IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. seeks a Senior Application Developer I to work in Westbrook, Maine. The Senior Application Developer I is responsible for building computer applications to meet business informational needs and requirements utilizing the PowerBuilder development language. Work activities include designing, coding, testing, debugging and documenting programs based on technical configurations developed by analysts and project teams; supporting and troubleshooting existing applications; and evaluating and analyzing business requirements for new systems and system changes. The Senior Application Developer I is responsible for estimating and tracking time required to complete work, for project budgeting and financial tracking; developing program designs to meet technical configurations, ensuring that resulting systems will operate efficiently and reliably; ensuring design integrates with other related systems; coding programs using PowerBuilder programming language; documenting program design, coding and other details to guide others in application development, use and maintenance; supporting, updating and maintaining existing systems in response to business needs, system problems or other factors; coordinating with project teams to design, code, test and document system changes; coordinating with project team members to define application requirements; identifying business needs, assessing available technologies and developing and presenting solutions; and providing a high level of customer service, partnering with end users in the resolution of problems or in deployment of new applications.
The minimum educationrequired for the position is a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All qualified candidates must possess five years of experience in software application development working with PowerBuilder development language and also working with healthcare or veterinary practice information management systems. Prior experience must include at least some direct experience with each of the following work activities/skills: the Sybase Database Layer and the HL7 integration protocol.