Senior Programmer Analyst

Senior Programmer Analyst

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 922802BR

What you'll do

Position: Senior Programmer Analyst

Job Location: 805 Moberly Lane, Bentonville, AR 72716

Duties: Creates and delivers presentations on application solutions to diverse audiences (for example, suppliers, technical staff) by gathering required information; developing materials; and identifying recommendations. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Information Systems Division (ISD)-Applications Development area and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet Customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Develops Associate capabilities by mentoring and teaching team members (for example, coding languages, scripts, documentation requirements, programming standards, DBMS technologies); assigning tasks; and reviewing and approving recommended solutions. Manages product installation upgrades (for example, Information Systems Division (ISD) application solutions, third-party products) by evaluating new application components; determining release schedules; and establishing installation timelines. Provides complex application solutions by identifying business requirements; researching potential solutions; making recommendations to meet end user business objectives; conducting analysis and design; writing data analysis documents; creating technical design documentation; and writing detailed checklists for change control implementations. Supports Information Systems Division (ISD) applications by coordinating responses to user questions and problems; overseeing research of service level functions (for example, performance, availability, reliability); driving problem identification to root cause; coordinating resolutions, changes, and improvements; and leading and engaging war and focus room meetings. Leads efforts to increase Information Systems Division (ISD) team effectiveness by identifying and implementing best practices; utilizing work review processes (for example, code, design, technical); and improving Customer communications. Participates in team projects by following Information Systems Development Life Cycle (ISDLC) processes; leading projects; creating and approving project plans; directing development of program specifications and programs; gathering requested information; writing, testing, and debugging complex programs and scripts; implementing test scripts and procedures; testing and installing third-party software; writing instruction manuals; compiling documentation reports; and documenting application changes.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 3 years experience in IT or related field. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years experience, the employer will accept a Master's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 1 year experience in IT or related field OR 5 years experience in IT or related field.

Skills required: Must have any amount of experience with: Java, J2EE, JDK, Servlets, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) Web Services, Restful Web Services, Enterprise Messaging System, Java Messaging System (JMS), Spring Framework, Hibernate framework, Unix, Linux, Shell scripting, shell commands, Apache Tomcat Server, Eclipse, Putty, JavaScript, Oracle, SQL Server, SQL, Stored Procedures, Triggers, Cassandra, object oriented programming concepts, Production Deployment and Change Management.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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