Valley First Credit Union
1005 West Orangeburg
Modesto, CA 95350
The Senior Programmer is responsible for programming and software development for the Symitar Core Processing Host System. This individual will serve as Subject Matter Expert on the Symitar Episys platform and systems capabilities in regard to PowerOn programming, standard batch programming options, forms and Episys parameter settings. The Senior Programmer completes application upgrades, releases and patches to core processing host environment and all designated application systems, ensuring adequate testing, documentation and adherence to Change Control procedures. This role performs research, analysis and implementation of projects. Collaborating with other departments on project development, providing solutions to system and/or operational issues. The Senior Programmer will provide critical data reporting, delivery, packaging, and analytic capabilities. This role will analyze complex data structures to generate useful business insights and develop reporting to monitor business critical results.
**This is a remote position.**
Conducts technical research on system upgrades to determine hardware and software functionality, including compatibility with current systems.
Develops programs to enhance efficient use of financial systems, maintain member data, and produce requested reports.
Develops and maintains applications that integrate with the core processing system (Episys).
Performs a variety of complex programming tasks, such as designing, documenting and coding program logic.
Prepares program test data, analyzes test results and specifies procedures for new, modified and enhanced programs.
Assists with resolving emergency software problems. Recognizes errors and/or problems that require time sensitive research and resolution.
Help analyze and implement new application and software products and/or applications based on business need
Participates in On-Call rotation providing 24/7 support for applications and systems.
Perform unscheduled ad-hoc analysis for business partners and the credit union team.
Resolve and document 'help desk' requests from credit union employees.
Communicate with business partners to establish data requirements.
Responsible for ensuring all periodic programs and processes are run correctly and as scheduled for all applications and systems.
Oversees the maintenance of user accounts on all host and third-party applications including but not limited to Symitar (Episys), and Synapsys. Works with other business unit leaders to ensure user access and privilege levels are appropriate and consistent.
A key participant in planning and execution of annual full Disaster Recovery testing.
Responsible for Symitar and ancillary product security and functionality
Responsible for establishing and maintaining good communication and excellent customer service with the end users.
Other duties as needed or assigned.