Applications Programmer at NTT Data, Inc

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Type: Part Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Description

Job Title: Applications Programmer
Duration: 6 Months
Extension possible: Yes
Location: Toronto

Summary:
Manager is looking for an Applications Programmer with good communications skills. The communication skills must be above average as this role requires a lot of stake holder meetings. The personality should be such that the person should have the right attitude to learn new things and be open to guidance and willing to learn new technology such as SAS. He/she should be active listener, should have the ability to align their goals and work towards achieving them.
The candidate will be coding in VBA, should have good understanding of how to publish things using Sharepoint.

Must Haves:
MS Access : 7 years
VBA : 8 years
Excel : 8 years
SQL : 8 years
Good knowledge and understanding of Sharepoint
Good knowledge of web based design

Nice to have:
SAS
Previous Banking experience
banking industry background

Develops code (writes software application programs). Develops and codes programs to integrate multiple subsystems. Identifies and recommends system enhancements to improve or expand customer services by anticipating customer problems and recommending solutions. Plans, schedules, and coordinates project design and implementation teams. Assists and trains others on technical or industry-related issues. Evaluates hardware or software product alternatives and makes recommendations. A vacancy exists for a senior developer to join the team in the delivery and development of this project and to eventually contribute to future enhancement, support and maintenance post-delivery. Prime responsibility will be to develop detailed design specifications, create and review code and assess impact on other applications. Role will work closely with other team members to ensure consistency in coding standards and approaches and to optimize any synergy and re-use opportunities.

Key accountabilities are:
Responsible for leading technical aspects of project from inception through to deployment. Participate in analysis and system design specification sessions. Documentation of design options and solutions according to System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology. Ensure that solutions adhere to development best practices and architectural principles. Apply analytical skills to resolve problems and deliver viable solutions. Anticipate obstacles and execute proactive approaches to issues. Active participation in issue resolution. Provide detailed development estimates to Project Manager for development effort as well as weekly status reporting and budget forecasting. Configuration management for the sub projects within the release. Responsible for coding, testing, packaging, deployment and support of builds as code is promoted from development, system, acceptance and production environments. May lead code reviews. Work closely with System Test Environment Management Team (STEMT) to ensure that environments are fully functional and that builds are properly deployed. Participate in development of test strategy, test plans, test cases and testing efforts (unit testing and integration testing of code). Provide technical support to business and testing team during testing phases. Track defects, defect triage and resolution. Data set up and environment shake down. Coaching / mentoring of junior developers. Knowledge transfer within group. Ensure required documentation is housed in the project repository and that knowledge transfer has occurred to full time staff upon completion of contract term.

SKILLS: Industry equivalent experience may require specific industry or platform experience.

NTT DATA, Inc. (the Company ) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.