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Systems Analyst

  • Location: Houston, 77002
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

We are seeking an Analyst to join our Houston, TX based client for a contract opportunity. The position will require a hybrid work schedule with 1-2 days a week onsite. This role will be working closely with multiple business functions to understand their business needs and translate their challenges into technical solutions. This will include, but is not limited to:

  • Design & development of both short-term and long-term solutions
  • Build and optimize web/mobile applications for evolving business needs
  • Maintain communication with team members
  • Code and script applications
  • Perform ongoing maintenance
  • Ability to support commercial off the shelf applications (working with vendors)
  • Automation of reporting when applicable
  • Ad-hoc data requests


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with management, departments, and users to identify requirements and specifications
  • Producing code based on requirements
  • Testing and deploying programs and applications
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining, and improving existing software
  • Should be proactive in identifying issues and challenges
  • Compiling and assessing user feedback to improve software performance
  • Developing technical documentation to guide future software development projects
  • Support Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) platforms
  • Engagement with vendors to drive development priorities for enhancements and
  • resolve production support items


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Experience may be substituted for education.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of hands-on development in web and mobile applications
  • Proficiency in coding languages including Python, Java, JavaScript, Microsoft/.NET, and C++,
  • Excellent knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Strong problem-solving and communications skills
  • Knowledge of Object-Relational Mapping frameworks
  • Experience with stored procedures
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum development methodologies
  • Experience with Oracle and SQL Server databases
  • Proficient in SQL, able to write complex SQL to create reports and analytics
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently or as part of a team



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with data sets, pulling and aggregating disparate data from systems for
  • analysis
  • creating reports and dashboards
  • Experience with working in creating tables, views, functions
  • Skilled in Advanced Excel, power query, pivot table
  • Experience with Data warehouse & Business Intelligence
  • Knowledge of Power BI
  • Knowledge of ColdFusion

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 consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

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 MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would 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.