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INFO SYSTEMS-APPL PROGRAMMER

Corporate

Description:

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation, maintenance and customization of all approved midrange software

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyzes tasks assigned by Applications Manager to determine requirements
  • Provide accurate time estimates relating to project development and the preparation of specifications, user test plans and system/user documentation
  • Must be able to establish and maintain personal rapport with business users in a position to understand the business service requirements
  • Designs and codes custom programs and/or modifications, as required, to satisfy the requirements of approved assigned tasks
  • Designs and codes custom modifications and/or procedures to purchased software, as directed, to satisfy the requirements of approved assigned tasks
  • Assists in the implementation of in-house, custom software and enhancements to purchased software, as directed
  • Assists in the implementation of vendor provided, software releases for existing software, as directed
  • Adheres to documented and orally given department standards when designing and coding programs and/or procedures
  • Becomes knowledgeable in all approved program development tools to expedite the development process
  • Expands technical skills to reflect the corporate technology direction.
  • Assists in developing standards for cross platform data communication, database translation and data manipulation to be used by the application development area (under the direction of the Applications Manager)
  • Assists with user training, as required
  • Assists with user support and problem solving, as required
  • Creates and maintains project and process documentation
  • Maintains the confidentiality of data
  • Performs additional duties that may be required by supervisor

Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Five years of IBM midrange programmer/analyst experience
  • Outstanding knowledge of midrange computer languages and software design
  • Must be very well organized and able to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

SUPERVISION OF PERSONNEL:

None

PHYSICAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL:

Physical Demands:

            Activities:       Sitting – 90%              Walking/Standing – 10%

            Lifting:           Occasionally required to lift 30 lbs.

            Vision:           Working on computer screen

Mental Demands:       Problem solve, analyze, and interpret and meet deadlines

Environment:              Climate controlled office space