Senior Application Developer

  • Hebron, KY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 2001, FTJ FundChoice, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor, is a leading provider of investment, reporting and service solutions. We provide advisors access to independent asset allocation strategies and model trading functionality. We assist advisors in simplifying their business by absorbing
back office tasks, such as trade reconciliation, account administration, fee billing and performance reporting. For additional information, visit www.ftjfundchoice.com.

Job Description

This position is responsible for daily programming, development, maintenance, monitoring, problem resolution, and user assistance required of financial applications and databases. This role participates in Information Technology projects from inception of the project through the daily maintenance phase. The role involves a teamwork approach and close coordination with other departments across all levels of the organization to define and translate requirements into sound technical solutions and execute to deliver high quality development solutions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of moderate to highly-complex solutions (including data infrastructure, reporting, and applications) that address the informational and analytical needs of the various groups. 
  • Responsible for all phases of the project lifecycle and include: requirements gathering, solution design, application development, and system testing. 
  • Analyze end user data need and develop user-oriented solutions which interface with existing applications.
  • Coordinate all aspects of implementation and training to support new programs and systems.
  • Test operation of completed programs, debug as needed.
  • Maintain documentation for all work processes and procedures.
  • Make improvement suggestions and adhere to all approved work changes for the team.
  • Interact and partner effectively across all appropriate internal business teams.
  • Provide backup support for all work and project efforts as needed.
  • Assist with team planning and growth strategy.
  • Ensure execution of all industry and FTJFC specific compliance matters within the team.
  • Participate in major upgrades to packaged software. 
  • Participate or lead training on business functionality for system end users. 
  • Coordinate or lead all or portions of technology projects. 
  • Works with minimal supervision and is responsible for making an established range of decisions, escalating to Manager when necessary and updating Manager on a regular basis.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field, or comparable business/technical experience. 
  • At least 3 years of experience of application development experience which includes: programming, data management, collection, modeling and interpretation across complex data sets. Programming skills (database, system, or scripting). 
  • Experience using Visual Studio and C# .Net writing server-side applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to write SQL queries and use of Microsoft SQL Server database tables and connectivity.
  • Experience with Mvc Entity framework platforms.
  •  Proven ability to perform high quality technical documentation and presentations.
  • Ability to translate complex business requirements into detailed functional and/or technical specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop alternative solutions to complex problems and recommend the best solution to the business and project team.
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others in team environment.
  • Knowledge of when and how to use business assessment tools (e.g., feasibility studies, business cases and/or cost/benefit, project sizing and costing, and current state analysis/needs assessments).
  • Demonstrated mastery of test strategies, test plans, and test execution. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows server infrastructure. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate Project and Task estimation, along with strong time management skills. 
  • Adaptable and able to learn quickly and demonstrate a big picture approach when managing projects.
  • Experience with Investigating data issues.

Additional Information

Local Candidate preferred

No relocation assistance provided