Applications Programmer

Job Summary

Analyze, create (install), test, implement, document, maintain and support information service programs and systems in a competitive business environment with a sense of urgency and commitment while maintaining a high degree of personal productivity.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Senior Developers to develop, modify, document, and maintain web, windows, and mobile applications accessing Oracle and MS SQL databases using diverse tools including Microsoft.NET.
  • Actively monitor and take assignment of incoming help desk issues which relate to all company systems, both within the core job responsibilities and within the broader department wide responsibilities.
  • This requires finding and implementing resolutions to diverse internal end-user issues, within an acceptable time frame, and with a focus on high end-user satisfaction.
  • This also requires maintaining great desk-side relations with company-end users.
  • Assist and work collaboratively with Company staff in resolving technical problems and providing support relating to all facets of IT for the company.
  • Provide administration support for all areas of the internal ERP system (IFS).
  • Maintain, respect, and protect the confidentiality of information held within, or transferred across, the company's computer and communication resources in any format.
  • Design and develop queries written in T-SQL and PL/SQL for both applications and reports. Assist in developing diverse front end data analysis tools and Business Performance reporting methodologies.
  • Along with other I.S. team members, be responsible for the implementation of, and adherence to all department guidelines and policies.
  • Will provide support for, and take ownership of assigned projects. Projects range in the areas of evaluation, configuration, testing, and deployment of computing hardware (OS and networking), productivity software, applications development, and operational business needs, as they relate to IS.
  • May be required to respond to off business hour support requests for critical system outages.
  • Be on call one weekend per month
  • Assist training of department staff and company personnel in IS Systems and procedures.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field of study with two (2) years of experience or Associates degree with six (6) years of related experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of data-driven web application development and administrative experience.
  • Knowledge of C# and other .NET technologies, JavaScript and web services development in the creation and administration of data driven websites and web services.
  • Website usability testing, writing for the web, graphic design or illustration, technology training or Help Desk/troubleshooting or similar experience.
  • SQL programming language proficiency to access SQL Server and Oracle data sources.
  • Solid knowledge of relational databases and strong understanding of SQL.

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work on a schedule with deadlines and budget limits, with the ability to estimate the duration risks/returns and costs of a project.
  • Good team-working skills across diverse skill sets are imperative.
  • Ability to foster solid employee/IS Department relationships.
  • Reliable, able to work independently, and pay very close attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent (documented) communication skills - listening, written and verbal. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints. Ability to effectively present information to top management.
  • Enthusiasm and interest in data, transaction, network, and systems security.
  • Ability to successfully balance multiple concurrent assignments with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must be patient and cooperative.
  • Ability to provide regular, concise status reports detailing the progress of all assigned projects.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent analysis, troubleshooting, problem solving, critical thinking, and technical skills required.

Working Environment and Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Required

None

Minimal

Estimated 10%

Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.

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