IT Applications Associate
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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IT Applications Associate
IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join
Sedgwick's talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe.
Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits
and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the
heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations
count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they
face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether
they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or
damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto
or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the
birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to
provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend
on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable
assets-their employees, their customers and their property. At
Sedgwick, caring counts -. Join our team of creative and caring
people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the
lives of others.
**PRIMARY PURPOSE** : To understand and help define requirements
and perform analysis for various strategic and tactical projects
for the purpose of assisting in developing or modifying simple to
moderately complex software programs to meet the desired business
need; to assist in developing and submitting requirements to
programmers; to assist with review sessions to discuss the
requirements or desired system functions with developers, quality
analysts and management; and to potentially perform the development
function if applicable.
**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**
+ Serves as IT Analyst Associate for assigned projects if
+ Assists in performing moderately complex analysis of data and
system, including loading and balancing creation of derived fields
and formatting, process flows and data diagrams.
+ Assists in performing all development tasks required to ensure
the accuracy of each software program within the specified
+ Works closely with management on assigned projects from inception
through implementation ensuring adequate internal communication and
user involvement is maintained.
+ Analyzes client and customer needs as required; assists in the
requirement process, development, unit testing of simple to
moderately complex code.
+ Proactively obtains information needed for the successful
development of software programs.
+ Programs and tests using Informatica, PL/SQL, Progress and other
programming languages as specified.
+ Completes required documentation as needed to provide a full and
clear history of development and changes.
+ Assists in investigating issues and developing resolution in a
timely manner with a technical author.
+ Follows pre-established departmental standards and guidelines as
they pertain to design and development; adheres to the goal of
delivering and maintaining the highest quality of customer service
to our clients.
+ Provides feedback and suggestions to improve process to IT
+ Works closely with project managers to meet and complete project
milestones accurately and on time.
**ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**
+ Performs other duties as assigned.
+ Supports the organization's quality program(s).
+ Travels as needed.
**Education & Licensing**
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
preferred. Major in information systems or computer science
preferred. Language development courses in a relevant and
applicable language and/or business analytical experience
preferred. Education in interpreting user requirements, business
applications design and development of business applications
Two (2) years of related experience or equivalent combination of
education and experience required. Specific knowledge of Oracle
databases, PL/SQL, C#/C++/C, Open Source, Korn Shell Script, Perl
or Progress 4GL highly preferred.
**Skills & Knowledge**
+ Knowledge of Informatica and SQL
+ Working knowledge of UNIX command line interface
+ Strong knowledge of PL/SQL or similar procedural language
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
+ Excellent interpersonal skills
+ Ingenuity and creativity
+ Logical approach to problem solving
+ Analytical capabilities
+ Ability to work under pressure
+ Attention to detail
+ Tenacity and patience
+ Understanding of business processes and constraints
+ Ability to work in a team environment
+ Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to
**Mental:** Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent
judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and
discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to
handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet
**Physical:** Computer keyboarding, travel as required
**Auditory/Visual:** Hearing, vision and talking
**NOTE** : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background
credit check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe
the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague
assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a
comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances.
Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of
the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free
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