job summary: Required Job Qualifications *Bachelor Degree and 4 years Information Technology OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 6-year Information Technology experience OR 8 years Information Technology experience. *Knowledge of Big Data (Hadoop)application development & configuration *Knowledge of Hadoop technologies: Hive, Unix, Unix Scripting, Spark, Talend, SQl, HQL, Zena, Control-M * Knowledge of mainframe technologies: COBOL, CICS, JCL, DB2, VSAM, Batch jobs and Procedures * Knowledge of code deployments and SIT / UAT across Test, Cycle and Production environments * Inter-testing with various applications * Exposure to integration with various applications *Requirements analysis, Systems Analysis and Developing Logical & Physical designs *SDLC Methodology - Optimized Waterfall. Exposure to Agile / Scrum / Iterative Development *Problem solving and analytical thinking *strong oral/written communication skills location: CHICAGO, Illinois job type: Contract salary: $54 - 61 per hour work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: This position is responsible supporting enhancements and new capabilities to an existing, critical, mainframe based business application within Claims applications space. As a systems analyst, it is required you bring strong experience of performing Systems Analysis for various projects and build a backlog of systems requirements that can be assigned to various developers. You are for also responsible for ensuring reviews of the requirements, designs, code and help plan SIT and UAT testing as well as releases. You will be working closely with the business team comprising of business analysts, business owners, QA team as well as IT team members like Applications Architects, Developers, product and project managers and other team members. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: MainframeBusiness Analysis Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.