• IT Applications Development

    Job Locations US-VA-Colonial Heights
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/31/2018 3:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Position requires an in-depth understanding of application development along with database administration and management. Applicant will provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on critical IT issues. Be responsible for gathering and preparing business requirements, conduct detail design specifications, and serves as software architect for the software team. Designs, develops, and manages software architecture development that meets current and future business requirements. Extends, enhances, and optimizes existing architecture and business processes. Develops applications using Visual Basic for Application, VB .Net, C#, XML, ANSI SQL, T-SQL, and PL/SQL. Candidate will also be responsible for the design, development, maintenance and support of GCSS-Army website, SharePoint and ServiceNow systems.



    • MS Office Developer; production databases and data warehouses (SQL Server, IBM-DB2, and Oracle using ANSI SQL (or platform specific - i.e. T-SQL/PL-SQL)


    • Building MS-ACCESS; EXCEL; Databases from scratch and maintaining existing database applications


    • Administer and Manage MS SQL Server and Oracle Database


    • Administer Windows Server and Internet Information Server


    • Be a Contributor/Content Manager for the GCSS-Army SharePoint


    • Administer and Coordinate SiteMinder protection and AKO SSO for Web Applications/Web Sites


    • Gathering, scrubbing, and manipulating raw data to create ad-hoc reports, mail merge form letters, and supplemental data-sources


    • Using MS-Office tools (ACCESS; EXCEL; Databases/Excel/Power Point/Word) to analyze, prepare, and present reports and analyses


    • Using VBA to produce automated Reporting Applications/Databases


    • Preparing reports for internal and external customers regarding data conversions.


    • Interacting with various teams and departments for subject-matter expertise


    • Prepare data dashboards of Data reports


    • Develops technical architecture of Internet Web sites including scripting, database design and user interface design.


    • Designs and implements Internet Web database projects.


    • Consults with GCSS-Army personnel to coordinate Internet activities, identify needs, and explain Internet Web site opportunities and limitations.


    • Reviews and evaluates Internet Web-based proposals from GCSS-Army personnel.


    • Communicates with other personnel regarding technical requirements of Internet Web site and/or upcoming projects or events related to the Internet Web site.


    • Develops modifications or enhancements to existing Internet Web programs.


    • Troubleshoots problems associated with Internet Web applications and/or Internet Web pages.


    • Evaluates operations, and recommends improvements and modifications of Internet Web programs.


    • Develops strategies and/or plans for conversion of manual business processes to web applications.


    • Researches and evaluates software, hardware and new technologies.


    • Secures and manages public access to information transmitted and stored.


    • Remains current on job specific knowledge (e.g., scripting, hardware, software, security issues, authoring tools, graphic design tools, new languages, etc.) and industry trends by attending training courses/seminars and professional organizational meetings and conferences and reading job-related professional journals/publications.


    • Prepares utilization and status reports.





    • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in IT a plus, advance degree in IT is desired, Masters Degree preferred


    • Minimum 7 years of Application Development experience


    • Strong MS Office Development; Databases and Excel proficiency (advanced formulas, functions, and pivot-tables) various programming techniques (e.g., HTML, JavaScript, Java, ASP, XML, SQL, VB .NET, C#, ASP .NET, etc.)


    • Excellent reporting abilities will be essential.


    • Muster understand Electronic Data Interchange requirement and data conversion


    • Must have strong mathematical or quantitative aptitude. Excellent problem-solving skills are essential.


    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


    • Ability to analyze and translate business ideas into technical solutions.


    • Ability to work with minimal supervision, and exhibits excellent initiative, intensity and motivation


    • Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with other team members


    • US citizen and must have current security clearance at the Secret level





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