EDI Analyst Job Description

EDI Analyst Job Description

July 31st, 2020

Electronic data interchange (EDI) analysts are technical consultants who design, implement, and maintain data interchange systems between companies or departments. They analyze the needs of the business and design a system to efficiently transfer information between multiple parties. They also maintain EDI systems and train end-users.

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EDI Analyst Job Description Template

We are seeking a talented EDI analyst to design and install data interchange systems for our clients. In this role, you will be meeting with clients to understand their data interchange needs, designing appropriate EDI systems, and training them on the use of the system. You may also be required to periodically update and maintain the system.

To be successful as an EDI analyst, you should have in-depth knowledge of software programming languages, expert troubleshooting skills, and experience with end-user training. An expert EDI analyst should be able to design and install a scalable, user-friendly system that perfectly meets the needs of the client.

EDI Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with clients to discuss their data interchange needs.
  • Analyzing business systems, networking configurations, and data storage facilities.
  • Building customized data interchange systems for cross-company or department use.
  • Testing and debugging the system.
  • Gathering user feedback on the accuracy, efficiency, and functionality of the system.
  • Adjusting and customizing the system based on user feedback.
  • Deploying completed systems and providing maintenance support.
  • Training end-users on the proper use of the system.

EDI Analyst Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a similar field.
  • A minimum of five years' experience as an EDI analyst.
  • UX design experience is preferable.
  • Advanced knowledge of software programming and coding languages including C++, Java, XML, CSV, and SQL.
  • Analytical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of software design and architecture principals.
  • Ability to project manage and work with large teams.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with end-user training.

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