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Applications Programmer I

Houston, TX 77041 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/10/2018 Job ID: 15402 Function: IT Pay Rate: $50,000 - $70,000

Applications Programmer I 

Location: N.W Houston

Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 + Profit sharing bonus


  • The application programmer I (Entry Level) is responsible for designing and testing program logic, coding programs, program documentation and preparation of programs for computer operations
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Develops Glass production schedules
  • Codes, tests, debugs, documents and installs modified and new programs
  • Uses coding methods for specific programming language to enhance or initiate efficient program execution and performance and to reach optimum hardware use
  • Monitors production programs for expected performance and responds to errors and emergency problems
  • Works within specifications provided to meet programming assignment goals and objectives in a timely and accurate manner
  • Takes independent action to correct problems encountered during systems operations within authority level granted by the IT manager
  • Maintains integrity of program logic and coding, and establishes required checks and balances for operational controls
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of computer operating procedures and operating standards
  • Assists in studying and analyzing data processing functions, methods and procedures, and makes recommendations concerning the feasibility of revising existing programs or adapting new applications to data processing operations that will more effectively use MIS resources
  • Produces procedural documentation as required


  • Occasional travel is expected for this position
  • Associate degree in computer science or information systems/Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems preferred
  • Strong experience with MS Office – Specifically VBA, Excel & Access 
  • Strong experience with C#  
  • Mid level experience with C++ 
  • Strong experience with SQL 
  • VB.Net Language 
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a computer programmer
  • Must have Excel VBA experience 
  • Knowledge of  T-SQL w/ SSIS, JAVA, Xamarin beneficial to have
  • Knowledge of data processing system design methods, techniques and standards
  • Knowledge of Network Setup & Functionality, and MVC is beneficial 

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application.

Robert Fragoso
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Operations, and Sales roles.

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