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EDI Programmer Analyst

  • Location: Houston, 77002
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

We are seeking an EDI consultant who is local to Houston to join for a long term contract opportunity. This will work a hybrid schedule, with 3 days onsite in the downtown Houston offices. 
 

Background/Skillset

  • IBM Transformation Extender v 9.0.0.x /10.1.1(Design Studio, Partner Manager)
  • EDI ANSI X12 Standards
  • SQL / PLSQL
  • Unix Scripting
  • PGP encryption
  • Transmission Protocols (FTP,SSH,SFTP,FTPS)
  • Proven understanding of Unix operating system
  • Proven understanding of Windows operating systems
  • Familiarity with Utility industry Retail EDI interfaces


Responsibilities

  • Provide 24 x 7 operational monitoring and production support of the Middleware application environments.
  • Participating in an on-call support rotation is required.
  • Primary responsibility for monitoring and maintaining data transfer jobs.
  • Ability to work independently for monitoring, installation, configuration, design, development, testing, and deployment.
  • Participates in system change management and deployment in the Middleware environments.
  • Interaction with local and offshore application developer resources.
  • May develop conversion and migration designs and test plans.
  • Complies with architecture and quality processes, principals, policies and standards.
  • Participates in software inspections and quality reviews.
  • Remain abreast of current technologies and best practices that may be applicable to the company.
  • Develop software specifications
  • Participates in short- and long-term planning sessions with application owners to identify and implement process and application improvements within an assigned client area.
  • Documents discussion and agreements.
  • Interfaces between the application owners and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Escalates or resolves conflicts, as needed.
  • Helps prioritize business needs and recommend options, risk and costs vs. benefits.
  • Helps develop detailed project plans and schedules or assist in the development of work plan timelines.
  • Provides work direction and leadership to assigned programs, including scheduling, assignment of work and review of individual project efforts.
  • Identifies system technical requirements. Devises or modifies procedures to solve problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, form of desired results, and integration of components.
  • Requires skill and proficiency in many technical functions and ability to integrate across disciplines.
  • Must have experience in the full project life cycle including defining requirements, evaluating alternatives, designing, developing and implementing solutions.
  • Uses appropriate change control procedures for implementing software enhancements.