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Applications Development Analyst
Ref No.: 18-01127
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Start Date: 07/27/2018

Expert Developer is a member of a full lifecycle agile development team. Develops custom software applications and databases, implements enhancements to existing systems, troubleshoots application issues, implements integration between applications, and implements and supports Off the Shelf software solutions. Must be able to make high-level design choices and implement solutions following technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms for the enterprise. Work directly with subject matter experts (SME) and other stakeholders to ensure solutions meet defined requirements. Will be involved, and work in concert with other team members, to analyze, design, implement, and test solutions.

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

Five (5) + years as a lead developer. Eight (8)+ years of broad experience working with development technologies including Microsoft .NET (C#), ASP.NET/MVC, WCF/WebAPI, SQL Server, JavaScript frameworks (Angular, Durandal, Knockout, etc.), REST, XML, JSON, HTML, and CSS. Experience with Scrum, SAFe, DAD, or other agile approach, highly desired. Experience with SQL Server design and administration, Azure SQL, and Azure development and deployment are highly desired.

The submitted candidate must be able to perform the following duties and/or tasks:

  1. Work as a senior developer on various cross-functional application projects, ensuring that robust and scalable solutions are implemented. Collaborate with other team members and Subject Matter Experts to ensure solutions are implemented according to customer requirements.
  2. Responsible for full lifecycle application development. Ensures code is written to implement the architecture and design such that it meets standards in terms of code quality and efficiency
  3. Fully unit test all solutions prior to User Acceptance Testing and implementation.
  4. Initiate, drive and deliver effective experiences in partnership with distributed cross-functional teams to ensure all aspects of the architectural vision are communicated, supported and delivered to the highest standards; align core .NET based platform development initiatives with Department development vision, strategy and deployment
  5. Develop and apply knowledge of trends, relevant software development technologies and methodologies

The submitted candidate must be able to apply specific knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) concepts
  2. Knowledge of design patterns, performance issues and troubleshooting strategies
  3. Knowledge of development methodologies including waterfall and agile
  4. Skilled in the use of multiple development technologies including Microsoft .NET (C#), ASP.NET/MVC, WCF/WebAPI, SQL Server, JavaScript frameworks (Angular, Durandal, Knockout, and others), REST, XML, JSON, HTML, and CSS
  5. Skill in architecting and deploying high volume, high transaction based, distributed and redundant web applications
  6. Skill with design and administration of Microsoft SQL and other Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) including Oracle
  7. Skilled in verbal and written communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution, and customer service
  8. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
  9. Ability to balance multiple demands and work both independently and as part of a team
  10. Ability to conduct complex systems analysis and translate user requirements into business solutions
  11. Ability to integrate research and best practices into problem avoidance and continuous improvement
  12. Ability to architect cloud-based applications leveraging PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) offerings for leading vendors such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.
  13. Ability to lead technical teams in delivering web technology architecture, design, and implementation
  14. Ability to effectively work as part of a distributed development team
  15. Ability to display professionalism in dealing with all levels of management and staff
  16. Ability to exhibit creativity and resourcefulness at problem solving while collaborating and working effectively with others across varied disciplines.

The submitted candidate must be able to apply common knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

  1. 1. Communication: Have the ability to clearly convey information, in both written and verbal formats, to individuals or groups in a wide variety of settings (i.e.; project team meetings, management presentations, etc.). Must have the ability to effectively listen and process information provided by others.
  2. Customer Service: Works well with clients and customers (i.e.; business office, public, or other agencies). Able to assess the needs of the customer, provide information or assistance to satisfy expectations or resolve a problem.
  3. Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions.
  4. Flexibility: Is open to change, new processes (or process improvement), and new information. Has the ability to adapt in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Ability to receive and give constructive criticism, and maintain effective work relationships with others
  5. Interpersonal: Shows friendliness, courtesy, understanding, and politeness to others.
  6. Leadership: Motivates, encourages, and challenges others. Is able to adapt leadership styles in a variety of situations.
  7. Problem Solving: Able to identify, evaluate, and use sound judgement to generate and evaluate alternative actions, and make recommendations as accordingly.
  8. Team Building: Encourages, inspires, and guides others toward accomplishing the common goal.
  9. Quality Assurance: Knowledge of the ideologies, techniques and tools for quality assurance and control. The ability to put the ideologies, techniques, and tools into practice.