New Jersey Resources Senior Business Application Developer in Wall, New Jersey

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Req #247

Senior Business Application Developer


Full Time

Friday, January 12, 2018

New Jersey Resources is seeking a Senior Application Business Developer to contribute to the development, maintenance and enhancement of business applications. Collaborate with assigned stakeholders to define detailed requirements and system interfaces, assess available technologies, develop and present solutions utilizing a variety of new computing architectures. Provide technical guidance on complex projects.

Major Responsibilities:• Evaluate and make recommendations to business areas to leverage existing software functionality or incorporate additional technology options to gain full benefits• Share ‘best in class’ and ‘industry standards’ knowledge of business functions within current technology software portfolio and to additional solutions when required• Provide business analysis and programming expertise within an assigned business unit, usually as a project lead, on efforts in the analysis, design and development of business applications• Keep informed of advancements in new and evolving technologies by participating in training and professional development opportunities• Serve as a senior level analyst to gather requirements and develop system design specifications and document processes for new and revised information systems• Lead application development projects, new software selection and installations and business process improvement efforts • Lead reporting efforts by gathering data and presentation requirements (e.g. standard reports, dashboards and metrics)• Work with IT staff and contractors to provide system requirements and ensure objectives are met• Work independently in the design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of systems of moderate size/complexity with fast turnaround

Additional Responsibilities: • Prepare detailed program specifications, and design, code, test, debug and document programs• Control schedule and actual completion dates for new or revised systems• Monitor and report to management on the status of project efforts, anticipating and identifying issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implementing corrective actions• Oversee and assure testing and debugging techniques are used effectively in the development and maintenance of any given system• Evaluate user requests for new or modified computer programs to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system and computer capabilities• Recreate steps taken by user to troubleshoot and locate source problem and rewrite program to correct errors • Monitor performance of program after implementation • Lead projects and regularly coach other personnel to ensure business application systems are developed in a way that complies with standards and established methodologies  

Position Specifications:Position requires Bachelor’s degree, computer science degree or a minimum of five year’s relevant work experience required. Detail oriented with strong written and oral communications skills. Must have proven experience successfully handling multiple deliverables. Able to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced deadline driven environment and collaborate efficiently as a team member.

Required Technical Skills and Experience: • Minimum five years Microsoft SQL Server experience, including stored procedures, functions, views and database triggers • Minimum five years Microsoft Visual Studio development experience utilizing language and Windows Forms applications • Crystal Reports for .Net Framework or equivalent Crystal Report development experience • Deployment of Client/Server applications on a Windows based platform experience • Java/HTML and VB.NET programming • Service applications experience

Preferred Technical Skills and Experience: • Working knowledge of third party “Infragistics” grid controls for use in Windows Forms applications • development • Microsoft Business Intelligence components (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and SharePoint) • Experience utilizing code to create and export Microsoft Excel worksheets • Familiarity with Borland “Paradox” Forms applications and/or the “ObjectPal” coding language • Experience with Oracle BI Publisher • Working knowledge of Aligne Trade and Risk Management System | SunGard • Experience in developing multithreaded applications • Experience in developing SOAP/RESTFul web services• Understanding of gas commodity trading business is a plus • Experience with energy trading and/or gas scheduling systems is a plus • Understanding of Solar/Solar Renewable Energy Credit trading business

New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.


Wall Corporate Office, Wall, New Jersey, United States of America