UNIX/Web Applications Developer Jr

New York, New York, us
2018-12-04 10:09:37

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Job Overview:
The Applications Development team supports various vital B&H programs containing essential information from every department in the Company. Working within a UNIX environment, the development teams implement fixes and enhancements to Informix 4GL programs such as Gillani and Fourgen and within the Weblogic environment, fixes and enhancements to the IVR phone system and online order history functionality. The main goal is to ensure all programs are constantly functional and consistently allow for seamless transfers of information between all systems.
Under direct supervision, the Applications Developer Jr. performs basic bug fixes and leads efforts for minor program enhancements to B&H’s internal systems. Diagnosing and fixing bugs requires implementing necessary measures including, accurate problem documentation in all development stages, consistent monitoring for unforeseen issues, and administering minor QA in the production stage. System enhancements require a similar workflow. The Developer Jr. also provides reports for any department within the Company] using the Informix 4GL reporting tool to directly pull data from the system using its reporting capabilities.
The Developer Jr. works within the Weblogic environment to enhance B&H’s IVR phone or online order history system which was implemented to manage common external customer requests utilizing either an automated phone service, or a website interface.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Bugzilla to receive needed bug or project development requests

  • Gathers necessary requirements for enhancements and involved with projects to help draft a plan of action

  • Interacts with IS as well as Non-IS departments to coordinate project details

  • Delivers enhancement recommendations and viable alternatives

  • Document all progress for essential department workflow coordination and reference purposes

  • Implement coding modifications and change UNIX or Perl scripts consistent with B&H programming standards

  • Implement VoiceXML coding to support automated phone system

  • Utilize Java and C technologies to connect UNIX system to website for efficient fulfillment of customer requests (order status, quote/invoice requests)

  • Perform testing measures to determine system compatibility and code integrity

  • Provide UNIX based reports for system users

Additional Responsibilities:

  • As assigned by manager

  • Available for 24hr (6 day/week) support in event of system emergency and/or go live support

Preferred Education, Experience and Licenses:

  • 2-4 years experience programming with UNIX shell scripting and basic Perl scripting

  • Experience with VoiceXML coding language for phone systems or web technologies such as Java or C

  • Utilization of Informix 4GL programs such as Fourgen or Gillani

  • Experience with development tools such as Debugger, ISQL, etc.

  • Proficient in SQL, Informix syntax preferred

  • Utilization of B&H Legacy system and Optio software

  • Experience with dynamic E-Commerce website and UNIX integration (e.g. pricing and inventory updates)

  • Experience with UNIX reporting tools

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of program development from a UNIX system

  • Knowledge of Informix 4GL

  • Proficient in SQL and database concepts

  • Knowledge of Web and UNIX integration concepts and coding languages (Java, C)

  • Resourceful and efficient research skills

  • Articulate communicator and analytical thinker

  • Professional phone demeanor

  • Detail-oriented and quick thinker

  • Knowledge of B&H policies and procedures

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