Job ID: 41357

IS Application Developer
The Application Developer III will have a passion for defining the direction of corporate applications and websites, along with a desire to design and develop effective solutions which support business strategies.  This role is essential toward maturing our client’s web and business application model. The successful candidate will spend substantial time partnering with business leaders, architecting, and implementing IS policies and systems (plan, design, install, and maintain). 

IS Application Developer Responsibilities 
Application and Web Design:
Lead the design and maintenance of internal business applications and websites.
Provide web and application design expertise to the organization; participate and consult on projects.
Advise other IS teams on best practices of web and application design.
May serve as a resource to junior developers.

Application and Web Development:
Develop websites and applications for advanced to complex activities and provide escalation support for tickets.
Develop advanced databases to meet application and web needs.
Analyze business needs; partner with leaders across the organization in order to research and recommend solutions which balance business need and risk mitigation.
Develop and maintain appropriate technology documentation, including current design and operation.

Standards and Policy Administration:
Author and serve as subject matter expert to define requirements, standards, and best practices for application and web development.
Monitor and continually review existing systems to ensure they are designed to comply with established standards and to empower business operations.

Vendor Coordination and Relations:
Conduct product and vendor research, and present recommendations to lead developer and/or management.
Establish and manage effective relations with vendors and related equipment suppliers, including installation and repair of services.

Essential Department and Organizational Functions:
Propose and implement process improvements.
Meet deadlines for completion of daily, weekly and month-end reporting.
Maintain agreed upon work schedule.
Demonstrate cooperation and teamwork.
Provide cross-training on specific job responsibilities.
Meet identified business goals that contribute to departmental goals.
Perform other related duties as needed.

Advanced knowledge of the following:
MVC framework.
Visual Studio and SQL Server.
C# and ASP.NET.

Working knowledge of the following:
Design patterns.
Testing framework, unit testing, and integration.
Strong troubleshooting of system performance issues and root cause.
Working knowledge of design patterns.
Working knowledge of testing framework, unit testing and integration.
Strong communication skills, including listening, verbal, written, customer service, meeting facilitation, and presentations. 
Ability to clearly articulate policies, instructions, goals, and objectives. 
Able to convey appropriate level of detail effectively to all levels of the organization including non-technical staff.
Ability to author policies, document risks, and propose solutions to information technology management and senior leadership.
Possess a high degree of initiative and motivation.
Ability to effectively collaborate with coworkers, staff, leaders, and executives across all departments.

IS Application Developer Qualifications 
Minimum 5 years of application/web development required.  Experience should include most or all of the following:
Application development and maintenance.
Web development and maintenance.
Database development and maintenance.
Systems analysis and design.
Agile/Scrum methodology.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field preferred.
Additional experience in related technology support and/or operational positions preferred.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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