Quality assurance lead Requirement in MN

Position: Quality assurance lead
Location: MN
W2 Candidates only


As a Senior IT Quality Consultant, you would work as a part of a dynamic team involved with software, web, portal, application, and other testing for new systems and/or enhancements with a focus on both manual and/or automated testing tools, test script and test plan creation and maintenance, defect tracking and reporting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work concurrently on several projects, each with specific instructions that may differ from project to project
  • Ensure that quality processes are carried out through all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Work with business partners, systems analyst, designers and programmers to create/analyze required project documents and ensures that quality assurance processes are incorporated
  • Analyze and dissect system requirements and technical specifications to create and execute test cases for large business initiatives
  • Ability to write test cases and execute testing within a web service environment
  • Product test and driving defect resolution
  • Assist business users in defining User Acceptance Testing, test cases and plans
  • Establish and maintain test cases and test data
  • Create and maintain test cases in Quality Center and/or Test Director
  • Actively participate in walk-through, inspection, review and user group meetings for quality assurance
  • Work with business users, system analysts, designers and programmers to create and analyze various required project documents
  • Participate in production implementation verification and being accountable for validating system quality
  • Plan, document, evaluate and track testing results to ensure system applications are free from defects
  • Communicate and interact with appropriate areas on problems, changes and enhancements that may impact data, workflow and /or functionality within Information Technology software
  • Comply with standards of the software development life cycle and follow strategies, plans and procedures within information Technology software
  • Comply with standards and strategies of the software development life cycle Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with Oozie
  • 2+ years of experience with Sqoop
  • 2+ years of experience with Hive
  • 2+ years of experience with Hadoop test methods
  • 5+ years of Quality Assurance/Testing experience
  • Quality Assurance Team Leadership experience
  • Experience with Quality Assurance testing tools
  • Understanding of all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Proficiency with MS Visio
  • Healthcare Industry experience


Devops Developer Requirement in MN

Position: Devops Developer
Location: MN
W2 Candidates only

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deep understanding of each application deployed in Production
  • Troubleshooting Production issues and driving creative solutions
  • Driving and Documenting Root Cause Analysis of Problems experienced
  • Communicating and managing Production support issues with your clients and stake holders
  • Work with the development team to do bug fixes and make improve the platform reliability
  • Demonstrate and continuously develop substantial depth of knowledge and experience in a  specific area of Big Data technologies.

 Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ Years of Production Application Support
  • 2+ years of experience with Hive
  • 2+ years of experience with Hadoop
  • 2+ years of experience with Python
  • 2+ years of Shell Scripting
  • Understanding of all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior HEDIS experience
  • ITIL Foundation Certification or Higher
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Oozie
  • 2+ years of experience with Sqoop
  • 2+  years of Java
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Proficiency with MS Visio
  • Healthcare Industry experience


Java backend Developers/Java Server Side Developers/Java Spring Developers in CO

Title: Java backend Developers/Java Server Side Developers/Java Spring Developers
Location: Englewood CO


Enterprise Services Software Engineer. We are providing a best in class portfolio of enterprise class web services is what we do. We run more than 60 million web services calls a day through our platform and this number is growing daily! We are looking for a new member to join our team here in Englewood, CO to help us continue to provide best in class service to our stakeholders.

What you’ll do:

• Work in a fast-paced agile driven extreme programming environment with focus on test driven development and CI/CD

• Provide technical/architectural solutions to the team for solving complex business problems

• Translate documented requirements/stories from Rally into object oriented pattern based code in Java, Spring framework

• Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

• Ability to guide and mentor junior developers on various tasks

• Define/improve SDLC processes and procedures

• Maintain and support existing systems and services

What an ideal Developer possesses:

• 4-year college degree or equivalent experience, Bachelor of Science preferred with 5+ years professional Development experience. Master’s degree is a plus; or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Java / J2EE object oriented pattern based development experience or other OO languages & concepts

• Experience with XML/XSD, JSON, SOAP UI, UML, Eclipse, Jenkins, IntelliJ, Gitlab; Experience with cloud based technologies, preferably AWS

