11 days old
2018-01-102018-02-07

Applications Analyst/Developer Sr

Houston, TX 77032
  • Job Code
    595269

Description:



  • Under broad direction, responsible for the development, maintenance, and/or support of application(s) in an assigned technology, major system, or functional area (e.g., process simulation, document management, payroll, etc.).
  • Duties include analysis leading to requirements/specifications, estimates, and system designs.
  • Assist others with programming, system testing, documentation, system deployment, training, and project setup/support often involving performing project setups, analyses, designs, etc., for/with customers.
  • Similar duties are often associated with the selection, acquisition, installation and configuration of applications licensed from third parties.
  • Assist in supervising others.
  • Provides basic job training and guidance on a regular basis; performs work of same or closely allied nature.
  • Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations.
  • Consequences of error are easily measured and can be confined.
  • Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in CS, MIS, BA or Engineering and 7 years of related experience or through 11 years of software development experience years of experience in Systems Development and/or Applications Support which includes experience in Analysis, Design, Programming, Product Selection, Support and/or Maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of functional area and associated applications and information technologies.
  • Computer skills are well developed with capability to perform analysis and develop relatively complex applications.


Role:



  • Follow a zero-defect mindset in developing, maintaining, testing and deploying software.
  • Perform analysis leading to project requirements/specifications, estimates, and system designs.
  • Participate and guide activities in programming, system testing, documentation, deployment, and training.
  • Participate in the selection of third party systems and their installation, configuration and deployment.
  • Provide project setup/support services to projects.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for given application technologies or application functionality to application users and other application staff.
  • Review and provide guidance to junior application analysts in problem identification, resolution, and implementation.
  • Provide a high level of customer support.
  • Can be asked to operate as focal contact point for an application, group of applications, or specific customer group.


Key Job Responsibilities:


- Assist product management and feature teams in defining functional interaction requirements specifications.


- Develop mockup / prototype interaction designs, including user interaction models, information architecture, wire frames and screen flows.


- Conduct rapid iterative usability testing of wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.


- Translate research findings into design alterations to quickly improve product designs early in the design cycle.


- Perform validation usability testing to determine whether features and products have met business and usability objectives.


- Perform data analysis of research findings and synthesize actionable recommendations Qualifications:


- 3+ years of experience in product development teams working on user interface designs.


- Experience in a user-centered design team.


- Knowledge of how to best design to solve business and user problems. Ability to understand the needs of customers.


- Design fundamentals including information design, visual design, industry UI standards for desktop and web-based applications, and ease of use best practices.


- Experience with design tools such as Balsamiq, Sketchflow, or Photoshop. Background in visual design would be a big plus.


- Design fundamentals including information design, visual design, industry UI standards for desktop and web-based applications, and ease of use best practices.


- Experience with design tools, including Adobe products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash).

Categories

  • Information Technology

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