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Application Specialist

Lake Mary, Florida Contract Job ID: 1910106307
Estimated Duration: 6 months


Work independently as a high-level technical expert for the company ACH Hosted and ASP Outsourcing implementations, providing expert consultation to the client before, during, and after conversion as well as internal consulting services. As a technical consultant, analyze client requirements, develop application integration programs/utilities and provide expertise to the Outsourcing organization to meet client and company business needs.

1. Evaluates the systems needs of internal and external clients and recommends appropriate
2. Analyzes existing programs or formulates logic for new systems and devises logic procedures
related to advances in related technology.
3. Configures product or customized technology solution based on technical specifications.
4. Designs, codes, installs and maintains systems software programs, as well as applications and
systems analysis on an as needed basis.
5. Serves as the primary client interface from a technical perspective
6 Communicate progress and any potential problems to company management for awareness and/or
7. Resolve complicated software support issues related to application design specifications.
8. Provides technical assistance and information to the client, computer operations, technical
services and application programming.
9. Participates in 24 x 7 on-call rotation.
10. Provides input for the documentation for use by the client, computer operations, client services
and technical services
11. Completes other duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent education in a related discipline is required. Related work experience can be substituted for educational requirement.

Job Related Experience:
Typically requires seven or more years experience in application and/or enterprise architecture design and development, managing and delivering software and integration projects to clients.
Exposure to ACH Operations and/or PEP+ product is a plus.

Distributed Systems Concentration of Skills/Knowledge:
Working experience and highly proficient with a wide variety of database and web technologies including but not limited to:
Windows Server Technology
Linux, AIX or Unix Server Platforms
WebLogic or WebSphere Application Servers
Apache or IIS Web Servers
Oracle, SQL, and DB2 database technology
IBM WebSphere MQ
TCP/IP and networking protocols, firewall architectures and security systems

Mainframe Systems Concentration of Skills/Knowledge:
Working experience with mainframe file structures such as – VSAM, DB2.
Working experience with mainframe communication protocols such as – TCP/IP
Working experience with mainframe utilities such as JCL, RACF, etc
Working experience with IBM’s Transaction Server, CICS.
Working experience or familiarity with mainframe programming languages such as – COBOL

General Functional Area Skills/Knowledge:
Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and all aspects of application phases from design through deployment.
Must demonstrate experience working with third party systems.
Familiar with relevant business issues as they impact overall project plans.
Excellent communication and reading comprehension skills.
Able to integrate product knowledge with technical knowledge.
Able to learn new applications and new platforms as needed.

• Ability to work extended workdays, weekends and holidays as required
• Occasional travel is required.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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