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Company: AMEREN, St. Louis, MO
Job Title: Applications Dev Spec lll Lead
Date Posted: 11/08/2012
Industry: Energy and Utilities
Summary: AMEREN
Req. # 11237
Title: Applications Dev Spec lll Lead
Location: St. Louis, MO

The Applications Development Specialist III/Lead is primarily responsible for designing, programming, implementing and maintaining computer information systems that provide support for functions within the Company. Key responsibilities include:
- Senior level individual contributor with subject matter expertise in area of specialty or function. - - Independently designs, programs, implements, and maintains computer information systems to provide support for a variety of functions within the company relating to confidential and non-confidential matters. Also assist in systems planning, scheduling and implementation. Often coordinates with users to determine requirements. Reviews systems under development and related documentation.  - - Ensure data integrity and successful backup and restoration ability, monitor assigned systems and exercise good project management skills to ensure that changes are successfully implemented and monitored for effect. - - Often has system-wide responsibility on complex projects/components. Monitors and reports to management on project status and outstanding issues. Represent the department in meetings.
- Keep abreast of current developments in computer hardware, software, and other office equipment. Prepare studies and make recommendations regarding utilization of such equipment and software. Maintain a high degree of integrity to safeguard company position on confidential matters.
- Develops applications in a way that complies with architectural standards and established methodologies and practices.
- Direct outside contractors in the development and implementation of confidential computer information systems to assure a timely, cost-efficient process. Act as a source of direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent computer related degree from an accredited college or university required. Master's level degree preferred.
Experience: Seven or more years of relevant applications development experience required, including two or more years of experience leading the design and implementation of business applications on a variety of computing platforms.
Other: Ability to manage multiple priorities with a high incidence of changing requirements, analyze and clarify ambiguous requests/instructions, meet very aggressive deadlines and demanding work schedules, and manage large workloads required. Experience with .NET Frameworks, ASP.NET, C#, SOAP/XML, Web Services, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL, Oracle and Visual Studio required. The Applications Development Specialist works a standard day-shift in an office environment, but may also need to work off-hours for project needs, support/upgrade/outage reasons, and systems implementations. May also be required to carry an on-call pager or cell phone to provide the required system support (includes 24x7x365).
*Salary depends upon individual's credentials and position market pay level.

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