Global Data Consultants

  • Tools Developer

    Job Locations US-PA-Lancaster
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/28/2018 10:08 AM)
    Job ID
    Shawn Piper
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Tools Developer in the Lancaster, PA area.

    Position Overview

    The Developer will be responsible for updates, enhancements, and maintenance of C# .NET Web Applications and related services and applications.  Business problem solving is a core function of this role, requiring the ability to take ambiguous and complex business problems, and using discovery and assessment capabilities, define the problem, drive innovative ideas, define the opportunity, and recommend a strategic solution.


    • Contribute to Project Statement of Work documentation, as appropriate.
    • Assist in the analysis and design of new business processes around requirements definition, information gathering, and consistent documentation methodologies. 
    • Make recommendations regarding the standardization of processes and methodology to reduce cost, improve productivity, improve quality, reduce cycle times, reduce risk, improve cross-group coordination, improve skills, and improve customer and associate satisfaction.
    • Coding: With limited direction, develop code, test, debug, maintain, modify, and install moderately complex software programs. Applies structured programming techniques and adhere to coding standards. Use knowledge of available utilities to simplify tasks. Apply structured programming techniques and adheres to coding standards, although some deviation from the standards may be expected for particular development efforts. Participates in code walkthroughs.
    • Tools: Develop workflow solution using XML Schematic and custom composite programming model. Working knowledge of Job Gremlin to manage and troubleshoot processing of files. Leverage schematics to automate file ingestion, validation, applying business rules, acknowledgement of steps in PDF composition.
    • Communication: Conveys problems, solutions, updates and project status to peers, customers, and management. Develops and maintains program, systems, and user documentation. Articulate requirements and lack thereof in clear and concise manner.
    • Testing: Develops unit test and test scripts; performs unit, regression, conversion, and parallel tests; develops system test data and performs system tests. With limited direction, coordinate and conduct system stress tests on software. Assists quality assurance testing teams.
    • Analysis/Design: Analyze moderately complex technical requirements and make determinations for modifications of existing computer programs/modules or if new programs/modules need to be developed for a specific application, system, and/or database. Independently analyze and document test results to ensure that programs are meeting the technical requirements. Partner with designers to update technical requirements documentation and make recommendations for re-design and/or re-coding of programs that do meet desired specifications.
    • Technical Support: Researches and resolves moderately complex programming issues with immediate short-term solutions. Provide on-call support outside of normal business hours while on rotation.
    • Documentation: Develop program specifications and flowcharts, (dataflows, jobflows, etc.), for stand-alone programs or systems. Prepare concise internal program documentation on program development and revisions. Prepare on-line help, FAQs, user guides and operational instruction manuals.
    • Planning: Prepare time estimates for assigned tasks. Attends post-implementation reviews.
    • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in discipline related to functional work or role with 5+ years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.
    • 5+ years of application development experience, preferably in .NET environments.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and develop high concurrency parallel applications.
    • Advanced SQL development skills (Fixing bugs in and troubleshooting, SQL coding, ETL, creating stored procedures, bug fixes, creating and maintaining reports).
    • Experience with developing applications using C# and XML.
    • Excellent teamwork skills required.
    • Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of current trends in information technology best practices and standards and how to apply this understanding to work projects and processes.
    • Must be able to effectively analyze and solve complex work related problems. Able to interpret complex and detailed business specifications and make suggestions that provide workable solutions to development project of moderate complexity.
    • Requires very good communication skills with ability to state messages in a clear manner by using language that is easy for others to understand.
    • Must be able to proactively listen to others to understand issues and situations. Must be able to clearly articulate business needs to both internal and external customers.
    • Ability to work on problem escalation and multi-task projects independently with less supervision.

    Preferred Experience

    • XSLT knowledge is a plus.
    • Knowledge and experience in the use of SOAP, Web API, JavaScript, MVC, C#, .NET Stack through version 4.6 and .NET Core.
    • Previous use of Telerik development libraries and products is a plus
    • Exposure to relational database design is desirable.

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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