Robert Half Technology Programmer Analyst in Houston, Texas

Robert Half Technology has joined forces with a company in the Energy/Natural Resources industry to fill a Programmer Analyst role. They need a master of software and applications programming and industry requirements to create and define systems scope and objectives. You will use research and fact-finding to make suggestions about developing or altering applications or databases. This long term temporary Programmer Analyst opportunity is found in Houston, Texas. Key responsibilities - Provides ongoing training and assistance for end users and other partner groups for a particular application, system or process - Build and evaluate programming changes prior to implementation for each systems development phase. Record test cases and expected outcomes. Ensure that requirements are met. May create simple tests or a defined subset of a larger system test. May suggest acceptance/rejection in cases where not all requirements are met - Builds dictionaries for applications and systems support by the analyst, and ensures they are up to date - Reviews and documents code problems, working with other programmers to correct them - Helps create communication content for certain system changes being implemented in production - Acts as the in-house guide on applications, systems and/or processes to internal clients in identifying and resolving, processing/reporting programming problems. Consultation can take the form of troubleshooting and/or education - Examines user requests for changes or improvements to systems. Writes functional requirements and assesses cost, feasibility and utility. Makes recommendations about how, when or whether to make the changes - Analyzes processing procedures. Develops recommendations for improvements

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Req ID: 04130-0010450203

Functional Role: Programmer/Analyst

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Houston

Postal Code: 77056-4403

Compensation: $39.59 to $45.84 per hour

Requirements: - Knowledge of SAP - Business objects experience desired - Previous experience as a project leader for the business portion of developmental applications or major systems improvements - Proficiency in programming languages - Knowledge of PC and mainframe hardware/software - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well - Resourceful project management background