Lead Programmer/Analyst Applications – Commodity, Purchasing
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for gathering and translating business requirements into detailed functional specifications, and/or functional specifications into technical specifications, and managing requests for changes to the specifications. This position provides expert participation and counsel to IS team members, project teams, and business customers on the most complex aspects of project definition, applications design, implementation, integration, cost estimation, standardization, and support. The position is conversant with current and future IS application architecture and with emerging technologies. Responsibilities include: act as liaison between the business and IS; perform all duties associated with the project lifecycle and application portfolio management; conduct team member training; provide on-call support and problem resolution for software applications; act as catalyst to implement strategic and tactical solutions consistent with the goals of the business; assist in developing system/application architecture; lead and participate in the development of complex system designs across multiple business applications; validate enterprise system functional and/or technical designs to ensure solutions correspond to strategic direction; lead cross functional meetings, functional and technical specifications reviews, and application code reviews; provide IS and the business with technical direction and advise on technology and process improvement; ensure assigned project deliverables stay within stated timelines, scope, and costs; Will sometimes be responsible for the development of project plans / schedules; provide management with accurate and timely status reports of all projects as assigned; participate in the development and evaluation of System Life Cycle deliverables and coding standards; other duties as needed.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical area. Equivalent work experience may be acceptable.
Experience: 6+ years of experience in Information Systems or related area with proven analysis experience
Computer Skills: Extensive understanding of business process design and experience using and building a System Development Lifecycle Methodology; significant experience designing, building, and implementing enterprise level solutions; ability to create, analyze, and evaluate information systems proposals; Extensive knowledge of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment; knowledge of current technology developments and trends; experience developing and executing integrated test plans; practical project management capabilities and a demonstrated ability to develop good working relationships with business area management and other team members.
Communication Skills: Above average verbal and written skills; ability to communicate technical solutions to non-technical team members; experience providing constructive feedback to other team members.
Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.