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Software Application Developer

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Job Description Summary
We are seeking an application developer to join the Cayenta development team to maintain and enhance Cayenta's industry-leading Customer Information System (CIS). The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of application development cycle, software requirements definition and design principles. This position involves implementation of the required system components using Uniface 9 4GL.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze business requirements; identify product impact and possible implementation options, and recommend the solution that best suits the needs of the customers and Cayenta.
  • Creation and maintenance of application code that meets design specifications, follows Cayenta standards, and is easy to maintain, including documentation.
  • Code review for technical accuracy, standards, and functional compliance to the requirements.
  • Unit, integration, regression and system testing as required
  • Able to provide Level 3 support of our applications
  • Creation of functional specifications and design documents for software enhancements.
  • Maintain product documentation to reflect enhancements and other software changes.
  • Ability to estimate work as requested.
  • Great communication skills, that includes ability to communicate with internal and external people as changes occur in tasks assigned
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Work within deadlines in relation to product release timelines, and consistently complete assigned development tasks in required timeframes.
  • Fulfill administrative reporting requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

To meet this challenge, you must possess a high level of initiative and energy, and have a great consultant-minded work ethic.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • University degree/diploma in Information Technology or equivalent experience

  • Experience using any 4GL development programming language, such as:

    • Clarion
    • Clipper
    • Cognos PowerHouse 4GL
    • DataFlex
    • Discovery Machine Modeler
    • Forté TOOL (transactional object-oriented language)
    • FoxPro
    • IBM Rational EGL (Enterprise Generation Language)
    • Lycia Querix 4GL
    • Omnis Studio SDK
    • Panther
    • PowerBuilder
    • SheerPower4GL (Microsoft Windows Only)
    • SQLWindows/Team Developer
    • Up ! 5GL
    • Uniface (programming language)
    • Visual DataFlex (Microsoft Windows Only)
    • WinDev
    • XBase++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with RDBMS and Data Modeling
  • Experience with Software Requirements Specifications, and strong interpretative skills to understand design requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience developing in a team environment.
  • Practical multi-tier architecture experience
  • Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle RDBMS 
  • Experience with Uniface development tool
  • Knowledge of CIS, operations, billing or financial system
  • Scrum and Agile practices experience will be an asset
  • SOA and design patterns will be an asset

Posted: November 16, 2018
Closes: January 15, 2019
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About Cayenta

Founded in 1983 & welcomed to the Harris family in 2004, our Cayenta business unit is the North American leader in technology for medium to large utility clients. We provide innovative end-to-e...