselves to a high standard of development.
– Node & REACT are ideal.

PCI- Python Requirement- MN

Job Responsibilities

· Evaluate detailed business, functional, and high-level technical requirements including recovery, security, and audit.

· Design detailed technical components with high-level architecture

· Recognize and understand use of design patterns for intermediate applications.

· Apply reusability and future state architectures.

· Participates and provides feedback in design reviews.

· Complete component design documents on assigned projects.

· Participate and provide feedback in design reviews.

· Develop code for intermediate to complex modules, following documentation and development standards.

· Create enhanced technical documentation and implement changes.

· Conduct timely structured code reviews to ensure standards and systems interoperability.

· Review and critique team members’ code.

· Create accurate test plans, conditions, and data. Participate in testing reviews.

· Conduct basic levels of module and integration testing according to process standards. Track and resolve moderate defects.

· Provide technical assistance.

· Analyze and resolve moderate to complex problems.

· Execute change management activities supporting production deployment to Developers, Quality Control Analysts, and Environment Management personnel.

Job Qualifications

· Bachelor’s or Masters/MBA degree in a field such as Computer Science or Data Architecture

· Demonstrated problem solving (analysis)

· Data structures/algorithms development– Must

· 5+ years Python experience– Must

· Experience developing complex business solutions

· SQL database development– Must

· Demonstrated ability to mentor others

· Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels

· Continuous Integration

· Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

· Prototyping Experience– Must

· Hadoop – Must

· HTML, CSS, Python – Must

· Additional Languages

· R,SAS, Java, Spark/Hadoop – Preferred

· Experience working in an Agile framework – Must

· Unix– Must

SMN – Web Developer – MN- Immediate Requirement

Seeking a team of resources to fulfill the project deliverables – vendor must be able to provide a full team of resources necessary to complete the project deliverables in order to respond.

Responsibilities Expected of the Selected Vendor
In addition to the project deliverables listed above, these are some vendor responsibilities:
 Provide a Web Application Lead, who will report to the Project Manager.
o Main point of contact for questions and information
o Coordinate resources & schedules
o Report on deliverables, budget and schedule
o Present engagement deliverables to team
 A project work plan will be provided in the vendor response to the RFO.
 A structured change management process will be used for all changes.
 Staff is available for scheduling to meet project schedule.
 Appropriate training and knowledge transfer will be provided.
 Vendor will provide a testing plan and list of acceptance criteria.

Mandatory Vendor Qualifications

 Vendor must propose hourly rates for each resource that do not exceed vendor’s Maximum Hourly Rate for the Web Application Design & Development. (See Cost Proposal instructions, below.)
 Vendor must have a minimum of five years of experience, within the past 8 years providing audience research, usability and user interface design.
 Vendor must have a minimum of three user experience projects successfully completed in the past two years with sites servicing multiple personas.
 Vendor must have experience working on a minimum of two website projects with governmental or non-profit agencies whose sites have more than 5000 pages and multiple topic areas.
 Vendor must have a minimum of five years’ experience creating site navigation, site maps, information architecture and content strategy.
 Vendor must have a minimum of five years’ experience with responsive design.
 Vendor must have a minimum of two years’ experience designing accessible content for websites.
 Vendor must have a minimum of five years’ experience conducting usability tests.
 Vendor must have a minimum of five years’ experience with graphic design and branding.

Desired Skills of the Vendor
 Experience with web security protocols for CMS.

Java Developer- PS- Immediate Requirement- MN

Description: Design development, coding, testing and debugging new software or enhancements to existing software. Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and develops specifications to resolve them. Resolves customer complaints and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. Participates in the development of software user manuals.

