Programmer Analyst

$90000 - $120000 hr

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Skills

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Job Description

Programmer Analyst

Feel Good About Doing Good

Our client is a tax-exempt fraternal benefit society that provides financial security to members and their families through our life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, investment and annuity products. Charity is at the core of our mission: our profits are donated to help those in need and to support our faith $1.7B over the past ten years.

While we have many employees who are not Catholic, we follow the Churchs teachings in our investment strategies and our employee benefits. We all work together to support our two million members as they volunteer to help others in their parishes and communities around the world.

Share Your Talent. Live Your Purpose.
We are a growing and purpose-driven community of professionals. Join us to Client how you can meet your goals and ours!

This is a Direct Hire need for Production Support.
Manager and her team are working a hybrid schedule, are in the office 2 days a week, Wed & Thurs so candidates will have to be able to work a hybrid schedule.

Some flexibility with the salary for the right candidate based on skill sets and experience.

Job Description
Overview


Programmer Analyst design and develop system solutions to business needs, using senior-level tools and techniques. They Analyze, code, design, test, document and support the computer application software systems that are developed and maintained within the our client's org as well as provide interfaces between the our client and external parties. The Programmer Analyst mentors more junior staff and must foster a collaborative environment.

Core Responsibilities
  • Analyze new assignments and design/develops programming requirements and software specifications and serve as technical lead as assigned.
  • Prepare business cases which define potential benefits, options for achieving these benefits through development of new or changed processes, and associated business risks.
  • Prepare effort estimation including researching and estimating costs of software development, unit testing. May provide estimates for upgrades of vendor packages upgrades and integration with existing systems.
  • Lead design of solutions with business analysts, business systems analysts, programmers, solution architects, and other team members.
  • Analyze and verify requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards.
  • Develop and utilize standard templates to accurately and concisely convey technical design.
  • Program and test all or selected components of complex applications. Integration with packaged solutions as needed.
  • Analyze and resolve test result problems and debugs production issues.
  • Assist with coordinating technical teams for work on project initiatives.
  • Guide, train and mentor Programmer Analysts and other technical staff. May conduct peer reviews as needed for projects and initiatives.
  • Gather, synthesize and update documentation regarding technology processes or systems.
  • Produces deliverables related to the project(s) and/or production support as assigned.
  • Provide post-implementation support.
  • On call and/or after-hours work required.
Essential Competencies
Professionalism/Personal Accountability, Collaboration and Teamwork, Communication, Flexible and Adapts to Change, Service to Customers and Clients

Skill/Qualifications
Required:
  • Computer application software system design experience
  • Knowledge of relevant business areas
  • Experience in multi-system environment including both custom developed application and packaged solutions
  • Ability to work as part of a project team, independently and guide other technical staff
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and successfully manage multiple initiatives
  • Sound judgment in decision making
  • Effectively participates in teams and moves the team toward completion of goals
  • Ability to effectively resolve conflicts
Preferred:
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau a plus
Systems/Technical Knowledge:
  • Advanced skill level in multiple technical environments and with relevant tools and languages (i.e. Cobol, Assembler, JCL, Java, Javascript, .Net, etc.
  • Technical understanding of the digital platform, cloud applications, web services, server-side components and APIs
  • Data analysis skills including ability to perform advanced SQL queries
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook. Advanced skill in Excel including formulas, pivot tables, vlookup, and macros.
  • Understanding of REST & SOAP Web Service and how to uses SoapUI, REST API clients
Education and Experience Qualifications
Required:
  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • 5+ years related work experience in systems analysis or programming or equivalent combination of training and experience
Preferred:
  • ITIL Foundation certificate preferred
Our client's mission is focused on family and faith, and we support our employees in seeking a balanced life.

Employee benefits include:
  • Time Away: 13 paid holidays per year in addition to vacation and paid sick leave, and flexible workweek schedules.
  • Professional Development: Certification, designation, and tuition reimbursement.
  • Retirement Benefits: 401(k) retirement savings plan with matching company contributions, and cash balance retirement savings plans fully funded by the company.
Health and Wellness:
  • Short-term disability and term life insurance fully paid for by the company;
  • Up to 12 weeks of childbirth leave under our STD policy.
  • One week of fully paid parental leave for all new parents, including adoptive and foster parents.
  • A variety of health insurance options, including premium-level family coverage and a pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions;
  • Long-term disability insurance [confirm];
  • Dental insurance;
  • Vision insurance;
  • Health club membership reimbursement;
  • Employee Assistance Program.