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Business Systems Programmer/Analyst IV
Ref No.: 17-00268
Location: Albany, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/03/2017
Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full time opportunity with our client in Albany, NY for a Business Systems Programmer/Analyst IV

Job Description:
The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst is responsible for analyzing current customer operations, including documenting current workflows, identify areas of improvement, collaboratively working with internal customers to identify solutions, writing requirements that support the solution and assessing available technologies to create development specifications. The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst will evaluate the internal technical needs of the organization and recommend solutions, define the system and functional requirements, perform both programming and analysis tasks on internal business systems, and develop and modify internal application, operating, or database systems. The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst will also provide support – including correcting issues that arise from customer usage, identifying configuration changes required, supporting related systems, creating detailed test cases, contributing to testing and results analysis and documenting all programming and systems changes. The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst will be involved with integrating systems from multiple vendors to create cohesive value chain solutions for customers, and will enhance product life-cycle management.

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree.
  • 10 + years of experience.
  • Level III plus, basic project management fundamentals, process analysis and optimization. Experience implementing and updating business critical applications. Advanced application or technology experience.
  • Ability to collaborate with vendors and customers to troubleshoot issues and identify solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across organizational boundaries.
  • Ability to manage operational effectiveness and implement systems and updates collaboratively with customers and vendor, as well as coordinate schedules and plans for updates to key systems.
  • Ability to effectively and independently recommend, document, communicate, implement, and sustain improvements in processes, procedures and operations.
  • Experience with windows based applications and technology.
  • Familiarity with HIPAA regulations, medical terminology, healthcare, or financial and billing processes is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Experience with Finance/Supply Chain ERP applications, such as Lawson or Peoplesoft.
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: EDI, SQL, Javascript, Data ETL tools/methodologies, handheld computing devices

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.