Programmer Analyst III

$81,000 - $101,000 yearly
  • Bi-State Developemtn
  • Hybrid (St. Louis, MO, USA)
  • Feb 03, 2023
Technical Software Development

Job Description

Programmer/Analyst III


Full-time employment opportunity with a dynamic and multi-faceted resource for economic development in the St. Louis region.

About Us


Since 1950, we have partnered with private and public organizations on hundreds of projects that have created thousands of jobs on both sides of the Mississippi River.


BSD operates with a focus on making a positive impact on the region and the nation, better connecting the Bi-State area to the rest of the world. We are impacting neighborhoods, large and small, in Illinois and in Missouri, with investments that are shaped by our unique perspective of the region and its potential.


Why Work Here

·         Work for a company that strives to make a positive impact in the region

·         Earn competitive salary

·         Gym Discounts with Club Fitness and OneLife Fitness at Ballpark Village

·         24 hour access to our 9 onsite gyms

·         Wellness program that provides free health screenings

·         Discounted Cell Phone service

·         Free MetroLink and MetroBus access

·         Medical, Dental, Vision coverage effective on your 1st day

·         4 weeks earned PTO

·         Your Birthday is a floating holiday

·         Company sponsored 401k plan

·         Employee assistance program

·         Bi-State Development is an eligible employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program



The Role


To analyze, support, develop and recommend improvements to the Agency’s primary business processes (functions), incorporating technological systems and changes for functional efficiency and effectiveness. To support existing information technology systems that support the Agency’s primary business functions. This position requires working closely with the IT Operations Applications staff, Transit Operations personnel, and corporate staff to provide enhancement and support for Operations Systems applications and services.


·         Preference given to applicants in the Bi-State area or Central Time Zone. This is a hybrid work opportunity. 

·         Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business and technical requirements.   Identify and resolve system and application issues. Formulate and define system scope and objectives. Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering available infrastructure, requirements, and required results.

·         Determine application and process changes that enhance business processes and operations.

·         Assist in developing strategies for improving or further leveraging existing applications.

·         In partnership with the Manager of Software Development.  Prepare reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in applications assigned to you.

·         Collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new packaged applications, custom developed software, and enhancements to existing applications.

·         Assist with cost/benefit analysis for proposed systems to aid management in decision making.

·         Ensure compatibility and interoperability of computer systems.

·         Create systems models, specifications, diagrams, and charts as needed for communication and support.

·         Prepare detailed program specifications using Metro IT standard application methodology.

·         Fully understand and adhere to application development standards as defined by Metro IT.

·         Provide orientation and training as needed to end users for all modified and new systems.

·         Conduct research on software and hardware products to justify purchasing efforts.

·         Provide guidance as a Senior Developer to other IT staff members to enhance department capabilities.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

·          Experience designing, developing and maintaining information technology systems.   Experience with both packaged applications and custom developed solutions is preferred.

·          Experience with problem identification and correction in complex applications and environments.

·          Ability to analyze and assess business needs to recommend appropriate information technology solutions.

·          Ability to interact and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with groups from diverse backgrounds and technical abilities.

·          Experience with Microsoft VS 2019/2022 using C#, ASP.Net, MVC, PWA, Service Workers, XML, LINQ, SOAP, WCF, and Web Services.

·          Experience with Blazor PWA is preferred.

·          Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio IDE’s (VS2019/2022/etc.).

·          Familiarity with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and the development and implementation of Web Services.

·          Experience with Oracle relational databases and PL/SQL.

·          Experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2016/2019 relational databases and T-SQL.

·          Ability to write and debug complex SQL and stored procedures. Evaluate data quality/issues in large databases.

·          Understanding of information technology standards, procedures, and best practices.

·          Understanding of how to analyze and solve business problems.

·          Knowledge of current computing equipment, software, and communications technology.

·          Ability to work independently, set priorities, work under pressure, adapt to demanding situations, and maintain schedules.

·          Experience with .NET Entity Framework and .NET 5.0/6.0 is desired.

·          Familiarity with Team Foundation Server is desired.

·          Experience developing native mobile applications (Android/iOS) a plus

·          Experience with WordPress (or other website content management systems) a plus.

·          Experience with the following technologies/applications a plus:  Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Visio;  Client/Server applications; Web Applications, Trapeze Software modules (OPS, PASS, FX, INFO-Web, others), Giro Hastus application, Tripfinder.




Degree: B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience required. M.S./MBA desirable

Years: Five years (5) minimum required 

Field: Computer Science or related field

Field: Information Technology or related field




Bi-State Development is committed to providing an Equal Employment Opportunity experience for all employees, applicants, vendors and customers with an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.