Go for it now. …

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.

If you are a business analyst with at least three years of experience and want to work in Columbus, Ohio or Pittsburgh, PA you should go for this job! The full description is below. If this sounds like a good fit for you, email your resume to resume@logixguru.com with Business Analyst-Pittsburgh, PA in the subject line. You can also apply directly at http://www.logixguru.com/jobs-2/. Go for it now! 

Business Analyst

 

Job Description:   

  • Document and identify gaps in IT and business processes through process mapping to illustrate current and future state.

 

Education/ Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree. Specialization in Business, Finance, Engineering, Science or Math is desirable.
  • 3 to 6 years experience.
  • Experience in most facets of project lifecycle; proficient comprehension of project management methodologies; genuine commitment to project environment and discipline.
  • Experience in Information Technology preferred.

 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to quickly learn organizational structure, business strategies and processes.
  • Knowledgeable on business process modeling, process mapping.
  • Capable of writing clear and well structured business requirements documents.
  • Contributes to the development of detailed level process maps to facilitate requirements gathering, gap analysis and for training use.
  • Ability to resolve minor conflicts/issues using different tactics for prior to escalation.
  • Work with team members to understand the needs of the project.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.

 

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and analyze business problems and defines the scope of activities required to address the issues, including requirement definition, process review, impact assessment and operational streamlining where appropriate. Is involved in all aspects of projects, including documentation of project needs, analysis/research of needs and possible solutions, identifying technology and business solutions, gathering, documenting and updating business requirements; reviewing workflow process mapping; developing business testing strategies and working with project members to execute the test plan, recommending preferred solutions, and implementing recommendations.
  • Manages project documentation (implementation plan, issues log, process maps, etc.) and documents process flows and gaps. Assess, research, analyze and document sponsor/stakeholder needs.
  • Supports the Project Manager in planning, executing, controlling and closing phases.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with business partners and internal/external team members.
  • Identify issues and escalates/manages resolution as required.
  • Coordinates and provides support to the business with the process implementation.

 

Additional Skills: 

We are looking for BA to come in an collect/drive requirements for policy / procedure changes (leveraging our requirement documents) finalize project charter & required material, assist with building / finalizing the workflows for policy management.

  • This position can sit in Columbus, OH; Cleveland,OH; or Pittsburgh, PA
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Happy Summer!

Happy summer everyone! For all of those who have just graduated, congratulations! Welcome to the real world! It’s a fun place. 

At Logix Guru we are always looking for IT consultants to place with our clients that understand and can work with many different software applications, including Oracle, SAP, and Java. If you have experience with these or other similar types of applications, send your resume to resume@logixguru.com. If there are any open positions that fit your skill set, you will be hearing from one of our recruiters. 

Have a great summer!

Pittsburgh continues to boom

The Pittsburgh technology field shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Pittsburgh is one of only 3 US cities to fully recover from the recession, mainly because of our diverse economy, with tech, energy, and healthcare the driving force behind the thousands of jobs that are expected to be added over the next several years.

Logix Guru is always looking for skilled IT talent. To be a part of the Pittsburgh tech boom, please submit your resumes to resume@logixguru. Read more about Pittsburgh economical “wins” here.

Java Programmer Analyst Direct Hire – Westerville, Ohio

We are looking for a Programmer Analyst with Java and Web UI experience. Please see job details below. Send resumes to resume@logixguru.com.

Description
As a Programmer Analyst, you will have the opportunity to enhance and develop new web based applications that support over 1000 associates and our customers.  The opportunities are beyond your normal Java-web development assignments.  You’ll be exposed to Java technologies like the Grails web application framework built on the Groovy programming language and will have the opportunity to work with our business to apply your creative thoughts and experiences to make a difference.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Involved in front end web design and/or web development (back end) activities, including the design, coding and test activities.

Participates in user acceptance testing as necessary and provides test support to the business analysts.

Provides detailed specifications in accordance with department standards, including designs for programs and prepares estimates of work effort.

Works directly with clients and business analysts to identify client needs and alternative solutions.

Writes well-structured, easily-maintained, efficient applications from moderate to high-level functional specifications for new and existing programs.
Develops and maintains a professional and technical knowledge.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field with 3 to 5 years programming experience. Will consider experience in system analysis and design in addition equivalent combination.

