Programmer Analyst

Less than 5 years experience  •  Automotive

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17
Birmingham, AL
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17

Company Introduction

Kamtek is a Tier 1, automotive manufacturing supplier that specializes in Metal Stamping and Assembly for Mercedes, Volkswagen, Kia and Nissan. As a local distributor and supplier, Kamtek’s market segmentation to Cosma International, (a division of MAGNA INTERNATIONAL) provides a “state-of-the-art” product that utilizes the most technologically advanced Pressing processes in order to maintain a competitive advantage to other OEM’s within the market.

Our company’s culture of team spirit & mutual respect with a focus on fair treatment helps us to embrace our multi-cultural affiliation with Magna International, and supports our mission through process efficiency and competitive product pricing. Furthermore, the culture at Kamtek focuses on Job Security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill/trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment. We offer Employee Equity and Profit Participation programs which increase our employees’ ownership within the company.

Kamtek, part of Cosma International and a division of Magna International, represents the the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in our three geographic segments - North America, Europe, and Rest of World (primarily Asia, South America and Africa).

Our capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems; seating systems; closure systems; metal body & chassis systems; mirror systems; exterior systems; roof systems; electronic systems; powertrain systems as well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly.

We have a global presence in order to support our customers on a worldwide basis, consisting of 136,000 employees in 319 manufacturing operations and85 product development,engineering andsales centers in 29 countries on four continents as of Q22015.

Job Introduction

To design, develop, implement and maintain applications/systems necessary to collect andreport data for business functions and to help build interdepartmental communication.

Major Responsibilities

Responsible for building, implementing, and managing development activities/requests while using effective management of time, decisions and problem solving. Responsible for continuously improving the content, design and technology of development projects through knowledge of current technologies and techniques.
1)Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies.
2)Understand and promote Magna’s philosophies (Magna Operational Principles, Corporate Constitution and Employee’s Charter).
3)Follow and comply with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs (Magna and OSHA Standards).
4)A tenacious attitude to take on new and exciting projects and complete them within timelines
5)Ability to communicate effectively with peers, users and management including presenting to executive leadership and performing employee training
6)Define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain new software applications in support of the achievement of business requirements. This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing software programs and applications
7)Analyze and assess existing business systems and procedures
8)Application implementations
9)Arranges project requirements in programming sequence by analyzing requirements; preparing a work flow chart and diagram using knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, programming language and logic
10)Identifying problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and correct problems or escalating problems to appropriate personnel for correction
11)Evaluating code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems
12)Maintaining understanding of current web technologies or programming practices
13)Design, code, test, analyze, document and implement new applications and make changes to existing applications written in C#, ASP.NET, and VB.Net.
14)Design, develop, and maintain custom sites, applications, and workflows built on Microsoft SharePoint to support and streamline business processes
15)Perform SharePoint development, customization and integration efforts for enterprise solutions involving departmental collaboration sites, enterprise search and content management, and forms workflow
16)SharePoint site standardization via site and content templates, metadata tagging, workflows, and reporting
17)Create Training materials and educate users on SharePoint best practices
18)Provide ongoing system and application support to all functional areas
19)Provide First/Second Level Computer Desktop Support to Kamtek Employees
20)Provide First Level Support for MRP/ERP System
21)Provide First/Second Support for Shop Floor Equipment
22)Develop and deploy efficient and effective interfaces to integrate multiple systems
23)Design, configure and maintain data collection systems using Kepware OPC Server
24)Verify accuracy of data from shop floor
25)Promotes good housekeeping (5S)
26)Perform other duties as required.

Knowledge and Education

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems preferred, or equivalent experience


OTHER: Troubleshooting skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities highly desired.
Computer skills: Windows 7, 8, 10, Microsoft Office 2013, and 2016

Work Experience

•2 – 5 years as a software developer with strong knowledge of general algorithms, backend development, design patterns and good coding practices
•2 – 5 years of proven track record with ASP.NET Development (C#), web forms, MVC, Visual Studio, Web Services, and Source control.
•Strong knowledge of Web Standards and Technologies (JQuery, AJAX, CSS, XML, DHTML)
•Demonstrated experience using out-of-the-box solutions with SharePoint 2013 including troubleshooting, design, development, and administration of SharePoint sites using best practices

Skills and Competencies

•Must have good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills (verbal and written)
•Must possess advanced technical skills, including a strong knowledge of VB.NET, C#, WPF, SQL Server, DB2, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, IIS, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, JSON, MVC, WEB API and ASP.NET.
•Must have a clear ability and desire to adapt to changing work environments along with the self-discipline needed to meet deadlines.

Work Environment

Some of the physical demands of this position include sitting for prolonged periods of time, walking up and down staircases, occasional lifting, and occasional stooping and bending.

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