CHESTCO - Application Developer/DBA II (Norristown)

Compensation

: $95,660.00 - $139,760.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Application Developer/DBA II - Contract-to-Hire
LOCATION: West Chester, PA
SHIFT: 730am to 430pm


SUMMARY:
The Application Developer/DBA II develops and maintains applications in accordance with DCIS life - cycle development standards. This position will analyze requirements for the development of new or existing application functionality and implement fixes or modifications to new or existing systems to ensure that systems function optimally and that all deadlines are met. Additionally, this position will act as a project lead within the DCIS development team mentoring other application developer and producing functional requirements. This position is also responsible for providing database administration and technical support for the county's databases.

Duties within this job may be considered to be essential to the restoration of services outside of normal business hours. Individuals in this job are required to answer such calls. At that time, it is the individual's responsibility to inform supervision if they are not capable of performing as directed.

LOCATION: West Chester, PA
SHIFT: 730am to 430pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
" Responsible for system design, development, implementation, installation and maintenance.
" Maintain the performance, availability and recoverability of Oracle and MS SQL databases.
" Monitor performance, connectivity, users, processes, backups perform troubleshooting and tuning.
" Ensure proper functioning of integration and replication between database applications
" Responsible for application related problem-solving and troubleshooting.
" Provide production support of assigned applications, including patches and fixes.
" Perform data conversion tasks via detailed and comprehensive extraction scripts, analysis of data relationship and data validation (qualitative and quantitative), and develop a plan to address invalid data issues.
" Create, maintain and update documentation
" Interface with Supervisor on project status.
" Act as a project lead within the DCIS development team, leading 2-3 projects simultaneously.
" Responsible for producing functional requirements from business use cases and articulating those requirements for application developers.
" Mentor DCIS application developers with technical proficiency as well as development methodologies and practices.
" Perform other duties, tasks and special projects, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS/PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
Qualifications / Requirements:
" Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
" Five to seven years of job-related experience.
" Demonstrated analytical skills.
" Strong verbal and written communication skills.
" Understanding of life cycle development methodology.
" Ability to understand and follow the system design and architecture
" Ability to learn and actively seek new skills and knowledge to keep up with the changing technology field
" Ability to work with project cycles and manage rapid changes
" Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment, work under pressure and deadline
" Ability to be flexible and adapt to any given situation
" Knowledge of application development technologies and tools specific to area of support..
" Working knowledge of change control.
" Must be methodical and detailed oriented.
" Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives.
" Ability to maintain confidential information and handle confidential matters.
" Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.
" Accurate and detail oriented
" A valid driver's license is required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
" Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science.
" Minimum of five years of development experience.
" Strong listening skills.
" Strong professional ethics.
" Able to use common sense understanding to carry out written or verbal instructions.
" Time management skills.
" Ability to establish priorities and remain focused on daily operations.
" Strong organizational skills.
" Able to carry tasks to completion.
" Flexibility.
" Ability to multi-task.
" Strong interpersonal skills.
" Ability to interface effectively with all levels of county management.
" General knowledge and understanding of County of Chester policies and procedures

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have:
" Expert Word skills
" Expert Excel skills
" Expert Access skills
" Advanced PowerPoint skills
" Intermediate MS Outlook skill (Email and calendar)
" Advance MS Visio skills
" Advanced Programming languages: Visual Basic.NET, XML, HTML, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL etc.
" Advanced understanding of development methodologies (waterfall, iterative, agile, scrum, etc.) and requirements gathering techniques (business use case).
" Proven knowledge and skill with Visual Studio.NET application tools
" Proven knowledge of SQL Server and Oracle databases and tools
" Proven knowledge and skill with SQL and reporting
" Proven knowledge and skill with Web design


SkillRequired / DesiredAmountof Experience
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Required
Advanced understanding of development methodologies (waterfall, iterative, agile, scrum, etc.) & requirements gathering techniques (business use case)Required5Years
Experience with Advanced Programming languages: Visual Basic.NET, XML, HTML, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQLRequired5Years
Experience with Visual Studio .Net application toolsRequired5Years
Experience with SQL Server and Oracle databases and toolsRequired5Years
Experience with SQL and Reporting toolsRequired5Years
Experience with Web DesignRequired5Years
Expert MS Office Skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, OutlookRequired5Years
Advanced MS Visio skillsRequired5Years

Associated topics: application, back end, developer, devops, java, matlab, programming, software developer, software development engineer, software programmer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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