Programming languages and technologies:

a. Java: JDK 1.4-1.6+, J2EE; Groovy/Grails

b. Java: Groovy/Grails; Swing, Eclipse, Hibernate, JSF, JPA, JEE, EJB3, Glassfish, JBoss, Maven

c. Oracle, MS SQL, PL/SQL

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

General Development: Subversion, MS Windows XP-7, Linux, Unix

Knowledge of healthcare industry’s terminology is helpful

Perl Programmer Analyst Direct Hire – Westerville, Ohio

We are looking for a Programmer Analyst with Perl and Shell Scripting development experience. Please see job details below. Send resumes to resume@logixguru.com.

Description
As a Programmer Analyst, you will have the opportunity to enhance and develop applications that support over 1000 associates and our customers.  We have a variety of batch / back end processes that drive the company’s workflow.  You’ll have the opportunity to develop programs involved in parsing and manipulating large sets of data.  Your creative thoughts and experiences will make a difference.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Involved in software development activities, including the design, coding and test activities.

Participates in user acceptance testing as necessary and provides test support to the business analysts.

Provides detailed specifications in accordance with department standards, including designs for programs and prepares estimates of work effort.

Works directly with clients and business analysts to identify client needs and alternative solutions.

Writes well-structured, easily-maintained, efficient applications from moderate to high-level functional specifications for new and existing programs.

Develops and maintains professional and technical knowledge.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field with 3 to 5 years programming experience in Perl or other file parsing languages.  Experience with systems analysis and design is also highly desirable.

Programming languages and technologies:

Perl application development and Linux shell scripting

XML, HTML, CGI, Java Script

Oracle, MS SQL, PL/SQL

MS Windows XP – 7, Linux, Unix

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with Subversion, Eclipse, PUTTY, PL/SQL Developer, UltraEdit-32

Solid working knowledge of DBI and exposure to Rose::DB

Understand the usage of regular expressions, and their value in EDI file processing

Analyst / Developer Contract – Pittsburgh, PA

We are looking for an Analyst / Developer with Cobol and Basel experience with a Financial background. Please review the job description below. If interested, send resumes to resume@logixguru.com.

Job Description:

  • You will assist in application software development efforts for system enhancement requests of moderate complexity.
  • Working from detailed specifications, the incumbent performs application system design, and application coding.
  • Efforts may include activities associated with the installation and modifications to packaged application software.
  • Responsibilities also include system testing, system debugging and documentation of software modifications.
  • The incumbent will be involved in production system problem resolution and will provide off-hour support.
  • You will interact with all members of application development, business analysis team and business service partners to successfully implement system enhancement requests.
  • You will be expected to continue to develop more complete system design and development skills.
  • You must be able to apply skills to facilitate the successful implementation and on-going support of new and existing systems.
  • Also, the incumbent will continue to develop business and technical knowledge to prepare for more complex project assignments.
  • Follows approved systems development processes.
  • On a daily basis, the incumbent will be responsible for creating documentation that is required by the Basel program.
  • The successful candidate should have excellent analysis and documentation skills.
  • They will be required to create a data lineage document for the Power 1 application back to its Source Systems.
  • This project will be conducted under the general supervision of a lead software engineer.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an IT related field
  • 2+ years related experience
  • Possess a strong understanding of IT concepts including database concepts structures, software/application development techniques and testing techniques.
  • Develops a strong understanding of core technologies contained within the LOB application supported
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and requirements to technical staff
  • Experience preparing accurate technical work estimates, technical requirements, and design documentation is essential
  • Experience with Mainframe Technologies such as: Cobol, Endevor, and Infoman

Additional Skills:

  • Must have excellent documentation and analysis skills.

Oracle eBS Functional Consultant – Pittsburgh

We are currently looking for an Oracle eBS Functional Consultant for a one year contract in Pittsburgh. Please refer to the details below. Send resumes to resume@logixguru.com.

Brief Description Of Assignment:

This position resides within Business Processes’ Record to Report (R2R) application support area of the USS BSC, on the Accounting, Banking and Assets Team.

