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Appian Developer Level 3
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Appian Developer Level 3
Date Posted:  12/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #4488
Employment Type: Contract
Location: McleanVirginia
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One of the fastest growing IT Service Integrator and Workforce Solution companies in the United States is looking for a Appian Developer Level 3. This is a great opportunity for you!

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, NYC, Phoenix, Atlanta, and more.


Designs, develops, tests and implements software applications in compliance with the Software Development Life Cycle. The Application Developer III will be responsible for the coordination of technical and business staff. Lead tasks as directed by the department supervisor/director. The Application Developer III will provide recommendations and serve as the technical and/or functional advisor for the business entity to ensure technical currency and continuing improvements and efficiency to functional processes.


  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Plus six to eight years of applications design and implementation experience and at least 2 years of technical leadership experience on a project team.
  • Strong, proven practical experience and understanding in all phases of the software lifecycle.
  • A strong understanding of quality assurance processes and standards. Solid business/professional writing and verbal communications skills.
  • Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.


  • Gather/document functional requirements, analysis, and detailed specification of the application software requirements.
  • Design application, programming/coding, testing and documentation.
  • Create and maintain development plans that adhere to established MCPS development methodology.
  • Develop test plans and input data to test validity of instructions and application logic.
  • Advise supervisor and development teams about current industry standard application development practices and applicability to MCPS software development practices.
  • Meet with the supervisor and stakeholders and provide status updates. Discuss requirements and technical directions for development efforts.
  • Provides leadership to development team through all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Provide input into activities for the development team based on MCPS quality assurance and application development standards.
  • Conducts code reviews with development team to ensure compliance with established MCPS development, quality assurance, and system security standards.
  • Able to lead team for complete application project, such as leading a major upgrade initiative.
  • Ability to perform all the duties of the Application Developer II.
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned.


  • Strong technical knowledge of Infor Lawson's 4GL (Microfocus Cobol) in an Oracle/Unix environment
  • Strong functional knowledge within Infor Lawson's HR suite (S3): Absence Management, Benefits, Human Resources, Payroll, Personnel, and Time & Attendance
  • Experience performing large scale data conversion from multiple data sources (Infor-Lawson to Oracle HCM is a plus)
  • Experience interpreting and validating data in large scale data conversion
  • Experience with file transfer protocol (FTP & sFTP)
  • Experience with Infor Process Automation (IPA), PractiTest, JIRA, and migration from Infor to Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) is a plus.


  • This position demands thorough expertise in the Software Development Life Cycle and expert use of the tools required for every part of the process. It also demands a strong working knowledge of the technologies required for the development and maintenance of complex transactional and decision support systems and a proven ability to assess, learn and implement new and emerging technologies. Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under severe time constraints. Must possess analytical and complex problem solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills and time management skills. Knowledge of the seven core competencies of the Supporting Services Professional Growth System (SSPGS).