The Programmer's role is to write, code, test and analyze software programs and applications. This includes researching, designing, documenting and modifying software specifications throughout the production life cycle. The Programmer will also analyze and amend software errors in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide status reports as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Under direct lead from Systems Analysts:
· Assist analysts in conceptualizing and development of new software programs and applications.
· Assist in the preparation and documentation of program requirements and specifications.
· Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications.
· Run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.
· Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.
· Generate statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process.
· Assist in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines.
· Install software products for end users as required.
· Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
· Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.
· Liaise with network administrators and systems analysts to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems.
· Review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations to determine if requested changes to operating system are possible.
· Write description of steps taken to modify system and procedures required to implement new software.
· Assist users having problems with use of software.
· Train users to use software.
· Prepare workflow charts and diagrams to modify system software.
· Review productivity reports and problem records to evaluate performance of computer system.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Arts degree from a four-year college or university; and one to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
· Hands-on software troubleshooting experience.
· Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies.
· Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
· Strong written and oral communication skills.
· Strong interpersonal skills.
· Ability to conduct research into software-related issues and products.
· Highly logical.
· Technically proficient.
· Highly self motivated and directed.
· Keen attention to detail.
· Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
· Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
· Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
· Strong customer service orientation.
· Familiarity of C#, SQL, .net, Open Edge ABL is a plus.
· Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies, including XML a plus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
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