Working with Appsron

We are committed to providing an environment where our people can learn, grow and enjoy their work.

Working with Appsron

We at Appsron believe that people are our biggest and best assets. Our core values, beliefs and mission statement primarily focus on employee well being and development. We are committed to providing an environment where our people can learn, grow and enjoy their work. We have fostered a culture that encourages individuals to have very open communication and treat each other with respect. We provide ample growth opportunities for consistent good performance. We provide excellent compensation and benefits package to all our employees.

Appsron is currently looking for a Senior level Business Analyst for our client's project. The project will be broken into multiple segments and will follow an iterative/agile approach giving the end user the ability to use functionality sooner as opposed to having to wait for total system completion. The Business Analyst must have previous, demonstrated use of both agile/iterative and waterfall methodologies. The Business Analyst has to have experience driving the client to a solution quickly. The Business Analyst must have experience with gathering requirements for an enterprise vendor package solution, and have systems integration experience. The Business Analyst should be able to go into our client s environment and quickly get up to speed with little hand holding.

For this Business Analyst role, you must have:

Solid BA Skills

Experience with AGILE

Ability to create system SPECs from scratch

Visio/UML

Experience with designing workflow, Billing, Usability

Extensive knowledge of Visio, Word, Excel

Working knowledge with UML, Software Development Life Cycle, Wikis, Bug tracking systems, Acrobat, RDB

Aggressive to meet deadlines, get things done, yet diplomatic ability to deal with issues at hand

Responsibilities include:

Plans, gathers and clearly documents the business needs (requirements) of clients and stakeholders using techniques like prototyping, use cases, wireframes, JAD sessions, etc.

Organizes and validates the requirements and ensures that all are traceable and measurable.

Elicits, analyzes and validates business, functional, and non-functional requirements.

Serves as a liaison between the clients and developers to ensure that all technical requirements are identified, if applicable.

Assists in the collection of data element requirements.

Facilitates joint application review/design sessions (JAR/JAD) with clients, technical, and vendor resources.

Identifies and documents issues and risks in a timely manner and presents to PM for mitigation planning

Works with team to identify root cause, resolution

Assists lead tester in test and implementation plans

Serves as a SME for the instructional designer during training planning and development

Assists the PM in capturing and reporting project measures to the appropriate stakeholders.

Desired Skills:

Healthcare Industry experience is a huge plus and Experience with SOA business services; CBAP certified.

Appsron is currently looking for a Project Manager with experience working within an Agile environment. This individual will serve as an expert in project management and will manage all aspects of a moderately complex information technology project or multiple, medium-scale IT projects. This includes project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality, communication, and cost. The Project Manager executes moderately, complex information technology projects from the original concept through the final implementation as well as ensures that the projects are aligned with standards and IT strategies. The role is also responsible to establish and communicate goals and direct team activity.

The successful applicant will possess the following required skills:

Proven Project Management success in the past.

Experience managing IT projects

Expertise in Agile, Waterfall and Iterative methodologies.

Experience managing projects across multiple lines of business

Bachelor's Degree

10-15 years of experience; an experienced Project Manager; managing large technical projects with independence and having strong leadership skills

Experience handling multiple cross-functional enterprise-level projects simultaneously and/or major programs

Familiarity with Waterfall/Agile Methodology

Proven ability to handle/resolve conflict

Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously

Ability to manage frequent change

Project administration skills

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

MS Office experienced user

Experience building project schedules

Experience with industry software development methodologies

Domain expertise in Healthcare, banking, investments, financial planning, or life insurance/annuities

Ability to identify and facilitate quick resolution of issues

Experience forecasting project spend and schedule based on earned value

Experience reporting project status to stakeholders

Ability to identify and facilitate quick resolution of issues

Experience leading large efforts or teams

Formal leadership training

Process improvement experience.

Desired Skills:

Health care experience is a huge plus, PMP /Scrum master is desired.

One of Appsron's major Healthcare clients is seeking a Lead QA Tester for a contract position in Chicago, Il. The tester must have a minimum of 5 years experience in QA and Testing. Will own and drive the testing process across the entire SDLC. Will be responsible for resource estimation, developing test strategies and test plans, writing and reviewing test scripts, executing test conditions, tracking execution, and status reporting. Individual should have a strong technical background and a deep understanding of white and Black Box testing techniques. Candidate should have exceptional written and verbal communication and be able to communicate at any level.

The Senior QA Lead will be responsible for the QA lifecycle, entrance/exit criteria, use cases, requirements, test cases, defect tracking, release process testing types, and performing unit testing, integration testing, end-to-end testing, and parallel testing.

Tools and environment consist of:

Defect tracking tools, Jira

Quality Center

Source code control, SubVersion

ClearCase

Messaging queues basics

Topics basics

MQ experience

EMS experience

Basic database concepts: tables, views, index, etc.

