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CORE APP SR DEVELOPER Job in Independence, Ohio US


Northwest Bank - Independence, OH

Posted: 9/18/2020 - Expires: 12/17/2020

Job ID: 220276438

Job Description

Locations, other than those listed, would be considered within the footprint of our office network.

The Core Application Senior Developer is an application developer role that will be responsible for writing code mainly in RPGLE, SQL RPG and CLLE.  This position is responsible for designing, coding, unit testing, and creating, maintaining support documentation, assisting and mentoring other Developers as well as co-lead projects.  The candidate will also provide tier 1 and 2 technical support for business applications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education Level

Education Details




Master's Degree

Computer Science, Information Technology (Software development track) or Engineering with a programming concentration AND at least 3 years' experience



Bachelor's Degree

Computer Science, Information Technology (Software development track) or Engineering with a programming concentration AND at least 5 years' experience




Work Experience


Experience Details




3 - 5 years

Banking experience


3 - 5 years

In I-series AS400 Development


3 - 5 years

With Fiserv Signature core banking software


General Employee KSAs




Ability to establish effective working relationships among team members and participate in solving problems and making decisions


Ability to present and express ideas and information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience, whether oral or written


Ability to actively listen to what others are saying to achieve understanding, sharing information with others and facilitating the open exchange of ideas and information


Ability to establish courses of action for self to accomplish specific goals, develop and use tracking systems for monitoring own work progress, and effectively use resources such as time and information


Ability to make right decisions based on perceptive and analytical processes, practicing good judgment in gray areas



Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



Knowledge of I-series AS400 development


Knowledge of Fiserv Signature core banking software


Knowledge of Automation, Unit Testing and Powershell and an ability to continue to learn


Knowledge of software development and ability to analyze solutions and design


Ability to take a disciplined approach to development including quality, testing and documentation


Ability to design information security into applications


Ability to learn quickly; eager to use new technologies in a team with varied strengths environment


Essential Functions

Develop applications and solutions using RPG, SQL RPG, CL or other equivalent programming languages

Develop and maintain solutions utilizing Fiserv Signature

Develope and integrate applications to Fiserv Signature using Fiserv Communicator

Create and maintain architecture diagrams, design diagrams and data flow diagrams using Microsoft Visio or other equivalent tools

Follow PMO governance processes to execute a project on behalf of a customer/sponsor

Work with internal customers to assess business needs and work with a team to design solutions

Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC)

Participate in developing user and technical documentation

Lead requirements analysis and application design for medium to large projects

Establish best practices for engineering information security and regulatory requirements into our SDLC

Troubleshoot and resolve daily issues with the perspective of minimizing incidents and developing supporting documentation that may be used by Tier 1 support teams

Develop and execute plans to install new software and custom changes following Change Management disciplines

Maintain expertise in current technology stacks and best practices to recommend changes that can have positive impact on the enterprise

Accept mentorship from lead developers and may mentor Application Developer I and II

Perform analysis and development for support data extracts and integration with other applications

Build, lead and teach automation with end of day processes

Serve as a senior technical resource supporting and integrating vendor provided financial and data warehouse applications for Northwest's business units: Deposit & Cash Management, Investment Management, Commercial Lending and Residential Mortgage

Lead various software upgrade products supported by the Application Engineering team

Work with project managers and team members to enhance and support Northwest's application portfolio including the CRM, core banking, finance, operations, compliance, business intelligence and image processing systems


Additional Essential Functions


Essential Functions

Ensure compliance with Northwest’s policies and procedures, and Federal/State regulations

Navigate Microsoft Office Software, computer applications, and software specific to the department in order to maximize technology tools and gain efficiency

Work as part of a team

Work with on-site equipment


Additional Responsibilties

Participates in other special projects


Safety and Health for those without supervisory duties

Abide by the rules of the safety and loss prevention program

Perform work tasks in a safe manner

Report any and all injuries to supervisor

Know what to do in case of an emergency

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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