16 days old

Business Systems Programmer

Ames, IA 50010


As a Business Systems Programmer you will gather system requirements and write specifications, create test plans, write programs, test applications and support existing applications. You will work closely with other IT analysts and technical resources to develop solutions that facilitate process improvements and meet the needs of the organization.

You will be supporting the manufacturing and distribution center use of a wide variety of custom applications, addressing user issues. The job involves developing enhancements, testing updates, writing queries, and performing daily support tasks. It includes programming of ASP.NET (C# or VB) and VB.NET applications and use of SQL to query Oracle and MS SQL Server databases to drive process improvements.


  • Perform daily querying tasks
  • Trouble shoot and address production support issues in a timely fashion
  • Work closely with users to create specifications and comprehensive test plans
  • Execute test plans to ensure the quality of the deliverables to customers
  • Trouble shoot applications issues and identify root cause
  • Follow established coding standards and standard operating procedures
  • Work with business associates to system test applications
  • Unit test systems and applications and conduct code walkthroughs
  • Work independently on assigned projects and tasks, effectively using other resources as needed
  • Adhere to IT policies and procedures
  • Develop programming skills by supporting and enhancing applications
  • Develop SQL queries for monitoring and reporting
  • Interface various peripheral systems with Oracle ERP system
  • Support users in designing effective business solutions to their needs
  • Work with offshore technical resources as required to support the business

    Education, Background and Skill Requirements:

    • Associates, Bachelor or Master€™s degree in computer science or related field strongly desired.  Comparative work experience may substitute for degree.
    • Good understanding of relational database and programming concepts.
    • 3-6 years experience with ASP.NET, .NET, Microsoft SQL Server TSQL,Oracle PL/SQL
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Experience working with Oracle EBusiness Suite preferred.
    • Experience supporting a manufacturing or distribution organization preferred.
    • Basic understanding of desktop operating systems (Windows).
    • Basic understanding of PC hardware and peripherals

      Environment: Office environment

      Physical Demands

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach.  The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

      The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds.

      Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

      Work Environment

      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

       The work environment consists of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.

      The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


      External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

      Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The €œEEO is the Law€ poster is available here.","industry":"Environmental Services


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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