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Application Developer II
 
DESCRIPTION
The Application Developer II must be able to design, implement, test and enhance applications using best practice technology standards and guidelines. Support the ITS department's activities to effectively ensure completion and maintenance of the Chicago Housing Authority's applications. This person is also responsible for troubleshooting system issues and looks for ways to improve the applications/reports. Along with substantial technical acumen, this Individual must also have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively convey information to audiences of varying technical aptitude.
 
SUMMARY OF PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Develop and maintain .NET web and Console Applications using ASP. NET, C#, VB.NET, JQuery, HTMLS, CSS, Java Script, AJAX and Microsoft Visual Studio to support new and existing CHA Information Technology projects.
• Develop and create Web Services to communicate with client-sided scripts, 3rd party API's and other In­ house or Inter-departmental applications.
• Analyze and write MS/SQL to perform data manipulation and Interact with online or batch application request.
• Create Yardi Reports to fulfill the reporting needs of existing and future projects throughout the authority.
• Be able to handle smaller projects completely on their own and provide off-hours support as needed.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Academic Level: Bachelors
  • Industry Experience: Other industries not listed
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or High School Diploma/GED and equivalent work experience. Experience in developing three tier applications based on the .NET platform. Ability to diagnose and correct performance problems. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Effective Interpersonal skills; ability to maintain good working relationships. Discretion in handling confidential/sensitive information. Understanding of and experience with SharePoint (2007/2010/2013) is preferred, knowledge of SQL Server 2008 or higher; Orade Pi/SQL skills are a plus. Ability to customize SharePoint portal layout, Implement features, create dynamic workflows, develop web parts, and generate reports with SharePoint Reporting Server is a plus. Understanding of and experience with Crystal report development is preferred.

Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory and AD Security. Self-motivated and focused, with a positive outlook and excellent organizational skills. Experience working in a project team-oriented environment.

3+ years of development experience in C#, ASP. NET, C++, Visual Basic and/or VB.NET with MS Visual Studio. 3 years working experience with mobile application development, including IOS and Android is a plus.

Salary range: $75,000 - $82,000
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