Transamerica Senior Programmer Analyst in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Job FamilyApplications Systems Analysis
Job Description SummaryDevelop specifications for existing SQL based vendor system to handle Fund Pricing and Trading. Will work with co-workers to determine needs and requirements. Will provide training to co-workers. Provide direction on projects and may supervise the tasks of other members of the project.Job Description
Models business processes and data.
Assists in creation and execution of test plans for integration and system tests.
Designs, codes, tests, and documents programs and sub-systems.
Coordinates with co-workers, operations, technical support, and vendors.
Interfaces with co-workers to determine requirements, resolve problems, and perform testing.
Analyzes system and program requirements for complex projects. Identifies multiple solutions to problems.
Analyzes and recommends tools.
Works within audit requirements, SOX, and best practices.
Is a resource to others in solving problems and works independently.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or technically related field, or equivalent education/experience.
Minimum of 5 years work experience with SQL or similar development tools.
Masters degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical field with 3 years experience is also acceptable.
Strong SQL scripting and batch processing background.
Background in database modifications and/or tables.
Fund pricing or experience working within financial systems.
CTRL-M or Batch processing.
Change management and elevating code to production.
Willing to ask questions and offer new ideas but also accept impediments that may prevent the “perfect process”.
Experience working within the SQL Server 2008 or newer environment.
Understanding of building processes around a third party system and partnering with vendor as needed.
Behavioral & Leadership Competencies:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Superior problem solving skills.
Ability to resolve most of complex problems and errors that occur for processes and applications in a division.
Excellent analytical skills.
Ability to multi task and meet deadlines.
Must be a team player.
Ability to work independently and with little direct supervision.
At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?
Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration.
Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution.
Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo.
Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer.
Normal office Environment.
Minimal travel (less than 10%).
Will be required to work outside normal business hours due to special projects or on-call situations.
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Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.