Application Development Analysts

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Job Title: Application Development Analysts
Location: Hybrid (Tallahassee, FL)
Job Type: Contract
Referral Fee:
Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly 
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze current Focus programs and WebFocus reports and document the specifications for these programs and reports. 
  • Work with management to develop an overall remediation strategy for all Focus programs and reports.
  • Analyze existing reports and work with business users to determine how these reports can be improved based on current business needs.
  • Read and document WebFocus and Mainframe Focus queries and convert them to T-SQL queries.
  • Work with database administrators from the Office of Information Technology to create database views and stored procedures that will facilitate the remediation of WebFocus reports.
  • Update Focus programs to encapsulate chart of account changes mandated by Florida PALM.
  • Update WebFocus Reports to encapsulate chart of account changes mandated by Florida PALM.
  • Convert Focus mainframe programs using mainframe flat files as a data source to use database tables instead. 
  • Analyze financial data and make recommendations to improve the data model of financial systems.
  • Provide administration of the WebFocus environment for the dedicated PALM remediation environment. 
  • Perform knowledge transfer with technical staff of the office of the Comptroller.

Required Experience and Skills

  • Candidate MUST have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Tibco Mainframe Focus or WebFocus.  Experience with MS Power BI is preferred.
  • Experience developing programs in mainframe Focus
  • Experience developing processes and reports in WebFocus
  • Familiarity with IBM mainframe and Job Control Language (JCL)
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with the IBM DB2 relational database management system
  • Well versed in data governance best practices
  • Experience creating reports presenting financial data such as general ledger data, purchasing data, or revenue data
  • Analytical thinking for creating relevant data reports based on end user requirements
  • Understanding of how to implement solutions with multiple data sources
  • Knowledge of modern reporting tools such as MS Power BI, IBM Cognos, and Tableau
  • Knowledge of the SCRUM Framework
  • Knowledge of financial systems such as an ERP
  • Familiarity with data management concepts such as Data Warehousing, Operational Data Stores, Data Lakes, and Master Data Management

 

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