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Programmer/Analyst - 2018-020

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Location
Cook County, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 08, 2018
Job ID
2613680
This conservative client has history dating back more than 150 years; it is a fabulous place to grow.
 
The candidate provides thorough and practical solutions to moderately complex business problems through a clear understanding of standard programming principles, languages and concepts. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be modified and/or written. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and maintains those programs. Communicates well with staff as necessary, from the various divisions to which service is being provided. Competent to work on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities.
 
Responsibilities
  • Perform quality assurance phase of the software development life cycle for in house programming.
  • Simulate product performance, evaluate results and compare those results with predicted outcomes.
  • Identify and document product problems or defects using bug tracking systems.
  • Displays moderately complex programming skills, codes, tests, debugs, documents
  • Displays clear knowledge of multiple of the following: Oracle, SQL, C# and/or VB .Net,
  • SQL statements and stored procedures
  • Knowledge of QlikView, Power BI or Web Development is a plus.
  • Maintains and modifies existing applications programs as well as writes new programs of moderate complexity and scope.
  • Listens effectively and follows work instructions under general direction
  • Develops software to process complex systems with a high level of reliability and execution speed. Competent to work on most phases of application analysis and programming
  • Provides thorough and practical solutions to a variety of complex business problems.
  • Demonstrates written and verbal skills that meet routine department needs
  • Leads peers and subordinates with positive attitude.
  • Provides good knowledge of organization and business functions
  • Meets assigned task schedules and participates in quality review of own and others work.
  • Provides quality service in all areas of responsibility.
Internal Contact - Contacts are with systems and programming personnel. Periodic contact is required with other divisions using IS services.
External Contacts - Vendors and consultants.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience
Must possess a clear understanding of standard programming principles, languages and concepts. Good knowledge of Oracle, SQL Server or similar relational database, C# and/or VB .NET or similar GUI development tool required. Knowledge of QlikView, Power BI or Web Development is a plus. Good knowledge of test automation software and QA project management is preferred. Basic knowledge of organization and business functions expected.
 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science preferred, not required. 3+ years programming and analysis in a business environment. Insurance experience preferred.
 
Job Knowledge
Must possess a clear understanding of programming principles, languages and concepts. Good knowledge of Oracle, SQL Server, C# and/or VB .NET, SQL statements and stored procedures. Knowledge of Qlikview, Power BI or Web Development is a plus.
Problem solving - Provides thorough and practical solutions to a variety of moderately complex business and technical problems.

Education 
Bachelor’s degree is required, and a degree in computer science is preferred.

Experience 
  • 3 + years programming and analysis in a business environment. Insurance experience preferred.
  • 3 + years experience automated testing and full life cycle software quality assurance in a business environment.