Robert Half International Programmer Analyst in AMES, Iowa


Combine your comprehension of software and applications programming and industry requirements with your experience formulating and defining systems scope and objectives in this Programmer Analyst position from Robert Half Technology. In this role, you would provide recommendations for developing or modifying applications or databases, using research and fact-finding. This is a long term temporary-to-fulltime Programmer Analyst role based in Ames, Iowa. If you are interested in this role, please send your resume directly to Kayla at [email protected] or reach out on LinkedIn.

What you get to do every single day

  • 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

  • Assists internal clients with applications, systems and/or processes for identifying and resolving, processing/reporting programming problems. Provides consultation that can include troubleshooting and/or education

  • Helps create communication content for certain system changes being implemented in production

  • Evaluates processing procedures and suggests ways to improve

  • Analyzes user requests for systems changes or improvements. Documents functional requirements and assesses cost, feasibility and utility. Develops recommendation as to how, when or whether to proceed with making the changes

  • Provides ongoing training and assistance for end users and other partner groups for a particular application, system or process


  • Resourceful project management background

  • General knowledge of mainframe hardware/software and PC operations required

  • Programming language knowledge required

  • Previous experience as a project leader for the business portion of developmental applications or major systems improvements

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid understanding of C#

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Location: AMES, IA

Date Posted: January 18, 2019

Employment Type: Contract

Job Reference: 01500-0010741483

Staffing Area: Technology & IT