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Application Developer

in Sunbury, PA

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  • Job Category

    IT/Software Development

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  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Supervisor)

  • Education Level

    F-2-Year College Degree

  • Travel

    0 - 10%

  • Job Location

    1000 S. 2nd Street
    Sunbury, PA 17801


Application Developers provide both technical and functional support to business users and external vendors / integrators for 1 or 2 application systems.  They work closely with the business SME to ensure proper procedure /process, determine and build requirements for future enhancements, answer user community questions concerning application functionality, identify production issues and provide resolution for those issues. Remote and onsite positions available. 

  • Read, analyze, develop, and maintain program code as part of either custom systems or software packages.   Code written / maintained is expected to be well-engineered code that is efficient, effective, can be easily read by others, adequately commented, contains proper error handling, adheres to all coding standards and is robust.
  • Ensure that all migrated changes follow proper change control process including sufficient documentation as required by IT and Audit policies.
  • Work closely with business SME personnel to develop and maintain a functional understanding and documentation of the business use of applications and what processes have been developed against the data and functions associated with those applications as well as any data challenges that may exist. 
  • Perform technical detailed analysis on the database structures, database components, batch processing, and online processes and document that analysis in an easy to understand and informative way.  Keep existing documentation up to date on a regular basis.
  • Continually evaluate the effectiveness of the application and associated procedures documenting all points of weakness with suggestions for areas of improvement for review with the business.
  • Lead and/or participate in requirement gathering and issue resolution meetings with technical and business resources.  Be able to create business requirements definition, functional, system design and technical specifications that are detailed, complete and in compliance with the Weis Markets IT standards.
  • Leads small‐scale or sub‐functional teams for system design, modification, upgrade, and implementation projects.
  • Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives. Works with clients to map current and future business processes and aligns technology solutions with short and long term business strategies.
  • Develop unit and system test scripts, execute and validate with a high degree of accuracy and completeness.  Be able to assist the business team with creation of business UAT and system test plans. 
  • Ensure that issues are identified, communicated to appropriate business and technical staff and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Present design ideas, status reports and application information in a well-organized and effective manner.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in technology needed to support application(s), including where applicable: coding languages, database, Internet, Intranet, Extranet, client/server architectures, and interface technologies.
  • Will use existing or seek out emerging industry practices when solving business problems.
  • Push creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and client mindsets.
  • Develop positive relationships with client personnel that foster client ties, seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
  • Manage client expectations effectively and effectively communicate status of all open work.
  • Maintain documentation for all support and issue resolution tasks associated with support of the application. 
  • Facilitates and ensures compliance of government or regulatory standards (SOX, PCI, internal audit, external audit, etc.).
  • Maintain a positive attitude and demonstrate a commitment to corporate success. 

Job Qualifications

Associate Degree in computer related field or minimum of 3 years of programmer analyst experience in information technology.


1000 S. 2nd Street
Sunbury, PA  17801

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