Developer Analysts

  • Columbus, OH
  • Full-time

Job Description

A key member in the Information Technology organization which is responsible for the development and support of software applications. The Senior Developer Analyst will have a key role in collaborating with staff members and communicating with the business community.

Scope of Position:  Senior Developer

This position reports to Project Manager. This position serves as a resource for other employees. May communicate instructions, do minor scheduling, and inspect work. Does not hire, terminate, discipline, promote, demote, transfer or appraise, but may be consulted by higher management in these areas.


30%  Coding of new software applications and/or the modification of existing software applications. This will entail the review and understanding of project scope, requirements, project design and the I.T development life cycle. The Senior DA will also be required to perform code reviews. 10%  Support (issue resolution) of existing software applications. Any newly created or modified applications will require support time to correct software bugs. The developer will need to respond quickly to critical issues. 30%  Analysis (scope and requirements) and Design. At the Senior DA position, the individual will also have involvement with requirements gathering, documenting requirements and design creation. This may include leading (guiding and mentoring) a team of developers in the design phase. 20%  Interaction\communication with business users. The Senior DA will be required to communicate with business users regarding requirements, design reviews and prototype presentations. 10%  The Senior DA will have the responsibility of assisting other team members in the understanding of processes and technologies.


Technical:              -Excellent knowledge and considerable development experience with one or more of the following:              - JAVA  (J2EE Entity and Stateless Session Beans, J2EE Security, JSP, Servlets)              - Grails/Groovy              - HTML/Javascript/Ajax              - Hibernate

Considerable experience with the following tools\technologies or equivalent:              - Clear Case - source code version control              - GIT - source code version control              - IntelliJ - IDE

Experience with Websphere application servers.   :  Knowledge of relational database structure and design. Experience with Oracle databases is preferred.   :  Ability to create and modify SQL queries.   :  Understanding of software development lifecycles\methodologies (Rational Rose).

Analytical\Business:   :  Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills   :  Excellent skills and considerable experience with analyzing requirements and developing application designs.   :  Ability to develop accurate estimates and assist other team members with the estimation process.   :  Experience in interfacing with business users.

Additional Information

Will provide technical design for projects. This is a major requirement when working with offshore resources.
  :  Provide technical assistance with environment setup\configuration.
  :  Provide guidance regarding tech-related processes such as development builds, testing, etc.
  :  Liaison for information\direction regarding process or technical changes within the organization (i.e.: build procedures, coding standards, etc).
  :  Review prototypes.
  :  Provide technical and process mentoring.
  :  Perform code reviews.
  :  Estimate project work. Review project estimates of team members.
  :  Design and estimation for pre-governance AFE work.
  :  Assist Project Manager in finalizing project schedule.
  :  Could be involved with several projects at one time in regards to design and support.
  :  Will NOT manage people.
  :  Develop technical direction for the project and ensure technical quality of the code delivered.