Job Description IT / Application Systems Analyst/Programmer III

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Application Systems Analyst/Programmer III
Kansas City Life Insurance Company, a recognized leader in the insurance industry, is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to join our IT department. The ideal candidate would meet the following requirements:
    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
  • College degree or equivalent technical training
  • At least five years of programming experience with demonstrated proficiency using C#, JavaScript, and SQL. Prior experience with Python and R preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of required application programming languages and tools appropriate to assigned platform(s)
  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of specific application architecture, standards and procedures
  • General knowledge of all insurance terms and concepts as well as a detail knowledge of specific business functions
  • Proficient communication skills
  • Possess extensive design capabilities and understanding of operation hardware and software
  • Regular and reliable attendance and punctuality is an essential function of this position.
    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Facilitate and educate user departments by writing and maintaining programs and providing consultation as needed on new software installed or modifications to existing programs
  • Provide departmental and corporate technical assistance and problem resolution by being on-call when system level problems arise
  • When needed, provide project leadership by planning, allocating, motivating and controlling project work and IT staff and other resources on projects with a limited scope
  • Contribute to the improvement in departmental and operating efficiencies by following departmental standards and procedures and by initiating and promoting new concepts and ideas
  • Contribute to success of overall IT and company goals and objectives by continuously improving self and following company and IT administrative steps and procedures.
Kansas City Life Insurance Company
ATTN: Human Resources Department
3520 Broadway
P.O. Box 219139
Kansas City, MO 64121-9139
EOE/MFVH
e-mail:resumes@kclife.com

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