The Oracle eBusiness Suite Functional Analyst will be responsible for providing functional business process support to end-users for the Oracle eBusiness Suite (eBS) R12 Financial modules.  These modules include:

  • OPM Costing
  • Discrete Costing
  • SLA
  • General Ledger

Major responsibilities:

  • Writing and interpreting functional design documents for Oracle add-ons and extensions
  • Gathering customer requirements and issues and working with technical developers, DBAs, and Oracle Support to meet these requirements and resolve issues
  • Performing application configuration set-ups
  • Performing thorough testing of application changes and adhering to standards and practices that meet Quality Management and ISO standards

In addition, consultant will:

  • Develop comprehensive test plans, scripts and cases and perform unit and comprehensive testing with system developers to ensure overall functionality and technical quality of deliverables
  • Trouble shoot technical issues and problems, monitor progress against plan, and communicate status to Leads

Candidate Qualifications

College Degree: Yes
Years of Work Experience:
  • The candidate must have a minimum of two years of proven experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite Financial modules.
  • The candidate must show competence in both the Personal and Technical skills (below) during an on-site or BlueJeans.com interview.  (Note: USS will not pay for travel or related expenses.)

Personal Skills Required:

  • Verbal and written communication skills to work with R2R team and the eBS R2R users to define requirements, manage expectations and analyze issues
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures for change control

Technical Skills Required:

•     Expertise in at least one Financial module is a must

•     Strong experience entering, monitoring, and resolving Oracle SRs

•     Proven skills writing SQL queries against Oracle eBS tables

Additional Skills/Qualities not required but would be a plus:

Due to anticipated work volumes, candidates with proven OPM Costing or Discrete Costing expertise will be reviewed first followed by candidates with General Ledger and SLA expertise.

Systems Engineer / Administrator Contract – Pittsburgh

Currently looking for a Linux Systems Engineer/Administrator for a 6 month contract in Pittsburgh. Please see details below. Send resumes to resume@logixguru.com.

Job Description:

  • Install, configure, and support an organization’s local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN) and Internet system or a segment of a network system.
  • Responsible for monitoring network to ensure network availability to all system users.

Education/Experience:

  • Associate degree in computer related field required.
  • Bachelor degree in computer science preferred.
  • 5-7 years experience required. Skills and Competencies:
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
  • Ability to identify, interpret and evaluate system and network requirements.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software as it related to LAN/WAN.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.
  • Configure, monitor and maintain email applications or virus protection software.
  • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.

Required Experience

  • Software Skills      Linux                     Yes    4 – 6 Years
  • Software Skills      Apache                  No      2 – 4 Years
  • Technical Skills     Communications    No      2 – 4 Years

Additional Skills: 

1. Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3,4, and 5

2. Deep knowledge of TCP/IP and HTTP networking protocols

3. Excellent communications and organizational skills

4. Understanding of the Apache Webserver architecture

5. Ability to use standard linux commands (commands such as grep, gawk/awk, or sed) to search logs for patterns and recognize such patterns

6. Basic understanding of Load Balancers, Netscaler and/or F5 would be advantageous.

7. An ability to understand and adapt to the sensitive nature of communications of security -related events

8. Understanding of log files and patterns

9. Understanding of DNS

PC Systems Administrator Contract – Pittsburgh

We are currently looking for a PC Systems Administrator for a 12+ month contract in Pittsburgh. Please see details below. Send resumes to resume@logixguru.com.

Brief Description Of Assignment:

Position will be responsible for PC management duties on an enterprise level. The candidate will interact daily with the first and second level support teams to diagnose and troubleshoot advanced PC issues that could affect the entire organization.

Candidate Qualifications

College Degree: Yes    BS  
Years of Work Experience: 3-5 years experience with PC support

Personal Skills Required:

  • Customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while following standards and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Technical Skills Required:

  • Intermediate knowledge of LAN Desk or similar systems management application
  • Intermediate experience with Credant encryption software or similar application
  • Intermediate understanding of Active Directory
  • Expert with Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 7 and XP), installation and troubleshooting

Additional Skills/Qualities not required but would be a plus:

  • Certified LAN Desk Engineer
  • Credant Encryption training certification