Requirements: Experience building and supporting applications using Java SE 4-8 Experience working with Java Swing applications on Windows and iOS Deep knowledge of relational databases (SQL Server, MySQL, hSQLdb) Strong experience with HTML, Javascript, XML, XML Parsing Experience creating installations packages using InstallShield and/or InstallAnywhere Experience with source code control products (GIT, SVN, Perforce) Experience building and maintaining build scripts Experience with web services and PCI compliant environments Knowledge of reporting packages such as JasperReports a plus Knowledge of OMR scanning hardware/software a huge plus
5+ years experience in software engineering
Effective communication skills, ability to demonstrate concise and thoughtful correspondence
Strong problem solving, analysis, design and testing skills
Knowledge of software performance, scalability, maintainability, reusability and security
Experience working within an Agile Scrum environment

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent

Sr Java Developer- MN- Immediate Requirement

Senior Java Developer/Programmer- MN- F2F interview Required
Contract type:C2C/W2/1099
Rate: Negotiable for the right candidate
Duration :12 Months+
Location : Minneapolis, MN
Visa Class: GC/USC/H1b

Primary Responsibilities:
Predict emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them
Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches
Play a tech lead role and help with technical planning, designing, coding and testing.
Deploy and maintain Applications/Systems

Required Qualifications
Education: Bachelors degree
5+years related experience
Experience with some or all of the following tools:
Web Services
REST services
Requirements & analysis experience
OOAD design
Agile development
Design patterns
Spring framework

Data Analyst- MN

Location: MN

Primary Responsibilities:
• Work with Oracle database security products, database performance tuning, and partitioning; database upgrades.
• Acting as a liaison between infrastructure and development, QA teams and leading the new application implementations with backend Oracle databases
• recommending, planning, and leading implementation of Oracle database best practices in the areas of IT infrastructure and application development; and reviewing and assigning Oracle database to ensure hosting on the best supported software versions
• End to end customer facing project implementations that include the following: logical and physical database design and Oracle software installations on UNIX based platforms; Database performance tuning; and Oracle database encryption, compression, and security
• Database architecture and infrastructure design and interfacing application development

Required Qualifications:
• 5+ years Oracle experience in large enterprise systems environments
• Oracle 10g and 11g experience
• Unix / Linux
Preferred Qualifications:
• Oracle 12c
• Bachelor’s degree
• Oracle certifications
• Healthcare industry experience

Quality Assurance Analyst – Minneapolis,MN

Quality Assurance Consultant

Contract type:C2C/W2/1099
Rate: Negotiable for the right candidate
Duration :6 Months+
Location : Minneapolis, MN
Visa Class: GC/USC/H1b

Mandatory Qualifications:

1. Ten years (in total) of QA/Testing experience that includes:
 Web application user interface testing, usability testing, regression testing, and systems integrations testing;
 Testing web services using SoapUI and UI testing;
 Test planning, writing test cases, logging/tracking defects, final test reporting;
 Analysis related to quality control, performance and operability.
2. Five years of experience as a tester on a project team using an Agile/Scrum methodology.
3. Four years of experience reading, creating, and/or interpreting XML.
4. Four years of experience documenting and executing test cases using a QA tool.

Desired Skills:

1. Experience with Automated testing using HP UFT.
2. Performance testing using HP Loadrunner.
3. Experience working with a law enforcement or other public safety agency who uses driver and vehicle data.

IT Systems Analyst Consultant – Immediate Placement at MN

IT Systems Analyst Consultant

Contract type:C2C/W2/1099
Rate: Negotiable for the right candidate
Duration :6 Months+
Location : Minneapolis, MN
Visa Class: GC/USC/H1b

Primary Responsibilities:
· Lead requirements gathering, service-oriented modelling, analysis and design activities

· Evaluate business requirements and prepare the detailed functional and technical specifications that follow project guideline

· Work closely with Developers and Quality Assurance Analysts to ensure requirements and design are completely understood

· Collaborate with the business and developers and create a UI design

· Ability to drive quality across agile and iterative software development lifecycles

· 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

· Present and evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution

· 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

· Understanding of data gathering/analysis and assist with data modeling.

· Candidate will be working on Payment Integrity Case Tracking system part of FOCUS program.

Required Qualifications
· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

· 9+ years of experience in Systems Analysis

· 8+ years of experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) System Development Life Cycle

· 6+ years of experience translating business requirements into a detailed system specification

· 5+ years of Relational Database experience

· 5+ years of experience working in Agile methodology, preferably SCRUM

· 4+ years of experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions

· 4+ years of experience mapping data from web services or database to user interface

· 4+ years of experience with UI Design and data modelling

· 4+ years of experience in Software development

· Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications
· Experience working with test plans and test cases

· Experience in Healthcare Industry

· Experience in Healthcare claims, Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Error processing.