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FairPoint Communications

Posted 2011-03-07.

Jr. Applications Developer

Keywords: PL/SQL, Oracle, UNIX Scripting

Job Summary:
Responsible contributing to a development team by engaging in the
and support of both COTS and Bespoke applications within the IT system
footprint. Where required the Junior Applications Developer assist
in the
determination of the
proper resources and level of effort for projects.

Performs job duties consistent within safety, legal and regulatory
requirements; company standards, culture and business practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Work with Team Lead and other member of the development team in
the support
and extension of COTS and Bespoke applications
 Mentor junior developers with regard to development best practices and
developing within a standard SDLC environment
 Work with application architects and managers to develop technical
specifications for new development
 Participate in determining the level of effort for team projects
 Ensure the code developed by the department meets with established
 Staying abreast of industry changes through education and training
 Keeping management informed of development risks and progress
 Assist with the development of interfaces between assigned systems
and the
systems maintained by other developmental groups

Additional Duties:

Contributes to departmental activities and programs by accomplishing
tasks as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 Strong technical skills with interactive design principles, applied
and cross-browser development techniques, and browser degradation
i.e. CSS, HTML/XHTML, AJAX, Java script, Java/JSP, PL SQL, XML/SOAP
 Technical skills on both the MS SQL 2005 and Oracle (10g) database
 Willingness to train to support specific applications
 Knowledge of the telecom industry and related systems a plus
 Good understanding of distributed computing, networking, and RDBMS
 Familiarity with managing code within a source control environment


In order to accomplish the essential duties of this position, the
must have
 1-2 years experience in applications development working with in an
OOP and
SOA environment
 Experience with any of the following: BEA Weblogic 8.1, Tuxedo,
Websphere or
any other middle tier application packages a plus
 Experience with: Siebel 7.8, Metasolv 6, Oracle 11i, Kenan BP,
Netcool a plus
 Experience with a large scale Content Management System (CMS) such as
Vignette, TeamSite, etc. a plus

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position is a regular full time position on a schedule established
by the
supervisor. Occasional travel is required to conduct the essential
functions of
the position, which may require overnight and weekend stays. Being
on call,
altering the
work schedule, and working overtime are required in order to meet
the demands
and deadlines associated with the position. The work environment
involves the
use of typical office equipment such as telephone, computer, facsimile,
etc. in
a controlled
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
to perform the
essential functions.

FairPoint Communications reserves the right to change or revise duties and
responsibilities as the need arises. This document is not a written
or implied
contract of employment.

Jessica Araniz  Staffing Specialist

FairPoint Communications | 770 Elm St 1st Floor, Manchester, NH 03101 |

603.656.1656 office | 603.641.1799 fax or 704.909.6942 efax

Named 2011 Best of Business (BOB) Award winner in Telecommunications by NH
Business Review