SQL proficiency

Oracle experience

Sybase experience

Scripting Shell scripting

Perl scripting

DataStage familiarity with running and configuring

Autosys basic commands, box jobs, dependencies, calendars, and watcher jobs

GUI testing permissions, exporting, formatting, navigation, performance, and usability

Automation LoadRunner

WinRunner

QTP

Functional ability to create manual test cases based on business rules

Non functional volume capacity performance

Exception/error handling

Business objects basic understanding

UNIX basic commands (sed, awk, grep, rm, mkdir, chmod, wc), vi editor

Regression automated and manual

Appsron is looking for an Adobe Flex Developer for one of their Chicago , IL clients. This position is at least a 6 month assignment with the possibility of an extension based on work load and performance. If you fit the requirements listed, please forward your resume via a word document, your eligibility to work in the US indefinitely for any employer and your salary requirements to (see below).

Requirements

Extensive knowledge of Adobe Flex builder 3.0

Deep understanding of Action Script 3.0

3 years experience with Adobe Flex and Air

Working Knowledge of Adobe Integrated Runtime environment (AIR)

Experience dealing with advanced graphing, charting and dashboard layout design

Strong grasp of interacting with web services for data gathering from various datasources, including dealing with XML and Array return types

Good mix of Front End user interface design and Back End control logic development Nice to Haves:

Flex 4 knowledge

Experience with Cairngorm Framework

Responsible for developing new products

Adobe Flex and Cairngorm Framework

Attention to detail

Excellent communication skills

Experience with any of the following a plus: ODBC, Web Services, .Net, SQL databases

Requirements

Experience using Microsoft SQL and SSAS for reporting or analysis

Work with client and internal team members to understand and clarify visualization requirements / needs

Use advanced data visualization tools to provide an easy to understand interface for end users to quickly identify key themes within their data

Identify key business metrics measurements and develop methods to represent data in support of the measurements

Provide guidance and insight on data visualization and dashboard design best practices

Build dashboards, automated reports and report templates

Support Microsoft PowerBI infrastructure including server security, troubleshooting and general system maintenance

Assist in preparation of test cases

Analyze, troubleshoot and tune product performance or deployment issues when required

Define best practices during implementation and integration of Microsoft technologies

Serve as a primary point of contact for Production Support issue resolution

Refine and enhance the technical architecture to keep pace with changing business demands and new Microsoft software releases

Able to work directly with end users to ensure results meet their needs

Requirements

Experience using Microsoft SQL and SSAS for reporting or analysis

Use advanced data visualization tools to provide an easy to understand interface for end users to quickly identify key themes within their data

Develop methods to represent data in support of key business metrics measurements

Build dashboards, automated reports and report templates

Support Microsoft PowerBI infrastructure including server security, troubleshooting and general system maintenance

Design, code, unit test, debug and document Reports as assigned

Support system testing by investigating and resolving problems, retesting and documenting changes

Support training and deployment as requested

Serve as a primary point of contact for Production Support issue resolution

Refine and enhance the technical architecture to keep pace with changing business demands and new Microsoft software releases

Assist in testing and data comparison of current and new report

Provide post-implementation support of live system

Analyze, troubleshoot and tune product performance or deployment issues when required

Define best practices during implementation and integration of Microsoft technologies

Requirements

Experience using Microsoft SQL and SSAS for reporting or analysisData Integration Specialist ensures that the ETL layers can properly take data from client sources and transform into formats that the system will manipulate

Lead the implementation of an integration solution and drive the design effort

Experience using Microsoft SQL, SSIS & SSAS to build custom datasets for reporting or analysis

Data mapping skills with strong understanding of airline data and data sources

Determine requirements, map those requirements and design an integration solution's architecture

Establish ETL design and development guidelines and best practices

Design ETL architecture and data models

Periodically review design and development artifacts of the team

Assess current data sources, define ETL requirements and target architecture as directed.

Design, develop code, unit test, debug and document ETL programs

Create unit test plans, plan and execute integration testing

Support integration, UAT and stress testing by investigating and resolving problems identified in ETL extracts, retesting and documenting changes

Support training and deployment as requested

Requirements

Data Integration Specialist ensures that the ETL layers can properly take data from client sources and transform into formats that the system will manipulate Experience using Microsoft SQL, SSIS & SSAS to build custom datasets for reporting or analysis

Data mapping skills with understanding of airline data and data sources

Determine requirements, map those requirements and design an integration solution's architecture

Design ETL architecture and data models, create low level design documents

Assess current data sources, define ETL requirements and target architecture as directed

Design, develop code, unit test, debug and document ETL programs as assigned

Create unit test plans, plan and execute integration testing

Support integration, UAT and stress testing by investigating and resolving problems identified in ETL extracts, retesting and documenting changes

Support deployment as requested

Technical

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Non Technical

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Functional

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Management

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Technical Lead

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