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Associate Applications Developer in Norfolk, VA at PRA Group

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

We invite you to explore a future with us at PRA Group, a diverse and growing company that has a tangible impact on the global economy.

Position Summary: 

The Information Technology Associate Developer performs coding on custom developed applications and develops new software applications to support business needs.Key Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Design, code, test and implement applications that interact with managed MS SQL Server and Oracle databases.
  • Define and specify relevant production turnover documentation.
  • Support of on-going and future software projects.
  • Perform quality control, trouble shooting, code review and standard data validation practices prior to production release.
  • Complete projects on-time and on-budget.
  • Assist in the documentation and cataloging of developed software.
  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with staff, management team, vendors, and end users.
  • Participate in full development life-cycle from requirements gathering, estimating, design, development, and implementation.  
  • May teach and train other team members in relevant development concepts
  • Understands PRA architecture and design standards
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and company policies across areas of organizational responsibility

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field preferred or the equivalent amount of related experience requried.
  • Two to five years of related experience.
  • Understanding in the functionality of developing software utilizing Microsoft .NET, C#, Microsoft SQL Server,  ETL/SSIS and REST API services, in a Windows environment. 
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills and familiarity with software design patterns preferred. 
  • Must have the ability to understand and assess existing software systems environment and configuration in order to recommend and implement improvements; open source experience is helpful.  
  • Demonstrated experience in requirements analysis, planning, design, coding, deployment, maintenance, optimization and documentation of software applications in a multi-tier, distributed, browser-based enterprise computing environment.  
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex system problems and performance issues and prior experience in software maintenance. 
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated proficiency with software systems development, including ability to create, develop and modify code based upon operational requirements; demonstrated proficiency and knowledge of web services standards associated with RESTful architecture along with proficiency in MS-SQL server database, C#, SQL Server, Excel and Access (experience with AngularJS/Angular would be nice, but not required);effective organizational, communication, time-management and interpersonal skills; high attention to detail; ability to handle multiple projects/tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as the employee works in an office environment, in an individual work station, using telephone and computer.  Employee is required to work evenings and weekends as required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We are a drug free workplace.