• Experience with leading and delivering projects in agile environment using SCRUM/XP methodologies; Strong Desire to learn with a “can do” attitude

• Experience working on open source frameworks like Spring Batch, Cloud, MVC and Spring Boot

• Experience guiding and mentoring junior developers

• Experience defining and improving SDLC processes

• Prior webservices development experience with SOAP or REST services is a plus; Hadoop,

• No SQL / Big Data experience and or Kafka are all nice to haves; PL SQL Developer, Oracle / SQL Server, NoSQL databases

Java Developer in MN – Only USC/GC

Position: Java Developer
Visa: USC/GC
Client type: Through Vendor Partner
Importance:Very High
Location: MN
Contract Type : C2C/W2/1099
Note: Locals only required – In person interview

Duties Include:
Assists in the development of the application’s architecture and blueprints on which functional and non-functional requirements (which reflect the business needs of the enterprise) can be met.
Creates developer technical designs.
Assists with the mapping of the application’s architecture to the chosen technology platform.
Defines application components, platforms, interfaces, development tools, and testing approaches.
Provides technical oversight to application development teams. Consults on integration and conversion activities.
Recommends redesign or redevelopment.
Assists with selection of technologies to provide long-term compatibility and flexibility.
Assists in analyzing organizational needs and goals for the purpose of incorporating into the design, development, and implementation of applications.
Ensures that non-functional requirements are appropriately defined, and that the application architecture supports these requirements.
Assists with determining appropriate strategies regarding long-term application direction.
Assists with compliance of Enterprise Architecture, Technology Standards, and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning.
May lead, provide direction, and coordinate activities of application development staff. Interacts with business line(s), vendors and other technologists.
Participates in the evaluation of vendor products to determine conformance with bank technical standards and appropriate fit with business needs.

-Provides technical oversight to a team of payments development/support staff.
-Participates in the technical design of application systems.
-Develops, implements and supports application systems.
-Assists in definition of time tables and project tasks; analyzes and estimates cost and time.
-Performs change impact analysis tasks.
-Creates comprehensive unit test plans and test cases.
-Participates in design, coding, testing, implementation, and documentation of solutions. -Creates and executes performance tests to ensure that expected application performance levels are achieved.
-Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, maintains, and modifies computer programs of moderate complexity, significance, and risk.
– Works with software vendors to understand systems and configurable options, applies configurable options, works with testing staff and Operations staff to test and implement.
-Contributes and at times, leads clients and technical staff to investigate, analyze, and resolve technical problems related to system functions, programming, configurable options, and procedures.
-Joins in post-implementation reviews of both application development content and process to maximize and share learning.
-Shares in monitoring operating efficiency of existing systems.
-Writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.

Skills Summary

Java & Java scripting – Required! 7 Years
SQL Server – Required! 7 Years
Online Transaction Processing Tools – Required! 7 Years
Interfacing with vendor legacy systems – Required! 7 Years
API Developing SOAP/REFT – Will be tested on this during the interview process – Required! 7 Years
JSON – Required! 7 Years
Understanding of DB2 is crtical – Required! 7 Years
Understanding of IBM virtual machine processing – Required! 7 Years
WTX, IBM Installation Manager, Cognos, IDM Integration BUS (IIB) – Highly Desired

Application Developer (Websphere)

Job Description:

Title: Application Developer
Location: MN

Leads the technical design and development of highly complex, cross-functional, multi-platform, application systems. May perform some application architecture functions.

Required Skills
 MQ
 Websphere Application Server
 DB2
 Congnos
 Optim
 Spectrum Scale
 Java
 Javascript
 Ansible
 Jenkins
 Maven
 UrbanCode

Devops Engineer

Job Description:

Title: Devops Engineer
Location: MN

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment?
Resources will be working on Client P!XEL integration on various sites and operating Client P!XEL. Client P!XEL is a critical in house built service that allow behavioral tracking, web analytics and a real time feed to events that are happing on web apps, APis and/or mobile apps. This real time event feed can be used for fraud detection, machine learning based recommenders and the events can be used for post issue data forensics. Client P!XEL supports HIPPA/PHI compliant.

