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IT Specialist II/Sr. ( JAVA )

Northern Natural Gas Omaha, NE
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Job Description

This position is responsible for providing leadership and technical deliverables in the design, development, testing, documentation, and implementation of system enhancements or new application development; leading the technical team and internal users in the identification of areas of application improvement; providing direction for methodology and process improvement initiatives; ensuring adherence by the team to team and organizational standards in day-to-day work; and providing support to users of the application
 
Lead the evaluation of user requests or design specifications for new or modified application functionality and estimate efforts required. Analyze, design, code, test, document, implement and maintain application changes.

Lead the effort to provide technical support to system owners as well as other information technology groups to help ensure effectiveness of information technology systems in enabling Northern Natural Gas customers to conduct day-to-day businesses. The support includes, but is not limited to, answering customer questions, interpreting system functionalities, completing data requests, making emergency fixes and performing other critical support functions.

Lead the effort to collaborate with end users to analyze and develop business requirements for business application enhancements and problem resolutions.

Provide guidance and direction to team members as necessary in the completion of assigned projects.

Participate in on-call rotation, including after hour and weekend support. 
 
Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning. 
  
Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

 

Qualifications
 
Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science or related technical field; or equivalent work experience.  (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor’s degree.)

Six years or more of demonstrated experience in business analyst, programmer analyst and/or systems analyst role.

Job-related experience (from options below)
 
Knowledge of the gas industry is a plus.

Experience with project methodologies including project management tools, estimating, and documentation of requirements, use cases and test plans.

Effective oral and written communications skills, including presentation, training and interpersonal skills.

Effective analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
 
Participate in weekly on-call rotation.
 
Experience Option – JAVA
Six years or more of demonstrated experience with JAVA using JSPs, Hibernate and Spring to build web applications. Must have server-side JAVA experience with Object-Oriented Modeling and Design experience as well as middle-tier application logic experience.

Three years or more of demonstrated experience with CSS Files, Hibernate, Spring, junits, and javaScript.

One year or more experience with REST Services.
One year or more demonstrated experience with Angular 1.x.
One year or more demonstrated experience with Node.
One year or more demonstrated experience with NPM
 
Experience with Bootstrap is a plus.
Experience with VSCode is a plus.
Experience with ReactJS is a plus.
Experience with Karma is a plus.
 
Demonstrate transaction management.
 
Two or more years’ experience with estimating, performing code reviews and mentoring teammates. 
 
Two years or more experience with an application server (e.g. Websphere, JBoss).

Three years or more of demonstrated experience with IDE.  Eclipse, Rational Application Developer or IntelliJ is preferred.
 
Multiple years’ experience with Agil development using user stories and acceptance criteria.

Three years or more of demonstrated experience with experience using Microsoft SQL Server or other relational database for developing stored procedures. Experience in identifying, analyzing/resolving related performance issues is a plus.

Experience with Microsoft Enterprise Project Server and Microsoft SharePoint Services is a plus.
 
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
 
Please apply online at: www.northernnaturalgas.com.

 

Job Details

Date Posted November 8, 2018
Date Closes January 7, 2019
Requisition 1801300
Located In Omaha, NE
Department IT
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $66,600.00 - $107,300.00
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications
Zipcode 68124

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
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