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Lead Application Analyst

  • Location: Minneapolis, 55413
  • Salary: $75 - $78 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract to Hire

Posted 4 months ago

Come work for an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services on an overall mission to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.

Position: Lead Application Analyst
Location: Remote, USA
Approved States - Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Term: 3 months, contract-to-hire

The Lead Application Analyst role will lead the Application teams responsible for configuring, documenting, testing, modifying and maintaining software applications. Oversee the creation of system and operating documentation. Facilitate all issues that arise within the specific application area.  Provide leadership for a team whose job functions include configuring applications by translating the business requirements into software specifications, executing test plans for configuration testing and performs problem resolution.
Job Expectations
  • Lead the process to ensure team members configure code using specifications and design documentation in accordance with organizational standards, practices and methodologies. Participate in the continuous improvement of methodologies, practices and standards. Accountable for following and implementing Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology, ITIL and quality management framework for projects. 
  • Understands, tracks and focuses the team on key metrics that measure outcomes and proactively initiates and participates in: 1) Incident and Problem Management, 2) IT Service Request and Task Management, 3) Change Control Management and 4) Approved IT Project deliverables.
  • Facilitate meetings between IT application teams and other IT departments regarding configuration issues and ensure issue resolution is completed and meets client’s standards and business requirements.  Proactively communicate to leadership on status and issues.
  • Ensure appropriate unit testing of all code and programs prior to releasing them to the quality assurance team.  Lead the effort to resolve unit test issues and respond to all inquiries and issues in a timely manner. Provide implementation/production support as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date application knowledge and understanding of how the business uses the applications in their workflows.  Partner with the business to gather requirements and goals to drive optimal solutions. Stay current with industry best practices. 
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and lead root-cause analysis for production issues and system failures; determine corrective action and improvements to prevent recurrence.  Provide implementation/production support as required.
  • Lead the implementation planning for application changes.  Support the end-user and technical operations staff as required by providing excellent customer service.  Lead the integration efforts of technology across IT teams.  
  • Proactively provide leadership and make recommendations regarding assigned application(s) to ensure quality and minimize impact on other applications and business processes.  Partner closely with Enterprise Architecture.  Lead the resource capacity planning efforts across the team.
  • Coach and mentor staff regarding technology, methodologies and standards. Proactively share knowledge and collaborate with IT teams to ensure quick and effective responses to customer needs. Maintain up-to-date business domain knowledge and technical skills in software development technologies and methodologies.
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and related work experience
  • 5-7 years of IT application experience
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC).
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and expertise of healthcare processes and application system coordination.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of database structure and working practice of reporting techniques and tools.
  • Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, accountability, problem solving, organizational teamwork and customer service.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to make sound decisions, achieve results, motivate others and be adaptable to a changing environment.
  • HB Cert.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT field
  • Experience within the Healthcare Industry 
  • Epic Certifications for Epic roles


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.