Sr Applications Developer

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

Job Overview

This position is responsible for conducting analysis, design, evaluation, modification, testing and implementation of reports, decision support tools, programs, applications and enterprise-wide systems. This can include applications in departmental applications, research and analysis, ERP systems and business intelligence or security controls concerning those applications. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems, reports, statistical tools, graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. Create, evaluate and modify prototypes to support evolving software application development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and direct studies of applications, programs and information requests, and then prepare design proposals to reflect cost, time and alternative actions. Develop test plans and protocols for evaluation of system performance. Develop design documents, test plans and document results. Conduct analysis of systems specifications and use analysis/diagramming tools to represent business/technical processes. Develop conversion and system implementation plans. Prepare and obtain approval of system and programming documentation. Recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Coordinate system upgrade activity. Train user personnel in the use of certain reports and applications, conversion and implementation of the system.
  • Develop, analyze and modify tools that support and automate processes for software product releases. Work with project teams to schedule and then initiate the build and packaging process. Responsible for source code control. Ensure software registry and delivery.
  • Provide technical leadership in developing applications, programs, reports and analyzing business requirements for intranet and external Internet applications, ERP systems, business intelligence, data warehousing and statistical decision support related systems. Build applications using various technologies including Internet and Windows Development tools. Develop web page infrastructure and applications related to pages with more advanced graphics and features. Assure web server and site technical performance.
  • Compile data and research results for use in meeting information requests, decision support and business intelligence activities. Assist in evaluating accountability measures, program evaluation, student testing and prepare summary and detailed statistics and reports.
  • Develop, assess and communicate website usage and security policies and standards. Provide technical assistance to site administrators. May make hardware and/or software purchasing recommendations or decisions regarding web development. May perform overall administration of sites at a company-wide level.
  • May develop user interfaces, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation, and task and objective analyses. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user requirements and internal structures for product in development.
  • Responsible for resolution of operability issues related to programs, data access routes, reports and applications.
  • During times of emergencies, outages and project planned work; employees are expected to be on call and available until the event is addressed. During system conversions, extra effort may be required in order to ensure the roll out of the system is successful.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Preferred Education

Typically possesses a Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent.

Work Experience

Typically has 5 or more years of related professional experience. Applied knowledge of how to use code generation technologies, enterprise application integration, service oriented architecture, ETL tools (extract, transform, load) and application infrastructure technologies.

Skills & Competencies

Must have skills:

  • Coding experience in Java/Python/Ruby/Perl
  • Test case management, Automation QA experience
  • Comfortable working on Unix Platform.
  • Should have some Devops experience as well.
  • Experience with Testing tools and frameworks like ALM, Selenium, UFT, junit, etc.
  • Ability to identify automation opportunities and implement them
  • Should have worked in an Agile/SaFE team
  • Good communication skills

Good to have skills:

  • Knowledge on configuring webservers and application servers like Apache/Nginx, Tomcat
  • Configuration and performance tuning of Java applications

Certifications

  • Completion of all primary certifications in area of specialty is preferred.

If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual – recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it – then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

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