APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER III
Location: Topeka, KS
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Pay is $35/hr.
Perm Conversion is $80k.
The Application Developer III is a high-level application level developer. This position provides support for COMPANY online business applications and systems. This work involves advanced level data reporting and application coding. Responds to issues documented in the COMPANY Problem Incident Reports (PIRs) systems. The Applications Developer III has frequent contact with COMPANY staff, other State agency staff, COMPANY vendors and consultants. Provides mentoring and support for lower level developers.
Provides COMPANY application maintenance support by resolving Problem Incident Reports (PIRs) and other development as logged by COMPANY business units. Works closely with the user community and the COMPANY business analyst to determine application development enhancements.
Works to develop new features and functionality within the COMPANY online systems. Performs technical troubleshooting of the existing system code. Research issues to manipulate data and rewrite objects, applying knowledge of computer capabilities and subject matter. Performs unit/system testing of the programs and software applications to ensure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct. Documents code produced to ensure capacity for other developers to quickly understand and work on projects.
Provides technical assistance to users by resolving problems associated with application functionality and data issues. Respond to problems within the user community to assist them in resolving issues disrupting production work. Provide help desk support for the COMPANY network by such things as troubleshooting and fixing/configuring hardware/software issues for the staff at COMPANY and assisting employers/members that are having issues with connectivity to the COMPANY applications.
Monitors daily Job Scheduler activities, batch, and server processing. Ensure successful jobs and respond to and assist in any ad-hoc activities, including running COMPANY benefit jobs on a weekly and monthly basis. Produces adhoc and routine reports to support the COMPANY business units with the end goal of only manually creating a report once. Reports created should repeatable without developer intervention, where possible.
Participates in new module development to the KITS application via project teams including Joint Application Design sessions to define business requirements from the users or present new designs/functionality.
Work with Information Technology Division and agency management in developing tactical and strategic plans in support of the agencys mission and business plans. Plans will include the 3-year Information Technology plan and participates in the COMPANY continuity of operations (COOP) events as required.
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned to meet the objectives of the Information Technology Division and COMPANY.
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned to meet the objectives of COMPANY.
The Applications Developer III reports directly to the Applications Development Supervisor.
The Applications Developer III has no supervisory responsibilities.
A bachelors degree in computer science or a related field. Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency.
Four years of experience coding, testing, and debugging application programs is required. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
COMPANY prefers candidates that have experience using C#, .Net, Visual Studio or other object-oriented programming such as JAVA.
Skills and Abilities
- Proficiency in .Net, Visual Studio, C#, or other object-oriented programming such as JAVA, coding, testing, and debugging application programs.
- Working knowledge of relational database technologies including a basic understanding of SQL, primary key and foreign key relationships, data normalization, table joins and stored procedures.
- Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Integration Services (SSIS) and Microsoft SQL Reporting Services (SSRS).
- Ability to keep technical operations running daily which includes ftp, batch jobs, helpdesk support and vouchers
- Ability to communicate complex technical language to users in an understandable manner.
- Ability to maintain positive working relationships.
- Ability to work effectively within a team.
- Commitment to excellent customer service.
How To Apply:
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