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Vb application developer


This is a Full-time position in Kitchener, ON posted May 8, 2019.

VB Application Developer Contract Procom KW is currently seeking a highly motivated Application Developer with a solid background in VB, VBA and Access development for a contract role with one of our clients in the financial insurance services sector.

VB Application Developer Contract Job DetailsThe Application Developer is a critical role within our client’s business unit in developing solutions and enhancing business technology projects for a variety of customers across departments.

The focus of the project is the repurposing of a legacy application written in VB8 and Access on the backend.

This is an efficiency project to streamline data and remove the Access dependency and move it to SQL ServerThe Application Developer will lead the analysis, creation, development, and the maintenance of new and existing critical financial insurance services GBRS underwriting applications.

The Application Developer will support the Client Reporting, Underwriting, and Pricing areas to develop and implement software applications.

VB Application Developer Contract ResponsibilitiesDesign and program integrated application requirements and present in a concise manner.

Work with the Leadership team to recommend and implement technology functions/solutions to help drive business strategy and create process efficiencies.

Provide strong technology leadership to GBRS Areas while working in a business systems analyst capacity by conducting needs assessment interviews and workshops to determine and prioritize reporting requirements for their areas.

Proactively looking for new and unique opportunities to streamline and consolidate reporting effectiveness by questioning traditional assumptions.Develop and negotiate project plans for delivering the MIS and project manage the creation, development & delivery of the MIS through all the phases of the Project Life Cycle while managing project scope.

Provide maintenance and enhancement of existing applications and end-user support Develop tools/utilities/MIS to support the activities of the Client Custom Reporting Department VB Application Developer Contract Must Have SkillsSuperior programming knowledge (Visual Basic for Application (VBA), VB, .Net, C#, SQL).

In-depth knowledge of database application development using Microsoft SQL Server including SSIS and SSRS.

3 – 5+ Years of experience in a Programmer/Application Developer type role.

5+ yrs experience in; Planning, designing, developing, codes and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products.

Revising and refining systems as required.

Participation in the devising of project timelines, implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing and ongoing support of business systems.

Developing and maintaining operational and system level documentation.

Application of SDLC concepts and a proven track record of delivering solid, robust applications.

University Degree, College Diploma or equivalent working experience.VB Application Developer Contract Nice to Have SkillsKnowledge of web services such as WebAPI would be considered an asset.

VB Application Developer Contract Start DateMid May 2019VB Application Developer Contract Assignment Length6 month initial contract