Software Application Developer

The Software Application Developer works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.

• The Software Application Developer develops database driven applications in a client/server environment.
• Performs requirements gathering and documenting
• Does problem analysis to determine the best approach / methodology for application design
• Designs, documents and deploys database changes to support application requirements
• Utilizing software development tools, designs and codes application software using Object Oriented Methodology and principles
• Using various database modeling tools, develops and interprets database model diagrams to implement sound business logic
• Extensive contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling or specific phases of projects or contracts
• Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal or external representatives concerning specifics operations
• Performs other related tasks as assigned


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (or equivalent work experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree) with 5 years demonstrated work experience (or equivalent combination of training and professional work experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.)
• United States Postal Service Sensitive security clearance required to start
• Possess coding proficiency using:
• Visual C++ / C#
• Windows .Net Framework
• HTML / CSS / JavaScript / JQuery
• Must have demonstrated experience coding TSQL in a Microsoft SQL Server environment
• Software Experience:
• Microsoft Developer Studio 2010 / 2013 / 2015
• Microsoft SQL Server 2008 / 2012
• Microsoft Internet Information Server
• Microsoft Professional Office Suite
• Windows Server 2008 / 2012
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Lean Six Sigma and ISO 9001 experience or training

Physical Requirements:
• Sedentary work
• Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
• Physical activity may include reaching, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion.
• Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures.

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