Programmer Analyst II & III

Servus Credit Union - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Programmer Analyst II & III - Custom Applications
Are you a team player that helps make your workplace great?
Are you a self-starter who can see opportunities and offer great solutions?
Do you love to work and recognize what matters to you in our company’s values?

Then we’re made for each other.

The primary accountability of the Programmer Analyst II/III includes all aspects of the application development life cycle. The individual must have extensive development experience working with complicated custom built applications. The individual must have extensive programming experience working with a wide variety of software and technologies.

This role works closely with architects, business analysts and business partners to understand and participate in the business requirements definition, technical designs, development, testing, and implementation. The Programmer Analyst II/III will participate in project and operational activities to meet team, department, and corporate objectives.

The individual must be able to work independently, prioritize and multitask in a dynamic environment, adapt quickly to change and manage multiple projects simultaneously. The individual must be able to show leadership skills and have the ability to lead small teams in design and development efforts. Strong analysis and interpersonal skills are a necessity.

What does a Programmer Analyst II/III do?

  • Implement and document complicated solutions from technical designs.
  • Identify options for potential solutions and assess them for both technical and business suitability.
  • Participate in the analysis and development of business requirements and the design of solutions in medium to large complicated projects or requests in collaboration with IS and business partners.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of production applications.
  • Monitor application performance through testing, schedule and perform application improvements and upgrades as required.
  • Manage group situations with business partners and provide facilitation of small meetings.
  • Communicate clearly, both written and verbally.
  • Maintain a familiarity and working knowledge of operations policies, procedures, operating practices and products.
  • Maintain familiarity of Servus Credit Union business strategies and objectives.
What are some of the skills a Programmer II or III must have?

Building and maintaining a customer-focused culture
Excellent communication skills and the ability to answer questions and solve problems
The ability to stay focused on the ultimate goal and continue to work towards that result
A knack for working quickly and accurately at the same time
The ability to work well with others and thrive in a team-based workplace

  • Four to seven years and considerable skill in applying programming concepts and constructs, can train others.
  • Four to seven years and considerable skill in applying database concepts (normalization, SQL query language constructs), can train others.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office product line and opportunities.
  • Four to seven years and broad knowledge of and familiarity with the systems development life cycle (SDLC) and related practices and techniques (continuous integration, continuous deployment and delivery, code reviews).
  • Must have demonstrated user interaction/support experience and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Four to seven years of extensive programming experience working with complex .NET applications, web technologies (HTML5, CSS, XML, jQuery, JavaScript, MVC, ASP.NET, REST / Web API, Bootstrap, Razor), C#, Entity Framework, unit testing technologies (NUnit, MSTest), Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Visual Studio, GIT, Visual Studio Team Services, Microsoft IIS and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Nice to have: Angular, REACT, application design, responsive design, Azure web services, and Sitecore.
  • Financial sector experience (preferably in banking) is considered to be an asset.
Education and Training:
  • Post-secondary education plus four to seven years of job related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with ITIL (preference for ITIL certification) considered an asset.
  • Technical designations are valued but not required at this time.
Any other special requirements necessary to do the job:
Note that Servus Credit operates a multi-regional de-centralized corporate model which could result in teams in geographical dispersed locations.

Weekend or shift work, available to travel, on-call, etc.

The business may from time to time ask for branch and/or department support for special projects and/or areas experiencing staff shortages. All employees may be asked to volunteer to assist in areas of need during these times. These assignments could result in a change of hours, location, and/or travel.