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Applications Programmer I performs coding, debugging, testing, configuration, and analysis to develop or modify application programs. Conducts detailed analysis of functional and technical requirements needed to create specifications. Being an Applications Programmer I utilizes programming, scripting, or database language to produce efficient code. Performs unit testing of applications. Additionally, Applications Programmer I produces application documentation, including process and data flow diagrams. Provides support for implementing, enhancing, integrating, and maintaining applications. May require a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Applications Programmer I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be an Applications Programmer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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