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Senior Developer / Analyst

Company: Global Technical Talent
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • The Senior Developer / Analyst will be part of an energetic team motivated to implement high quality solutions for delivery of state-of-the-art genetic products for customers.
  • The Senior Developer / Analyst will deliver key enhancements to mission-critical commercial product delivery systems for Genetics. Reporting to the Manager of Product Delivery, the Developer / Analyst will design, develop, document, and deploy solutions for the delivery of genomic laboratory testing and prediction products.
  • The Senior Develop / Analyst will be expected to take a leadership role in driving outcomes to assure that enhancements are delivered on time and to quality standards, both through directing the work of other developers and through individual contributions.
  • Therefore it is essential that the person in this role have high order technical skills to independently develop key functionality, the ability to communicate and collaborate as a member of the team, and the ability to organize, communicate, and direct the work of junior developers on the team.
  • The individual in this role will follow the software development lifecycle, working collaboratively with other developers, analysts, and business professionals.
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, analysis, and documentation skills, with an ability to begin with a high level requirement and through progressive refinement to define and deliver a solution. Effective and verbal and written communication skills are essential for collaboration with business stakeholders and technical team members, using business or technical language as appropriate to each audience.
  • This role also has a support component. The person in this role will be expected to take on productions support assignments.
  • All candidates must have experience working in a Microsoft development environment including VB 2008/2013 and SQL Server 2012. Strong database development skills including SQL/T-SQL are required. Job Responsibilities:
    • Deliver solutions according to agreed project timelines, taking the initiative to drive the outcomes requested by the business and ITS management.
    • Develop and support VB.NET/ASP.NET/SQL Server systems, including troubleshooting, bug fixes, and enhancements.
    • Define / document robust business system requirements. A variety of tools and techniques are used, including user stories, interviews, observation, workflow/process/data modelling / analysis.
    • Analyze requirements to develop solution designs, working with stakeholders in the business and ITS.
    • Translate business requirements into data design requirements and subsequent data models.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain ITS solutions and databases that meet requirements.
    • Manage the communication of requirements, expectations and priorities between time zones and teams in a manner which optimizes resource usage and minimizes turnaround times.
    • Ensure that requirements are addressed in the solution and that the solution is tested adequately.
    • Create and maintain system development lifecycle documentation.
    • Participate in and/or drive problem investigation and resolution.
    • Participate in continuous improvement activities aimed at reducing cycle times, eliminating redundancies and increasing throughput. Qualifications: Education and Experience:
      • Undergraduate degree related to information or computer science
      • 3+ years relevant IT experience, ideally with Laboratory, Life Sciences, and/or Customer Service applications
      • 3+ years experience collecting, analyzing, and documenting requirements
      • Strong database skills including fluency in SQL
      • Proven ability to translate business requirements into solutions that map to technology capabilities. Experience in the application of project management principles and software development life cycle management
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
      • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively on cross-functional project teams or individually, as needed
      • Interpersonal skills necessary to collaborate with existing subject matter experts, across many functions, and utilize them as team members
      • Proven success in delivering IT solutions
      • Software development experience
      • Ability to transform data in files or databases
      • Ability to take direction and to complete tasks with minimal direction
      • Ability to prioritize issues and drive progress in ambiguous situations Technical Competencies
        • Strong experience with SQL Server (2012/2008R2/2008)
        • Excellent SQL and T-SQL skills
        • Visual Studio / Visual Basic 2008/2013 /ASP.NET /ADO.NET
        • Database design
        • Windows OS
        • Excellent skills in basic office and business tools, including MS-Excel, MS-Word, and MS-Visio.
        • Deep understanding of information delivery principles including the creation of abstraction layers, query optimization, and report level calculations Desired Competencies
          • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and/or Crystal Reports
          • Team Foundation Server
          • Ability to work with large data sets
          • Linux
          • Python
          • Java
          • Power BI or other BI tools
          • Amazon AWS Services
          • Genetics and/or bioinformaticsVisit our website at to learn more about us - provided by Dice SQL Server SQL T-SQL Visual Studio Visual Basic ASP.NET ADO.NET Database design Windows OS MS-Excel MS-Word MS-Visio

            Keywords: Global Technical Talent, Kalamazoo , Senior Developer / Analyst, IT / Software / Systems , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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