Programmer

Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Contract Background:

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has retained ERPi to support its stewardship of Veteran data quality and to assist in systematically identifying and preventing benefits fraud.

Position:
ERPi is seeking a Programmer to join the team in assisting VBA in defining and documenting software requirements, design, and user functional testing support in implementing changes to existing and proposed systems that improve data quality. 
 
Job Responsibilities:

Performs tasks related to developing and modifying web-based applications, client-server applications and/or OS scripts for process automation, using skill and knowledge of application development in a Relational Database Management System or Structured Query Language (SQL). Tasks may include analyzing and designing new or existing system enhancements; working closely with the user to define requirements; writing program specifications; researching the use of new technologies; working on multiple project requests; applying programming and analysis skills with a detailed knowledge of the application; coordinating system testing and assisting users with acceptance testing; assisting in the development and maintenance of data and process models; and assisting in the development of work plans and project organization.

Tasks may include:
  • Solve complex challenges by scripting, programming and automating business process and analytic solutions.
  • Developing user functional test scripts to verify data quality requirements/changes were successfully implemented.
  • Writing SQL scripts to extract, transform, load data.
  • Observe user functional testing.
  • Develop program specifications (requirements) to implement data quality fixes, remediation, or fraud identification/prevention logic.
  • Review and assess application test plans, schedules, and resourcing.
  • Create test/training data.
Required Skills and Experience:
  • BA/BS degree    
  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Understanding and proven application of agile and waterfall software development and testing best practices.
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and communication skills.
  • Proven experience developing business requirements and test plans.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, results-driven environment.
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships at all levels within an organization while possessing diplomacy and cooperative style necessary to work effectively with diverse individuals across functional disciplines.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Experience working within Veterans Administration, Veterans Health Administration, or Veterans Benefits Administration or other Cabinet-level Federal Agency.
  • Experience with scripting and programming automated solutions.
  • Experience defining requirements, system designs that improve IT application data quality.
  • Experience supporting and participating in user functional testing.
Company:

ERPi, a service-disabled veteran owned small business specializing in management consulting for the federal government (www.erpi.net).  ERPi is undergoing a period of significant growth and offers talented candidates a chance to perform project management, strategic planning, process improvement, quality management, data analysis, and human capital planning on some of the Federal government’s largest and most complex business challenges. Our work environment is highly entrepreneurial and is staffed with some of the brightest and most capable technical and management consultants in the industry.  ERPi is committed to creating an environment for professional growth and success for our talented professionals, as evidenced by our strong retention rate and average tenure.  ERPi’s compensation and benefits plan is designed to attract and retain the industry’s most capable professionals and executives. We offer tuition reimbursement for selected graduate schools, 401(k) profit sharing, spot awards to recognize exceptional performance immediately, industry-leading health plans, and charitable donation matching, in addition to competitive base salaries.
 
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