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Applications Developer I
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Applications Developer I

Job Description

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the IT Project Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing technical activities involved in designing, implementing and supporting software applications and interfaces for internal and external customers.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Perform job duties and conducts self in accordance with Allen Press, Inc. core values in alignment with Company’s Vision.
  2. Design, plan and complete assigned application projects according to project timeline and specifications.
  3. Compile and write documentation of program development and revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions so others can understand the program.
  4. Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to ensure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.
  5. Work with key users on projects through the project timeline to ensure the deliverables to the user community are on target with expectations.
  6. Write or contribute to instructions or manuals to guide end users.
  7. Consult with project manager to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest integrated changes.
  8. Test programs and scripts to ensure the application performs according to specifications.
  9. Develop and/or modify programs and scripts to integrate with current system applications.

10.  Troubleshoot problems reported by the users.

11.  Pinpoint and redesign deficiencies in current architecture and offer improvement strategies.

12.  Debug applications that have been found to be deficient.

13.  Work with programming team to analyze and plan best approach to creating and updating applications.

14.  Self-check all work for accuracy and quality.

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Perform other duties as assigned.
  2. Cross train and cross work in other areas as assigned.

Job Requirements

Experience/Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent technical training or experience in computer programming and/or sciences required.

2.Training or experience with the specific development tools utilized to develop and support the systems supported by this position is required.

3.Independent task management skills (such as organizing, planning, and prioritizing work and project goals) required.

  1. Experience with a programming language such as Perl, Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, or ASP.NET is required.
  2. Experience working with XML is preferred.
  3. Experience working with Perl is preferred.
  4. Experience working with SQL syntax is preferred.
  5. Experience working with Linux/Unix based operating systems is preferred.

Cognitive/Physical Requirements

1.Must demonstrate proficiency for touch-typing at 30 wpm or exhibit the capability to achieve 30 wpm.

  1. Ability to remain focused for extended periods of time in order to perform essential job functions.
  2. Ability to see fine detail for quality control.
  3. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds occasionally and negligible weight frequently.
  4. Ability to turn large quantities of pages during the revision and sending the job to press process.
  5. Ability to keyboard accurately and to control a computer mouse.

7.Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationship with others required.

8.Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in written form, required.

9.Ability to remain stationary, typing, and managing very detailed work for long periods required.

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Printing - Publishing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Applications Developer I


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