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MS Access/VBA Programmer in Toronto at Procom

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 255584

Applications Programmer

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for an Applications Programmer.

Applications Programmer - Job Description

  • Develops code (writes software application programs). Develops and codes programs to integrate multiple subsystems.
  • Identifies and recommends system enhancements to improve or expand customer services by anticipating customer problems and recommending solutions.
  • Plans, schedules, and coordinates project design and implementation teams.
  • Assists and trains others on technical or industry-related issues.
  • Evaluates hardware or software product alternatives and makes recommendations.
  • A vacancy exists for a senior developer to join the team in the delivery and development of this project and to eventually contribute to future enhancement, support and maintenance post-delivery.
  • Prime responsibility will be to develop detailed design specifications, create and review code and assess impact on other applications.
  • Role will work closely with other team members to ensure consistency in coding standards and approaches and to optimize any synergy and re-use opportunities.
  • Key accountabilities are: Responsible for leading technical aspects of project from inception through to deployment.
  • Participate in analysis and system design specification sessions. Documentation of design options and solutions according to System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology.
  • Ensure that solutions adhere to development best practices and architectural principles.
  • Apply analytical skills to resolve problems and deliver viable solutions.
  • Anticipate obstacles and execute proactive approaches to issues. Active participation in issue resolution.
  • Provide detailed development estimates to Project Manager for development effort as well as weekly status reporting and budget forecasting.
  • Configuration management for the sub projects within the release.
  • Responsible for coding, testing, packaging, deployment and support of builds as code is promoted from development, system, acceptance and production environments.
  • May lead code reviews. Work closely with System Test Environment Management Team (STEMT) to ensure that environments are fully functional and that builds are properly deployed.
  • Participate in development of test strategy, test plans, test cases and testing efforts (unit testing and integration testing of code).
  • Provide technical support to business and testing team during testing phases.
  • Track defects, defect triage and resolution. Data set up and environment shake down.
  • Coaching / mentoring of junior developers.
  • Knowledge transfer within group. Ensure required documentation is housed in the project repository and that knowledge transfer has occurred to full time staff upon completion of contract term

Applications Programmer - Mandatory Skills

  • MS Access : 7 years
  • VBA : 8 years
  • Excel : 8 years
  • SQL : 8 years
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Sharepoint
  • Good knowledge of web based design

Applications Programmer - Nice to Have Skills

  • SAS experience
  • Previous Banking or FI

Applications Programmer - Assignment Start Date

ASAP - 6 months to start

Applications Programmer - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto