Associate, Application Developer

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Job Purpose:

Under direct Associate Manger, the Associate, Application Developer will assist in the development of application program received from internal clients and management. The Associate will test, troubleshoot, document, and maintain these programs to ensure a positive end-user experience.


  • Develop applications using .Net, C#, and/or Java framework
  • Test applications and develop enhancements that enable a positive end-user experience
  • Work within specifications provided by management to meet programming assignment goals and requirements in a timely and accurate manner
  • Troubleshoot program and applications problems, providing client services to correct any encountered problems during systems operations
  • Translate software/program requirements into workable programming code
  • Communicate all progress of program developments, technical issues, and it’s resolution to lead developers and supervisors
  • Perform other production support and information technology related duties as needed or required
  • Assist in preparing operating procedures and detailed flow charts from general program statements

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Must have 0-1 year of experience in Applications Development using .Net, Java, and C# technologies, including hands on SQL Server experience and knowledge of the following technologies and programs: SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2008, Oracle R2 Administration
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and its application
  • Must have experience with client/server technology and object oriented programming techniques
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Must be able to work within a fast-paced and team-oriented environment
  • Must be able to perform frequent repetitive finger, hand and wrist motions, as well as bending, stooping, reaching, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling
  • Must be able to sit for prolong periods of time in front of a computer

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