High scale systems 1000’s of txns/events per second. No specific field

High level of ability to write either Ruby or Python or Scala
High level of ability to write Bash scripts
Great at debugging issues in network, hardware, VM, Linux and Software

*** What experience will set candidates apart from one another?
Superior devOps skills with linux systems.
Superior software engineering skills.
Experience with high scale: Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka, Varnish Cache, and/or Hadoop
High level of ability to write either Ruby or Python or Scala
High level of ability to write Bash scripts
High level of ability to write Ansible playbooks..
Great at debugging issues in network, hardware, VM, Linux and Software

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team? team
If so, please describe the team? (Name of team, size of team, etc.)
Client Pixel Team, 10 people.

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)

Deploy and Manage servers/VMs
Deploy and Manage applications including Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka, Varnish Cache, Hadoop
Write Ansible playbooks.
Write bash scripts
Possibly write machine learning based apps in Scala/Python and Spark Streaming
Problem solve a very high volume system

What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities?
Linux, Bash Scripting, SSH, git, Ansible, Mac OS/OS X,

What skills/attributes are a must have?
High level of ability to write either Ruby or Python or Scala
High level of ability to write Bash scripts
High level of ability to write Ansible playbooks
Great at debugging issues in network, hardware, VM, Linux and Software

What skills/attributes are nice to have?
Experience with Kafka, Elastic Search, Cassandra, Varnish Cache, NGinx, Squid, F5 Big IP
High level of ability to write JavaScript clientside
High level of ability to write JavaScript serverside
MEAN Stack
Ruby on Rails
Writing APIs in Ruby or Python
Writing Microservices experience
Open Shift Experience
Docker Experience
AWS Experience

Business Analyst with Healthcare Experience – (Direct Hire)

Job Description:

Title: Business Analyst
Location: MN

• To develop and maintain core department reports, deliverables, systems, processes and methodologies in order to provide accurate and actionable information to organizational decision-makers.
• To serve as project leader on the planning, design, and creation of complex datasets, data extracts, analyses, and key recommendations for implementation that will provide customers with a comprehensive understanding of the issue being studied and actionable insights on improvement opportunities.
• To provide data analysis, interpretation, and consultation to maximize the use of HealthPartners care delivery operational data (such as order, appointment, schedule, and claims data) in order to support needs of operational leadership, executive management as well as clinician leadership.
• Guide Patient Access team members on various projects including planning and designing efficient and sustainable data extraction models, layouts, visualizations, analyses, interpretation, and presentation of information.
• Guide Patient Access team members on how workflow changes will impact the integrity of the data.

• Lead projects within the department coordinating the efforts of multiple team members balancing priority and scope with time and resources available.
• Provide appropriate written and verbal communication as project lead to team members, manager and customers regarding project status, issue identification and resolution, and analytical results. Serve as a measurement consultant to customers wanting to develop new report indicators and performance measurement tools to ensure alignment with organizational objectives, decision making processes, and need for information.
• Serve as project lead on large projects. Actively promotes a work environment that fosters self-directed teams. Takes initiative to fill gaps in leadership.
• Provide staff with training on methodologies and tools used within the department as requested.
• Serve as a department expert on the key departmental measurement, methodologies, deliverables, and appropriate interpretation and application of findings.
• Proactively identifies and addresses data quality issues when they arise and lead data quality teams to resolve data quality issues
• Know and recognize the critical decision points in a methodology and their impact on the outcome through triaging complex and ambiguous problems into executable deliverables
• Influence the development, documentation and improvement of core databases, including key definitions, element names, relational structure, as well as significant caveats. 
• Leverage desktop analytical and report publishing tools, specifically members of the Microsoft Office Suite of products to improve efficiency and facilitate decision making
• Leverages CQI principles in their daily work to improve the accuracy, efficiency and actionability of results.
• Demonstrate HealthPartners Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Teamwork and Respect
• Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

