Sr Programmer Analyst, IS

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work. A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team’s ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors. What Account Access Does… The Account Access team builds and supports all client facing applications. This includes the application that clients can directly access their account information. The team also builds and develops mobile sites and apps used by Edward Jones. Edward Jones is looking for a senior contributor to support and create the functionality used by the clients on these sites. This team creates the tools that create the digital experience of being a client at Jones. What You’ll Do… Key Responsibilities: * Perform hands-on full "Life Cycle" development in an open systems environment to include; * Open systems development using Java, J2EE, Struts and Web development * Designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and maintaining programs independently * Developing and modifying complex procedures considering equipment capacity and limitations * Formulating and defining system scope and objectives, preparing detailed specifications and providing guidance and training to less-experienced programmer analysts * Directly interacting with various divisions in creating software solutions + Perform lead analyst role to complete high-level technical systems design for new and enhanced systems; o Provide project and technical leadership for complex systems o Prepare and define system scope, objectives and detailed specifications/test plans o Prepare quality assurance reviews and time/cost estimates o Conduct discussions and/or meetings with IS Management and end users + Other senior level duties and expectations will include; o Leverage technologies to create graphical representations of data o Use JQuery to create an interactive site experience o Mentoring less-experienced developers o Conducting code walk-throughs to assure quality of programs developed by other associates o Provide system support, including on-call pager rotation What You’ll Need… * 2or more years of experience in software development and support of Client/Server Web environments. * Senior level experience working with Java, J2EE and SQL for Web systems is required * Must be able to perform full life cycle development as well as mentoring of junior associates * Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Ability to work in a team environment and/or as an individual contributor, as required Persons requiring sponsorship for an employment visa are ineligible for this position

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