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Web Developer in Addison, TX at NTA Life

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary

The Web Developer will develop, implement and maintain application software to established standards and specifications.  This position works in cooperation with the end user and tests application software to assure accuracy, integrity, interoperability and completeness to achieve desired results.   

Essential Functions

  • Coaches other programmers on best practices when developing a solution.
  • Takes on leadership role larger projects involving other programmers.  
  • Develops application software using approved programming languages.
  • Modifies acquired application software using tables, profiles and other vendor supplied customization tools to reflect approved changes specified by the users.
  • Implements approved changes to application software to maintain currency standards, corrects problems, modify or enhance applications function.
  • Prepares change control documentation.
  • Implements error free application software in a timely manner.
  • Participates in the design and selection of application software to develop skills and knowledge.
  • Adheres to department policies, procedures and standards in the development and implementation of software.
  • Participates in the definition of functional and technical requirements for application software to develop skills and knowledge.
  • Documents new programs or changes to existing programs.
  • Diagnoses and corrects application software problems and improve operating performance when issues are reported.
  • Analyzes reasons for failure and revises assigned programs and/or procedures as necessary.
  • Prepares audit and internal control procedures.
  • Completes assigned software implementation tasks with high quality and on schedule.
  • Works with project manager, system specialist and users to identify opportunities when working on assigned projects.  
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specific Skills

  • Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
  • Critical Thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Writing- Communicating- effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Reading Comprehension- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Originality - The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
  • Speaking- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Written Expression- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Written comprehension- The ability to read and understand information presented in writing.
  • Oral expression- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension- The ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Job Requirements

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years’ of experience in a Windows or Linux environment with advanced programming skills in one or more of the following: C#, Java, PHP, T-SQL, MySQL, or .NET
  • Insurance experience is a plus  

Job
Requirements

  • Knowledge of DB2 is a plus
  • Must possess knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, etc.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills with evidence of analytical reasoning and documentation skills
  • Ability to be flexible, multitask and shift priorities on a continuing basis while meeting deadlines
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Acts professional at all times and maintains a positive attitude