Senior Programmer Analyst

Full Time

Department: Information Technology

Salary Range: $80,558.00 - $94,243.00 Annual

Posted: 9/19/2022

Definition and Examples of Work

  • Works with other departments and end users to determine requirements for application projects and develops programming specifications.
  • Designs, develops, tests, and documents complex applications, which may interact with other systems, applications or modules.
  • Modifies and maintains existing application programs, databases, and related processes.
  • Analyzes areas where IT and application development can be effectively utilized to enable employees to better perform their job functions.
  • Gathers requirements from non-technical staff and conducts thorough problem analysis to determine a solution.
  • Coaches and provides professional advice to less experienced developers in the resolution of application and database development.
  • Answers questions pertaining to IT policies and procedures.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as business needs require.

Latitude and Impact of Position

This position works daily to obtain information, provide input, and problem solve independently and as part of a team, while researching and using extensive technical and industry knowledge. Most work projects are assigned, then the employee arranges his/her work tasks for completion within established timeframes. This position may direct the work of others while providing coaching and training in an informal manner. Decision making may be done independently related to own work tasks and when decisions do not impact other departments. All purchase requests require supervisory approval. Successful completion of job tasks impacts internal systems, processes and procedures, operating costs, customer satisfaction, and company liability.

Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of the general work environment for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Primarily works in a general office environment using computers, electronic devices, phones, and related office equipment.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to design and develop complex applications, which may interact with other systems, applications or modules.
  • In-depth knowledge of IBM Power Systems / IBM i system architecture, its capabilities, development environment, languages and utilities (e.g., Rational Developer for i, RPG IV, CL, DDS, SQL, etc.).
  • Ability to code complex, interactive subfiles and modular ILE applications, employing modern RPG IV techniques.
  • Knowledge of importing and exporting data in the form of CSV or XML files, PDF documents, and spreadsheets.
  • Understanding of business principles and objectives.
  • Ability to evaluate technology problems requirements to translate to application specifications and documentation for manageable business solutions.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and expand skills.
  • Proficient use of computers.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with operating systems and development software.
  • Experience with office suite software, including email, word processing and spreadsheet applications.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, CIS or Mathematics.
  • Minimum five years of programing experience.

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit (or stand) for long periods of time while visualizing a computer screen (continuous)
  • Must be able to speak with and hear others (frequent)
  • Uses hands to touch, handle, feel, grip, grasp, pinch or squeeze (frequent)
  • Must be able to see up close and identify and distinguish colors and/or shapes (continuous)
  • Must be able to adjust focus, use peripheral vision (frequently)
  • Occasionally uses depth perception, and must see at a distance.
  • Must occasionally distinguish between sound tones.
  • Must lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.

Other Requirements

  • Occasional hours beyond normal office hours due to system maintenance and monitoring activities.
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