• BA/BS in mathematics, statistics, health care management, business, economics, finance or related field.
• Six years of direct experience working on the development of complex and multiple data sets for decision support.
• Six years experience in health care and/or health research settings, working with health care operations data.
• Six years experience in management of complex projects in the health care field.
• Direct experience using personal computer spreadsheets, word processing, database software and current industry measurement tools.
• Experience in an analytical setting using technical/analytical skills on the extraction, layout and interpretation of complex data sets.
• Experience presenting results verbally and in written form to senior managers.
• Experience consulting and mentoring on the statistical and other CQI tools and techniques used in daily work.
• Ability to manage multiple, complex projects.
• Ability to coordinate projects from the concept stage to completion, leading cross functional teams.
• Developed consulting skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills including ability to communicate technical concepts for non-technical users and to lead intra-departmental teams to effective and actionable decisions.
• Well developed technical skills including knowledge of and ability to learn and understand complex programming and Relational Database Design.
• Ability to synthesize tabular and graphical displays of data with actionable findings and recommendations through use of PC applications.
• Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
• Understanding and willingness to use statistical and other CQI tools and techniques in daily work.
• Desktop publishing, graphing, and pivot table experience.
• Well established Business Objects, SQL and MS Access reporting experience.
• Post Graduate Degree/Doctoral Degree in mathematics, statistics, health care management, business, finance, health economies or other area providing analytical and technical skills.
• Good working knowledge with medical terminology, medical coding systems; ICD-9, CPT4, NDC, GPI.
• Gather and interpret requirements and translate them into deliverables which meet the needs of senior leadership in a highly dynamic environment.
• Maintain knowledge of cutting edge measurement and analysis methodologies and promote use within HealthPartners.
• Leverage Health care knowledge and technical expertise to server as liaison between business and technical areas on complex projects.
• Lead Projects within the department coordinating the efforts of multiple team members balancing priority and scope with time and resources available.

• Work will be reviewed by Team Manager or Project Lead prior to distribution of analysis and reports external to the department.

Dotnet developer – with CMS

Job Description:

Title: Dotnet developer
Location: MN

MUST have: CMS knowledge (Umbraco, Sitecore, WordPress, Drupal, etc. is important).

• C# / .NET Core / Angular 2 Full Stack Development
• RDBMS / NoSQL experience
• Experience in building Multi-Tenant CMS Platforms
• Experience with multi-lingual and multi-country implementation
• SEO, E-Commerce, Social Media and Personalization Experience
• Experience integrating with Marketing teams, campaigns, workflows
• Expertise in a major CMS Platform preferred (Umbraco, WordPress, Sitecore, Drupal, Joomla, etc.)

• Re-Architect a Multi-Tenant, Multi-Brand, Multi-Country Web Platform for a major international brand
• Develop a SaaS platform with SaaS Provider, SaaS Consumer and SaaS Customer hierarchies
• Implement a Content Management System that enables a high degree of customization
• Focus on scalability, uptime and security

IT Business Analyst (with Telecom Experience)

Job Description:

Title: IT Business Analyst
Location: MN

The following experience would be extremely beneficial: Background in Telecom operations, working for or with carriers, understanding CSRs (Customer Service Records), and auditing skills.
Also, Organizational and planning skills, record keeping.

Time-division multiplexing (TDM) is a core voice capability in our telecommunications infrastructure. Carriers are discontinuing TDM services (ATT EOL June 2019). This initiative will complete the disconnection of TDM circuits and replace with SIP (initiative started in 2014)

The Business Analyst on this project will be responsible for a) validating call with carrier information and data, including validating numbers to port, testing numbers, verification that numbers come into the SBCs. In addition, the analyst will assist the team in completing remaining work to migration DIDs onto SIP and outbound changes to move Long Distance, Local, TFN to SIP service. This includes creation of documentation and testing of all scenarios to ensure port and disconnects are successful.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and working with technical and business teams required.