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Application Developer Analyst III


This is a professional level role that under general direction, works closely with customers, business analysts and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design to develop quality technical solutions.  Has an advanced understanding of IT systems, development lifecycle, quality assurance/testing, and integration methodologies.

Examples of Work

Job Functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Provides expertise for the design and development of IT systems.
  • Oversees the definition of system scope and objectives based on user needs.  Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written.
  • Provides feasibility assessments, design technical options, authors codes, troubleshoots applications, maintains installed systems, produces and maintains documentation, and conducts application quality assurance and testing.
  • Analyzes business requirements and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation.    Manages software integration, external interface development and technical documentation.
  • Provides estimates of the analysis and development effort based on requirements
  • Recommends development of new code or reuse/enhancement of existing code.  Participates or leads in component and architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation.
  • Understands industry and IT best practices, develops and fosters the use of systems standards and processes across the organization.
  • Develop technical documentation (designs, specifications, processes) and communications
  • Provides technical mentoring and coaching to less experienced staff
  • Prepares and implements data verification and testing methods for the data warehouse and reporting.  Understands quality assurance/testing methodologies.
  • Provides expertise for the design and development of IT systems.
  • Provides product support and maintenance of the data warehouse and reporting.
  • Performs data warehouse design and construction.  Codes and documents scripts and reports.
  • Designs and implements data strategy methods.  Develops programs and systems documentation.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position may include supervisory responsibility.


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