Application Developer - Support

Houston, TX 77036

Posted: 01/26/2020 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Financial Services Job Number: 2020-03 Pay Rate: $35.00 per hour (W2 Only) Type:

Job Description

Financial Services in Southwest Houston is searching for an Application Developer - Support person with skills in SQL and C# to provide troubleshooting and technical support to their systems. 

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred
  • Typically requires 5-8 years of related work experience

Mandatory Experience and Skills:

  • Level 3 Application Support role.
  • SQL knowledge is a must
  • C# is mainly what is used
  • Coding will most likely not be necessary, but it is a plus.
  • Requires comprehensive knowledge within own discipline and broad knowledge of disciplines within own function
  • Performs specialized assignments; leads others to solve complex problems and develop non-traditional solutions
  • Works independently; may require guidance in highly complex situations
  • Work directly with end users to troubleshoot issues and outages.
  • Make database updates and perform testing in lower environments as well
  • Good troubleshooting

Duties and responsibilities:

  • May write code using lower-level and/or higher-level languages
  • Develops and/or modifies systems for use internally
  • Conducts requirements gathering and analysis
  • Translates/compiles into machine language for use on specific hardware
  • Supports testing, deployment, and maintenance activities by correcting programming errors and coding software enhancements
  • Implements strategies to increase reliability and decrease cost
  • Maintains processes for internal operational effectiveness
  • Develops, implements and supports a variety of technologies
  • Maintains excellent working relationship with 3rd Party vendors
  • Maintains centralized reporting and management for applications and services
  • Implements strategies to increase reliability and decrease cost for technologies
  • Documents environments and check accuracy
  • Implements processes for internal operational effectiveness and continuous improvement
  • Ensures data confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Provides technical guidance to service partners as needed
  • Participates in 24x7x365 enterprise operational support as required
  • Provides support to remote data center facilities as requested
  • Implements processes for internal operational effectiveness and continuous improvement
  • Generates reports from information gathered from metrics
  • Assists with preparation of documentation, user guides, and training materials
  • Assists with communication of process changes, enhancements, and modifications so solutions are understood
  • Exhibits comprehensive knowledge of enterprise server storage and networking hardware and technologies, Enterprise level IT processes and procedures such Ticketing, Change Control, and other ITIL processes
  • May work with R&D of new designs and technologies, monitoring/improving systems performance and maintaining disaster recovery readiness and procedures
  • May work closely with the Operations teams to identify gaps and implement solutions to drive improvements in reliability, performance and availability
  • Maintain systems health to ensure reliability

Additional Information

  • U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
  • Our client is unable to provide H1B Visa sponsorship at this time.
  • Unable to provide relocation assistance
  • Unable to work C2C or with third party vendors

Contract Assignment:

This is a 6-month W2 contract assignment with the possibility to go perm.

Resume Submittal:

Please submit resume and W2 hourly rate to resumes@profoundjobs.com.

Meet Your Recruiter

Marie Mikelson
President | HeadHunter | Technical Recruiter

 

Marie is a native Houstonian and has put her energy in building ProFound’s business relationships. She has specialized in IT and software development recruiting in the Houston area since 1999. You will often hear Marie tell people to “get-into-our-circle” because she knows people, companies and she’s working on new jobs all the time. As a professional networker, Marie practices good habits in business development, recruiting, customer service, working with a sense of urgency to help people. She believes in having a foundation of long term relationships in order to be a successful Business Owner, Recruiter and Business Developer.

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