JOB: Senior Technical Analyst - Frog Design - SF

30 Nov 2005 - 2:13pm
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If you're smart-working, hard-playing and dedicated, we'll free you to
do the best work of your career.

Frog is a global design firm that specializes in the convergent
disciplines of brand strategy, product design, digital and interactive
media, technology, software development, and new mobility.

A Senior Technical Analyst is a technical leader on software projects
for web, desktop, mobile and embedded platforms. The Senior Technical
Analyst position is a consulting role requiring high levels of client
interaction and excellent communication skills. The role has two key
objectives: (1) understanding the technical aspects of the project and
guiding the project team toward solutions that leverage technical
capabilities while avoiding limitations, and (2) ensuring that the work
produced by frog, and the manner in which it is delivered, is easily and
productively incorporated into subsequent and/or parallel processes.
Effectively meeting these objectives requires establishment of direct,
clear communication and professional rapport with technical leaders on
client and vendor teams, as well as maintaining a "big picture" view of
the program and how it fits into the strategic objectives of the
business. The Senior Technical Analyst is assumed to have both deep
understanding of key technologies, broad familiarity with a range of
technology solution areas and current knowledge of industry trends and

Essential Functional duties (most important parts of job):

* Gathering and documenting client needs and requirements
* Assessing existing and planned technology infrastructure
* Evaluating and recommending of technology solutions
* Assessing and communicating the impact of technical limitations
and/or capabilities to the design team and others
* Evaluating deliverables to ensure they meet or can meet
established requirements
* Architecting technology solutions, including database/schema
design, high-level network architecture, and object-oriented design
* Assisting project management with the planning and re-sourcing
of technical design, development, testing and delivery phases of
* Supervising software development and testing teams, directing
and evaluating their work
* Participating in software development and testing, as necessary,
to achieve project objectives


* 5+ years professional experience; consulting experience
* BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
* Expert knowledge of core practices and technologies including:
web development, XML, relational database design, object-oriented
design, UML, networking, and security
* Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
* Significant experience writing proposals, technical/functional
specifications, integration plans and requirements documents
* Ability to provide and present technology and architecture
* Ability to work in collaborative environments
* Excellent time management, job scoping, and estimating skills
* Experience with desktop, handheld, TV and embedded platforms a
* Prior experience in Project Management, User Interface Design,
Usability, and/or Information Architecture a plus

Please submit your resume to us at

Frog Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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