Application development analyst

Location: Haverhill, MA
Job Description

Spinnaker, a global leader in supply chain consulting and execution services, has an immediate opening for an Application Development Analyst in their Haverhill, MA facility. The Application Development Analyst supports new application development efforts (which includes requirements gathering, system design, software development, unit testing, integration system testing, user acceptance testing support and application rollout support) and ongoing maintenance support for a multitude of pre-existing and new SCO applications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance support of pre-existing SCO applications (may include CLAM, Ai2, Bi2, Planner 2000, ARSC Inbound/Outbound tool, and RES, A2K replacement (Qi2), 5ESS Bay selection tool re-write, BluePlanet/Amarillo migration support, SCO Sales Database and Web Store re-write on to SCO IT platform and ARSC Inbound/Outbound re-write on to SCO IT platform among other applications)Work with Order Desks to provide order status information

  • Database design and modifications (what type of data structures to use, data types, indexes to create; software design and modifications (program architecture, syntax structures, function and external program calls)

  • Methods and design for inter-system data interfaces; user interface design standards to be utilized

  • Standardize programming structure and environment within the OpenEdge/Webspeed sphere

  • Development of a batch reporting and background job execution environment which frees up system resources for the user community

  • Create better more robust and scalable system interfaces with the corporate MRP systems

  • Create real time system error trapping and reporting/notification to reduce system downtime

  • Continually identifying and implementing system and business process improvements

  • Create efficiencies across the entire work group

Job Qualifications:

  • Software Engineer Degree 3 – 5 years’ experience in application development

  • Bachelor’s degree

Job Skills

  • Strong programming skills in Progress 4GL, WebSpeed, ASP.Net, VBScript, SQL, MS iis, and C++

  • Ability to develop application programs to maximize data transfer and compare data on disk drives

  • Customer loyalty with worldwide design and hands-on support in fast-paced environment

  • Expertise SCO (and probably ALU) that can effectively perform the Progress OpenEdge Database Design and Administration, WebSpeed Design and Administration, Progress 4gl Programming

  • 3rd-party software and applications (Microsoft) knowledge

  • Ability to adapt to change

  • System programming languages (Visual Basic, Java, JavaScript), 3rd party MRP systems (MfgPro, SyteLine, SAP, Epicor)

Spinnaker offers a comprehensive benefits package and has been listed in Inc. Magazine's annual list of Fastest Growing Private Companies.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs

  • Other types of insurance

  • Retirement benefits or accounts

  • Employee discounts

  • Others

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