Application Integration Engineer - Aderant - McDermott+Consulting

Application Integration Engineer – Aderant

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Application Integration Engineer - Aderant

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Position Summary:

The Application Integration Engineer develops, maintains and supports the Firm’s portfolio of financial applications, including an in-depth understanding of the overall architecture of the applications and supporting infrastructure (i.e. servers, Citrix, mobile functions, security, and databases). This role supports all stages of system development, including gathering requirements, technical design, coding, unit and integration testing, deployment, and post-production support. This position regularly interacts with end users, firm wide and local IT groups, and outside vendors. The Application Integration Engineer works under general supervision and relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.

As Application Integration Engineer you will:

– Collaborate with users and business process owners to understand, capture, and document application requirements; analyze requirements and convert them into functional and technical designs
– Develop user interfaces, middle tier objects, and stored procedures using Firm’s standard toolkit to solve unique business problems
– Enhance functionality of commercial-off-the-shelf products by learning and using supported Application Program Interfaces (API’s) and/or database development
– Develop solutions to facilitate integration between applications
– Coordinate with vendors, as needed, to expedite the troubleshooting/resolution process
– Create detailed documentation of all development and maintenance activities
– Research product updates and execute plan for patching/upgrading systems to ensure applications stay current and within vendor’s support requirements

Job Specifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely related field or equivalent experience
– At least five (5) years of related experience
– Experience with Aderant Expert or Elite 3E
– Ability to develop user interfaces, middle tier objects, and stored procedures
– Ability to design, develop, test, and implement applications
– Strong analytical skills, ability to think logical and rational
– Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
– Ability to deduce consequences from what is known and use information to independently solve problems
– Ability to work independently and under own direction and initiative as well in a collaborative team environment
– Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
– Ability to work flexible and/or fluctuating work hours
– Strong customer service skills

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift up to twenty (20) pounds. Work Environment: Typical indoor office environment.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people within this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

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