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Ameren IT Programmer Analyst III in St. Louis, Missouri

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Position - 1

Area/Div 01/10

Hourly Rate - 34.09 to 44.39

DUTIES: Under general supervision, exercising a high degree of independent judgment and skill on problems frequently of a complex and confidential nature, to participate in the development, maintenance, and enhancement of business applications. In this capacity, as assigned, to undertake such work as: Provide business analysis and programming expertise within an assigned business unit/area, usually as a member of a project team, in the analysis, design, and development of business applications. Responsibilities may include support of systems through essential services. Provide technical consulting support on project or system issues. Evaluate application software packages and make recommendations to management or other project leaders as assigned. Participate with other IT members, customers, and other stakeholders in new product reviews, tests, and pilots. Formulate and define system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems to solve business problems. Regularly coach other project personnel, including on-site and remotely located vendor/contractor personnel, in most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities to ensure business application systems are developed in a way that complies with architectural standards and established methodologies and practices. Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written and ensure production and quality of applications meets specifications of operational schedules and business activities. Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. Develop or modify application programs from detailed specifications. Code, test, debug, and document programs. Develop and maintain application interfaces, reports, conversion programs, and custom functionality. Identify conflicting business practices and integration issues, recommending alternative solutions. Monitor and report to management or other assigned project leaders on the status of project efforts, anticipating/identifying issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implementing corrective actions.

Develop business relationships and integrate activities with other IT departments to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts. Foster and maintain good relationships with customers and IT colleagues to meet expected customer service levels. Special assignments, both recurring and non-recurring, in connection with IT operations. SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: For holding as confidential information relating to Company operations. For proper care of equipment, data, and supplies. For adherence to departmental operating requirements. CONTACTS: With all levels of employees in various departments of the Company. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must satisfy at least one of the following three qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Mathematics, or equivalent computer related degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of 12 credit hours in computer programming and analysis/design courses. The computer related courses require a minimum grade of C, with a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 or 3.5 on a scale of 5.0. At least five years of experience in programming/analysis. Internal candidates must receive an overall exceptional performance rating on the previous two years' performance appraisals, and must receive a favorable recommendation from one or more supervisors. 2. Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Mathematics, or equivalent computer related degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of 12 credit hours in computer programming and analysis/design courses. The computer related courses require a minimum grade of C, with a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 or 3.5 on a scale of 5.0. At least seven years of experience in programming/analysis. Internal candidates must receive an overall exceptional performance rating on the previous two years' performance appraisals, and must receive a favorable recommendation from one or more supervisors. 3. At least ten years of directly related experience in lieu of academic requirements. Internal candidates must receive an overall exceptional performance rating on the previous two years' performance appraisals, and must receive a favorable recommendation from one or more supervisors. Preference is given to candidates with specific business area knowledge for the position being filled. Advancement to this classification is based on business need.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected and the best solutions are put into action.

Our vision is "Leading the Way to a Sustainable Energy Future" and our mission is "To Power the Quality of Life." Our company values include safety and security, integrity, respect, diversity equity and inclusion, accountability, stewardship, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Our "All-In" culture reflects how we care, serve with passion, deliver for customers, communities and shareholders and win together.

Ameren's co-workers spend thousands of hours each year giving back to their communities. The company supports their donations of time through a Dollars for Doers program and also offers a Matching Grant program for donations made to postsecondary schools.

Ameren has an unwavering commitment to sustainability. That includes how we perform as a steward of the environment, how we manage our relationships with customers, communities and workforce and provide robust governance and oversight of our practices. We are committed to clean energy. The company has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2045 across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition, Ameren laid out plans for its largest-ever expansion of clean wind and solar generation that maintains the reliability and affordability that customers have come to expect. Interim carbon emissions goals include a 50% reduction by 2030 and an 85% reduction by 2040, from 2005 levels.

St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit Ameren.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=3228409-1&h=4163191186&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ameren.com%2F&a=Ameren.com) , or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp , Facebook.com/AmerenCorp , or LinkedIn.com/company/Ameren .

Ameren is committed to equal employment opportunities and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by applicable law.

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