Junior Programmer Analyst
Short summary of the job: A sales job for smart people and can learn quickly new industries management practices. You will be in charge of the full sales cycle from the opportunity qualification to the negotiation, going through astonishing product demos.
Designs or writes program specifications based on consultations with supervisor, systems analysts, other programmers, and end users
Converts designs and specifications into computer code. Compiles code into programs and corrects errors detected in compile process
Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm program meets specifications
Analyzes code to find causes of errors and revises programs
Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with programs
Revises program for corrections, enhancements, or system environment changes
Trains end users or technical support staff to use and support program
Must exhibit strong analytical and problem solving skills in order to effectively troubleshoot issues and maintain operations in relative assigned areas of application support department
Effectively adjusts to multiple, fast changing priorities in order to accomplish goals and meet project deadlines.
Exhibits interpersonal skills and communication by working cooperatively with other departments with in the company to complete jobs from request database in a timely fashion.
Associate’s degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Ability to utilize working knowledge of UNIX and shell programming
Nice to Have
Ability to utilize one to two years experience of hands-on programmer/analyst business application development
Insurance Industry application experience preferred