Interface Analyst

Exact Sciences - Madison, WI3.3

Summary of Major Responsibilities Interface analyst are the primary support contact for the interfaces they are assigned to. Interface analysts coordinate the analysis, technical design, and all issue triage necessary to implement and support their assigned interfaces. They work closely with the interface project manager, application teams, and technical teams to ensure that interfaces meet the needs of your end users.

This role is also responsible for converting data from Exact’s legacy systems into Exact’s new systems. The role is the primary support for the conversions they are assigned to complete. They are responsible for analyzing, extracting, and formatting external systems data in order to bring that data into Exact’s new system. They are also responsible for setup and configuration of the conversion interfaces within the interface application. Finally, conversion analysts are responsible for loading, testing, and organizing validation of external data within the system. They work closely with the interface team, application teams, and technical teams to ensure that conversions meet the expectations of your end users.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Managing the entire cycle of interface application development, including analysis, design, specification, implementation, go‐live, and support.
  • Working closely with application teams, subject matter experts, and third‐party application experts to determine the business needs for interfaces, document the requirements, and configure the interfaces per the requirements. Working with this group to diagnose and resolve interface‐related issues, and participating in their projects as needed.
  • Coordinating various interface‐specific tasks and activities like testing, build, cutover planning, and go‐live by engaging subject matter experts, vendors, and interface engine developers.
  • Working with interface engine developers to develop data‐translation routines and methods to support internal and external systems' data and format needs.
  • Driving the interface projects, working with the interface project manager to ensure that results are achieved, and deadlines are met.
  • Providing proactive support by monitoring live interfaces and collaborating with experts to provide permanent resolutions to problems.
  • Defining the transport method by which extracted source system data will be communicated to target systems.
  • Troubleshooting the data transport mechanism.
  • Understanding data structures and documenting technical specifications detailing target data elements.
  • Interpreting the defined scope and defined business requirements for each dataset in the creation of each technical specification.
  • Analyzing and manipulating external data into an appropriate format for HL7 conversion filing into target system.
  • Communicating with technical and external database analysts.

Qualifications Minimum Requirements
  • 3+ year of IT experience supporting system integrations.
  • A degree in engineering, physics, computer sciences, math, information systems, or statistics.
  • Strong analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to analyze data, problem‐solve, and clearly communicate solutions.
  • Ability to understand organizational requirements and their impact on the technical aspects of a solution.
  • Ability to work in a complex multi‐communication‐channel environment.
  • Skill at tracking tasks, defining next steps, identifying owners, and holding people accountable.
  • Ability to coordinate activities involving multiple players, including vendors, subject matter experts, interface engine developers, and end users, to design, configure, and test interfaces.
  • Ability to navigate HL7 and HTML.
  • Ability to coordinate activities involving multiple players, including vendors, subject matter experts, interface engine developers, and end users, to design, configure, and test interfaces.
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to work in an office setting, operate telephony devices, and a computer.
Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionality to resolve complex issues.
  • Suburb communication, interpersonal skills with all levels of internal and external audiences.
  • Ability to balance critical thinking and attention to detail.

Exact Sciences is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program is available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.