Nurse-Family Partnership: Software Developer

Posted by | April 10, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Denver, CO

URL: http://www.nursefamilypartnership.org

Imagine using your skills to better the lives of first-time moms and their babies. Nurse-Family Partnership is passionate about transforming the lives of families in our communities.  Thrive in an energetic and creative atmosphere with other results-oriented professionals.  The Software Developer will identify, develop, and implement new tools that would support existing systems. The candidate will be capable of proposing and documenting software design, analyzing requirements, and presenting implementation options. The candidate should understand the full software development lifecycle (SDLC), be capable of analyzing requirements, be detail-oriented, embrace development best practices, and communicate with a broad group of stakeholders. The candidate must be hands on, capable of analyzing existing code, writing new code, testing, debugging and production support. This position is based in Denver, Colorado.
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Leads the design, development, modification, debugging and evaluation of programs for functional areas.
  • Devises logic procedures, performs coding and tests/debugs programs and assists in production deployments.
  • Works directly with the operational users to understand the business processes and needs.
  • Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation.
  • Recommends changes in development, maintenance and systems standards.
  • Trains users in conversion and implementation of systems.
  • Works with production support to analyze and fix data inconsistencies, business logic misinterpretations or code bugs in production environments.
  • Proposing and documenting software design, analyzing requirements, and presenting implementation options.
  • Embracing development best practices, and communicating clearly and effectively with peers, users, testers, and supervisors.
  • Responsible for programming, maintenance, technical support, documentation and administration of core applications, databases, and utilities.
  • Support the complete software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, design, specifications, development, change management, testing and deployment activities in accordance with Best Practices and Code Standards.
  • Provides analysis and design support in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures which are cost effective and meet user requirements.
  • Analyze applications and implement improvements to optimize performance.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of projects, which includes the design and execution of acceptance test plans to ensure a successful implementation.
  • Perform thorough testing your own and other team members’ developed code. Develop system documentation for all developed applications, including design and technical specifications.
  • Display understanding of IT computing environment and daily operations and understands the impact of planned changes.
  • Provide tiered production support including limited on-call and participate in design and technical meetings.
  • Track and report development progress and performance on a regular basis.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with SQL, writing stored procedures and complex queries
  • Minimum of 3 years development experience in SSIS
  • Minimum of 2 years of software development experience using Visual Studio, .NET and ASP
  • Minimum of 2 years writing user interfaces to a data warehouse
  • Demonstrated experience with adhering to usability, design and development standards
  • Demonstrated experience with all aspects of unit testing, performance testing and user acceptance testing
  • In-depth experience with the development lifecycle and software development methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical language and concepts to end user language and comprehension
  • Demonstrated excellence and responsiveness to internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully across departments
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

To apply: To learn more about the program and the national office, please visit: www.nursefamilypartnership.org.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter along with a detailed employment history and resume to:
Careers
Nurse-Family Partnership
National Ser

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