Randstad Implementation Specialist in Southfield, Michigan

Implementation Specialist


Southfield, MI

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Direct hire opportunity for an Implementation Specialist to help us deliver software solutions to the automotive finance and credit industries. This position will work closely with several business partners simultaneously to define, document and manage the creation of new product features, application enhancements and partner integrations. This position is client-facing.


  • Work with key business partner to establish functional design and requirements

  • Document, obtain sign-off and distribute functional design and requirements to stakeholders

  • Work with IT teams to build comprehensive technical designs

  • Provide functional guidance to various IT teams, including Development and Quality Assurance teams, during product development

  • Work with internal IT teams (Development, QA, Infrastructure) and strategic business partners to build project estimates and timelines

  • Build project plans for several medium to large projects simultaneously

  • Build communication plan for several medium to large projects simultaneously

  • Build project schedule key integration projects

  • Coordinate status meetings and track issues for integration projects

  • Coordinate and status project execution with business partner counterparts and internal resources

  • Provide regular project updates to leadership team and project stakeholders

  • Establish escalation procedures for project deliverables

  • Establish project completion/acceptance criteria integration projects

The role of the Implementation Specialist is to assist in the design of new products own the technical integration of existing products for strategic business partners. Candidate must have the ability to effectively communicate at multiple technical and business experience levels.


  • Strongly prefer 4 years of experience in most of the following areas:

  • Writing business requirements

  • Business analyst

  • Project management methodologies

  • Data specifications

  • SDLC

  • XML

  • Software testing

  • Strongly prefer experience in automotive finance and/or automotive credit industry

  • Basic network and technical knowledge

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical skills to generate superior business solutions

  • Demonstrate ability to build and cultivate external client relationships - ability to listen to customer needs and reflect in functional requirements

  • Ability to establish and meet realistic schedules and deliverables, and set priorities

  • Must be able to work autonomously, to adapt quickly to shifting priorities, and to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Marketing, Business or related fields strongly preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 15%

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