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Sr. Programmer Analyst (Cobol)

Queen Consulting Group, Inc. New Haven, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position: Sr. Programmer Analyst
Location: TBD
Job Type: Direct Hire
Duration: Permanent


JOB DESCRIPTION

Sr. 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 organization as well as provide interfaces between the organization and external parties. The Senior Programmer Analyst mentors more junior staff and must foster a collaborative environment. 

JOB 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           

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • 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.

SYSTEMS/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:
  • Expert 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, Vlookups, and macros.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau a plus
  • Understanding of REST & SOAP Web Service  and how to uses  SoapUI, REST API clients

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Education:
  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.

Experience:
  • 10 or more years related work experience in systems analysis or programming or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licensing/Certification:
  • ITIL Foundation certificate preferred.

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
  • Accuracy.
  • Forecasting.
  • Understanding of the downstream impact of decisions.
  • Collaboration with other ITS teams.
  • Diplomacy.
  • Ability to lead technical staff.
  • Customer service orientation; feedback on service provided and problem resolution.
  • Minimal warranty assistance after production turnover of code.

DECISION MAKING
  • Decisions affect the Department and may affect the operations of other departments.
  • Makes decisions independently but discusses most complex issues with Manager.

PROBLEM SOLVING & COMPLEXITY
  • Varied situations may require significant analysis or interpretation; general precedents and practices used but may be modified.
  • Knows when to resolve problems on own and when to escalate; formulates and presents recommendations for resolving complex issues and problems to Team Leader or Manager.

 

Queen Consulting Group, Inc.

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New Haven, CT
USA