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Job Opportunity: METRA, Programmer Analyst

Programmer Analyst
Summary of Duties:
Reporting directly to the Project Leader, prepares or assists with the preparation of computer programs to solve business problems and reviews, analyzes, and changes programs to reflect changes in business requirements or hardware/operating system configurations. Designs, codes, and tests new computer programs and revises existing computer programs using a variety of program development tools on both mainframe and PC platforms. Provides queries, ad-hoc and special reports to user departments as required. Assists users in the operation of existing or new systems and with problem determination and documentation. Prepares flowcharts, menus, record and database specifications, user manuals, and training materials. Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
  • Must have a Bachelor=s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems OR in lieu of a degree one (1) year of substantive experience in programming languages may be substituted for each year lacking relevant college-related course work up to four (4) years.
  • Must have significant knowledge in a variety of programming languages, web development tools and relational data base design.
  • Must have experience in team-based development projects.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to converse with technical and non-technical management, and the ability to interact with end users.
  • Certification in Microsoft and Oracle development tools are preferred.
  • Knowledge of current Oracle database and applications, Oracle PL/SQL, SQL, Forms, Reports, Triggers, Oracle E-Business Suite experience, OBIEE, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project are preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • All employees are responsible for performing his/her job safely, and in accordance with the safety objectives, goals and program of the organization, ensuring compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations.
Other Important Information:
  • Subject to a physical examination/drug test and background check to verify information regarding education, employment history, vehicle and criminal history.
  • Only resumes with salary history will be considered.
  • Only qualified candidates will receive consideration.
  • Relocation is not available for this position.
If you are interested in applying for a position at Metra, please send your cover letter which must include the position title, your resume and salary history to:
E-mail: jobs@metrarr.com
Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
Metra / 547 W. Jackson Blvd. / Chicago, IL 60661


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