RPG Developer(s) in St. Louis, MO at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    St. Louis, MO
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Up to 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2018

Job Description

Job #:  831707

JOB SUMMARY
Develops, modifies, enhances and implements software systems designed to support new or existing business initiatives. Projects are usually of considerable complexity and require a strong knowledge of development tools. Works in most phases of a project and may review work of less experienced staff members. Performs maintenance and provides technical assistance and advice on existing software solutions.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Codes and performs unit and integration testing of software to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements
  • Codes, tests, and debugs new software or makes enhancements to existing software
  • Writes programs according to specifications
  • Participates in code review sessions to validate adherence with development standards
  • Develops and maintains technical documentation
  • Serves as secondary escalation point to resolve incidents and problems for production applications and web services supported by the team in accordance with identified Service Level Agreements
  • Collaborates with customers, internal and cross-departmental technical teams to identify software problems and communicate remediation plans
  • Generates a variety of complex and periodic reports and/or data through database
  • management, data administration and data extraction techniques
  • Provides general system users and management with system analysis and feedback
  • Influences system design by identifying and recommending design and requirements needs for software enhancements
  • Mentors and coaches less experienced staff
  • Maximizes the efficiency of the various software systems by implementing, monitoring, testing and auditing new software programs
  • Participates in continuous performance improvement sessions to discuss opportunities to improve processes or standards
  • Analyzes and resolves computer related problems by coordinating with in-house personnel to diagnose and fix operational difficulty, as well as consulting, advising and training on specialized features and functions
  • Follows established configuration/change control processes


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Knowledge of Voice, Data, Video, Wireless technologies
  • Understanding of software design patterns and principles
  • Ability to identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, uncertainty, and incomplete information when evaluating alternatives and making recommendations
  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team as well as manage individual tasks
  • Strong technical knowledge of Information Technology field and computer systems
  • Demonstrated communication skills (written, interpersonal, presentation), with the ability to easily and effectively interact and negotiate with business stakeholders
  • Creative and abstract thinking skills to envision and design innovative solutions to business opportunities and challenges
  • Proven ability to work independently; designing, developing and deploying solutions, and to deliver projects on time with minimal direction
  • Ability to listen and evaluate all opinions without bias, and contribute to a common culture of excellence


Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
3 to 5 years’ experience with DBMS
3 to 5 years’ experience with coding, testing and design
3 to 5 years’ experience with software development methodologies