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IT Quality and Business Analyst (Mainframe and .Net Web app) (746 views)

Des Moines,IA
August 11, 2020

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Title: IT Quality and Business Analyst (Mainframe and .Net Web app)

Location: Des Moines, IA

Rate: DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Duration: 10 Months

Interview Type: Skype or Phone

Work Status:  Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type:  C2C,C2H,W2

Experience: 7 YEARS

Preffer W2: USC/GC/H1B Transfer/OPT/CPT/H4 EAD and other US work authorization are accepted

Job Description

DHS systems team is looking to utilize the right resource on change requests that range from problem tickets (quick fixes) to major enhancements.  These positions will test applications that support Child Welfare, Child Care Assistance, Food Assistance, Family Investment Program, Medicaid, and Child Support.  In addition to testing duties, the agency is looking for light Business Analyst duties, which will mostly involve gathering requirements around production issues and light enhancements. 

DHS is in the process of vetting automating testing regression tools.  These individuals will join the team in vetting the solutions mid-stream and help the team come to a determination which product will be chosen.   

DHS primarily has two environments: Legacy Cobol/CICS/IDMS/VSAM Mainframe systems and client server/Web .NET systems.  Most systems are centralized but there are distributed systems as well that are used in field offices and DHS owned and operated facilities.  Many systems are home grown while some systems use third-party applications.

Due to the COVID pandemic, these positions will work remotely with the development teams through Microsoft Teams.  However, it is unclear if this will be a permanent, so it is expected that the candidates are located in the Des Moines Metro area as to be able to come to the office as needed.      

Required Skills:

  • Play critical role in testing products to verify against specifications and validating product feature concepts for future and current requirements using manual testing processes and automated regression testing suites.
  • Write scripts for automated regression testing.
  • Maintain documentation in study library or tools provided for knowledge management and future benchmarking.
  • Serves as a resource and/or participant in business process re-design activities. Assists the customer in determining if and how system enhancements may improve process-flow and business function.
  • Perform some or all of the following types of testing: user acceptance, functional, regression and usability
  • Test not only the technology, but also the process and role changes
  • Validate existing ‘to be’ processes as part of documentation process and updating documentation of the changed business processes as needed.
  • Understanding business requirements and system documentation, as well as contributing to end-user and documentation libraries.
  • Be a collaboration point with system development team and client-facing teams to ensure clarification of requirements and translate into needs for product features.
  • Works with quality assurance and programming teams to ensure changes are migrated into production correctly.
  • Interacts with technical teams and SME’s to clarify business requirements.

Required / Desired Skills

Ability to review both business and technical documentation

Required 5 Years

Ability to independently schedule UAT tasks and risk based testing

Required 5 Years

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. etc.

Required 5 Years

Extracting & doc Bus Rules embedded in third party utilities, & other data manipulation products; in both business & functional aspects of Bus rules.

Required 5 Years

Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period of time (daily, weekly, monthly).

Required 5 Years

Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging.

Required 5 Years

Demonstrated ability of high levels of interpersonal and communication skills.

Required 5 Years

Demonstrated ability of self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision.

Required 5 Years

Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities.

Required 3 Years

Visualize and Propose solutions that cross multiple platforms

Required 3 Years

Demonstrated understanding of the client server environment, relational data modeling with SQL, code development/testing on the Windows .NET platform

Highly desired

Write scripts for use in an automated regression testing suite.

Highly desired

 Experience working in Agile and Waterfall project methodologies.

Highly desired

Experience in vetting an Automated Regression Suite Tool.


Apply here or Please send to resumes@sohanit.com

Position Keywords: Cobol/CICS/IDMS/VSAM Mainframe systems ,server/Web .NET systems,Agile,UAT

Pay Rate: DOE/If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Job Duration: 10 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 2208

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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