Application Specialist Remote

Application Specialist Remote
FL - US - Florida

Job Description


Work independently as a high level technical expert for ***'s ACH Hosted and ASP Outsourcing implementations, providing expert consultation to the client before, during, and after conversion as well as internal consulting services. As a technical consultant, analyze client requirements, develop application integration programs/utilities and provide expertise to the Outsourcing organization to meet client and *** business needs.


*1. Evaluates the systems needs of internal and external clients and recommends appropriate


*2. Analyzes existing programs or formulates logic for new systems and devises logic procedures

related to advances in related technology.

*3. Configures product or customized technology solution based on technical specifications.

*4. Designs, codes, installs and maintains systems software programs, as well as applications and

systems analysis on an as needed basis.

*5. Serves as the primary client interface from a technical perspective

* 6 Communicate progress and any potential problems to *** management for awareness and/or


*7. Resolve complicated software support issues related to application design specifications.

*8. Provides technical assistance and information to the client, computer operations, technical

services and application programming.

*9. Participates in 24 x 7 on-call rotation.

10. Provides input for the documentation for use by the client, computer operations, client services

and technical services

11. Completes other duties as assigned.

* Essential Functions

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.


Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent education in a related discipline is required. Related work experience can be substituted for educational requirement.

Job Related Experience:

Typically requires seven or more years experience in application and/or enterprise architecture design and development, managing and delivering software and integration projects to clients.

Exposure to ACH Operations and/or PEP+ product is a plus.

Functional Area Skills/Knowledge:

Distributed Systems Concentration of Skills/Knowledge:

• Working experience and highly proficient with a wide variety of database and web technologies including but not limited to:

o Windows Server Technology

o Linux, AIX or Unix Server Platforms

o WebLogic or WebSphere Application Servers

o Apache or IIS Web Servers

o Oracle, SQL, and DB2 database technology

o IBM WebSphere MQ


o TCP/IP and networking protocols, firewall architectures and security systems

Mainframe Systems Concentration of Skills/Knowledge:

• Working experience with mainframe file structures such as – VSAM, DB2.

• Working experience with mainframe communication protocols such as – TCP/IP

• Working experience with mainframe utilities such as JCL, RACF, etc

• Working experience with IBM's Transaction Server, CICS.

• Working experience or familiarity with mainframe programming languages such as – COBOL

General Functional Area Skills/Knowledge:

• Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and all aspects of application phases from design through deployment.

• Must demonstrate experience working with third party systems.

• Familiar with relevant business issues as they impact overall project plans.

• Excellent communication and reading comprehension skills.

• Able to integrate product knowledge with technical knowledge.

• Able to learn new applications and new platforms as needed.

• The individual must possess the following management and leadership competencies:

o Creativity

o Action Oriented

o Dealing with Ambiguity

o Integrity and Trust

o Peer Relationships

o Personal Learning

o Planning

o Strategic Agility


• General office environment.

• No specific physical requirement.

• Stressful situations may occur occasionally.

• Ability to work extended workdays, weekends and holidays as required

• Occasional travel is required.

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